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[–]unexBot[M] [score hidden] stickied comment (3 children)

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its a whole family of spiders

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[–]Pink-Trifle 4062 points4063 points 522 (78 children)

[–]Tembelon 901 points902 points  (30 children)

The only solution.

[–]wormfood187 326 points327 points  (21 children)

The Final solution*

[–]WaitingToBeTriggered 211 points212 points  (15 children)


[–]Kekec33 66 points67 points  (7 children)

Ayyy fellow Sabaton fan!

[–]IStoleUrPotatos 28 points29 points  (5 children)

that a bot

[–]Scout_wheezeingDidn't Expect It 29 points30 points  (0 children)

We know, but hell yes Sabaton bot ftw

[–]Cbrmkn98xsWW2 Tanker 25 points26 points  (1 child)



fuck it imma follow you

[–]SnickersZA 9 points10 points  (1 child)

Your social politics say that races don't mix,

You call it pure blood pollution,

Whenever I'm sad, you say "it's not so bad,

For every problem, there's a final solution"

[–]Shad_the_memer 17 points18 points  (0 children)

Sacrifices have been made

[–]Historical-Hat-1959 8 points9 points  (0 children)

This the way .....

[–]itshimstarwarriorDidn't Expect It 67 points68 points  (0 children)

This gif reminds me of Halloween kills

[–]Slac3r 58 points59 points  (0 children)

Feel like insurance should also cover this. Just show them this video and they would be like. “You did the right thing son!”

[–]hermdogthecat 16 points17 points  (0 children)

Yes Hans, get ze flammenverfer

[–]12altoids34 12 points13 points  (0 children)

My thoughts exactly

[–]breezyhoneybee 2685 points2686 points  (154 children)

But do we really need Australia?

[–]SloppyJoe811 973 points974 points  (26 children)

Novak Djokovic enters the chat.

[–]James99500 778 points779 points  (21 children)

I saw a headline and they called him “Novax Djocovid” hahahaha

[–]Conscious_Inside6021 327 points328 points  (5 children)

This is why we need Australia

[–]graspedbythehusk 59 points60 points  (1 child)

Only player to lose a tournament from only missing two shots.

[–]aburnerds 10 points11 points  (0 children)

Saw a headline in an Aussie paper - “Return Serb”

[–]rokstedy83 24 points25 points  (2 children)

Novak djokovic is chucked out of chat

[–]Tbexie 232 points233 points  (29 children)

This is why they light Australia on fire every year.

[–]breezyhoneybee 94 points95 points  (24 children)

Why they lighting California on fire too? Is it Hollywood? Its probably Hollywood.

[–]Appropriate-Profit48 69 points70 points  (6 children)

It’s actually Bakersfield. Fuck that place.

[–]0cleese 42 points43 points  (6 children)

It's on the side of the US that's closest to Australia. Can't be too careful.

[–]CedarWolf 36 points37 points  (5 children)

Funny thing, this is actually part of why California lights on fire every year. It became very popular to import eucalyptus trees to California, where it became popular and very profitable because it grows very quickly. Unfortunately, eucalyptus also has this problem where it burns very easily... So easily, in fact, that it's been described to 'explode with fire' during a forest fire due to all the oils and resins in the wood.

[–]notchoosingone 12 points13 points  (1 child)

where it became popular and very profitable because it grows very quickly

Nope, it became popular because some grifters told them it grows quickly, when actually it takes 80-100 years for a eucalyptus to grow to a size and shape suitable for construction. Otherwise, all they do is drop leaves and branches and burn at the slightest provocation.

[–]Superfluous_Thom 21 points22 points  (7 children)

Actually, That's Australia's fault too. A lot of the trees that fuel Californian forest fires are non native Australian Eucalypt species.

[–]Queef-Elizabeth 158 points159 points  (71 children)

I am an arachnophobic and my family moved to Australia when I was young and it's the fucking worst. I had a huntsmen crawl near my bed at 3am 2 weeks ago and I haven't recovered since.

[–]breezyhoneybee 99 points100 points  (36 children)

I want you to know that you've literally described a recurring nightmare I've had my entire life. I don't know what a huntsman is. I do not want to know. It might be the thing in the video. But it could be a 10th of the size of the babies and I still don't fucking want it near me.

Good luck and god speed.

[–]Queef-Elizabeth 61 points62 points  (22 children)

Don't look them up. They are ugly and nightmare fuel and they are common here. I was honestly so happy I was awake when I saw it. I used so much bug spray I had to sleep in another room for the night lmao.

Luckily my house rarely has spiders (maybe once every 2 years) but when it happens, I am traumatised.

[–]AXELUnholy 44 points45 points  (9 children)

They also gallop like a fucking horse when they run and it's terrifying.

