Shooing away a "fly"

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JoanYoung
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Shooing away a "fly"

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I work in the dark with only my computer on for light and had this pesky fly on me which I kept shooing away and brushing off. After about a half an hour of this, I decided that enough was enough and went to go and get something to spray him with. I switched on the lights to look for him and saw him on my computer except it turned out to be a small hairy spider and not a fly at all!! :lol: :lol:
He is all of 3-4 mm in length. I am glad the little bugger did not decide to bite me!!
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Post by Ken Ramos »

Jumping spiders always seem to show up at the oddest times. When you go looking for them, they are never around. :lol:

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Post by JoanYoung »

You are right Ken..I have been looking for some all over in the fields and here he is right on my leg!! :lol:
Thanks for the comment. :)
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Post by beetleman »

He was probably out of a nights snack and was checking if anything was being attracted to your monitor light :wink: I guess you found out how dust shows up under macro conditions :D
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Post by Mike B in OKlahoma »

What we really want to know is did he make a kill and did you record it? :)

Doug, I just happened to notice--Did I miss something, and you break your camera? Any luck with a replacement?
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Post by Ken Ramos »

Joan said:
You are right Ken..I have been looking for some all over in the fields and here he is right on my leg!!
Had he been on mine, there would have been a wrecked computer involved. :lol: [/quote]

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Post by JoanYoung »

Thanks for the comment everyone!! :)

Doug
And here I am thinking my maid did a good job cleaning!!! :) Some bright spark said he was debugging my computer. :lol:

Mike
If he made a kill I did not see it as I switched the lights off again after I noticed what it was. But I will say I have not heard any mosquitoes for a night or two. :D

Ken
But he is tiny Ken!! And so cute!! How could you flatten him? :lol:
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Post by jaharris1001 »

the little fellow keep jumpin on ya ?? :D I got a laugh when I thought if that had been Ken :D very nice Joan
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Post by JoanYoung »

Thanks Jim. That is what comes from working in the dark, the bugs and spiders, take liberties. LOL!! :lol:
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