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Slug 32 78.05%
Spider 8 19.51%
Wasp 1 2.44%
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Old 03-17-2013, 11:51 PM
 
Location: Montreal, Quebec
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Better ANY of those than a MOUSE!!!!! Ugh!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Mice are cute. I've woken up many times up in cottage country with a tiny field mouse scurrying over the bedcovers.
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Old 03-18-2013, 01:01 AM
 
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This thread made me feel itchy.

Slug.
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Old 03-18-2013, 11:22 AM
 
Location: Chicago area
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I've woken up with my share of 'rats" and "wolves", but I would take the slug. Slugs are benign.
I'll take the slug.
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Old 03-18-2013, 12:07 PM
 
Location: Free From The Oppressive State
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Slug please.

An eight legged demon spawn touching me would probably give me a heart attack. If I survived that, the entire bed covers would have been flung across the room, the freak would have been sent flying and then I would have to spend the next few HOURS trying to find it to kill it. And, I would be paranoid every night getting in to bed.

Wasp...second choice...only because I'm not afraid of wasps, just don't want to get bit/stung.

Slug, sure it's gross but after the initial, "Eeeeesh!" from me, I would probably be fascinated by it and watch it. Then I would get something to pick it up and deposit it outside before washing my sheets.
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Old 03-18-2013, 12:34 PM
 
Location: Bel Air, California
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normally I'd say a slug but as this invasion was fairly recent I think it's possible that it laid hundreds of slug eggs inside or under the mattress and will soon hatch. I'd suggest that you wear ear plugs to bed for the forseeable future to prevent any of the hungry baby slugs from crawling into your ear canals to get at your brain.
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Old 03-18-2013, 10:55 PM
 
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normally I'd say a slug but as this invasion was fairly recent I think it's possible that it laid hundreds of slug eggs inside or under the mattress and will soon hatch. I'd suggest that you wear ear plugs to bed for the forseeable future to prevent any of the hungry baby slugs from crawling into your ear canals to get at your brain.

hmm.
waking up to one spider or hundreds of slugs.
I think I'll change my answer to spider, please.
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Old 03-19-2013, 03:41 AM
 
Location: Henderson, NV
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Unless it's a W.A.S.P. I'd rather go with the slug. They won't sting or bite.

Besides, there are some problems with waking up next to a wasp:

Wasp Woman (1960) on Movie Collector Connect
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Old 03-19-2013, 11:18 AM
 
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I'd put a tiger salamander on my pillow and roll the dice.
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Old 03-19-2013, 05:14 PM
 
Location: Heart of Dixie
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Spider - as long as it is non-poisonous, they don't really bother me.

I once woke-up to a horrible smell in the middle of the night. A stinkbug had come-in through an open window above the bed and landed on my pillow. I suppose I rolled around on the thing as I slept - that smell didn't go away all night.
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Old 03-19-2013, 06:03 PM
 
Location: At the Lake (in Texas)
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None of the above!!!!!!
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