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by Porter
November 25th, 2020, 11:01 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2020 EOY Report - Arizona
Replies: 3
Views: 148

Re: 2020 EOY Report - Arizona

Congrats on that albino find :thumb: :beer: I’m always on the lookout for one of those to pop-up in Pseudacris. Highlights for me were that dark rhino, double buzz neck stripe-age, and those monstrous in-insitus. Nice post 👍🏻
by Porter
November 18th, 2020, 3:36 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: The Mattress - An ongoing thread of stories from the field
Replies: 53
Views: 24407

Re: The Mattress - An ongoing thread of stories from the field

The Croaking Frog has nothing to do with The Mattress. It was a project I started that became too overwhelming to finish. I was only able to completed chapter 1 in 2017... the rest is written but had to be put on the shelf for now.The original title was The Singing Frog and I posted it here on FHF ...
by Porter
October 31st, 2020, 5:39 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: The Mattress - An ongoing thread of stories from the field
Replies: 53
Views: 24407

Re: The Mattress - An ongoing thread of stories from the field

I’ve been saving this one for Halloween 🎃 I mean, this thing literally looks like it's wearing a snake costume. I have to admit, I didn’t think that damn mattress (or any other mattress) would produce anything at all... Turns out I was wrong 8-) Happy Halloween everyone :beer: Enjoy :crazyeyes: http...
by Porter
October 19th, 2020, 4:57 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Wisconsin Bullsnake observations 2020
Replies: 6
Views: 584

Re: Wisconsin Bullsnake observations 2020

Oh I believe that they are striking ... :lol: Cool stuff man. I found a great basin gopher snake a couple years ago that had all black Dorsal blotching running from nose to tail. With a higher than usual consistency of black on the neck portion. The usual color scheme for those is black from the nec...
by Porter
October 16th, 2020, 3:58 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Wisconsin Bullsnake observations 2020
Replies: 6
Views: 584

Re: Wisconsin Bullsnake observations 2020

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50295809208_14ec8d203e_k.jpg Bullsnake (Pituophis catinefer sayi) by Mike Day , on Flickr That’s one cool looking snake right there! Would this be considered melanistic or is it common to come across them with all black blotch coloration like this in Wisconsin?
by Porter
October 4th, 2020, 7:29 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Misconception
Replies: 0
Views: 359

Misconception

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by Porter
September 14th, 2020, 2:02 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Amen Brother
Replies: 40
Views: 3166

Re: Amen Brother

So when the guy in the joke says “ What we both need to consider is pi-pie” he means two things simultaneously: 1) that he and the girl should go on a date and talk before judging each other through written messages that lack vocal tone and easily confused. 2) That like pi, Life doesn’t always add u...
by Porter
September 14th, 2020, 1:44 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Amen Brother
Replies: 40
Views: 3166

Re: Amen Brother

It’s intended to relieve tension between People who Choose to believe in religion vs people who choose to believe in science
by Porter
September 14th, 2020, 1:42 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Amen Brother
Replies: 40
Views: 3166

Re: Amen Brother

I mean, what’s funnier then a guy who thinks God is an octopus…? 🤷🏻‍♂️
by Porter
September 14th, 2020, 1:27 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Amen Brother
Replies: 40
Views: 3166

Re: Amen Brother

You know Porter; you dont take an authentic compliment real well. Unless its from some older man, however the thing is you are kind of; could we say ; dimensional and this forum does promote a rather dry line when it comes to expression. This isnt what I have experienced with Scientists - no not ne...
by Porter
September 11th, 2020, 8:27 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Arizona... Bufo retiformis?
Replies: 9
Views: 1732

Re: Arizona... Bufo retiformis?

Update on this: so I ended up canceling because of the dry heatwave and then I rescheduled for a month later. Of course in between my new vacation plans, that’s when they got the rain :lol: I was supposed to fly out Saturday, and canceled again yesterday. The CA desert trip that got ruined earlier t...
by Porter
September 9th, 2020, 10:49 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Amen Brother
Replies: 40
Views: 3166

Re: Amen Brother

I found this video today on YouTube… dig 👍🏻

by Porter
September 8th, 2020, 11:58 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Amen Brother
Replies: 40
Views: 3166

Re: Amen Brother

Bummer. Maybe it just wasnt the right day. Lol There was never a girl… It was a satirical synopsis of an assumed predicament Its Like I always say, when that girl turns me down after just the first few messages... “You’re speaking calculus… I’m speaking geometry… But what we both need to consider i...
by Porter
September 7th, 2020, 10:34 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Amen Brother
Replies: 40
Views: 3166

Re: Amen Brother

However, Seemingly unworthy of earning a conversation over coffee and pie With a beautiful young reptilian-loving college grad who finds it irrational to take a chance with a guy who simply doesn’t add up 🤷🏻‍♂️
by Porter
September 7th, 2020, 10:20 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Amen Brother
Replies: 40
Views: 3166

