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Old 08-02-2013, 02:49 PM   #11
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My son found this under a bag in his garage a couple of days ago. I had to Google him to verify that it's only a corn snake.
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Old 08-02-2013, 02:52 PM   #12
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If that happened here, SO would literally move out that day! It's a fact I keep in the back of my mind in case I need it.
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Old 08-02-2013, 03:01 PM   #13
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If that happened here, SO would literally move out that day! It's a fact I keep in the back of my mind in case I need it.


Well I guess you have your back-up plan now
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Old 08-02-2013, 03:13 PM   #14
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No doubt about it, I'm TERRIFIED of snakes and that includes snakes with legs. The only good snake is a dead snake, and that goes for lizards too.Turtles are ok, but I wouldn't care one bit if all the rest of all reptiles became extinct. The truth is I'm only exaggerating a little. It all started when I was a very little kid, and my much older half brother would go into these here hills hunting for rattle snakes. He and his friends would bring them home slithering in white pillow cases and thought it was great fun to tease little sister with them. Aghhhh........what terrible memories. I can't even stand to see pictures of snakes, let alone be anywhere near them. Shudder...
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Old 08-02-2013, 03:15 PM   #15
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Snakes certainly have their place in the grand scheme of things....just not in Casa de Hoot.
I tried putting signs up warnin' about the dangers of entering. I reckon snakes don't read too good.
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Old 08-02-2013, 06:09 PM   #16
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Snakes and I have an agreement.

They go there way and I go mine.

Unless it's a copperhead in my space I just scoot them away.

Only snakes I've ever had in the house were a Boa I once got in a failed attempt to get over my uneasiness of snakes. It didn't work.

And every now and then I find some 2" - 4" baby black snakes in the workshop. They are about the size of large earthworms but I don't like them in the house.

But my kitties Lucy & Ethel think they are great fun. Lucy even finds them a tasty snack.


For fun around here we try to figure out ways to keep the tree rats from destroying everything they see. The birds sure wish they wouldn't destroy all of there feeders. And I'd like it if they didn't try to eat the house.
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Old 08-02-2013, 06:11 PM   #17
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Old 08-02-2013, 06:19 PM   #18
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When we lived in Texas, The Pirate and his friend would go and hunt for the poisonous snakes and then turn them in to Mr. Herdon for the bounty money. Five dollars for each snake. Then off to the movies they would go.

Living in South Texas, it was the only place I knew of where you would tell you kid to walk in the street and not on the sidewalk next to grass. Snakes could be in there.
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Poisonous or not I'd need to get more then $5 to seek them out.

But then again you can't go to the movies these days for $5.

Has the bounty increased these days?

If the price is right I might be persuaded.
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My son found this under a bag in his garage a couple of days ago. I had to Google him to verify that it's only a corn snake.
That would be enough to scare me
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