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Old 06-04-2009, 11:13 AM
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I have had the fear of my t's for as long as i have owned them...roughly 9month now. I have always broken into a sweat and freaked when one came too close...after having my chili rose for about 7 months now i figured i'd give her a hold. She is calm and quiet and afraid of her own food usually.
So i did and it was AWSOME!!
I didnt freak out and she was so well behaved...as for the other t's i have, i will not be holding them. The fire leg is very defensive and the pink toe and GBB as so small and fast.

Phew!
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Old 06-04-2009, 11:33 AM
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I'm the same. I love looking at them but I'm scared to touch any of them except the tiny ones. But we got all mine out for photos a couple of weeks ago and I steeled myself to let my avic go on my hand. My hand was so sweaty with fear I don't think she really wanted to go on there! My smithi will sit there and let me stroke her, and I'm sure she would be OK to handle, but she's so BIG!

I'm not fussed about handling, but I wanted to prove to myself I could overcome my phobia to some extent.
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Old 06-04-2009, 01:12 PM
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The only fear i had was being bitten. I've seen the size of her fangs...theyre huge! But shes a gentle giant it seems.
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I AM A GIRL! MY NAME IS VICKY and I AM A LUMBERJACK AND MY RFUK GIRLFRIEND IS TAMZ!!

GAZ HAS A BOA BED AND BREAKFAST AND I'M INVITED!!! Only proper lumberjacks will be accepted.

Pets = 1 chilli rose, 1 GBB, 1 Avic Purp, 1 Brachy boehmei

0.1.0 Common boa 66% het albino - Bo
1.0.0 Snow corn - Phoenix
1.0.0 Normal corn - Flyk
0.1.0 Lavender het motley corn - Kali

1.0.0 Rat - Barry
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Old 06-04-2009, 01:38 PM
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pics or it never happened

Haven't held any of my T's yet but then they are only tiny little things at the moment and I'm more scared of hurting them at this size. When they are a bit bigger I would like to be able to hold them at least once though, apart from my cambridgei as that likes to freak out and run like a mad thing

I am getting more confident with my house spiders though, even picked a big one up the other day in the porch as i thought it was dead only for it to run off as soon as i put it down
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Old 06-04-2009, 01:45 PM
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took me 1/2 hour to pluck up the courage to do this....

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Old 06-04-2009, 02:37 PM
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pics or it never happened

Haven't held any of my T's yet but then they are only tiny little things at the moment and I'm more scared of hurting them at this size. When they are a bit bigger I would like to be able to hold them at least once though, apart from my cambridgei as that likes to freak out and run like a mad thing

I am getting more confident with my house spiders though, even picked a big one up the other day in the porch as i thought it was dead only for it to run off as soon as i put it down
Haha, i'm at work. I'll try get a pic next time, my bf has a rubbish one on his phone. I dont wanna keep getting her out unless i have to i dont want to end up hurting her for no reason. I only got her out initially because she needed a bit of a tidy up in her tub.

Garlic pickle, she is gorgeous, mine is about 2 inches, only a baby, i got a Avicularia Purp.
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I AM A GIRL! MY NAME IS VICKY and I AM A LUMBERJACK AND MY RFUK GIRLFRIEND IS TAMZ!!

GAZ HAS A BOA BED AND BREAKFAST AND I'M INVITED!!! Only proper lumberjacks will be accepted.

Pets = 1 chilli rose, 1 GBB, 1 Avic Purp, 1 Brachy boehmei

0.1.0 Common boa 66% het albino - Bo
1.0.0 Snow corn - Phoenix
1.0.0 Normal corn - Flyk
0.1.0 Lavender het motley corn - Kali

1.0.0 Rat - Barry
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Old 06-04-2009, 02:40 PM
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took me 1/2 hour to pluck up the courage to do this....

That is a lot greener than mine isn't it.



I have held all of mine except the Seemani and the Gigas. Seemani i may try one day while cleaning out just to transfer from one place to another but the gigas is a BIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIG no no
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took me 1/2 hour to pluck up the courage to do this....

I thought avics had a habit of randomly sprinting off or something.
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this one is normally quite slow
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Old 06-04-2009, 04:24 PM
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Lisa u should of held Flash Gordon lols.
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