Re: Amen Brother

There ia something frequently brilliant and convergent and hilarious about your observations and vernaculars. Thats like nature itself. Lol I’ve got a pretty productively creative imagination 😎 That’s a lifesaver when you’re at the end of a 13 hour shift and have a 2 Hour night drive ahead of you t...
by Porter
September 7th, 2020, 10:19 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Amen Brother
Replies: 40
Views: 3166

Re: Amen Brother

Lol I’ve got a pretty productively creative imagination 😎 That’s a lifesaver when you’re at the end of a 13 hour shift and have a 2 Hour drive ahead of you through the Sierra Mountains. Gotta keep that Brian awake lol

I mean, it’s definitely 80s B-Horror movie worthy for sure 🤟🏻
by Porter
September 7th, 2020, 3:59 am
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Amen Brother
Replies: 40
Views: 3166

Re: Amen Brother

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by Porter
September 6th, 2020, 11:42 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Amen Brother
Replies: 40
Views: 3166

Re: Amen Brother

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by Porter
September 6th, 2020, 8:47 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Amen Brother
Replies: 40
Views: 3166

Re: Amen Brother

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by Porter
September 6th, 2020, 8:42 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Amen Brother
Replies: 40
Views: 3166

Re: Amen Brother

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by Porter
September 6th, 2020, 8:28 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: God is an octopus 🐙
Replies: 5
Views: 674

Re: God is an octopus 🐙

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by Porter
September 5th, 2020, 6:07 am
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Amen Brother
Replies: 40
Views: 3166

Re: Amen Brother

Its Like I always say, when that girl turns me down after just the first few messages... “You’re speaking calculus… I’m speaking geometry… But what we both need to consider is, 𝛑 - 🥧


**I have never said that to a girl**
by Porter
September 4th, 2020, 5:00 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: God is an octopus 🐙
Replies: 5
Views: 674

Re: God is an octopus 🐙

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by Porter
September 4th, 2020, 9:34 am
Forum: Board Line
Topic: God is an octopus 🐙
Replies: 5
Views: 674

Re: God is an octopus 🐙

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by Porter
September 4th, 2020, 6:33 am
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Amen Brother
Replies: 40
Views: 3166

Re: Amen Brother

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by Porter
September 2nd, 2020, 4:49 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Amen Brother
Replies: 40
Views: 3166

Re: Amen Brother

Is it true what he’s saying about surfing and what the Hawaiians believed? I never heard of the guy until Jefferson mentioned him and his comment. So I googled, “order and chaos Jordan Peterson” and only watched that one video. I’m a long time Jimi Hendrix fan. what he said about order and chaos in ...
by Porter
September 2nd, 2020, 3:33 am
Forum: Board Line
Topic: God is an octopus 🐙
Replies: 5
Views: 674

God is an octopus🐙

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by Porter
September 2nd, 2020, 3:12 am
Forum: Board Line
Topic: God is an octopus 🐙
Replies: 5
Views: 674

God is an octopus 🐙

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by Porter
September 2nd, 2020, 1:37 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Golden Guide
Replies: 11
Views: 1321

Re: Golden Guide

**Move to a separate post**
by Porter
September 2nd, 2020, 1:17 am
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Amen Brother
Replies: 40
Views: 3166

Re: Amen Brother

Coluber Constrictor wrote:
September 1st, 2020, 4:46 pm
Jordan Peterson is a crackpot!
😂 :lol: 😂 :lol: 😂 you can’t drop a bomber like that without giving us some juice… Explain yourself!
by Porter
August 30th, 2020, 11:01 am
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Amen Brother
Replies: 40
Views: 3166

Re: Amen Brother

Someone with editing skills just needs to replace Serpent and Dragon with tumblr and tictoc. It may in fact be the other way around Kelly 😂 I kinda sorta dated a girl for about eight months who told me all about Tumblr. Apparently, it was used for amateur porn before some lawsuit passed that remove...
by Porter
August 30th, 2020, 10:22 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Golden Guide
Replies: 11
Views: 1321

Re: Golden Guide

Cool stuff :thumb: It was a Stebbins guide for me. The first one I got my hands on was given to me by kid named Chris Boomgarden. Well after we had become what you would call profound field Herper’s at the age of 13. He resembled Sean Penn from bad boys , a little more on the Tasmanian devil side, w...
by Porter
August 30th, 2020, 9:56 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: I-10 Chronicles
Replies: 25
Views: 3327

Re: I-10 Chronicles

Cool pic of the turtles basking :thumb: Looks like there’s another one peeking his head over the top of the shell. Congrats on the rat snake. That’s gonna be my number one target if I ever make it to the cuts :mrgreen: I’ve wanted to see one of those since I got my hands on my first Stebbins guide. ...
by Porter
August 29th, 2020, 2:16 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Amen Brother
Replies: 40
Views: 3166

Re: Amen Brother

His dream reminded me of Jordan Peterson-style intepretation of archetypical representations like the "Dragon of chaos." Willful blindness (teachers and kids ignoring the serpent/dragon or misunderstanding its destructive nature) ruins societies, whether it's willful blindness toward an internal pr...
by Porter
August 28th, 2020, 6:02 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Amen Brother
Replies: 40
Views: 3166

