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Greetings, comrades!

hailthorn

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Hello. My name is Chris! Nice to meet you all. I picked up my first tarantula today. A Brachypelma smithi to be precise. I grew up with severe Arachnophobia but after over a decade of watching various spider channels my fear gradually turned into fascination. It was really hopping spiders that helped me get over the fear more than anything. Don't get me wrong though. You'll never catch me around a Brazilian wandering spider by choice!

More about me. I'm 32. I love writing poetry and reading novels. I'm also a big fan of a lot of sports. I look forward to posting with you all!
 

Enn49

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Hi Chris and welcome to the hobby. :)
You'd be surprised how many of us are recovering arachnophobes.
 

m0lsx

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Greetings from Citizen Smithi, Comrade..

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Jeef

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Greetings and welcome aboard!

It'll be interesting to see how your collection grows. Got your eye on any others or are you just testing the waters to see how it goes at this point?
 
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