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#51
You do realize that the common daddy long legs has one of the most potent venoms known to man it's only for the fact that their fangs aren't able to penetrate our skin that stops them from killing us all while we sleep :eek:

we've got whitetails here nasty little fakers that can give a nasty little bite that eats flesh if left untreated :twitch:
The common daddy long legs?.. LMAO. I know what you're talking about, who invented this phrase anyway?

But anyway, that is BS. The daddy long leg is not even a spider. They are just in the same class, but different order, they don't have venom nor do they make webs..

I work in a computer repair shop and I see cobwebs a few times a day, they don't bother me. What does bother me is when the computer hosts a colony of LIVE roaches. This has happened to me several times. I refuse to repair those computers.
I would not too! I can bet that they lay egg sacks behind the back-plate door - roaches like such places...

Thank's for telling me about that thread! It's in my favorites now.

Many run their PSU inverted (fan up) on the 1200s, but I noticed those that do complain of dust piling up on the PSU. Though my case has no bottom PSU vent, I mount the PSU with fan down. There's good airflow into the case from the front and side (since I put on the optional side fan), and the PSU feet raises it up just enough to pull in that air adequately.
We meet again Frag, through interesting circumstances this time:p I too keep my PSU fan in my Antec 1200 the normal way, but this is more due to the PSU cable managament. I doubt the PSU fan has much importance on the general airflow in the case, certainly not as much as main fans...
 
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sounds like your PC was ready for Halloween.
 
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bleh
 
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#54
they don't have venom nor do they make webs..
from here : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pholcidae

Trapping

The web has no adhesive properties but the irregular structure traps insects, making escape difficult. The spider quickly envelops its prey with silk and then inflicts the fatal bite. The prey may be eaten immediately or stored for later.

So they do make a web and they Do have venom the common assumption is that they eat other spiders that are more venomous that they so therefor must have very potent venom this ofcourse is wrong it's their speed that allows them to capture and eat other more poisonous spiders
 

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#55
You do realize that the common daddy long legs has one of the most potent venoms known to man it's only for the fact that their fangs aren't able to penetrate our skin that stops them from killing us all while we sleep :eek:

we've got whitetails here nasty little fakers that can give a nasty little bite that eats flesh if left untreated :twitch:
daddy long legs arent dangerous, that ones a myth meant to scare children.

white tails OTOH, are worth staying the hell away from.
 
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from here : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pholcidae

Trapping

The web has no adhesive properties but the irregular structure traps insects, making escape difficult. The spider quickly envelops its prey with silk and then inflicts the fatal bite. The prey may be eaten immediately or stored for later.

So they do make a web and they Do have venom the common assumption is that they eat other spiders that are more venomous that they so therefor must have very potent venom this ofcourse is wrong it's their speed that allows them to capture and eat other more poisonous spiders
Looks like we are talking about different things. I thought that daddy long leg is the common harvestman, which is not even a real spider


The harvestman does not bite with venom nor does he make web.
 

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daddy long legs arent dangerous, that ones a myth meant to scare children.

white tails OTOH, are worth staying the hell away from.
brown recluse because of the necrotic properties of the venom.
 
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this is what happens if you leave a white tail bite to long before getting anything done about it ie: 24hrs

 

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i accidentally ate a small spider yesterday and i got a stomach infection. lulz.
damn spiderzz
 
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this is what happens if you leave a white tail bite to long before getting anything done about it ie: 24hrs

http://i.ytimg.com/vi/_rA4ZWUw1OM/0.jpg
Thats not a spider bite. Its MRSA. I had that happen on my leg. If you do a good enough search you can find a whole topic on it here somewhere on TPU before GN.

Here found it. The doctors said it was a spider bite until they did a biopsy and it was MRSA. Damn near killed me too.

http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/showthread.php?t=71369&highlight=recluse
 
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hmmm so it is shows you what you get for trusting wikipedia for info
 
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i live in upstate ny and get a spidey bite at least once every two weeks while asleep.
 
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I've got something FRESH for you guys!
A friend of mine brought his girlfriend's PC at my home and said:
- "i need to upgrade this PC, so investigate here what needs to be done"..

I opened it up!




I said: - the upgrade will be a totally new PC, all this will be trashed...

If you are interested what the cobwebbed PC was:

S478 Celeron D with 256 kb cache CPU
768 Mb DDR
Ati Rage 128 VGA
40 Gb IDE 5900 rpm HDD
Codegen 300 W PSU
So, this is how much time it takes for some people to "upgrade".
 
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the hard drive might still be useful, if its silent. use it as an OS drive.