sSNAKESs : Reptile Forum

Go Back   sSNAKESs : Reptile Forum > Community Forums > General Discussion


View Poll Results: BITE-O-METER
never 21 32.31%
not much 35 53.85%
every week or less 2 3.08%
every freaKIN DAY 7 10.77%
Voters: 65. You may not vote on this poll

Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-31-03, 01:28 PM   #16 (permalink)
Join Date: Jul-2003
Posts: 65
Ive only been biten a few times. My first ball python got me one on the cheek. He was about 4 ft but it was more of a surprise than pain. Ive been bitten by my other ball quite a few times, he was quite the little dickens (pretty sure its because its previous owner would feed him white mice on his white towel as a subtrate, so he struck at what he could because he wasnt to good at catching the mouse).
mikemcguire is offline  
Old 08-31-03, 01:42 PM   #17 (permalink)
Snip3r's Avatar
Join Date: Aug-2003
Location: South Carolina
Age: 30
Posts: 293
Send a message via ICQ to Snip3r Send a message via AIM to Snip3r Send a message via MSN to Snip3r Send a message via Yahoo to Snip3r
never been bitten...been struck at, never tagged
Those who watch for death from afar~~Me
A drunk girl's words are a sober girl's thoughts...~~'ell if I know
Snip3r is offline  
Old 08-31-03, 04:06 PM   #18 (permalink)
reptilesalonica's Avatar
Join Date: Mar-2003
Location: The Hague
Age: 47
Posts: 1,088
7 years of herp keeping and never been bitten...until last 4 months, 1st time from my green bush african snakes "Philothamnus natalensis" and then from my adult female Taiwanese beauty, every f ***** time i'm going to handle her
The fear leads to death as the window to the courtyard...JUMP!
reptilesalonica is offline  
Old 08-31-03, 04:46 PM   #19 (permalink)
Lisa's Avatar
Join Date: Jun-2002
Location: Trenton
Posts: 6,075
Send a message via ICQ to Lisa Send a message via MSN to Lisa Send a message via Yahoo to Lisa
I've been bitten by our male burm (first bite), prairie king, viper boas (Those hurt), blood python, both our 5 and 6' boas (those hurt too).
Neo-Slither (Snake fanatic mailing list) http://<br />

May you live in interesting times.
Lisa is offline  
Old 08-31-03, 05:57 PM   #20 (permalink)
Join Date: Jul-2003
Location: Kansas
Age: 32
Posts: 3,427
Send a message via MSN to sapphire_moon Send a message via Yahoo to sapphire_moon
luckily I've never been bitten.......yet!
The Mischief:
Neptune, Zion, Enigma,

Mischief~ Hamster
sapphire_moon is offline  
Login to remove ads
Old 08-31-03, 06:48 PM   #21 (permalink)
peregrinefalcon's Avatar
Join Date: Nov-2002
Location: Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia
Age: 29
Posts: 381
Send a message via MSN to peregrinefalcon
I've been bitten by anoles, leopard geckos, other geckos, MANY garter snakes, plated lizards, an Amazon tree boa and my Borneo short-tailed python. The Borneo was the worst, it barly even left a mark but there was alot of blood. And the tree boa sure had long teeth! I haven't had any major bites yet...
"A closed mind is a dead mind"

My Picture Gallery
peregrinefalcon is offline  
Old 08-31-03, 07:07 PM   #22 (permalink)
XxRachxX's Avatar
Join Date: Nov-2002
Location: West mids,UK
Age: 30
Posts: 523
ive only been bitten a few times by fairly small animals, thank god!!!
a very little corn snake.... awww
an evil king snake! its possessed! i swear its nuts!! it dives out of its viv and jams its jaws onto your fingers!!
and a 2 foot king snake, pretty damn cute but he made me bleed aaaw!
a brazillian rainbow boa, scared the crap outta me!! it was more shock thank pain though! i bled gallons , and it bruised my finger went red, purple, then blue, then brown then yellow... and it hurt!! he got me pretty hard! right across two knuckes
ive also been bitten by beardies, a funny little jewelled/eyed lizard? a little fence lizard type thing, and sudan plated lizards, which pinch alot! the little blighter held on tight!!
i just have to wait till i go into "work" again, next week and i will probably have many more to add to the list.... eep!!
oh yes! i may be wierd... but this wierdo comes with new, improved Live Journal action!
XxRachxX is offline  
Old 08-31-03, 07:23 PM   #23 (permalink)
TheRedDragon's Avatar
Join Date: Jul-2003
Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canuckland
Age: 37
Posts: 3,937
Send a message via MSN to TheRedDragon
I JUST got bitten today. It was from our new male VBB. he was sweet as pie when we took him home yesterday from the show. Then, today, I lifted the lid to his terrarium to be greeted by some tail whipping and a bite that broke the skin on my right pointer finger. Even after I put the lid back on, he continued to lash at the sides and lid of the terrarium, what a little psycho! *LOL*

