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Toilet snake fuels panic in northern Spain

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#1    UM-Bot


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Posted 27 May 2014 - 02:04 PM

Mass hysteria erupted in the Spanish town of Naron when a snake emerged from a woman's toilet bowl.


30-year-old hairdresser Iris Castroverde had been using the facilities at her home at around 11pm when a brightly-colored green and yellow snake emerged from the u-bend and sank its teeth squarely in to her posterior.

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Posted 27 May 2014 - 03:43 PM

That's not even scary compared to what happened here a few weeks ago:


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Posted 27 May 2014 - 10:11 PM

View PostAshyne, on 27 May 2014 - 03:43 PM, said:

That's not even scary compared to what happened here a few weeks ago:


Yipe! Well, better a python than a cobra.

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Posted 28 May 2014 - 03:46 AM

wow, that is so bizarre, awesome story, just freaky

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Posted 28 May 2014 - 05:09 AM

For you this is terrifying and out of the ordinary.
For Australians in the Outback it's part of the fun of summer.

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Posted 28 May 2014 - 07:07 AM

View PostSir Wearer of Hats, on 28 May 2014 - 05:09 AM, said:

For you this is terrifying and out of the ordinary.
For Australians in the Outback it's part of the fun of summer.
Was going to say that I pity the old convi..I mean Australians.I will say that is the one thing that puts me off going to the beautiful country of Australia.Always wanted to tour but i cant cope with snakes and spiders.I sat on a Fake Widow and that stung for days so god knows what a Funnelweb would do.!

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Posted 28 May 2014 - 09:51 AM

To think I run a mile just seeing a spider on the bathroom floor!

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Posted 28 May 2014 - 10:14 AM

I once had a small garter snake in my downstairs walk in shower...but he was harmless and I just took him back outside. Not sure I like the idea of a 'toilet snake' very much though.

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Posted 28 May 2014 - 10:19 AM

At least it wasn't an Aussie Eastern Brown snake. That's one very mean snake...you are dead in only a matter of minutes.
Still, not a pleasant thing at all to have snakes in the water pipes.

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Posted 28 May 2014 - 10:44 AM

Oh... When i was kid i was sometimes scared of snakes when go into bathroom. Under shower for example, i was alerted all times :D

I hope this old fear wont return after seeing this :D

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Posted 28 May 2014 - 04:09 PM

On the bright side, if an unexpected snake bite scares the crap out of you, atleast you were already sitting down on the toilet bowl.

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Posted 28 May 2014 - 04:10 PM

View PostSundew, on 27 May 2014 - 10:11 PM, said:

Yipe! Well, better a python than a cobra.

It bit her on the backside so was probably an asp.

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Posted 28 May 2014 - 07:45 PM

OMG thanks for my worst nightmare!

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Posted 28 May 2014 - 10:27 PM

Good job it wasn't an alligator, which haunt some sewer pipes in the U.S.

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Posted 29 May 2014 - 07:02 AM

Once I got up to use the toilet in the mid-night. without turning on any lights. as I began to sit down I noticed something in the bowl- I assumed it was a bottle of lotion or some such that the cat had knocked down from the shelves over the back of the tank. I turned on the light and discovered a HUGE rat, thankfully dead as could be.
This was the only time since my divorce many years before where I truly wished there was another person to whom I could yell " Honey! Come get the rat out of the toilet pronto, please!"

  Since this was not an option ( my young daughter would be needing to use the bathroom soon to prepare for school & I feared for her psyche) I got my heavy gardening gloves and a trowel & trash bag and scooped the corpse out myself. Followed with a large bottle of Clorox and subsequently going outside & peeing in the patch of woods surrounding the back deck.  

   I looked up the sewer dept. phone # and found they had a listing for "Rodent Removal". I was subsequently informed that this sort of thing happened in this nice Oregon town, "Frequently?" I squeaked. " Well, no not frequently but you could say regularly..."

   While I no longer live in Oregon I permanently lost the ability to use a toilet w/o turning on all the lights in the bathroom.. Not to mention the intestinal repercussions... :cry:

    If it had been a live snake? I would be the dead thing in the bathroom - purely from horror... :w00t:

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