I am a chicken!

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  1. whollyconsumed

    whollyconsumed Companion

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    Ok so I just headed out to the little broken down shed that holds a lot of my teaching supplies and when I opened the door I saw a big, huge, ugly snake skin! I am a chicken and ran for it! :lol: Now what am I going to do? :(
     
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  3. whollyconsumed

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    If nothing else, this will be an interesting topic for conversation! :D
     
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    swansong1 Virtuoso

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    Bring the snake skin in to school!
     
  5. Irishdave

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    put a heater in the shed
    snake don't like it being too hot
     
  6. whollyconsumed

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    Oh really? It usually ranges about 100 degrees here in the summer, but we have had a pretty mild summer.
     
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    Run screaming and buy new supplies? (That's what I would do.)

    Or, if you want to be practical... find a neighbor who is willing to look for the snake.
     
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    Suck it up. A snake skin isn't going to harm you. The snake that left it is long gone. IF nothing else get some moral support from someone not afraid of snakes that will do all the icky work of saving you from the snakes. ;)

    And, lastly, to rid yourself completely of the problem. Storage sheds are shelter to mice, mice eat your supplies because of the sharpening process of their ever-growing teeth. Snakes eat mice. Throw out a ton of mothballs in the shed and around it and under it. Neither mice nor snakes will inhabit your shed ever again.
     
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    Eh . . . I have a live snake in my garage. I don't like it, but he eats mice, which are disease carriers. They damage my stuff.
     
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    I did the moth balls thing today before I read this post! I gathered my courage and went after it like David and Goliath. :lol:
     
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    ME TOO!!!

    If there wasn't a neighbor available/willing, I would try to find someone that isn't afraid of snakes to venture in there with me.
     
  12. MissScrimmage

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    Yup! I really, truly would do this! :eek:
     
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  14. Caesar753

    Caesar753 Multitudinous

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    Snakes don't bother me. Not even a little bit. I would be grateful for free pest control! :lol:

    Now, spiders are a different story. I hate the way they move. Creeps me out. Even so, we have a spider who lives in our garage. He's been there since we bought the house three years ago. He's HUGE and has a really substantial web/nest. He and I have an arrangement: he gets to live if he never comes into the house. He eats a lot of other bugs, so I'm okay with this arrangement. I think he's cool with it, too. Every day when I go out to my car I check to make sure that he's in his little corner (mostly to make sure he's not somewhere else that will surprise/scare me).
     
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    whollyconsumed, I wouldn't step foot in there! My BF (who has pest control experience by the way) would gladly go in for me.
     

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