This would be the 2nd time in my entire life that a snake has tagged me. The 1st time was when I was a kid and I picked up a wild Garter that happened to be lying in the road. I didn't even notice it bit me until I released it again. I looked at the back of my right hand to find 4 nice little bleeding wounds. *L*
Erin Keller :eb:
Snakes: 2.1 Corns, 1.1 Kings, 1.0 Everglades Rat, 1.1 Spotted Pythons, 1.2 Children's Pythons, 1.2 BCIs Lizards: 0.2 Leopard Geckos, 1.3 Bibron Geckos Inverts: 2.1 Tarantulas, 0.1 Emporer Scorpion Mammals: 0.2 Kittens

Last edited by TheRedDragon; 08-31-03 at 07:27 PM..
TheRedDragon is offline  
Old 08-31-03, 07:31 PM   #24 (permalink)
JD@reptiles's Avatar
Join Date: Sep-2002
Location: Canada
Age: 29
Posts: 1,722
Send a message via MSN to JD@reptiles
i get bit 5-25 times a day... all part of the hobby
Jordan David M.

"I Don't Get Mad, I Get Even!"
JD@reptiles is offline  
Old 08-31-03, 07:58 PM   #25 (permalink)
jason h's Avatar
Join Date: Feb-2002
Location: southern ontario
Posts: 750
Ive been bit by a 16' burm (15 min ordeal) and a 15' tiger retic in the back of the hand (hurt the most!!!) and a juvi jungle carpet (nothin!!)
jason h is offline  
Login to remove ads
Old 08-31-03, 08:03 PM   #26 (permalink)
Moderator's Avatar
Join Date: Feb-2002
Location: Toronto
Age: 36
Posts: 3,359
LOL I saw the aftermath of the retic bite... looked painfull enough to me!!! LOL!!! is offline  
Old 08-31-03, 08:13 PM   #27 (permalink)
arachnomania's Avatar
Join Date: Dec-2002
Location: Montreal Canada
Age: 42
Posts: 242
I've been bit (dry bite) yesterday by my Usumbara baboon. First time i've ever got bit by a tarantula in 15 years and beleive me they had plenty of oportunities. I'm actually pretty proud of that bite as I now know first hand what it truly feels like.
(514)768-4488 (514)378-1687
msn messenger:
arachnomania is offline  
Old 08-31-03, 08:56 PM   #28 (permalink)
stardust's Avatar
Join Date: Jun-2003
Location: Michigan
Posts: 3
Send a message via MSN to stardust Send a message via Yahoo to stardust
I have not been bitten as of yet.... after reading this I think I will be a bit more careful as I get lax sometimes
stardust is offline  
Old 08-31-03, 08:58 PM   #29 (permalink)
Forum Moderator
Join Date: Dec-2002
Location: London
Posts: 2,191
Send a message via MSN to Andy_G
My kingsnake used to bite me and still does if I bug her at the wrong time, but its not something that happens very often.
Andy_G is offline  
Old 09-01-03, 11:23 AM   #30 (permalink)
Join Date: Jul-2003
Location: montréal
Age: 45
Posts: 147
Send a message via MSN to matrix1829
I've been bitten 2 times. the first by a 9 foot boa constrictor and the second by my 2 foot caiman. those two bits were painful enough to last me a couple of years.
REPTILES RULE !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
matrix1829 is offline  
Login to remove ads
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 02:17 PM.

Powered by vBulletin®
©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright © 2002-13, Hobby Solutions Inc.


SEO by vBSEO 3.1.0