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View Poll Results: Do you find this picture cute?
Yes, it's adorable! I want to cuddle them all! 5 7.46%
Yes, it is cute from afar! 4 5.97%
It's kind of cute- look at all of those little legs! 1 1.49%
No, that is VERY far from cute (I dislike scorpions) 37 55.22%
I am deathly afraid of scorpions, so that picture is terrible 4 5.97%
I don't think it's cute nor ugly- I'm indifferent to it 11 16.42%
Key Lime Pie 5 7.46%
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Old 05-17-2012, 04:20 PM
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EW EW EW EW EWEWWWW!!!

My first instinct would be to RUN! FAST!
Yep, that about sums up my thoughts, haha.

I guess it is kind of sweet... if I have to find the good. Insects, spiders and scorpions and I do not mesh well.
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Key Lime Pie! That sounds really good right now. With a side of chocolate-covered scorpion.

But if they HAVE to be alive, they must be far, far, far away!
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Old 05-17-2012, 04:34 PM
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I think it's delightfully creepy lol I don't find scorpions cute but I find the juxtaposition between our human notions of "aww it's nurturing its babies" and "omfg its so horrid" funny/interesting/...enchanting? Something like that but I cannot explain it well.

What skeeves me out more are these toads:
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The little toads hatch in the mother's back, basically. It's just nasty lol Fascinating, but nasty.
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Old 05-17-2012, 04:40 PM
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WHY WOULD YOU NOT WARN A BODY FIRST?!?!

I literally just threw my phone across the desk and now I'm feeling all creepy crawly...
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Cute from a safe distance...maybe with some glass walls in between
This. Cute on computer screen, not so cute in real life.
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I voted indifferent, but the longer I look at it, the more I like it.
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I like most insect type critters, with the exception of scorpions, so not cute at all. I do think that it's kind of cool that they nurture their babies though. I don't like scorpions, but I respect them as valuable parts of the ecosystem and have to give any mama that would tolerate that many babies riding on her back all day props.
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I don't think it's cute, but it doesn't bother me.
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Nope, looks too much like a spider with little spiders all over it.
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Dude. Not cool.

And last night I murdered an extraordinary large wolf spider who had hundreds of babies on her back without mercy.
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