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[Inquiry] Nerd

Discussion in 'Seller/Buyer/Shop Inquiries/Warnings' started by smiittyy, Oct 22, 2015.

  1. smiittyy

    smiittyy Arachnosquire

    Any one had any dealings with New England Reptile Distributors? Cant seem to find any reviews on the arachnid side of the business.


  2. gottarantulas

    gottarantulas Arachnoknight Old Timer

    There was a review thread for them on Fauna Classifieds.
  3. 14pokies

    14pokies Arachnoprince Active Member

    Very very good shop.. I grew up with kevin (the owner) top notch guy and world class breeder / shop owner..
  4. Arachnopets

    Arachnopets Arachnoboards Team Staff Member

    Admin Note:

    Any post that resembled a review has been removed. If you want to post a review, then please do so in the appropriate section. But you can not post reviews in this section or this thread.

    Thank you for your cooperation. :)

  5. smiittyy

    smiittyy Arachnosquire

    Im confused.

    Isnt the answer to an inquiry about a shop going to be a review in one form or another?

    I appreciated all the responses to this thread. Plan on doing business with Nerd at some point.
  6. Arachnopets

    Arachnopets Arachnoboards Team Staff Member

    Absolutely not, actually. A review is about a specific transaction. A response to an inquiry is more generic in nature, not referring to any specific transaction. It can also be character wise, about the individual person (owner, salesperson, etc.). A review can not be solely about the individual.

    For example:

    "How is so and so?" "Oh so and so are wonderful and super friendly. You will not be disappointed" <---- Acceptable reply to an inquiry.

    "How is so and so?" "Oh so and so sold me a P. metallica. They packed well and had great communication. I highly recommend them" < ---- NOT an acceptable reply to an inquiry.

    Hope that helped to clarify. :)

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  7. fowlmoodmandy

    fowlmoodmandy Arachnopeon

    So are they actually still in business?
  8. smiittyy

    smiittyy Arachnosquire

    I get it now, thanks
  9. Tomoran

    Tomoran Arachnoknight

    For the record, I didn't want to post a review; I was trying to answer his question. I'll just PM next time, thanks!

    Zach, I had a really good experience with them.
    Last edited: Nov 10, 2015
  10. 14pokies

    14pokies Arachnoprince Active Member

    Yes very much so...
  11. Shawnee

    Shawnee Arachnosquire

    I've found their prices of practically everything to be over what I would buy it for. I think it's a slight case of buying a brand. They are the..front-runners of ball python morphs, and are quite well-known. I typically stick with small-time personal T breeders if I want a tarantula. Like the mom and pop shops over walmart, you know? :p
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  12. gottarantulas

    gottarantulas Arachnoknight Old Timer

    A bit over priced with respect to their T selection, but Kevin and his operation (N.E.R.D.) are renowned in the reptile trade as an innovator, hugely knowledgeable and more upstanding person. i know of someone who has bought snakes from them. You could check out some of their YouTube videos to get a feel for them.
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