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Daughters First Trip To The Gold Claim

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Very nice, good to see another Kiwi posting gold finds ?

I've tried the same stunt with my 8yr old daughter, she didn't have the patience to sit around while I detected for gold... she handles coin shooting as she gets to keep the coins and they're a lot easier to find.

It seems you have a pretty productive claim.  Thanks for the post.

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Gidday phrunt, you have to bribe kids these days. I had to get a tablet with cartoons out for a bit. The claim is patchy, have found less than today in a whole day on odd occasions. 

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Good one, smile says it all. 

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42 minutes ago, 1864hatter said:

Gidday phrunt, you have to bribe kids these days. I had to get a tablet with cartoons out for a bit. The claim is patchy, have found less than today in a whole day on odd occasions. 

I completely understand the bribery thing, I had to bribe my daughter into letting her buy a tablet with the money we found detecting to get her even remotely interested in it ?  See this post :laugh:  Fortunately I was very successful that time.

 

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Priceless memories!!! 

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  Mr. 1864Hatter. Sir.

 You should be ashamed.  I was subjected to the same kind of abuse as a child and so instead of being a normal child I grew up with an appreciation for the wildlands of the Sierra mountains, a love for prospecting and the realization that I had a very special father. And now I am thoroughly addicted to prospecting with little hope for recovery.

 I am voting for your photo to be the "Best Photo of the Year"!

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What a beautiful daughter. Nice teamwork dad. 

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6 hours ago, klunker said:

  Mr. 1864Hatter. Sir.

 You should be ashamed.  I was subjected to the same kind of abuse as a child and so instead of being a normal child I grew up with an appreciation for the wildlands of the Sierra mountains, a love for prospecting and the realization that I had a very special father. And now I am thoroughly addicted to prospecting with little hope for recovery.

 I am voting for your photo to be the "Best Photo of the Year"!

Klunker,

That is a really great photo but I'd have to say your affliction and memories have called for a vote way too early before the mid-year mark!

Lots of other kids and grandkids and even a few great grand kids will be out and about before the end of the year ... or they should.  Keep the photos coming.  The contest is still open.

Mitchel

 

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Thanks for the comments guys. I'm hoping that my daughter grows up to appreciate the outdoors as much as I do. In my opinion too many kids these days are stuck indoors without the opportunity / motivation to get outside and get muddy like I used to. 

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