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Old 03-23-2009, 09:35 PM   #76
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Hmmm...I didn't really think to much of it, I saw two different snakes while we stayed at SSR last October. One was between Congress Park and the water, the other was on a path to Grandstand from the main building. I grew up an hour north of Toronto and there are lots of snakes there... Not saying Im a fan of them, but I don't freak out over them...I freak out about spiders!!!
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Old 03-23-2009, 11:42 PM   #77
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gosh! I get chills up my spine over this. I dont know what it is about snakes!!! I grew up in the fields of North Carolina and saw more snakes and snake bites then I'd ever care to for the rest of my life I know they are SUPPOSE to be more scared of you then you are of them, but #1 - I doubt it and #2 with MY luck, I'd get the renagade snake trying to impress some girl snake who would get the thrill out of showing me who's the bigger scairdy cat.. me thats who. BTW, I called POP and told them I don't care what room or what view, I want on the highest floor (I didn't tell them about the snake thoughts though, I do have some dignty to try & retain.)

I don't want to eridicate the earth of snakes or anything like that, I just don't want to worry about them in my ROOM. I'll stay out of thier nest/den whatever thier house is called, and they stay out of my room and we can all co-exist just fine. I really do think I'd faint if I pulled back the covers to see a snake in my bed though.

Holy Crap!! That is the Funniest Thing I have read in a long time!! those are my sentiments exactly! You are a woman who shares my thoughts!! THanks for the laugh!! I needed it! I will be requesting an upper floor room and watching the ground everystep I take... Oh and I will be forgoing the open toed shoes or sandals it will be tennis shoes for me so I can run away faster... If someone sees it happening please yell for me not to forget my kids!!
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Old 03-24-2009, 08:22 PM   #78
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Someone please tell me there has never been a snake bite at Disney and they have anti-venom stock piled

I'm afraid to now request a 1st floor room at Poly, ugh..
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Old 03-24-2009, 08:28 PM   #79
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Someone please tell me there has never been a snake bite at Disney and they have anti-venom stock piled

I'm afraid to now request a 1st floor room at Poly, ugh..
Sorry but my friend's daughter was bitten by a snake at CBR. She ended up in the hospital for 2 days. STAY AWAY FROM THE MULCH!!!!
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Old 03-24-2009, 08:45 PM   #80
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Oh no!!! Not what I wanted to hear!!
3rd floor here we come!!

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Sorry but my friend's daughter was bitten by a snake at CBR. She ended up in the hospital for 2 days. STAY AWAY FROM THE MULCH!!!!
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Old 03-25-2009, 12:22 PM   #81
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snakes

We saw a snake walking around World Showcase last year. Everyone screamed as it scurried across the walkway. We are used to snakes from living in the backwoods but they are still creepy
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Old 03-26-2009, 09:00 PM   #82
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Ok- this was such a great thread to read right b4 I go to bed-- I'll have some great dreams!!

1st I want to say that yes snakes are just lizards & I saw MANY lizards @ Disney...but some snakes are poisonious (they don't care if they are @ Disney or not) and I wouldn't know if they are or not (unless it's a rattler-PA girl in me!)

2nd- if it was in my room--I, I, don't know what the hell would compansate me! I can tell you DH would freak out-we stayed in a cabin @ the beach one time- he was up ALL night killing the ants & bugs... (not to mentionmy kids reaction from me screaming my head off!!)

I agree, it's Florida there are gators--I know to stay away from the "waters ways" ....just my 2 cents-off for a great night of nightmares--I mean sleep!
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Old 03-27-2009, 10:15 PM   #83
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I thought about seeking support from my DH about my new Disney Snake Fears...ya know, just letting him reassure me that we wont find a snake in our bed...

...but he's the kind of guy that would pack a whole suitcase full of rubber snakes without me knowing and put them everywhere....alllll week!!!!