Re: Amen Brother

I mean, a good musky shit is enough to clear out a parking lot 🤷🏻‍♂️
by Porter
August 28th, 2020, 4:27 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Amen Brother
Replies: 40
Views: 3166

Amen Brother

Mehhh... I’m Pretty sure it was just a valley garter

by Porter
August 24th, 2020, 2:52 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: The Mattress - An ongoing thread of stories from the field
Replies: 53
Views: 24407

Re: The Mattress - An ongoing thread of stories from the field

The Croaking Frog has nothing to do with The Mattress. It was a project I started that became too overwhelming to finish. I was only able to completed chapter 1 in 2017... the rest is written but had to be put on the shelf for now.The original title was The Singing Frog and I posted it here on FHF ...
by Porter
August 23rd, 2020, 7:46 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: The Mattress - An ongoing thread of stories from the field
Replies: 53
Views: 24407

Re: The Mattress - An ongoing thread of stories from the field

Ok, so these are gonna take some extensive explaining... :lol: First let me start by saying, THE 2ND VIDEO NOW HAS THE 1ST SONG STILL INCLUDED :crazyeyes: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: I did a song-test-upload to YouTube, to see if I could use a Metallica song for something I have planned (and hopefully ...
by Porter
August 8th, 2020, 12:44 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Arizona... Bufo retiformis?
Replies: 9
Views: 1732

Re: Arizona... Bufo retiformis?

OK, well I can’t figure out how to send an image through p.m.… Since both you guys mentioned the roads, i’m guessing it’s not all that sensitive information. I got my info from a public database anyway. If someone thinks I should remove the images, give me a heads up and I will! I basically just cre...
by Porter
August 8th, 2020, 12:10 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Arizona... Bufo retiformis?
Replies: 9
Views: 1732

Re: Arizona... Bufo retiformis?

Middle Ajo Road - Kitt Peak Turnoff to a little west of Sells, they are routine, in case you don't want to risk 85. My observations are 40 years old though. As Steve said, rain is a must, and just keep the windows down and listen for mixed choruses. Jeff Jeff, thank you for posting man! I’ve got a ...
by Porter
August 8th, 2020, 11:58 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Arizona... Bufo retiformis?
Replies: 9
Views: 1732

Re: Arizona... Bufo retiformis?

Porter, I don't drop in very often, but it's good to see you're still active in the hobby. Retiformis is my favorite Arizona amphibian! I found retiformis to be fairly common around Ajo and south down into Organ Pipe National Monument. I've also found them on Ajo Road ( Tucson-Ajo Hwy 86). None of ...
by Porter
August 4th, 2020, 3:13 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Arizona... Bufo retiformis?
Replies: 9
Views: 1732

Re: Arizona... Bufo retiformis?

Cool man, thank you! 🍻 I wanted to go since I reintroduce myself into the hobby back in 2010. Don’t be jelly!! It’s the path to the Darkside…lol I’m done with photography. I’m all about video these days. You can expect to see some added to the mattress post for sure 🤟🏻 Dude, you’re telling me! :lol:...
by Porter
August 4th, 2020, 1:03 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: The Mattress - An ongoing thread of stories from the field
Replies: 53
Views: 24407

Re: The Mattress - An ongoing thread of stories from the field

This is another great example of how things just sorta fall into place and the video makes itself. The hidden homemade abandoned parking lot sk8 park sparked the iPhone skateboarding footage. I was heading back up the mountain to find the boa that got away. The blunted tail of the rattlesnake warni...
by Porter
August 3rd, 2020, 5:51 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Arizona... Bufo retiformis?
Replies: 9
Views: 1732

Arizona... Bufo retiformis?

I’m planning my first trip to Arizona. Originally, I wasn’t going to ask for any help down there. I did my own research, and I want to see how I do. I’ve got a couple targets but I’m really just going down to explore and see what I find. I want it to be a nice stress-free trip.…Putting my limited sk...
by Porter
July 27th, 2020, 2:29 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Early 2020 Herping, Part 1/3-Winter and Early Spring in the Ozarks
Replies: 2
Views: 1179

Re: Early 2020 Herping, Part 1/3-Winter and Early Spring in the Ozarks

Nice post you two! :thumb: I was thinking… 🤔 Wait a minute, I recognize these people :lol: I came across some of your videos last year as I was randomly boreding 🥱🛹 through YouTube herping Vids. I think it was your first trip to the bay area/California..? I remember I liked it. The snake I think I w...
by Porter
July 18th, 2020, 5:51 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Possible Country Records for the US
Replies: 193
Views: 97908

Re: Possible Country Records for the US

Cool, thanks for the info guys :thumb: I noticed that if I start driving directions before going into a non-reception area, there’s no problem. It’ll take me right to my pin. But if I try to get directions while in a non-reception area, it doesn’t work, and I notice the little blue dot that’s suppos...