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deedee7 01-03-2014 04:44 AM

Paying It Forward,Brings me Gold and Diamonds!!
 
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Well I didn't get to hunt with Pilikia and Tilton,so I headed out towards the East side of the Island..My 1st stop,Eternity Beach- found coins,bracelet and trash,ocean water so clean:tropical:next stop is how the story begins:
As soon as I get on the beach at Sandy's,this Lady comes up to me and says Please :sos:help me find my car keys so of course we do the honorable thing :agree::neo:and help out.She told me she called Triple A to help her out as well,in the meantime,I'm going over the area where she lost her keys:mder:took me about 15 minutes,then bam:dingding::clap:keys found..
I walk up to the parking lot area and she was gone:confused:so I asked these local boys and they said"Aunty the tow truck took the lady and her car:facepalm:so then I thought call Triple A.
That didn't go well either:shrug:s so I put the car keys in my pouch and off I went looking for Treasures:detector:it paid off because I got a 14k plumeria ring and a 14k diamond ring:bling::dingding::kingdances::woot:found on wet sand,also one junk ring almost thought another diamond ring again.
Oh yeah,I used the excal @eternity beach and my CZ21@Sandy's only b/c I was not going to walk that long stretch of beach with the excal:shock:
As I headed back to my car,I see a tow truck that looks like the one earlier,but it wasn't:no:but the driver told me to call enterprise or alamo and give them the key#.So I called enterprise and told them the story on the lost keys.I left my name and # to call me,they did say that the tow truck did tow that car.That car rental was from Alamo,so I called Alamo and the person told me they had return that car and got charged $280.00 for lost keys.
They have 30 days to return the keys and get a refund,this was the main reason why I wanted to get the keys back to her,because it states on the rental keys,,$225.00 for replacement of keys:wow:
No sooner I get a call from who?? (Olivia) the lady who lost her keys,apparently she told me she got another car from Alamo and that she paid the $280.00 for lost keys.I told her she can get her money back by returning the keys,so she met me at Just Tacos and picked up the keys and she handed me $40.00 which I refused,she insisted and insisted on me taking the $40,so I made her Happy:workforgold::friends:PAY IT FORWARD:tropical::wine2:

frankiefry 01-03-2014 05:40 AM

Congrats on those beauties! I especially like that gold flower ring. : ) Your good deed ended very nicely for all concerned. Good luck on future hunts.

Irons 01-03-2014 05:58 AM

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Great story I love happy endings and you sure were rewarded, very nice bling!

Congrats and great job! Attachment 252987

msand 01-03-2014 06:14 AM

That was nice you were able to help the Lady out. You got some free drinks :beers: out of the deal for your hard work making phone calls. It's to bad she didn't check with you before she left in the first place.

cdv 01-03-2014 06:34 AM

:waytogo:

Good story Deedee and some nice finds too!

Cliff

groovieguy 01-03-2014 06:42 AM

:aok:
Nice finds DeeDee. Got some Tacos and some Bling :clapping:

Joe

sandnut 01-03-2014 07:02 AM

Good looking rings deedee and great return also..many more happy hunts to ya..

Slimpickuns 01-03-2014 07:19 AM

Looks like you had a killer hunt! Congrats on the gold and good job on the return!

Captin Scrap 01-03-2014 08:31 AM

Damn DeeDee.. That's a great story. Now you have a friend there. I hope she gives you permission to hunt her property. Congrats on your bling bling.

Cupajo 01-03-2014 09:25 AM

:thumbsup::thumbsup:

LordOfTheZincs 01-03-2014 09:35 AM

Not to mention she's dang cute! I think I would have dropped what I was doing too! :laughing: Nice job on the return and the :bling:

GroundSweeper 01-03-2014 09:57 AM

Wow really nice looking rings you got there! Way to go on helping out too, that goes a long way!

dewcon 01-03-2014 10:03 AM

Seems more of these GOOD stories are popping up.... its good for the hobby guys.

Wow, id say karma was sure good to you. Good things come to those who do good. Congrats on those sweet tickets.

Dew

Dirtfishin 01-03-2014 10:43 AM

WTG on the gold and nice return, congrats

Tilton 01-03-2014 11:41 AM

Awesome story and return! Nice rings too! I haven't been out to Sandys yet. I heard the water is pretty rough out there?

diggerdogjohn 01-03-2014 11:52 AM

Nice finds.

zeemang 01-03-2014 12:34 PM

Great job, and sweet hunt too!

ScubaDetective 01-03-2014 12:41 PM

Awesome hunt and great story. 40.00 will get you a few batteries to keep playing! Congrats on both the rings and returns.

Crumble 01-03-2014 01:23 PM

Very nice finds, and good job on the keys return!

You should really not mention the beaches you are hunting, especially when you find multiple gold. You may show up tomorrow and find 5 guys there with metal detectors... there are people out there that watch the forums looking for good spots to hunt. Don't make it easy for them...

jjm861 01-03-2014 01:35 PM

DeeDee....great gold and great story. Doing the right thing always pays off in the end....cheers !!!!

