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by Scott Waters
November 1st, 2019, 8:15 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: The day the music died.
Replies: 7
Views: 3140

Re: The day the music died.

Thanks for the traumatic reminder. :)
by Scott Waters
July 22nd, 2019, 12:28 pm
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Switching an Eastern Coachwhip
Replies: 93
Views: 102714

Re: Switching an Eastern Coachwhip

No idea if this will work on coachwhips, but for many years I produced Mussurana. They were GREAT snake feeders as hatchlings, but not so good at rodents. One day I decided to try taking a portion of a shed from a feeder snake (I used to produce cornsnakes for hatchling feeders) and place it on the ...
by Scott Waters
March 29th, 2019, 1:01 am
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Climate change revisited
Replies: 97
Views: 103086

Re: Climate change revisited

Richard, This thread is unlikely to survive, surely you know that already. Field herping is the topic at hand on this forum, it’s quite literally in the name. Climate change, while a worthy topic to discuss and clearly related to our shared passion for being in the field, is a stretch to debate here...
by Scott Waters
March 27th, 2019, 11:54 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Range extensions in Marin?
Replies: 28
Views: 30344

Re: Range extensions in Marin?

Great update. I’d love to work on the contia and lateralis in Marin with you. Shoot me an email. I’m close by. :)

Scott
by Scott Waters
December 29th, 2018, 11:30 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Large King Cobra
Replies: 12
Views: 8120

Re: Large King Cobra

Staying home (not panning or zooming) on the wide shot when it crossed the road was fantastic. So many would have zoomed in, but you didn’t and allowed the home run! Well done. Also, very creative with the celebratory beer storyline. Again, well done! The M Toxins shirt hurt the piece though (inside...
by Scott Waters
December 27th, 2018, 3:51 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 'Twas the night before herping
Replies: 22
Views: 16143

Re: 'Twas the night before herping

Indeed. Glad to see this bumped again. If I fail to do so, please do it every year.

RIP KVS!
by Scott Waters
December 27th, 2018, 3:49 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Hualapai Herping [Video]
Replies: 3
Views: 2741

Re: Hualapai Herping [Video]

I’d suggest this is more of an achievement than finding a NorCal zonata, but that’s just me. :) Well done! The music bed was entertaining, felt like Michael Myers was going to show up and start slaying. LOL Fun stuff. Look forward to the next video. Thanks for sharing.

Scott
by Scott Waters
December 16th, 2018, 5:34 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: EOY 2018 - Lots of Lampro - (TX, WA, OR, CA, CO, LA)
Replies: 23
Views: 12769

Re: EOY 2018 - Lots of Lampro - (TX, WA, OR, CA, CO, LA)

EPiC post, thanks for sharing! I’m putting one of the shots up on the FHF Instagram [email protected], if you’d like to follow. :)

Awesome post, thanks again for sharing.

Scott
by Scott Waters
October 22nd, 2018, 12:27 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: What is Herping? Why I do it. - A short Documentary film
Replies: 40
Views: 30924

Re: What is Herping? Why I do it. - A short Documentary film

Good job. You should be quite proud!
by Scott Waters
August 26th, 2018, 2:55 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: change of forum format
Replies: 39
Views: 67292

Re: change of forum format

More great insight, thanks all! I have a very simple view of it......I don’t care if old timers “come back” or not. LOL Seriously, I truly do not care. Why? Because it doesn’t matter. We have strong numbers, consistently. As I pointed out earlier, social media platforms made an impact on all photo b...
by Scott Waters
August 9th, 2018, 7:12 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: change of forum format
Replies: 39
Views: 67292

Re: change of forum format

Richard, I’ve laid out my position and corrected your rewriting of FHF history multiple times now. Take it or leave it. If it’s not for you, that’s quite alright. No hard feelings. Life is too short to get hung up on, “to sub forum or not to sub forum”. :) This post is being moved to the Board Line,...
by Scott Waters
August 8th, 2018, 9:51 am
Forum: Board Line
Topic: change of forum format
Replies: 39
Views: 67292