So I guess I will deal with my new fears alone...
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Old 03-27-2009, 10:28 PM   #84
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Geeze i was so excited to be staying a week in the new pirate rooms at CBR but now I am seriously thinking of changing. I cannot imagine seeing a snake. I freak just seeing spiders. I make my kids take care of the creepy crawlies for me at home. They make fun of me for that...I cannot imagine how bad it would be if they saw my reation to a snake in my bed. I should have never read this thread but at the same time I am glad I did. I think we have had our door propped open at POFQ before and never really thought about where we walked...but now I sure will. Also not wanting ground floor anymore!!! maybe i will just sleep in our car while I am there
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Old 03-28-2009, 04:04 PM   #85
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I thought about seeking support from my DH about my new Disney Snake Fears...ya know, just letting him reassure me that we wont find a snake in our bed...

...but he's the kind of guy that would pack a whole suitcase full of rubber snakes without me knowing and put them everywhere....alllll week!!!!

So I guess I will deal with my new fears alone...
My lovely DH is just like yours! Part of the reason I decided not to stay @ POR was b/c of al lthe lush landscaping and the thought (and posts I've read) of snakes there (although I've read of some @ BC too ).

Just the other day, after a strong line of storms went thru us, DH found a 10-12" grass snake in the back yard. He wanted the kids to come and see it, I said no, and told him to throw it over our fence. I could tell by the look on his face he wanted to get it and throw it at me. So when he went outside, I closed the door and locked him out! Well then, he picked it up and was bringing it to the window, and the kids were screaming, etc Finally, he threw it over the fence! Geesh, if he knew I was on here reading and writing about this, he would definitely bring some fake ones with him on the trip.
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Old 03-28-2009, 09:09 PM   #86
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It might seem strange but I wouldn't be able to go back into the room. I have an anxiety disorder and snakes are a huge fear of mine so I would definitely have a major panic attack if one was in my room or my bed. and even once I'd taken my medicine and calmed down the irrationalness to me I'd have to change rooms. I know people probably think that is ridiculous but if I didn't I'd have random anxiety attacks in the room even if I wasn't thinking about it. My subconscienouce does that to me!

I never just whip off all the blankets, I just pull down the top and climb all the way in. What if you didn't check and it was curled up in the bottom of the bed?! Or what if it came in while you were asleep and you woke up with it in the bed next to you?!
Oh god, I'm going to be obsessed with checking everything for snakes now.
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This is a bit different in nature...but...I used to work at a big box retail store in management that was next to a pet store. Well, the pet store lost some baby snakes....huuummmmmm. A couple of days later a very calm customer calls managment over to the handbags. Not me. She opened the handbag right off of the shelf and there one was curled up soooo sweet and innocent inside. The other manager about fainted...of all the things you have to deal with in retail management (some really CRAZY stuff)that was a new one for us. I HAVE not ENJOYED THE HANDBAG SECTION SINCE (it has saved me a bundle)...so ladies check your bags...ok that was mean...I should be ashamed...

I think she got a few stuffed snakes put in her desk after that...come on I could have used rubber ones
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Old 04-04-2009, 08:48 PM   #88
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I hate, hate, hate snakes, so of course, I'm cursed by them.

We have them all the time in our house. And no we don't live near a swamp or in the south or anything like that. We live in a house halfway up a hill near the woods in Massachusetts. We find tiny ones, medium ones, and lots of skins. The last skin was about 4 ft long. We've had them in our basement shower, in the dryer and in the rafters. We've had garter snakes, black racers and a copperhead in our basement. Luckily we didn't know it was a copperhead until after I'd had my DS (13) carry it and the box is was hiding in outside and dump it out in the woods. . Or course since we had never seen a snake like it before we decided to look it up. Did you know copperheads are extremely rare and endangered and almost never seen in MA? Oh, and poisonous. yeah that. I do now.

Now because I am so cursed, I will be the guest who has the snake in the bed and the one that lays eggs in the bed, too.
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Old 04-08-2009, 10:05 PM   #89
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Well we are staying in SSr for the first time in a few weeks. Here's to hoping we dont find another snake in our bed I hope I'm not cursed
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Old 04-09-2009, 10:58 PM   #90
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Poor snakes.

These threads make me sad. Snakes aren't evil incarnate and the vast majority you will see there can't hurt you. Avoid them and they will do their best to avoid you too!

We saw a snake once years ago. We were staying at the Old Key West and it was baby green snake out on the patio. And a lizard and a bunny. We were in heaven!

Snakes love Florida. And warm concrete.
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