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I've wondered about this for a while, and what with my latest trap experience, I decided I should ask: is there a better term/word for "swarm trap" than swarm trap? I think we're really just coaxing or tricking or persuading the bees to enter the boxes, not really trapping them per se. They can pretty much leave any time they wanna, for the most part, right?

Maybe I have too much time on my hands, but ... curious.
 

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I've wondered about this for a while, and what with my latest trap experience, I decided I should ask: is there a better term/word for "swarm trap" than swarm trap? I think we're really just coaxing or tricking or persuading the bees to enter the boxes, not really trapping them per se. They can pretty much leave any time they wanna, for the most part, right?

Maybe I have too much time on my hands, but ... curious.
M Landen's Home for Wayward Girls?
 

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I was having trouble with the ice cream desert served in a glass until I remembered it is french for perfect.
 

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I too also used the word trap, then a gal took it as I was actually trapping them to dispose of them. I now use the term “swarm box”.
 

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Bait hive would be correct. Swarm box is this queen rearing equipment:

Betterbee's version of a swarm box:
https://www.betterbee.com/queen-rearing-supplies/SB1.asp

Here's Jay Smith's early discussion:
http://www.bushfarms.com/beesqueenrearingsimplified.htm#TheSwarmBox
http://www.bushfarms.com/beesqueenrearingsimplified.htm#FillingTheSwarmBox
http://www.bushfarms.com/beesqueenrearingsimplified.htm#EmptyingTheSwarmBox

And his later discussion:
http://www.bushfarms.com/beesbetterqueens.htm#The Starter Hive

Picture of Smith's "starter hive":
http://www.bushfarms.com/images/BQPg46.jpg

Alley's discussion:
Setting up:
http://www.bushfarms.com/beesalleymethod.htm#Chapter2
Releasing the bees from the swarm box:
http://www.bushfarms.com/beesalleymethod.htm#ReleaseBeesFromSwarmingBox

Illustration of Alley's swarm box:
http://www.bushfarms.com/beesalleymethod.htm#SwarmingBox

The term "Swarm Box" has meant this for 136 years at least.
 

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I prefer to use the term, "Honeybee 5 star Hilton."

This type of advertisement seems to work because once the word gets out, we catch massive swarms every year...
 

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I still like the Home for Wayward Girls
 

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But Michael, per the dictionary, promiscuity isn't mentioned and other than the mention of perverse, a number of the synonyms sounds like some of the "girls" I've know.

way·ward
- difficult to control or predict because of unusual or perverse behavior.
"his wayward emotions" · [more]
synonyms:
willful · self-willed · headstrong · stubborn · obstinate · obdurate · perverse · contrary · rebellious · defiant · uncooperative · refractory · recalcitrant · unruly · wild ·
 

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Lure box
 
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