Re: change of forum format

Hi Richard, ‘Numbers’ doesn’t need to be in quotes. They aren’t my opinion. :) As I’ve said, this board would be gone if I saw usage numbers decimated. That’s just not happened. I thought it would, so even I’m surprised at how much this board is viewed since the social media movement became popular....
by Scott Waters
August 7th, 2018, 11:50 am
Forum: Board Line
Topic: change of forum format
Replies: 39
Views: 67292

Re: change of forum format

Profitable? LOL I made no mention of that, as it’s not reality. Go to a comedy club open mic night, cuz that was hilarious.

In terms of regional forums, I’m for it if it is supported.

Thanks
Scott
by Scott Waters
August 7th, 2018, 11:01 am
Forum: Board Line
Topic: change of forum format
Replies: 39
Views: 67292

Re: change of forum format

Richard, For clarity and factual discussion, “The Forum” was created due to other forums at the time having too many sub forums. FHF was not sub forum generating until about 6 years into the existence of FHF. At that point in time sub forums were created to support nafha chapter meetings, etc. Let’s...
by Scott Waters
July 31st, 2018, 7:23 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Recent finds: California + Arizona
Replies: 10
Views: 10373

Re: Recent finds: California + Arizona

Outstanding!
by Scott Waters
July 23rd, 2018, 10:28 pm
Forum: FHF Image Lab
Topic: This is a test. Sorry.
Replies: 1
Views: 9942

Re: This is a test. Sorry.

....and that is a spectacular “test”!
by Scott Waters
July 10th, 2018, 8:09 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Video: Get Intimate with the Shrub-Steppe, Washington State
Replies: 2
Views: 3961

Re: Video: Get Intimate with the Shrub-Steppe, Washington St

Another great one. You're on to something.....clearly you understand producing, shooting and editing. Keep it up!

Scott
by Scott Waters
July 10th, 2018, 8:07 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Video: Spring Herping the Columbia River Basin
Replies: 12
Views: 20026

Re: Video: Spring Herping the Columbia River Basin

Great video! Thanks for sharing. Looking forward to more.

Scott
by Scott Waters
December 24th, 2017, 10:39 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 'Twas the night before herping
Replies: 22
Views: 16143

Re: 'Twas the night before herping

A classic from Kent. Good call, Bryan.

Thanks
Scott
by Scott Waters
September 30th, 2017, 1:27 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Nylon Mesh Snake Death Trap
Replies: 34
Views: 38578

Re: Nylon Mesh Snake Death Trap

You can place them inline where the old photos are now.

#ScrewPhotobucket

#FHFsolution

:)

Scott
by Scott Waters
September 30th, 2017, 1:24 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Photo Attachment is now available on FHF.....
Replies: 11
Views: 38753

Re: Photo Attachment is now available on FHF.....

You will see an "upload attachment" option now, below the text box.
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You can place the images at the bottom of the text, or inline with the text. Mess around with it....using "Preview"....until it works out.

Thanks,
Scott
by Scott Waters
September 4th, 2017, 10:06 am
Forum: N.A.F.H.A. - Announcements/Inquiries
Topic: FHF has moved chapter threads.....
Replies: 33
Views: 31665

Re: FHF has moved chapter threads.....

Good stuff. Thanks for the input everyone. I'll put a post up soon with some more thoughts on the subject. It'll be on The Forum, so as to leave this subforum for NAFHA specific use. Another thing that will be happening soon, hoping by the end of the year (at the latest) is FHF Radio. :) Did it a fe...
by Scott Waters
August 17th, 2017, 8:09 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: SW New Mexico & SE Arizona Herping
Replies: 2
Views: 2796

Re: SW New Mexico & SE Arizona Herping

Photobucket isn't having it. A lot of hosts are blocking usage on forums, etc. You can attach ALL of your images directly here on FHF. See the attachment option.

