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  1. Fossil Discussion

    1. General Fossil Discussion

      Any general discussions about fossils & paleontology

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    2. Fossil Hunting Trips

      Post your fossiling adventures here!

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    3. Fossil ID

      Can't figure out what that fossil is? Post bright, sharp images here for identification. (Note that responses & confidence increase with image quality!)
      >Re-size your pictures, per the tips in our FAQ forum.
      >Please understand that we do not appraise value!

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    4. Is It Real? How to Recognize Fossil Fabrications

      This forum is devoted to illuminating the pitfalls to be avoided when considering the purchase of fossils.
      Please read and follow the specific guidelines for posting here, which will be found in the first, pinned, topic.

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    5. Questions & Answers

      Ask anything you want to know* about fossils in general; maybe someone here will have the answer!
      *For identification of specific fossils, post in Fossil ID for best results..
      >Please understand that we do not appraise value!

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    6. Fossil of the Month

      The Winners Gallery and the Official Contest for the Find of the Month.

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    7. Member Collections

      Show off your own collection of fossils

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    8. A Trip to the Museum

      A forum to showcase Paleontological museums and their fossil exhibits. Have one near you? Take us along!

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    9. Paleo Re-creations

      For members' original paleontological artworks of graphic (life renderings, display backgrounds, ID posters) and sculptural (models, carvings) natures.

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    10. Collecting Gear

      Tools and techniques

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    11. Fossil Preparation

      Tools and techniques

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    12. Member Fossil Trades Bulletin Board

      We have freed member-to-member trades from the restrictions imposed on member sales.

      You may express your initial interests here, or as opportunity might present in other discussion topics; once contact with a trading partner is made, please continue your arrangements via private message. Public notes on successful exchanges are encouraged; disputes must be settled privately.

      Please note that transactions done thus must be pure trades, with no money changing hands; beyond that, the transaction may take any form that both participants agree to as equitable.

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    13. Auctions to Benefit the Forum

      These auctions are to benefit the forum by helping pay for site maintenance and fees.

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    14. Fossil News

      News from the world of fossils & paleontology

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  2. Fossil Media

    1. Fossils On The Web

      Fossil related websites and links

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    2. Fossil Photography

      Tips and techniques to better photograph fossils.

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    3. Fossil Literature

      Talk about fossil-related books and magazines

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    4. Documents

      Share fossil documents here.

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  3. General Category

    1. General Discussion

      A forum for discussion of fields (other than those which have their own forums) that are directly applicable to paleontology.

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    2. Contests

      Fossil-related educational contests and quizzes

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