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Scott T. Shier
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  • St. Clair, Michigan
  • United States
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Scott T. Shier's Discussions

Afghan refugee of 1985 NGM cover embroiled in personal I.D. snafu
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Scott T. Shier Feb 26.

Buxbaum's Nat Geo collector guides (2nd & 3rd ones) . . .
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National Geographic Magazine's "offspring" ~ Sibling publications (one big happy family)

Greetings,this sub-group can cover all minutiae related to the now-numerous "sister" publications to the venerable NGM.    To wit, here's a run-down in chronological order... (the) School Bulletin  {+ World Traveler}WORLD Magazine,Traveler,Research Journal (aka Research & Exploration),Adventure,Kids! ,(the) Green Guide,Explorer! ,Little Kids ,and also: the Collector's Editions that have been a staple of newsstand/retail since 2001.See More
Oct 30
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classic "Book Service" ~ N.G.S. books, circa 1957 - 1989

this sub-group can cover all aspects of the Society's "Book Service" division, (formally) established in 1957 by Melville B. Grosvenor, then-President & Editor.   A proper over-view and a suitable group cover photo pending... Thanks, ~ Scott S. See More
Oct 30
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National Geographic Television, Video, Filmstrips (re: Memories, Collections)

Welcome.... Here, we can talk about our favorite NGS television "Specials" over the years, the many "Explorer" episodes, anything on the NG Channel, and of course, your VHS and DVD collections! also: there's the old school filmstrip and video series' that we'd love to hear about -- share photos if you got 'em!      ~ Scott S.See More
Oct 30
Scott T. Shier left a comment for Ruth Lamy
"Alas, Ruth, this is probably a spam/scammer person who got in here and is phishing. We've seen it before, too! Good wishes,     "
Oct 28
George Thomas Wilson replied to Scott T. Shier's discussion N.G.S. Parodies (Spoofs) over the years... in the group Ephemera & Collectibles ~ odds n' ends
"Scott, Here's an oldie that I just ran across. 27] Richard Pryor, 1968.  Cover to Richard Pryor's self titled, first comedy album. "
Oct 27
Scott T. Shier posted a discussion on your preferred cover version for November 2015 NGM !

As indicated in Nov.'s From the Editor page :Here's the link to cast your vote on 5 versions of November's cover, being a special single-topic issue, about climate change.---> Also check out Phil Riviere's image posts showing each of the 5 covers, plus map supplement here on 'Corner.See More
Oct 27
Scott T. Shier commented on Philip Riviere's photo

482a November 2015

"from the credits details on this supplement: "This map is funded in part by The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation and the Bio Program at the Inter-American Development Bank." **dunno if this has anything to do w/ the sudden appearance of…"
Oct 27
Mike Oliphant and Scott T. Shier are now friends
Oct 26

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St. Clair, Michigan
Why do you wish to join this community?
~ love our world & all that is in it . . . and Our Society & all it has done ~
About Me:
Life Member of The National Geographic Society. I became very interested in the Society itself during the 1988 year when I was but 10. Became a proud member myself for my 12th birthday, January 1990. At last I didn't have to wait for my Grandparents to be done with their issues and give them to me : )
Favorite National Geographic publication:
Hard to narrow down, but especially the vintage 1910-1920's era, and also the wonderful 1988 Centennial year.
Favorite travel destination:
my beautiful state!

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Another Resource Link for Buy/Sell, Advice, Info. History & Pics of NGS items...

Posted on February 17, 2008 at 6:21am 0 Comments

San Jose, Ca. National Geographic Society Magazine Collector, Researcher, Trader, Dealer. Travel education (from NG's) is useful for business and pleasure plus I enjoy Antique Collecting, Classic Car & Antiques Restoration, Family Water Sports, and History

~ John B. Carey

There is a Yahoo! Chat Groups Page Dedicated to N.G.S.

Posted on February 17, 2008 at 6:07am 0 Comments

If anybody is interested in conversation threads about anything & everything National Geographic, you can see this link. NOTE: It is NOT for advertising or placing want/sell was started by a Collector-Dealer in 2007 for serious and regular NGS-oriented "discussions" !

I would like to try and get them to shift over to this nicely revamped NGS site we have here, courtesy of NGS LIS staff, namely… Continue

VERY Good Sellers of National Geographic items (Mags, Vids, Ephemera, Books, etc.)

Posted on February 17, 2008 at 5:58am 0 Comments

Hello all,

This is just in case anybody would like to see a few good people who sell N.G.S. related items, and are very helpful, trustworthy, and reliable!

I have dealt with each of these, and am very happy that I… Continue

Happy & Safe Holidays to All,

Posted on December 22, 2007 at 4:35pm 0 Comments

Hello everyone, I just wanted to say "hello" and extend wishes for a happy, healthy new year!

Most kindly,

- Scott Shier

Comment Wall (33 comments)

At 9:12am on November 21, 2007, Richard Root said…
Sounds great Scott,
I always enjoy talking with NG collectors & hearing about their experiences. I'm retired and available to chat quite often. I've been a NG member & collector since 1978. Hope to chat soon.

At 10:29am on November 21, 2007, Andy said…

I would be happy to assist you in pursueing your collecting needs. Any collection needs a good environment to be fully appreciated.Appears your on the right track.
At 8:31am on February 18, 2008, Amy said…
I actually just discovered this website a few weeks ago. It's very cool - I don't really have any particular interests in NG. I've been a fan my whole life, my Dad has an extensive collection and now I'm working on mine.
At 7:55am on February 22, 2008, marc said…
I have yr 1917 as well. What issues do you have from 1910 to 1914.
At 1:02am on April 15, 2008, Gary Arndt said…
I had a gold border and used the words "National Geographic" on the website. So I got the nasty letter.
At 12:40pm on April 26, 2008, Bill Cole said…
Scott, I have added my NG World inventory list to my listing.
Bill Cole
At 9:15pm on May 12, 2008, Sannie BKK said…
Hello Scott ! How are you doing?
Yesterday, It's an earthquake around 2000 km far from my home town but, the wheather is not bad now here BKK, just a bit rainny..
Good to see you..
At 2:00pm on May 21, 2008, Sam L. said…
Were you still interested in buying an April 1913 volume, is this for someone you are in contact or for personal collection? Recently aquired a complete set from 1911 to date
At 9:11am on June 21, 2008, Sam L. said…
I haven't been on the site for a few weeks, went to the Custer WI Renewable Energy Fair on Friday. Many plans will be in the following months & years and will try to make an imact with alternatives. For Geographics, it will take a while to sort everything out and start with major projects.
At 1:49pm on June 26, 2008, Jordi said…
Hi Scott !!
I 'm glad that you like my photo, it's a nice snail that I have in my aquarium. Scientific name: "Pomacea bridgesii"
Kind Regards,

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