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« on: June 27, 2011, 05:51:05 AM »

what other forums besides this one do you view?
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« Reply #1 on: June 27, 2011, 06:58:42 AM »

Thats a lot like asking a Yankee fan
How often,he Cheers for
whatever the name of that team is
in Massachusetts huh

I'm sure you'll get more replies grin

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« Reply #2 on: June 27, 2011, 01:47:37 PM »

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Next question please!!!
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« Reply #3 on: June 27, 2011, 02:08:54 PM »

In my opinion, there is not another one.  I have learned way too much and developed some really good friendships to go looking for some other place to bee.  I prefer a monogamous relationship.  Might not have been the best question to ask here. Just saying. Undecided
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« Reply #4 on: June 27, 2011, 03:01:18 PM »

I have seen a couple of veiled references to other site(s) here searching old threads this winter, and again in this one. For those of us who are new is there some history here we should know so as to avoid stepping in "it"?
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« Reply #5 on: June 27, 2011, 04:09:48 PM »

Do you go into a Chevy dealership and ask which Dodge or Ford they recommend?

Really, if you're just wanting to find more info on bees, punch in honeybees in Yahoo and go thru the pages.

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« Reply #6 on: June 27, 2011, 04:57:08 PM »

Google is your friend. Google is your friend. Google is your friend.
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« Reply #7 on: June 27, 2011, 05:26:37 PM »

Google is your friend. Google is your friend. Google is your friend.

Just put in "beekeeping forums"


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« Reply #8 on: June 27, 2011, 05:40:56 PM »

We are open minded to other forums here. We surely have many members that are members of other forums,myself included.
 I spend almost all of  my time here because I enjoy the folks and it's geared a little more to the backyarder.
It also has features not found at some of the other forums.
There are a couple who's names are filtered out here because of attacks to the forum or our members,but they will not be mentioned.Nor need they be.
But feel free to talk about the others.But don't be bad mouthing them.
I see in a recent post on the forum about plans to build box joints referenced at Beesource. We have no problem with that.
We just hope to be the most appealing for our membership with voice and text chat features,links to photos and videos,and as always, a forum without ads running at the top of evry page to redirect you somewhere else.This has always been Johns(Founder) desire.
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« Reply #9 on: June 27, 2011, 05:49:12 PM »

A legitimate reference, I can see. A link or request to visit just to promote another forum, I think is crude and disrespectful. Many on here know I admin another bee forum, but the only time I ever post it is in an informational link to a thread answering the poster's question.

Rules aren't needed if respect is shown.
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« Reply #10 on: June 27, 2011, 06:29:04 PM »

what other forums besides this one do you view?

Forgive the narrow minded who only think in terms of bee forums.  Wink I guess that is all of us!  grin

I understand your question in asking what other forums are out there, even those NOT bee forums.

For one, and really the only other one I post on, and it has nothing to do with the bee forum they have (which I don't care for)...is homesteadingtoday.com

The forum is huge and covers many topics and forums beyond what is listed here on beemaster. While beemaster may be the only "bee forum" I participate in, I find the volume and expertise of the folks on homesteadingtoday.com to be first rate and very helpful. I ask many chicken and farming questions on that site.

Hope this helps.  Smiley
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« Reply #11 on: June 27, 2011, 06:52:40 PM »

good point Bjorn, it was a very open question!
If you are interested in growing fruit and berries,I find the folks on the fruit and orchard forum at gardenweb to be a good diverse bunch with a wealth of information both general and region specific. It is not ad free which is a drag. I have not really looked at any of the other forums on that site as few are my thing but they do have a lot of them.
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« Reply #12 on: June 27, 2011, 06:59:25 PM »

There are other kinds of forums? I guess  I overlooked that point. I am also a member of a couple home brewing forums. homebrewtalk.com and northernbrewer forums.
And a gardening forum,although there is little traffic there,so I don't check on it often.
 
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« Reply #13 on: June 27, 2011, 07:20:40 PM »

You mean there's something else in the world other than bees??
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« Reply #14 on: June 27, 2011, 07:56:33 PM »

You mean there's something else in the world other than bees??

Not since I got my hives this May......lol
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« Reply #15 on: June 28, 2011, 09:19:08 AM »

You mean there's something else in the world other than bees??
 
 
 
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« Reply #16 on: June 28, 2011, 11:31:54 AM »

It's a bit amusing.  I read/post a number of places, but there are 3 primary ones (Beemaster is one).  Having spoken to some of the administrators for all of them, it is clear that all think that the others aren't worthy of mention....and they all seem to have done something at some point to become "unmentionable".  Of course they all have their strengths and weaknesses.

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« Reply #17 on: June 28, 2011, 08:33:43 PM »

There is really only one on the list here because of attacks on our members.I am a member on a few others with no regrets.
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« Reply #18 on: June 28, 2011, 08:43:14 PM »

Of course other forums hate this one. I'm Here!  grin

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« Reply #19 on: June 28, 2011, 08:58:24 PM »

i have been on beesource, but it was pretty quiet the few times i was there.  one bee forum is about all i have time for anyway.
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« Reply #20 on: June 28, 2011, 10:30:57 PM »

http://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/

http://www.beesource.com/forums/index.php
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« Reply #21 on: June 29, 2011, 01:21:31 AM »

I am a member of both --- I started out there. I rarely go there anymore. This forum seems to be a little more laid back and geared more to the backyard keeper as already said. That other one has gotten real nasty @ times. Sometimes here we get a little huffed but John puts up with no bull  Rules
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« Reply #22 on: June 29, 2011, 02:01:26 AM »

Well I am a member over at beesource and Idee's forum.  Don't visit Idee's as much as I would like can't get my password to work right.  Don't bother that much with beesource just don't get the same feel over there I get here. 
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« Reply #23 on: June 29, 2011, 11:16:57 AM »

I've been on most of them (was kicked off one because I argued with the 'wrong' member) and have had issues with all but this one.  BEEMASTER IS the 'QUEENBEE"  of bee forums as far as I'm concerned.  I rarely visit any other.

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« Reply #24 on: June 29, 2011, 08:13:01 PM »

I visit beesource on occasion, Iddee's forum, a handful of reptile forums and a few others I find entertaining/useful. I actually started a topic just like this one a little while back.


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« Reply #25 on: June 29, 2011, 10:25:52 PM »

Beesource does have an interesting 'sticky' for following the "swarm line" north in the season.

And, there are interesting discussions on 'top bar' hives that I am experimenting with for the first time this year.

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« Reply #26 on: June 30, 2011, 06:31:16 AM »

If you want to learn about top bar hives go to the one beemaster has 'blocked' - Its a "Natural" beekeeping site out of Europe, I'd tell you where it is but as they've already admitted, its blocked from our viewing on this site.  Too bad. 

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