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Man sets house on fire while killing a spider

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The creative arachnophobe managed to burn his house down while trying to kill a spider with fire.

Most of us might try to remove a big spider from the house using a piece of tissue paper or a glass, but one Seattle resident this week attempted something a little more drastic by fashioning a makeshift flamethrower out of a lighter and a can of spray paint.

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Still Waters

Talk about overkill. I bet he feels a right dipstick now!

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Daughter of the Nine Moons
As for the spider, Moore said: “I’m pretty sure the spider did not survive this fire. The whole wall went.”

Is it wrong for me to secretly feel that the end justifies the means? :ph34r:

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Wickian

If this was a horror movie or a comedy, the spider would be seen escaping from the ashes of the house.

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FollowTheTrail

Fight spider wth fire! Wow, that makes sense!

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libstaK

Does he not own any shoes?

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Zero Fox FK

He should have Nuked it from orbit, only way to be sure...

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Ryu

Kind of reminds me of this old guy who was trying to eliminate weeds and cobwebs outside his house using a blowtorch and set his attic on fire in the process.

Do these people ever think before doing something stupid?

I especially liked the last sentence:

"It isn't clear whether or not the offending arachnid actually managed to survived the ordeal."

Absolutely priceless......

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DefenceMinisterMishkin

He should have Nuked it from orbit, only way to be sure...

:clap:

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Lilly

It's just a harmless spider fgs! Now the guy is homeless (good going there). What is wrong with some people?

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Daughter of the Nine Moons

@Lilly I speak from experience lol, common sense often takes a back seat for some people when faced with a spider.

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Lilly

But Dot, you don't go and burn your house to the ground 'cause there's a spider in it! :no:

Here's what the Fire Chief said:

Fire is not the method to use to kill a spider.

Wise words there.

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BlueBomber

He did what was required.

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DefenceMinisterMishkin

It's a job well done

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ancient astronaut

Intelligence in action.

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FollowTheTrail

But wouldn't that be a nice Hollywood's new movie concept? ^_^

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Daughter of the Nine Moons

But Dot, you don't go and burn your house to the ground 'cause there's a spider in it! :no:

You don't plan for it to happen that way lol <.<

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Lilly

You don't plan for it to happen that way lol <.<

True, true...but just promise me you'll never use a flamethrower for spider removal.

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Daughter of the Nine Moons

lol I can try to promise that :P

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Lilly

Honestly, a baseball bat or one of those Dr Scholl's exercise sandels (with the wooden bottoms) will allow you to crush any arachnid invaders with impunity!

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Michelle

lol I can try to promise that :P

Or the lighter and hairspray trick. :yes:

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Leonardo

Dot out spider-huntin'...

the-thing-kate-with-flamethrower.jpg

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Lilly

Leo...do not give Dot any more 'inflammatory' ideas.

Now, both of you, sit down, breathe calmly...in through your nose, out through your mouth. Feeling better? Good.

Now, repeat after me: "Spiders are my little friends. Spiders eat mosquitos and other pests. Spiders should be trapped in a jar and taken outside. Flamethrowers are not a solution to any spider situations".

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DefenceMinisterMishkin

Any spider lovers here? :rolleyes:

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Daughter of the Nine Moons

Now, repeat after me: "Spiders need to die. Spiders spiders need to die. Spiders need to die. Flamethrowers are not great...but they are an option ".

Fixed^

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