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Twice in a row this happened! The first time, with spider sacks as far as I could see, I counted at least 8 or 9 before they killed me, and the second time there were 4 or 5+!
The spawns and the world in Don't Starve are completely random so it is possible that you got unlucky to spawn next to them twice.
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