RustedShut 01-03-2014 02:34 PM

Nice job! You went thru a lot to return those keys. The gold makes up for it!

deedee7 01-03-2014 04:42 PM

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Originally Posted by Captin Scrap (Post 1896951)
Damn DeeDee.. That's a great story. Now you have a friend there. I hope she gives you permission to hunt her property. Congrats on your bling bling.

She were a Tourist from China,but I think she lives in SF Bay area;)

deedee7 01-03-2014 04:44 PM

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Originally Posted by dewcon (Post 1897005)
Seems more of these GOOD stories are popping up.... its good for the hobby guys.

Wow, id say karma was sure good to you. Good things come to those who do good. Congrats on those sweet tickets.

Dew

Yep Dew,you're right,because people were watching and when you recover the item better plus for us;)

deedee7 01-03-2014 04:47 PM

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Originally Posted by Tilton (Post 1897132)
Awesome story and return! Nice rings too! I haven't been out to Sandys yet. I heard the water is pretty rough out there?

Tilton,it is rough,but for Boogie Boarder's that's the spot,you can dry sand or wet sand;)when it's flat who know's what you find in the waterline,I can only imagine

deedee7 01-03-2014 04:52 PM

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Originally Posted by Crumble (Post 1897222)
Very nice finds, and good job on the keys return!

You should really not mention the beaches you are hunting, especially when you find multiple gold. You may show up tomorrow and find 5 guys there with metal detectors... there are people out there that watch the forums looking for good spots to hunt. Don't make it easy for them...

I thought about that,you're right but I figure share the ALOHA SPIRIT and for me it's being at the right place at the right time and getting your coil over it:mder::tropical::surfin::trip:

SeabeeRon 01-03-2014 04:53 PM

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Originally Posted by deedee7 (Post 1897468)
I thought about that,you're right but I figure share the ALOHA SPIRIT and for me it's being at the right place at the right time and getting your coil over it:mder::tropical::surfin::trip:

You did good girl!!!

OBN 01-03-2014 08:18 PM

Real nice post, and Good deed for DeeDee

You must spend a hour on your colorful post..:thumbsup:

Tilton 01-03-2014 09:17 PM

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Originally Posted by carvemaster (Post 1897633)
The damage is already done. 4 guys I've never seen before out earlier today.

Deedee, you claim Aloha Spirit. Great, you found someone's keys. I do it often. All of us should be willing to help people.

Let me be clear... I COULD CARE LESS IF YOU HUNT WHERE I DO. HAVE AT IT! Finding stuff I might have found later does not bother me one bit. Good for you. Posting gold you found and where you found it has greater implications, of which I PMd you. Showing off gold you find is not the Aloha Spirit. Being humble, and respecting others is the Aloha Spirit. I'm a haole, yet I've lived here long enough to understand. You come across as a friendly, happy person so perhaps you just don't realize what your actions have caused. Go explain your idea of Aloha Spirit to the homeless couple just getting started with a used detector I recommended for them. Go talk to the old timers who visit there every day in hopes the sand will finally move after 5 months of giving nothing.

I'm done with this website. I'll keep this up for awhile before banishing my username. Good luck out there and ... Play it smart.

:?: What have her actions caused? Not trying to start anything, I just don't understand. There are already 1000 people out here metal detecting. Sandys is a pretty common metal detecting beach. Only thing I could see happening is what happened to me with my first gold find. The person who lost it, or who say they lost it, find this website and PM you about the ring.

Gold Digger 2 01-03-2014 09:28 PM

DeeDee,,,,,you look good, Oh I mean did good,,,,:lol:that is a great story,,,,those are kind of days that really make us feel good when they happen,,,,that is sure a nice looking hunt and gold,,,,awesome work, may the new year bring you many great stories and many great finds,,,,GL HH

Surf Master 01-03-2014 10:19 PM

Congrads
 
Nice score DeeDee, super find's , happy hunting , Earl

voodoomedic 01-04-2014 02:46 AM

Ahh to the bat mobile HIsoldier....let's raid Sandy's!...will make it 6 noobs!...jk lol...in texas for the next six weeks. I wondered who the guy was that hunted Sandy's at night daily...any who nice rings...any good hunter knows were the golden spots our on the island be carful at sandys.. the shore break hurts and the ocean will tax you by taking your gear...or your life.nice yellow...its been a good week for me two. Just melted this week finds for a nice check and 3 10oz bars of silver from NTR the refinery here on island.

deedee7 01-04-2014 03:53 AM

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Originally Posted by carvemaster (Post 1897633)
The damage is already done. 4 guys I've never seen before out earlier today.

Deedee, you claim Aloha Spirit. Great, you found someone's keys. I do it often. All of us should be willing to help people.

Let me be clear... I COULD CARE LESS IF YOU HUNT WHERE I DO. HAVE AT IT! Finding stuff I might have found later does not bother me one bit. Good for you. Posting gold you found and where you found it has greater implications, of which I PMd you. Showing off gold you find is not the Aloha Spirit. Being humble, and respecting others is the Aloha Spirit. I'm a haole, yet I've lived here long enough to understand. You come across as a friendly, happy person so perhaps you just don't realize what your actions have caused. Go explain your idea of Aloha Spirit to the homeless couple just getting started with a used detector I recommended for them. Go talk to the old timers who visit there every day in hopes the sand will finally move after 5 months of giving nothing.