Scott
by Scott Waters
August 17th, 2017, 8:07 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herp Nation Radio - Cutting Edge Herp w/guest Quetzal Dwyer
Replies: 2
Views: 3439

Herp Nation Radio - Cutting Edge Herp w/guest Quetzal Dwyer

On this episode of Cutting Edge Herp Radio, Vin Speaks to long time friend Quetzal Dwyer of Parque Reptiliandia in Costa Rica. Quetzal has a state of the art Zoo in the jungles of Costa Rica and is very well known for his unique reptile husbandry techniques, keeping reptiles outdoors in naturalistic...
by Scott Waters
August 9th, 2017, 7:20 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Eastern Hognose, Rhode Island
Replies: 1
Views: 2368

Re: Eastern Hognose, Rhode Island

Use the attachment option and you can host those two images here on FHF, rather than a link.

Congrats on the hoggie! Hognose eggs (easterns) were the first eggs I ever hatched, from a wild caught female. Not only that, the babies were solid black!

Scott
by Scott Waters
August 9th, 2017, 7:17 pm
Forum: N.A.F.H.A. - Announcements/Inquiries
Topic: FHF has moved chapter threads.....
Replies: 33
Views: 31665

Re: FHF has moved chapter threads.....

I just had the "what the H..." moment. I read the replies in this thread. I agree with Chris McMartin. As NAFHA was never really what could be considered a true "club" i.e., dues, meetings, etc. (at least in AZ) calling it a chapter is a bit of a misnomer. Subgroup or subforum would be the better t...
by Scott Waters
August 5th, 2017, 3:27 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Photo Attachment is now available on FHF.....
Replies: 11
Views: 38753

Photo Attachment is now available on FHF.....

You can now attach photos to posts on FHF! No more hassles with photo hosts who block usage. Problem solved! Now you can host them here on FHF. Parameters are 3MB file size max, 800px wide max, and jpg or png file types. Please only use for FHF posting. Look for the attachment option when you post o...
by Scott Waters
August 5th, 2017, 10:09 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: A few from NE ARkansux
Replies: 1
Views: 2190

Re: A few from NE ARkansux

Attachment settings for the invert forum have been adjusted. Thanks for pointing that out.

Scott
by Scott Waters
August 4th, 2017, 6:35 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Photo Embed Test
Replies: 2
Views: 2438

Re: Photo Embed Test

Looks great. You can also use this forum to host photos for FHF. See the attachment option when creating or replying to a post. Parameters are files under 3MB, jpg or png and 800px wide. Looking forward to your next post!

Scott
by Scott Waters
July 31st, 2017, 11:09 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Fluorescent CA Kingsnake
Replies: 66
Views: 36426

Re: Fluorescent CA Kingsnake

I found three like this one in that area. I think one of them is pictured in Hubb's book. I need to find my old Canon Powershot (60, I think?) and check out the cards. I have an old Fuji that is loaded with a bunch of stuff as well. Anyway, some cool looking kings in a fairly small area. Screen Shot...
by Scott Waters
July 31st, 2017, 10:58 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: photobucket no longer allows 3rd party pic hosting for free
Replies: 12
Views: 7757

Re: photobucket no longer allows 3rd party pic hosting for f

Uploading is now available. I'll make a bigger announcement later. SPECS: File types: jpg or png File size: 3MB max. Width: 800px max. Process: Size your image to 800px wide, keeping all the images in a fluid width for viewing. Handle all of your editing needed prior to uploading to FHF. Upload all ...
by Scott Waters
July 30th, 2017, 12:10 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: photobucket no longer allows 3rd party pic hosting for free
Replies: 12
Views: 7757

Re: photobucket no longer allows 3rd party pic hosting for f

This is being addressed. No more worries about outside photo hosting to post on FHF. :) Announcement coming shorty.

