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Old 12-26-03, 04:21 PM   #1 (permalink)
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would you....

would any of you but home made herp care tapes if you had the chance?
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Old 12-26-03, 04:38 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Depends who made them and how much they cost.
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Old 12-26-03, 05:20 PM   #3 (permalink)
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What you're wanting to get into requires a reputation. I wouldn't be to inclined to buy a tape from some shmoe that I've never heard of. I would be inclined to buy something like a DVD (who uses tape anymore) from some one like Bob Applegate (on king snakes), Bill and Kathy Love (on corn snakes) and Dr. Bryon Fry (on venomous) just to name a few. These people are experts in their respective fields and have reputation that's world renown.

Now I'm not trying to be mean or anything but I wouldn't buy them from some kid who hasn't really done anything in the world of herps and is basically regurgitating the information they've learned from care sheets.
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I agree with Lisa's posts 100%

I would only buy tapes to learn from if they were made by someone in the industry who has proven they know their stuff and has educated, informative and innovative ideas.

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Not to mention the info must be stuff we don't already know. I doubt many of us would buy a corn snake care DVD. Now a video on how to milk cobras and sell the venom- that would be a hot seller:-)

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Good post Lisa, I agree.
I think that DVD's, videos etc are a wonderfull teaching tool for people in and out of the herp community, but I do agree that haveing new info and a recognizable name is also very important.
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I did buy a tape and book on lizard taming few years ago.
Pretty good stuff,most of it...I think the woman had advertised it in the back of a reptile magazine.
No professional credentials,just a love and respect for the herps.
Of course you do need to have knowledge and just as importantly the experience to back it up.

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Old 12-26-03, 07:43 PM   #8 (permalink)
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takes rep, info quality, verification, and scientific back-up to part me from my money
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