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by Jeremiah_Easter
August 1st, 2013, 4:59 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: A month in Belize
Replies: 36
Views: 26717

Re: A month in Belize

lol.
by Jeremiah_Easter
March 30th, 2012, 2:27 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Latest HN Issue
Replies: 34
Views: 10754

Re: Latest HN Issue

Scott said it well, but here is my addition: I am encouraged by this discussion. I continue to hear support for Herp Nation Magazine and what we are doing. It was at my suggestion that Scott and I decided (debated, lol) to put the Ball Python on the cover. We decided to do it because Ball Pythons ar...
by Jeremiah_Easter
March 11th, 2012, 6:50 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Free to the first person.......
Replies: 2
Views: 1663

Re: Free to the first person.......

I want that! email me at [email protected]
by Jeremiah_Easter
January 9th, 2012, 1:30 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Viewing Web Page on Mobile Phone
Replies: 11
Views: 4573

Re: Viewing Web Page on Mobile Phone

works fine on my android too.
by Jeremiah_Easter
December 29th, 2011, 11:17 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Volume 2, Issue 4 - Discussion/Review
Replies: 9
Views: 2064

Re: Volume 2, Issue 4 - Discussion/Review

I was shocked to first learn of Phrynocephalus mystaceus about 2 years ago. I've been a lifelong herper, yet somehow this unforgettable species never entered my radar. We were really pleased to find an author working with them.
by Jeremiah_Easter
December 19th, 2011, 10:06 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Handling venomous snakes
Replies: 101
Views: 25120

Re: Handling venomous snakes

Original question: Occasionally I see photos of people handling venomous snakes while herping....even when they have hooks and tongs....I feel it unnecessary to grab a venomous snake by it's tail because your risk of being bitten dramatically increases.... My question though, why do you risk contact...
by Jeremiah_Easter
December 16th, 2011, 12:54 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Bird In My Bathroom!
Replies: 153
Views: 43094

Re: Bird In My Bathroom!

There should be a rule against beer label avatars for those not old enough to drink.
by Jeremiah_Easter
December 1st, 2011, 10:22 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: DON'T YOU KNOW WHO I AM???
Replies: 18
Views: 7409

Re: DON'T YOU KNOW WHO I AM???

Aren't we forgetting the obvious? Is someone else using your computer to look at naughty things and then erasing the history/cookies/cache manually. I lived in a house with a few room mates once and we had a guy visiting who would do that every time he used the computer. It drove my room mate nuts :x
by Jeremiah_Easter
November 30th, 2011, 11:27 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Volume 2, Issue 4 - Discussion/Review
Replies: 9
Views: 2064

Re: Volume 2, Issue 4 - Discussion/Review

Justin, we switched printers with issue 2.4, and your correct the stock is slightly less ridged, but we have better color consistency and more printing options available to us now (like metallics - notice the cover title). I am drooling with excitement about where we are going with the next few issu...
by Jeremiah_Easter
November 29th, 2011, 9:08 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Art
Replies: 2
Views: 661

Re: Art

We are absolutely in agreement. We have something in the works right now which doesn't feature board member art, but is along the same lines ;) We have also talked about doing a showcase piece to display artwork from the community at large. We need more issues per year to do all the things we want, ...
by Jeremiah_Easter
November 22nd, 2011, 5:03 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Breaking the Bet, Part 2: GA and beyond (major DUW)
Replies: 68
Views: 12750

Re: Breaking the Bet, Part 2: GA and beyond (major DUW)

ugh wrote: LOL most here know me well enough to know I don't hesitate to voice concerns. Its not hard to voice concerns when you hide behind a screen name. Marisa's post was epic, and thoroughly in-line with the forum rules. If you'de like a stricter forum, maybe start one up? "Ughs Lonely Forum" -...
by Jeremiah_Easter
November 7th, 2011, 9:13 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Really, has it come to this?
Replies: 190
Views: 27137

Re: Really, has it come to this?

Desertwalker - sure, some people are a bit OCD about protecting information, but, I would WAY RATHER have them post one epic at the end of the year than nothing at all. I get your rant, but I would let it go and enjoy the post. Just my two-cents :beer:
by Jeremiah_Easter
October 31st, 2011, 4:00 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Portuguese Water Snakes (pics)
Replies: 14
Views: 3134

Re: Portuguese Water Snakes (pics)

The Pleurodeles Waltl appears especially interesting. Anymore pics of that species?
yes please.
by Jeremiah_Easter
October 28th, 2011, 1:43 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Serious Question
Replies: 49
Views: 9069

Re: Serious Question

Color, contrast, and smooth scales (= shiny). Its kind of a no brainer why people like Lampropeltis. Oh, I almost forgot endless variety :D
by Jeremiah_Easter
October 26th, 2011, 8:18 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Specimen of the year post.
Replies: 75
Views: 12751

Re: Specimen of the year post.