Thanks,
Scott
by Scott Waters
July 29th, 2017, 12:34 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: photobucket no longer allows 3rd party pic hosting for free
Replies: 12
Views: 7757

Re: photobucket no longer allows 3rd party pic hosting for f

Hmm. I'll look into a solution. This is now becoming common, as companies want to monetize as much as they can. Eliminating coding to sites like this is one way to do it.....as it forces the user to ONLY view their hosting service. They want you to ONLY view their platform. I'll ask about getting ho...
by Scott Waters
June 26th, 2017, 12:13 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: chapters.
Replies: 3
Views: 10662

Re: chapters.

Hello. Yes, I'd look into some regional forums. Definitely on a need basis, meaning I'm not launching them "all", rather only those who would be used in a big way. The Forum is the community I believe in first and foremost, but again, will happily discuss Regions (not chapters) with you all. I've la...
by Scott Waters
June 7th, 2017, 9:32 pm
Forum: N.A.F.H.A. - Announcements/Inquiries
Topic: FHF has moved chapter threads.....
Replies: 33
Views: 31665

Re: FHF has moved chapter threads.....

Great feedback, everyone. Thanks for your input. Here is where I am with regional forums.....I'll do it if they are a direct part of FHF. While I strongly believe in a one-forum approach, which is the origin of FHF (for those who remember our first couple of years). Any ideas to grow field herping, ...
by Scott Waters
June 3rd, 2017, 11:04 am
Forum: N.A.F.H.A. - Announcements/Inquiries
Topic: FHF has moved chapter threads.....
Replies: 33
Views: 31665

FHF has moved chapter threads.....

Hello. After a few years of contemplating this decision, I have decided to merge the NAFHA chapter forum toics into The Forum. Here's why. FHF was created with a "global community" approach.....way back in 2004. The world all posted under one roof, by design. This was embraced by the world of field ...
by Scott Waters
March 28th, 2017, 5:40 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Question / Poll : How Far do you move herps from roads?
Replies: 22
Views: 9337

Re: Question / Poll : How Far do you move herps from roads?

Chris By law in Texas, you can't pick up, touch, or "encourage" an animal off the roadway. That being said, I've taken two Texas Parks and Wildlife employees road cruising and they both agreed that's crazy. VERY important, thanks for adding that Bill! This topic is 100% about safety in my opinion. ...
by Scott Waters
March 28th, 2017, 5:29 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Vote to sequence the senome of the sexually-dimorphic Temple
Replies: 1
Views: 1837

Vote to sequence the senome of the sexually-dimorphic Temple

Vote to sequence the genome of the sexually-dimorphic Temple PitViper Hello Fellow Herpers! My colleagues at the National University of Singapore and I are currently conducting a project to sequence the genome of the Temple (or Wagler’s) PitViper, Topidolaemus wagleri. We are one of five projects (o...
by Scott Waters
March 15th, 2017, 3:17 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Question / Poll : How Far do you move herps from roads?
Replies: 22
Views: 9337

Re: Question / Poll : How Far do you move herps from roads?

The literal translation is that if you pick something up and put it in a container, it is a captive animal. For that matter, in your hand is "possession", meaning if you touch it you should have any necessary permits or licenses. I live in CA. We actually have VERY good herp regs here, in my opinion.
by Scott Waters
February 28th, 2017, 12:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need Your State's Regulations for Breeding Native Species
Replies: 28
Views: 39059

Re: Need Your State's Regulations for Breeding Native Specie

Rick Staub should be consulted on this, for sure. I'll let him know about this post.

scott
by Scott Waters
February 27th, 2017, 10:22 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Yolo Delta Blackbelly Kingsnake footage
Replies: 7
Views: 4695

