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rebelfury76 July 11th, 2013 4:09pm

While hiking in the woods you're bitten by a snake lying in the brush. Before it slithers away you note that the snake's color pattern is red, black, yellow. Should you be overly concerned?

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XercesBlue ...
07/12/13 5:54 pm

What is this "woods" you speak of?

Kris Humidity Central
07/11/13 6:50 pm

Red touching black, or red touching yellow?
"Red on Black, friend of jack"
"Red in Yellow, kill a fellow"
Coral snakes, I believe, are the dealt ones.
Mimicking them are Milk and other types.

GetEduc8d learning more everyday
07/11/13 9:57 pm

I learned it as
"red on black venom lack, red on yellow kill a fellow."

Doopy Remedial Americanism
07/11/13 10:00 pm

Red touches yellow, your a dead fellow. Red touches black, you're okay jack.

Diogenes FreeMeBe
07/11/13 4:46 pm

Des it have a rattle, too? If so, I'd be worried.

shellybaxter1234 Peaceful Place
07/11/13 7:32 pm

Rattle snakes aren't red and yellow - they are tanish brown

Doopy Remedial Americanism
07/11/13 10:01 pm

Unless some troublemaker paints them.

Wert A picture of my junk
07/11/13 11:50 pm

Snake tattoos.

Diogenes FreeMeBe
07/13/13 9:21 pm

Thanks, Doopy. You got my humor.

rory82 Virginia
07/11/13 2:26 pm

When I was in Rec centers or nature trail yours they always said the most dangerous snakes have red or yellow on them.

jlmal NSA Knows Where
07/11/13 1:28 pm

Red touches black, you're okay Jack! Red touches yellow, you're a dead fellow..

Zack100 Tatooine
07/11/13 1:20 pm

I dont think that there is a standard saying for the coral snake pattern. I dont think a single one in the comments so far is the same

LochnessMonster Milky way
07/11/13 11:15 am

If I get bit that snake will be coming with me to the hospital.

pinkyusuck The Carribean. I wish.
07/11/13 11:10 am

Red on yellow, kill a fellow. Red on black, venom lack.
Coral/King snakes, right?

DunkinFrunk Austin area, Texas
07/11/13 9:34 am

You should not, more than likely its the non-poisonous king snake. Coral snakes are pretty rare in the wild.

DunkinFrunk Austin area, Texas
07/11/13 10:40 am

On the plus side, coral snakes don't have fangs at the front of their heads. If you get bit by a coral snake, it because you were playing with it.

bonemedic Texas
07/11/13 9:19 am

The fact I just got bit in general I would be worried...

Emily33 North Carolina
07/11/13 9:12 am

Red and black, friend of Jack; red and yellow kill a fellow.

Doopy Remedial Americanism
07/11/13 10:02 pm

True. He did just bite you, the little turd...

MJSeals J.D.
07/11/13 9:11 am

Bright colors don't mean you can hug it

rebelfury76 No Justice, No Peace
07/11/13 9:11 am

"Red next to black, you can pat him on the back; red next to yellow, he can kill a fellow."

kilokalex Sanity is for the weak
07/11/13 9:10 am

Red and yellow kill a fellow.

Fjolsvin Midgard
07/11/13 9:10 am

Red touches black venom lack. Red touches yellow ya your f••ked

Emily33 North Carolina
07/11/13 9:14 am

Haha I like that one