Those Diamondback Terrapins are smokin' hot. What was the carapace length on that turtle? We had one of those at the Herp Nation booth at a recent show, talk about a show stopper. We were swamped with inquiries.
by Jeremiah_Easter
October 26th, 2011, 8:11 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Old herpers never die…..New Photos Added
Replies: 23
Views: 4278

Re: Old herpers never die…..

As much as I like me some Lichanura, the Tarantula and Wasp sequence was the best. I've always wanted to observe that myself, but never been lucky enough yet. Maybe I'll have to wait until I am an old herper :D
by Jeremiah_Easter
October 25th, 2011, 8:26 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Super Brave Gecko
Replies: 27
Views: 2772

Re: Super Brave Gecko

I completely agree that the second Tokay appear to be clearly defensive. Are Tokays territorial? If so I wonder if the attacker wouldn't have acted the same way if there was a snake in his territory with or without another Tokay being constricted. Really cool vid.
by Jeremiah_Easter
October 25th, 2011, 8:14 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Very strange!
Replies: 11
Views: 3264

Re: Very strange!

It seems like parthenogenesis has become a fairly common observation in captive snakes of many species over the last 10 years. I had it possibly occur once in my collection (20 years ago) with a northern Pine Snake reared from a hatchling. She became gravid and went way past term unable to deposit t...
by Jeremiah_Easter
October 18th, 2011, 11:52 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Panamanian Poison Frog Research '09 - Pic Intensive
Replies: 44
Views: 14126

Re: Panamanian Poison Frog Research '09 - Pic Intensive

Amazing stuff, I had no idea they were that polymorphic. I'd like to see some of this in Herp Nation Magazine.
by Jeremiah_Easter
October 12th, 2011, 5:15 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Poll: Definition of 'Field Herping'
Replies: 54
Views: 16776

Re: Poll: Definition of 'Field Herping'

The act of searching for wild reptiles and amphibians, typically motivated by an affinity for herps. Daryl - why use "typically"? Can you describe a situation where someone would be field herping but they have no affinity for herps? If not, I think we can drop that word. @jim - more thoughts on the...
by Jeremiah_Easter
October 12th, 2011, 5:06 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Poll: Definition of 'Field Herping'
Replies: 54
Views: 16776

Re: Poll: Definition of 'Field Herping'

keown wrote: The community represented on the FHF forums is made up of a wide assortment of "herpers" from all over the world, with a wide variety of herp interests, motives, etc. I do not think we can or should really nail down a definition that is so tight that it excludes a sizable segment of the...
by Jeremiah_Easter
October 11th, 2011, 7:08 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Are these FIELD HERPERS?
Replies: 59
Views: 8503

Re: Are these FIELD HERPERS?

Eh? I settled on my choice of a definition a long time ago, Jeremiah, just as I imagine you did. I must have missed it. Please save me the search and re-post it. Thanks. I find it peculiar that you seem to be continually insinuating that I am somehow trying to force the FHF community into my way of...
by Jeremiah_Easter
October 11th, 2011, 4:10 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Are these FIELD HERPERS?
Replies: 59
Views: 8503

Re: Are these FIELD HERPERS?

I think the consensus on this forum is that Rob is hilarious. :lol: :lol: :lol: "no phone" :lol: :lol: (and that Gerry will never settle on a definition)
by Jeremiah_Easter
October 11th, 2011, 4:04 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Should the term "field herping" exclude animal collecting?
Replies: 230
Views: 195136

Re: Should the term "field herping" exclude animal collectin

This might be a new forum... it is certainly not different... as such.
You must not remember the old one very well. The difference is better moderation, and a forum owner who isn't a drama queen :D
by Jeremiah_Easter
October 11th, 2011, 7:52 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Are these FIELD HERPERS?
Replies: 59
Views: 8503

Re: Are these FIELD HERPERS?

