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  • Moose68Bash
    Moose68Bash Posts: 3,765
    Malbec wrote: »
    afterburnt wrote: »
    Malbec wrote: »
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    how do you prepare them?

    I'll Soak them in water (some prefer salt water) in the sink to drive out the lil critters .
    Cut them length wise, spray the insides and remove from the sink. Put on paper towels to drain.
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    Saute them in butter for 5-8 minutes. Enjoy!66d3a05uroxq.jpg
    One of a few found today.


    You can also dredge them lightly in flour with a little salt and pepper before you sauté them in the butter.
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  • treitz3
    treitz3 Posts: 14,415
    Hahaha...I grew up in this state. No lie.

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    Freakin' Bastages...

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  • Clipdat
    Clipdat Posts: 9,535
    Ascend Acoustics Sierra 1 (NrT) crossover:

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  • Clipdat
    Clipdat Posts: 9,535
    edited May 2020
    Kill it with fire!

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  • mhardy6647
    mhardy6647 Posts: 27,243
    He, or she (or they -- not sure about spiders) was very cooperative while I set up the measuring tape & snapped a bunch of photos. I like the way the flash glinted off its eyes -- although in the picture I posted above, only one of them is really glinting :)
  • CH46E
    CH46E Posts: 3,105
    edited May 2020
    mhardy6647 wrote: »
    We had a little visitor in the garage this afternoon.
    I was cuttin' up a box in which we'd brought some plants home from our county extension office on Friday, and this little dickens popped out.
    Being a biologist, of course, I ran -- to get a camera & tape measure.

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    Mrs. H, for reasons I cannot fathom, does not like spiders. I keep tellin' her that they eat bugs and that spiders are our friends, but she's not buying it.

    :|

    Shots fired, shots fired, Officer needs backup!

    I'm N. Mississippi you could go out in the yard (we had a 3 acre lot)at night and shine a light into the grass and they would shine everywhere. 1,000s of them. Creeped me the *&#%$ out! I wanted to spray fuel on the whole property and burn it.

    Dont know why but heights and spider are my kryptonite!
  • CH46E
    CH46E Posts: 3,105
    Clipdat wrote: »
    Kill it with fire!

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  • DaveHo
    DaveHo Posts: 3,015
    mhardy6647 wrote: »
    He, or she (or they -- not sure about spiders) was very cooperative while I set up the measuring tape & snapped a bunch of photos. I like the way the flash glinted off its eyes -- although in the picture I posted above, only one of them is really glinting :)

    Yes, but the gut spread after a proper stomping is the true measure.
  • mhardy6647
    mhardy6647 Posts: 27,243
    edited May 2020
    My son sent me this inspiring image earlier today (he hasn't offered an opinion on our arachnid fellow traveler so far*)

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    A photo of that reminds me of a Hunter S. Thompson quote:
    When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.
    ____________
    * He had a run-in with a similar spider a year or so ago down in VA. It was clearly stalking him at the time -- he did finally get it corralled and put it outside.

  • lightman1
    lightman1 Posts: 10,650
    mhardy6647 wrote: »
    We had a little visitor in the garage this afternoon.
    I was cuttin' up a box in which we'd brought some plants home from our county extension office on Friday, and this little dickens popped out.
    Being a biologist, of course, I ran -- to get a camera & tape measure.

    xyfbth3eeiox.jpg

    Mrs. H, for reasons I cannot fathom, does not like spiders. I keep tellin' her that they eat bugs and that spiders are our friends, but she's not buying it.

    :|

    Does that spider bark by chance?
  • mhardy6647
    mhardy6647 Posts: 27,243
    lightman1 wrote: »
    mhardy6647 wrote: »
    We had a little visitor in the garage this afternoon.
    I was cuttin' up a box in which we'd brought some plants home from our county extension office on Friday, and this little dickens popped out.
    Being a biologist, of course, I ran -- to get a camera & tape measure.

    xyfbth3eeiox.jpg

    Mrs. H, for reasons I cannot fathom, does not like spiders. I keep tellin' her that they eat bugs and that spiders are our friends, but she's not buying it.

    :|

    Does that spider bark by chance?

    Dunno. Didn't really spend a lot of time on ice-breakers, you know? ;)

    in other news from the Internet...

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    The Corona Lisa -- also, perhaps, known as the Mona Corona.

    B)

  • tonyb
    tonyb Posts: 32,178
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  • aprazer402
    aprazer402 Posts: 2,285
    mhardy6647 wrote: »
    My son sent me this inspiring image earlier today (he hasn't offered an opinion on our arachnid fellow traveler so far*)

    iwswzb2a4v3i.png

    A photo of that reminds me of a Hunter S. Thompson quote:
    When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.
    ____________
    * He had a run-in with a similar spider a year or so ago down in VA. It was clearly stalking him at the time -- he did finally get it corralled and put it outside.

    Where'd you get that photo? That's the super top secret Elon Musk Mars/Lunar manned rover. Note the Tesla recessed door handles (design flaw). Be careful doc.
  • BlueFox
    BlueFox Posts: 14,289
    That’s both hilarious and gross. :)
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  • Willow
    Willow Posts: 10,342
    OleBoot wrote: »
    I see your Tesla Pacer Mars rover and raise you a diesel powered Gremlin drag racer.

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    Thought it was John's lawn tractor for a moment.
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  • mhardy6647
    mhardy6647 Posts: 27,243
    Willow wrote: »
    OleBoot wrote: »
    I see your Tesla Pacer Mars rover and raise you a diesel powered Gremlin drag racer.

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    Thought it was John's lawn tractor for a moment.

    Signature line worthy material right there. ;)
  • Willow
    Willow Posts: 10,342
    steveinaz wrote: »
    Carne Asada marinating as we speak, for dinner....
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    On my way over Steve, tell Bev I'll bring some good ole Canadian Maple Syrup!
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  • tonyb
    tonyb Posts: 32,178
    What did ya marinate it in Steve ? Looks awesome.
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  • [Deleted User]
    [Deleted User] Posts: 7,723
    Are those small translucent pianos on the two front corners? That amp must have been owned by either Liberace or King Farouk.
  • mhardy6647
    mhardy6647 Posts: 27,243
    Are those small translucent pianos on the two front corners? That amp must have been owned by either Liberace or King Farouk.

    I plumb missed the pianos!
    Wonder where the fortes are? B)
  • [Deleted User]
    [Deleted User] Posts: 7,723
    I like the temperature displays on what I guess are the output transformers. It looks like one channel is running a little warmer than the other.
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