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        08-19-2012, 02:52 AM
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    i put salt on a slug once..
    LOL I do it anytime I find an unlucky soul in my way if I'm going between the house and clothes line/dog run. I find slugs revolting, and squawk about like a bird when one is around me. They leave long gooey trails behind them and all over everything . Between slugs, rats and insects I have no conscience when it comes to discarding of them. I'm now going to wait on PETA to arrive at my house and throw a bucket of salt in my face due to the horrific nature of my actions lol
         
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        08-19-2012, 09:17 AM
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    Weanling
    My mom used to be terrified of mice. Since we lived in an old house out in the bush, there were a lot of mice. I had to dispose of the dead ones in traps ever since I can remember, since my mom couldn't touch them!
         
        08-19-2012, 04:17 PM
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    I was asked to take part in a psychological survey and one of the questions I was asked was "What are you afraid of?"

    We all have fears over something, that fear can make us seem irrational to some whilst others admit to that fear too.

    I thought long and hard, I was asked if I was afraid of mice, rats, spiders heights and all the usual fears people have.
    I admit to not liking rats but I am not afraid of them, nor snakes (It was funny as the woman said "Snakes" and I pointed out there was a Royal Python in an aquarium in the corner of the room and she almost ran out!)

    After thinking about it I gave my answer and that was that I was afraid of fear itself.
    She thought this a very strange answer but I explained that I did not like insecure heights - like a ladder fully extended up against something but not tied at the top. However rather than allow that fear to take over I would make myself climb that ladder.
    Only one person can conquer fear and that is the person who is afraid. Irrational fears that take over one's life must be terrible - fears like those of being afraid of snakes, spiders or cattle are not irrational as all can endanger one's life!
         

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