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A non feeding baby snake 59 90.77%
A hissy stroppy baby snake 6 9.23%
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Old 29-01-2013, 12:42 PM
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I'm interested to find out what first time snake owners find more stressful.

A non feeding baby snake
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A hissy stroppy baby snake

If buying a first time snake which of these issues would worry you more to have to deal with?
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Old 29-01-2013, 12:52 PM
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I have voted a non feeding baby snake, I would be quite happy to deal with a hissy stroppy snake. I will be getting a snake soon and I would be quite happy to get a hissy stroppy snake than a snake that won't feed
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Old 29-01-2013, 12:56 PM
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Im not new to snakes, by far but I would say a non feeding...

Although both would detair you from getting another snake
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Old 29-01-2013, 12:59 PM
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I would say that even if I started with a hissy stroppy snake that wouldn't deter me from getting another snake, all snakes are different
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Old 29-01-2013, 01:21 PM
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Fairly new to keeping snakes always been Interested In them as they are one of my favourite animals, a gussy snake I wouldn't mind as its doing what it's born to do, whereas non feeding would frustrate me a lot as I would think I was doing something wrong
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Old 29-01-2013, 01:34 PM
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I voted none feeder ....with time, patience and confidence - you can easily tame down a hissy snake with the aid of gloves if needed.

A none eater can have some people pulling their hair out with stress if its constantly refusing and then starts to lose weight. Especially if you think you've tried everything and feel you're getting nowhere and you cant work out why or where you're going wrong
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I don't own a snake but should I ever get one, I would probably go non-feeder. I am a natural worrier and babies not eating would make me panic.
A little stress-head just tells me they're full of attitude!
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For a new owner I personally would say a stroppy snake, but it depends on how you are. One bad snake can put a new owner off them completely if you get bitten or just generally can't get close enough to handle it.

As an experienced owner though a stroppy snake is no problem but none feeders make me worry
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I would say a non feeding would be worse but either would be a put off if its your first snake.
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Thank you for the results so far.
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