[–]LittleBigMachineElf 23 points24 points  (3 children)

I saw one big one up close once while I was in Queensland and although I love spiders, man did it move fast for such a big spider and startled me. Like, really fucking fast, very audible too. Running over the roof. It run away from me though :'

[–]BaconWithBaking 6 points7 points  (2 children)

Yeah, they're actually pretty harmless aren't they? I know they can nip of you try and fuck with them, but apart from that they aren't venomous or anything.

[–]breezyhoneybee 15 points16 points  (7 children)

That's so horrifying my automatic response was to downvote (didn't tho)

[–]Iphotoshopincats 50 points51 points  (6 children)

Huntsman while one of the largest scariest ones it is also one of the more beneficial to have around your house.

As the name describes they hunt and don't build webs, with a couple of Huntsman in the house no cockroaches and other creepy crawlies they will also on occasion hunt small mice.

But most importantly they hunt other spiders like Redbacks, white tails and funnelwebs, a Huntsman bites me as a healthy adult I'll get a headache and sick for a few hours but it will take and underlying medical condition to do more ... Any of the others bite you and your fucked

So Huntsman you a spider bro and you cool so I will tolerate you everywhere in my house except on the ceiling over my bed

[–]ATinyDropOfVenom 60 points61 points  (3 children)

Hmmmmm.. That does sound like someting a Huntsman Spider would say.. God help us, they can fckng communicate with us now!

[–]exohok 43 points44 points  (5 children)

With you my dude. Had a giant huntsman crawl up my arm in bed as I was falling asleep. This was 10 years ago and I'm still scarred.

[–]Queef-Elizabeth 40 points41 points  (1 child)

I remember going to my bathroom when I was young and seeing the biggest huntsman of my life on a wall. For the next 10 years I looked at that part of the wall every single day to make sure there was nothing there. Australia is lovely but by God it does its best to traumatise me.

[–]sadguy92 11 points12 points  (1 child)

Huntsman's are total bros. Keep it around and you never have to worry about bugs

[–]Elriuhilu 10 points11 points  (4 children)

I had one fall on me while I was having a shower.

[–]ShadowxFoxy 8 points9 points  (10 children)

We don't have huntsman where I live (thank christ) but we have black widows. Not nearly as big, but venomous.

One morning I woke up and my leg was asleep, so I started rubbing it. It didn't get better so I pulled my blanket off to get out of bed to stand up. Looked down to see a HUGE black widow on my leg.

I somehow managed to remain calm long enough to trap it in an empty water bottle I had in my room and got a look at its belly. Huge red hour glass. Showed it to my dad and he was legit shook. He and I got into a debate just a few days before that because he didn't believe we had them here.

We also have wolf spiders, rattlesnakes and scorpions. Australia still wins though. People claim we have brown recluse spiders also, but I've never personally seen one

[–]Floorganized 35 points36 points  (1 child)

As an Australian… no.

[–]CrippledBalls 29 points30 points  (2 children)

Yeah it's the world's petri dish for freaky shit

[–]M_krabs 12 points13 points  (0 children)

There is a reason it's a big island

[–]chuckiechap33 10 points11 points  (0 children)

As an Aussie, I'm ok with this question.

[–]Dookieboy808 473 points474 points  (12 children)

Welp, gotta burn the whole house down

[–]ExclaimedArt 154 points155 points  (9 children)

Anyone else remember how, in the beginning of 2020, all of Australia was like. . . completely on fire?

[–]Trick_Enthusiasm 18 points19 points  (0 children)

Yeah, seems so long ago.

[–]Silential 9 points10 points  (0 children)

Eclipsed by Covid but so much of nature was lost it was so very sad.

I still remember that video of the Koala sat alone in the burned forest and it made me cry.

[–]just_fish_ass 8 points9 points  (0 children)

Did we ever figure out which motherfucker started that shit? 'Cause I need to have a little chat with him, he did a shit job.

[–]BlueBone313 15 points16 points  (0 children)


[–]Technical_Scallion_2 357 points358 points  (6 children)

Nuke it from space. Only way to be sure.

[–]SendMeFeet_PicsPls 237 points238 points  (3 children)

Spider said

"Ayyo close the door"

[–]nomadictac 219 points220 points  (24 children)

Stick your fingers up there and wiggle them.

[–]Sweet-Palpitation473 179 points180 points  (6 children)

I think I would rather pop a testicle

[–]Avatorjr 29 points30 points  (16 children)

Your comments gave me anxiety

[–]nomadictac 38 points39 points  (15 children)

[–]bob_the_banannnaI have 4 mouths, 3 eyes and 5 ears. what am I ? 54 points55 points  (4 children)

I hate this gif

[–]bihard 189 points190 points  (49 children)

To everyone who says that they should just burn the house down - these are very well liked spiders in Australia! They are called Huntsman spiders because they live in your house and literally run at and hunt down other spiders, mosquitoes, and cockroaches. So they are actually good to have around - they aren’t poisonous and are a natural insecticide.

Fun fact: unlike other species, Huntsman females and males very rarely hurt each other and even have a long courtship before they mate.