I would define Field Herping as the hobby of observing and searching for wild reptiles motivated by a desire to enjoy and appreciate them.
Do we have a winning definition? This one works for me. Time to call Websters...
by Jeremiah_Easter
October 9th, 2011, 10:55 am
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Should the term "field herping" exclude animal collecting?
Replies: 230
Views: 195136

Re: Should the term "field herping" exclude animal collectin

collecting is part of the herpers evolution I've heard this before and while I get what you are trying to communicate, I don't like the statement. To me this implies that the more "evolved" herper has stopped collecting, which I don't think is always correct. To use myself as an example, I collecte...
by Jeremiah_Easter
October 9th, 2011, 10:43 am
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Should the term "field herping" exclude animal collecting?
Replies: 230
Views: 195136

Re: Should the term "field herping" exclude animal collectin

@ Justinm and Gbin...I don't think its unfortunate at all that groups of any sort (churches, hobbyists, etc.) have to define what they are. If terms like "Christian" and "field herpers" are not defined, then they have no meaning. Describing, thinking, categorizing, defining...these are all a part of...
by Jeremiah_Easter
October 7th, 2011, 8:54 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Should the term "field herping" exclude animal collecting?
Replies: 230
Views: 195136

Re: Should the term "field herping" exclude animal collectin

Daryl, I think my definition can easily be adjusted to accommodate the things you mention without changing much. As I wrote it I was intending it to include pickling, with the second part about scientific collection. Gerry-whatever dude, don't get all bent out of shape. You can't argue with my point...
by Jeremiah_Easter
October 7th, 2011, 7:29 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Are these FIELD HERPERS?
Replies: 59
Views: 8503

Re: Are these FIELD HERPERS?

Exactly my thoughts Ted.
by Jeremiah_Easter
October 7th, 2011, 7:25 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Should the term "field herping" exclude animal collecting?
Replies: 230
Views: 195136

Re: Should the term "field herping" exclude animal collectin

Gerry and Darryl, If you guys weren't so keen to argue your opinion on this you would have noticed that I am not in the "no collecting" camp. Skin traders, subsistence hunters and Sweetwater morons are not field herpers, here is why: Generally speaking none of those three are interested in the livin...
by Jeremiah_Easter
October 7th, 2011, 5:27 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Should the term "field herping" exclude animal collecting?
Replies: 230
Views: 195136

Re: Should the term "field herping" exclude animal collectin

What we need is a poll I guess. Maybe that isn't yet the consensus, but for the future good of field herping as a legitimate hobby, we would be wise to move toward that consensus.
by Jeremiah_Easter
October 7th, 2011, 2:16 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Should the term "field herping" exclude animal collecting?
Replies: 230
Views: 195136

Re: Should the term "field herping" exclude animal collectin

Great and funny thread :lol: My opinion: field herping does not exclude collection any more than sport-fishing excludes take. However, I don't think all seeking of herps falls under the title "field herping". Commercial collectors, people who collect for food, skins etc. have a different philosophy ...
by Jeremiah_Easter
October 7th, 2011, 6:25 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Are these FIELD HERPERS?
Replies: 59
Views: 8503

Re: Are these FIELD HERPERS?

Dell said it best :thumb: I'll ad this: There are fisherman and there are sport-fisherman. A field herper is akin to a sport-fisherman, not a regular fisherman. People collecting for food, income are snake hunters/reptile collectors, not field herpers IMHO. @frank - Herper is not short for herpetolo...
by Jeremiah_Easter
October 3rd, 2011, 4:41 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: deleted
Replies: 13
Views: 2370

Re: Austral Winter Herping (part 3) - Townsville area

You are awesome! Great post.
by Jeremiah_Easter
September 27th, 2011, 7:22 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: WTF Weird thing on a snake
Replies: 13
Views: 2482

Re: WTF Weird thing on a snake

And it looked appetizing.
Wow, lol, you might want to have your monitor calibrated (or your eyes checked) :D
by Jeremiah_Easter
September 27th, 2011, 6:38 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Interactive Field Herping!
Replies: 15
Views: 2631

Re: Interactive Field Herping!

Rob K - thanks for posting that. Looks like we have a counter-fitter, or a plagiarizer.

