Originally Posted by Midnite Zephyr
That's gotta suck. At least your finger are OK. I heard that about Australia. That is one deadly continent. Around here I just leave spiders alone unless they get too close to my bed. They are just common garden spiders, quite a lot of daddy long-leg spiders and the occasional black widow, but you only find those in hidden places like the back of a storage unit or inside an old scooter frame that's been covered with weeds for the last 5 years. Once in a great while I'll see a giant wolf spider that is almost the size of my palm. Now that's a little freaky.
One of those crawled into the cuff of my coveralls, while I was cleaning out my dads shed in Florida. They freak you out, just by the size. :(