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Who Needs A Metal Detector When All You Need To Do Is Walk Your Dog

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I'm with you on this one Northeast. What sort of a mongrel would try and take it off these folks?

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The dog must have been a 'Golden Retriever' 🙂

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9 hours ago, Northeast said:

A child found it and they don't need a miners right.  And they weren't prospecting/fossicking.  Like finding it kicking the footy at the local park.  Surely they can just let the poor buggers have it.

It will be poor form if some Government Dept takes it off them  😤

A child doesn't need a miners right if they're accompanied by an adult who has one, I already read that bit 🙂

 poor buggers.

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 Better to be lucky than good!!🤔

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2 hours ago, phrunt said:

A child doesn't need a miners right if they're accompanied by an adult who has one,

Good point.  Still be harsh to take it off them though. 

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I've got to get a gold-hound like that to take on my walks. The great thing about taking a dog gold hunting is that even if we don't find any gold, he'll still be happy to see me.

Hanging up my detectors . . .

All the best,

Lanny

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13 hours ago, Lanny said:

I've got to get a gold-hound like that to take on my walks. The great thing about taking a dog gold hunting is that even if we don't find any gold, he'll still be happy to see me.

Hanging up my detectors . . .

All the best,

Lanny

Sorry to digress, Talking of dogs, read this the other day in a local paper. Blew me away. The dog was lost just with winter coming on, which up there is hazardous, there is snow up there now as it is that time of the year again.   https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=12228854

Chasing pussy is the downfall of many a male. :laugh: I know 😥 Happy ending though. 👍

JW 🤠

 

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Do you remember that party game that is sometimes played where you are told a story and then you tell it to someone and they have to tell it to someone and it goes on about 8-10 times before the story is told back to the original teller?  Well, that is what has happened to the Bendigo Nugget.

Look at the version of the story here!

https://www.gainesvillecoins.com/blog/family-stumbles-on-gold-nugget-new-zealand

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42 minutes ago, mn90403 said:

Do you remember that party game

Not to offend anyone but in Australia it was always known as Chinese whispers. 

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I found the map of where the big Bendigo Nugget came from!

http://www.prospectinglocations.com/regions.php?id=211

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