Re: Yolo Delta Blackbelly Kingsnake footage

I didn't know you were here in the area, Scott. I live about 10 miles from there. This is my last year herping for awhile. I'm actually going in for my first appointment for cortisone shots next week. I've been injured since January. I have a battle coming up that is gonna require all of my focus. ...
by Scott Waters
February 12th, 2017, 1:50 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: HNM#19: HERPING THE ENDEMIC REPTILES OF BIMINI by Jake Scott
Replies: 2
Views: 2307

Re: HNM#19: HERPING THE ENDEMIC REPTILES OF BIMINI by Jake S

You're welcome. I am getting all of the back issues of Herp Nation Magazine digitized. So far #20, #19, and #18 are on www.HerpNation.com

Thanks,
Scott
by Scott Waters
February 12th, 2017, 1:45 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Clever Snake Mom?
Replies: 32
Views: 13837

Re: Clever Snake Mom

This is Reason #6,758,974 why I love the this forum! AWESOME find, thanks for sharing. I've put it on the Herp Nation facebook page. Thanks again for sharing such a cool observation.

Could you email me? I have something to discuss with you. [email protected]

scott
by Scott Waters
February 10th, 2017, 12:24 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: HNM#19: HERPING THE ENDEMIC REPTILES OF BIMINI by Jake Scott
Replies: 2
Views: 2307

HNM#19: HERPING THE ENDEMIC REPTILES OF BIMINI by Jake Scott

Author and field herper Jake Scott accompanies the renowned author, herpetoculturist, and herp researcher Dick Bartlett on a long awaited trip to the Bahaman island of Bimini in the hopes of catching a glimpse of the surprisingly high diversity of reptiles amphibians that occur on these tiny islands...
by Scott Waters
December 1st, 2016, 9:20 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Yolo Delta Blackbelly Kingsnake footage
Replies: 7
Views: 4695

Re: Yolo Delta Blackbelly Kingsnake footage

The added sound....not really working for this type of video. I dig your outside-the-box thought in using it though!

I live a couple of miles from that spot. :) Other interesting BBKs (totally different look) are found over there. Good stuff. Hit me up if you're up this way again.

Scott
by Scott Waters
November 9th, 2016, 11:40 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Victoria brides and other flesh ads
Replies: 10
Views: 5772

Re: Victoria brides and other flesh ads

Great ideas! Thanks Lat!

scott
by Scott Waters
November 8th, 2016, 4:14 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Victoria brides and other flesh ads
Replies: 10
Views: 5772

Re: Victoria brides and other flesh ads

Since implementing google ads, I have been asked that a few times......"why do I see (insert topic) ads?" I've been told by my tech personnel (inside joke) the ads are primarily based on your internet activity. Now, granted, that doesn't mean you're searching for Ukranian brides, but something is tr...
by Scott Waters
November 1st, 2016, 1:52 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: SE-Asia: Thailand and Malaysia 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 4613

Re: SE-Asia: Thailand and Malaysia 2016

I think your host will not allow full size images. That's a bummer! Good stuff. Try using flickr. :)

thanks,
scott
by Scott Waters
October 21st, 2016, 7:22 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: New Field Herp / Macro Photo Tour Company in Malaysia
Replies: 4
Views: 2782

Re: New Field Herp / Macro Photo Tour Company in Malaysia

Anyone who contributes content to this forum, thus respecting this place (as you and Kurt always have), is allowed to promote their awesome new herp tour company! I know the admin, so I'm sure of it. :) Keep posting those amazing images and finds here on FHF, and I hope to take a tour with Orion Her...
by Scott Waters
October 19th, 2016, 2:04 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: OPINIONS ON WEATHER CHANGES STARTING TODAY AND HERPING
Replies: 4
Views: 2786

Re: OPINIONS ON WEATHER CHANGES STARTING TODAY AND HERPING

I like it when high temps dip rather quickly, and then a storm as well. Could be a good recipe. Good luck on whatever day you choose. (go Thursday and Friday!)