Reviews Versus Reports

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  1. BRICKBURN

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    In regards to the Hunting Reports forum at http://www.africahunting.com/community/hunting-reports/.

    I am sucker for a long read with plenty of pictures and after reading some comments on the now defunct Reviews section I was wondering what can be done to encourage those folks who don't really have time or are just not inclined to become literary wonders in this life time.

    What should a simple review include?
    Country
    Dates
    Type of Hunt (Plains Game, Big Game, Cull, Bird...)
    Method of Hunting (Rifle, Bow, Handgun…)
    Outfitter
    PH
    Agent
    Locations Hunted
    Species Hunted
    Trophy Quality
    Species Seen, Population and Quality of Game Observed
    Lodging
    Food
    Activities
    Travel Methods

    High Points
    Low Points
    Things to Improve
    Overall Rating
    Would Recommend to a Friend?

    (Just so everyone knows, J slipped in here and added to the list so you can blame him to. ) :)
     
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  2. spike.t

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    I think the species hunted/seen should include the zoological Latin name......;)

    Sorry Wayne, Mike made me say that. Actually I think your list looks good and should be made a sticky so that folks can refer to it.
     
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  4. AfricaHunting.com

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    I already made it a sticky… I think that BRICKBURN made a great framework for people to leave a quick review with all of the important points!

    I'm sure if we flub our latin Mike will be on top of it! :P Judge:
     
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    When compared to Wayne's "picking an outfitter" spreadsheets that list IS simple!!! :)

    About the only thing I'd suggest to add is "region" along with country.
     
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  7. BRICKBURN

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    It's nice having friends......:K Moon:
     

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    That list is way shorter than the 10 page reports that I write up. It's all relative.:E Shocked:
     

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    now marius i hope he is going to take it on the wing with his bow??? :sneaky::D
     

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    Shot placement on a Flying goose. Let's see that picture...
     
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    You see, with the zoological Latin names, that report sounds so much better!
     

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    So for reviews there is no pictures...

    Wel, Wayne that should get you a fat goose and no one would know the difference.
     

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    Marius, you have to have the video rolling for this.
     

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    So what is going to be harder. The Egyptian goose or a Vaal Rhebuck with his bow? Bruce
     
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    I just completed my online USFWS 3-177 form to clear my trophies from my July 2014 safari and I needed Genus species and common name for each species, so Phoenix Phil is just helping the hunters get a step up on their future paperwork!
     
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    You see @BRICKBURN you thought I was being a smartass, I cannot imagine why!
     

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    I think a review section is a great idea, even if you do a report it still adds to it. People like me are not really great at telling a story so it would help!
     

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