I'm done with this website. I'll keep this up for awhile before banishing my username. Good luck out there and ... Play it smart.

Carvemaster,
:shock:Sorry you feel this way,but I was just posting my finds,,I get sooo excited when I find something other than trash and I want to share and post my finds...Isn't what this Forum website is about to- share and help each other out:friends:I don't know about you,but I get excited and feel very happy for all who find treasures and also who returns it as well..
Sandy's is not one of my spots I go to,this is my second time I've been there.
The first time out there I found a local boy's wallet which had $52.00 along with 2 cell phones in a plastic bag buried in the sand.It was buried there for a week b/c his transfer was one week old!!
So my Husband and I hand delivered it,he wasn't home but his grandpa was and he was amazed that not only did we find his grandson's things and we even delivered it;)All I asked for was to take a picture with him.I would think this is the Aloha Spirit:yes:
And yesterday I found Olivia's Keys and did go out of my way to return it to her,would you not say this is the Aloha Spirit as well:yes
I've lived here all my life up until the last 5 years,which I live in SoCal,my Home and Heart will always be Hawaii :tropical:My entire Family lives here,I wish and pray one day my husband would want to live here,but for now it's SoCal and I make the best of it..
I can go on and on how I help out Homeless people,veterans,seniors and single parents,but me being Humble and Respectful what will it prove.As I see it,I only need my Heavenly Father's approval for it is he that gave me my Heart.
As far as the old-timer's are concern,I highly respect them,but like I said being at the right time and place,,any body would've found it..
CarveMaster,,,I wish you continue to stay on this forum and give your Talents and Knowledge,we all need support,if I gave your secret spot away--I Humbly apologize,,I pray 2014 to be a Very Good Year for You And Your Ohana's:friends::sun::surfin::tropical:

If I find a Pirate's Treasure Chest (that is one on my bucket list)I will never tell;)

deedee7 01-04-2014 04:03 AM

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Originally Posted by voodoomedic (Post 1898049)
Ahh to the bat mobile HIsoldier....let's raid Sandy's!...will make it 6 noobs!...jk lol...in texas for the next six weeks. I wondered who the guy was that hunted Sandy's at night daily...any who nice rings...any good hunter knows were the golden spots our on the island be carful at sandys.. the shore break hurts and the ocean will tax you by taking your gear...or your life.nice yellow...its been a good week for me two. Just melted this week finds for a nice check and 3 10oz bars of silver from NTR the refinery here on island.

So true on Sandy's,never never turn your back on her,I'm glad you had a good week,and it paid off for you..Hmm we got 6 weeks to find Treasures before you come back:laughing:Have a Safe Trip!!

deedee7 01-04-2014 04:15 AM

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Originally Posted by Gold Digger 2 (Post 1897787)
DeeDee,,,,,you look good, Oh I mean did good,,,,:lol:that is a great story,,,,those are kind of days that really make us feel good when they happen,,,,that is sure a nice looking hunt and gold,,,,awesome work, may the new year bring you many great stories and many great finds,,,,GL HH

Girldigger:laughing::laughing:OOps I mean Gold Digger,you made my day;)

Pilikia 01-04-2014 04:39 AM

Way to go!
 
NICE FINDS!!

Sandy's?.... I'll be right over!,

Oh, wait. I was there TWICE last month with no yellow...

It's all about when you get there ...

Congratulations!!

itsaring! 01-04-2014 08:30 AM

Way to go! So far my luck on keys is not good. I find fresh dropped ones and ask around. Weird nobody ever checks their pockets to make sure it isn't theirs. I go home and throw them in a junk bucket.:(

WildDigger 01-05-2014 01:29 AM

Great job on the key find and return. Awesome finds on the Bling Bling.

deedee7 01-05-2014 01:41 AM

Hey FMDF Family,Thanks for all your well wishes and encouragement,,I Heart all of you:friends::tropical::stars::wine2:

imalookin2 01-05-2014 10:56 AM

Great story DeeDee. I looked at the photo showing rocks in the sand and it took a few seconds to realize you were on a cliff! The people look like ants. :lol: I bet you will wear those rings. Very nice hunt. When you get a straight shaft for the Excal you will never put it down. You have to get the weight off your arm or you will get Popeye biceps!

deedee7 01-06-2014 03:10 AM

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Originally Posted by imalookin2 (Post 1899387)
Great story DeeDee. I looked at the photo showing rocks in the sand and it took a few seconds to realize you were on a cliff! The people look like ants. :lol: I bet you will wear those rings. Very nice hunt. When you get a straight shaft for the Excal you will never put it down. You have to get the weight off your arm or you will get Popeye biceps!

Actually you do have to climb down the cliff,it's next to the Blowhole,which sometimes the swells can be very dangerous,but when it's low tide,water is so crystal clear:yes:


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