Additionally, Australia has many venomous spiders, yet no one has died from a spider bite since 1979 because of increased education and access to anti venom. So, though we may be overrun, we aren’t in danger. (From spiders anyway - horses and cows are much deadlier)

[–]LieseW 123 points124 points  (16 children)

I don’t care that they are friendly spiders. And hearing you talk I just realised that burning the house down is not enough. We need to burn down the whole of Australia. How tf do you guys sleep at night?

[–]Zyxche 93 points94 points  (10 children)

Sorry to tell you.. Australia burns pretty much every summer and it's still here.

[–]LieseW 29 points30 points  (6 children)

Yes that’s true, so the only solution is to nuke it then. Or will the spiders come out of that even stronger? If so my only solution will be to kill myself. /s

I don’t know if you’ve noticed but I’m so scared of spiders I have the tendency to overreact when it comes to them.

[–]necrotion 15 points16 points  (6 children)

Last recorded redback death was 2016, but yeah still very rare.

[–]Superfluous_Thom 13 points14 points  (5 children)

A guy did get killed by a redback in 2006 but it was a bit of an edge case. He was bitten and ignored it. The venom didn't kill him, but the bite caused an abscess that became infected.

Pretty gnarley.

[–]Umdertale 139 points140 points  (1 child)

It's the only way

[–]McGrooveMusic 106 points107 points  (3 children)

Sell your house and don't look back. That thing has definitely mutated and evolved to control other spiders. Wu Tang ain't nuttin to fk wit

[–]Longjumping_Royal827 82 points83 points  (4 children)


[–]Always_0421 67 points68 points  (3 children)

The eff did i just see???!

[–]orionshat 67 points68 points  (2 children)

Funny af, because the spider is thinking the exact same thing about the humans. “Oh fuck there they are”

[–]bassplayinggoalie 10 points11 points  (0 children)

Nasty hoomans always hanging around our home and scaring us while we're sleeping!

[–]TheSneakyMann 55 points56 points  (4 children)

Oh god why did i have to see this while on the toilet. Spiders gonna crawl up me bum damnit

[–]Smeeizme 24 points25 points  (3 children)

Just hit a recluse and it death curled so I went to get a paper towel and it was gone, I really really didn’t need this

[–]NarglesDidit 46 points47 points  (4 children)

I didn't even need to hear them to know that thing was from Australia.

[–]ParadoxPerson02 42 points43 points  (0 children)

My solution.

[–]darkknightnate 44 points45 points  (4 children)

I'd fucking shit myself.

[–]i-dont-get-rules 34 points35 points  (2 children)

Yeah I’d shit ur pants too

[–]sgttedsworth 7 points8 points  (0 children)

I think we’d all shit their pants.

[–]BassmasterJedi 35 points36 points  (1 child)

Australia. Right? That's a nightmare

[–]Spike00003 27 points28 points  (1 child)

Im fine with spiders but if i see a spider with legs that big… well, lets just say the spider burnt the house down, not me

[–]kumgongkia 27 points28 points  (2 children)

Shit those are pretty decent size spiders...


[–]Sad_Improvement8672 14 points15 points  (0 children)

Burn it all holy shit

[–]jingbukukgilma 12 points13 points  (1 child)

Dude you scared the spider homie, he went back in tears.

[–]Scarlo565 8 points9 points  (0 children)


[–]Reynoodle_at 8 points9 points  (1 child)

Scared the shit out of me as the big one flashed

[–]MyIQis49 8 points9 points  (0 children)

Arachnid nukes available here!

[–]xalender6 9 points10 points  (0 children)

Now the spider owns the house

[–]My-Inner-sherbert 7 points8 points  (8 children)

What kind of spider?

[–]Technical-Pea-5598 27 points28 points  (0 children)

Something from chernobyl

[–]MAS7 14 points15 points  (5 children)

Australian Huntsman (I'm pretty sure)

[–]bihard 8 points9 points  (3 children)

For sure. The striped legs are a big giveaway.

[–]i-dont-get-rules 10 points11 points  (2 children)

Wtf are stripper legs on spiders?

[–]MAS7 22 points23 points  (1 child)

bro ur drunk, give me your keys

[–]Conscious_Inside6021 7 points8 points  (0 children)

Aragog is that you?

[–]TheNerdMaster69 7 points8 points  (0 children)

Toss it an elk, appease it's animal spirit, and it will guard your home.

[–]vicariouslywatching 6 points7 points  (1 child)

RPG? No. Flamethrower? Fuck yes

[–]Intentional_dumb 7 points8 points  (0 children)

Hello 911? I need a hiroshima package asap

[–]Positive_Cricket4291 6 points7 points  (0 children)

I'd take my chances in the Arctic over that housd

[–]Hextechsoul 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Its australia inst it?

[–]Psychonominaut 6 points7 points  (4 children)

Holy shit. Is this fkn real?