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Jun 27, 2014 10:05 AM

Where to find a package of chewing tobacco? (to boil for spider repellent)

I need to find a package of chewing tobacco.

Do I need to go to a specialty store?

I don't recall seeing it at HEB.

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  1. Seems like any derelict convenience store would have it right next to the lottery tickets. I'll keep a look out.

    1. Any place that sells tobacco products (cigarettes, cigars) should also have chewing or pipe tobacco.

      1. It is by the cigarettes at the HEB

        1. Well that's easy enough.

          Darn Texas wolf spiders are so aggressive.

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          1. re: sweet100s

            I'm guessing Florida wolf spiders are in the same league.

            GAWD I hate spiders, especially big hairy ones like wolf spiders.

            Screw the chewing tobacco -- I want napalm for those bastards.

            I had a hatch out in my pool cage -- I was scooping a dozen of them a day out of the pool filter (I was freaking out over one of them being not quite drowned...)

            and another hatch in an office where I used to work. For whatever reason, the first one showed up in my office, and I took a lot of shit for it for about 2 weeks. Somebody left a can of spider killer on my desk with some smartass note on it about magic spider was all fun and games until the spiders showed up in everybody else's office within 2 weeks...suddenly that can of spider killer was a hot commodity.

          2. We usually use boiled or baked marijuana flowers for wolf spiders - but good to know tobacco is also effective. Wolf spiders also hate ren and stimpy and loud 70's herbie hancock !!

            pipeworld on Anderson lane or La Frontera in RR says "you'll never get bored with our selection of chewing tobaccos"

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            1. re: slowcoooked

              "Wolf spiders . . . hate . . . loud 70's herbie hancock !!"

              No accounting for taste. I'm rather fond of that!!

              1. re: slowcoooked

                hmmm....boiled/baked marijuana, Ren and Stimy, and Herbie Hancock all at once?

                Are the spiders actually gone, or do you just not actually realize they're hanging with you? :)