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    Quote Originally Posted by Dr. Who View Post
    Spiders are not insects, they are arachnids.
    Most people try to rid their home of pests.

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    I had a random spider set up shop at my place for a bit. Never really saw him much, he was very good at staying hidden, which was cool by me. Didn't seem to have any insect problems while he was around.

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Xl View Post
    I had a random spider set up shop at my place for a bit. Never really saw him much, he was very good at staying hidden, which was cool by me. Didn't seem to have any insect problems while he was around.
    My dad taught me that if you have one of those large black jumping spiders in your house to let them be, because they will get rid of all the other spiders and insects. They are harmless too. I don't get those in my neck of the woods. Pretty cool spider though.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tahuyaman View Post
    Most people try to rid their home of pests.
    Spiders do a good job of getting rid of insects.
    "The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world’s problems.”
    Mahatma Gandhi

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dr. Who View Post
    Spiders do a good job of getting rid of insects.
    They are also a pest.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tahuyaman View Post
    They are also a pest.
    Once the spider can no longer find anything to eat, it leaves. I rather like spiders, so a pest is in the eye of the beholder.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dr. Who View Post
    Once the spider can no longer find anything to eat, it leaves. I rather like spiders, so a pest is in the eye of the beholder.
    You can let them infest your home if you wish. I'll kill them when I find them.

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