Hey Snakeman, you might try saying "I got this idea from..." next time :roll:
by Jeremiah_Easter
September 27th, 2011, 6:14 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: username origination-per request
Replies: 121
Views: 8608

Re: username origination-per request

Herpseeker1978, Thank You. I haven't seen that commercial since it was actually on TV and it made me LOL again, it has to be one of the greatest commercials of all time. Who-ever acted that caveman on the right absolutely nailed it :thumb: Jim-I thought my old avatar was a little too negative, I nee...
by Jeremiah_Easter
September 27th, 2011, 6:05 am
Forum: Board Line
Topic: A Discussion of Herping Ethics (warning: long winded)
Replies: 612
Views: 505444

Re: A Discussion of Herping Ethics (warning: long winded)

Personally... I think 'Cooling' wild herps for better pics is questionable. And therein lies the Crux of the problem... people WILL pick and choose which Items they agree with I am pretty sure if you read it again you will find that Gary is recommending NOT cooling them. Now your problem has no cru...
by Jeremiah_Easter
September 27th, 2011, 5:56 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: WTF Weird thing on a snake
Replies: 13
Views: 2482

Re: WTF Weird thing on a snake

ant head is the first thing I thought before looking at the replies.
by Jeremiah_Easter
September 26th, 2011, 5:41 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Private Forum or Chapter...? How do you feel..?
Replies: 70
Views: 9533

Re: Private Forum or Chapter...? How do you feel..?

Elite herper forums usually blow....not much different from a bunch of jocks in the locker room flexing their pecks and whipping out their junk. :roll:
by Jeremiah_Easter
September 26th, 2011, 5:33 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: username origination-per request
Replies: 121
Views: 8608

Re: username origination-per request

Jeremiah Easter....birth.
by Jeremiah_Easter
September 26th, 2011, 5:30 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Interactive Field Herping!
Replies: 15
Views: 2631

Re: Interactive Field Herping!

Very inventive. That is a pretty epic post.
by Jeremiah_Easter
September 26th, 2011, 7:49 am
Forum: Board Line
Topic: A Discussion of Herping Ethics (warning: long winded)
Replies: 612
Views: 505444

Re: A Discussion of Herping Ethics (warning: long winded)

I think Gary's ethics page (http://www.californiaherps.com/info/fie ... thics.html) was well written and covers the majority of the issues. Gary, would you object to having that posted here and polished up a bit by the input of the FHF crowd?
by Jeremiah_Easter
September 24th, 2011, 1:21 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: A Discussion of Herping Ethics (warning: long winded)
Replies: 612
Views: 505444

Re: A Discussion of Herping Ethics (warning: long winded)

we ought to attempt to develop a comprehensive list of ethical standards and they should be published for any newcomer to read through. I heartily encourage this idea. I think we can affect the trajectory of this hobby if we all pull together on this. Lets do it! It would be great to have this on t...
by Jeremiah_Easter
September 23rd, 2011, 11:12 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: New issue of Herp Nation Magazine
Replies: 31
Views: 2658

Re: New issue of Herp Nation Magazine

In response to the comic, HN is first and foremost a magazine for adults. It made me laugh out load when I first read that comic. I think the majority of the HN audience probably got the same laugh. We'd be happy to print any objections in the next reader feedback. Cole, the state maps were labored ...
by Jeremiah_Easter
September 23rd, 2011, 1:35 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Volume 2, Issue 2 - Discussion/Review
Replies: 7
Views: 2838

Re: Volume 2, Issue 2 - Discussion/Review

:?: do you know you are posting in the 2.2 review thread?
by Jeremiah_Easter
September 22nd, 2011, 7:40 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Borneo Dispatches #8: Snake Night At Kubah
Replies: 17
Views: 7175

Re: Borneo Dispatches #8: Snake Night At Kubah

loved the second Bioga, wow!
by Jeremiah_Easter
September 22nd, 2011, 6:51 am
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Too Close For Comfort
Replies: 94
Views: 25472

Re: Too Close For Comfort

Snakeman, don't trip on the comments. I've walked up on denning coyotes and the fact that they seem bolder than normal and don't move out quickly was a bit unnerving to me too, I thought maybe the mother was rabid (until I saw the cubs). There was some good advice here though, don't sensationalize n...
by Jeremiah_Easter
September 12th, 2011, 6:45 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: A clever foraging tactic in arboreal monitor lizards
Replies: 33
Views: 6822

Re: A clever foraging tactic in arboreal monitor lizards

Those videos were awesome! I've never seen a lizard use its hands like that, it seemed like I was watching a monkey, not a monitor. Really excellent observations.
Reminds me of other giant lizards...

"That one--when she looks at you, you can see she's thinking--working things out."