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Old 03-26-2018, 07:46 AM
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Yesterday, this old guy came over to look at some things I have for sale....For some strange reason, he spit out his teeth on my front porch, and down through the crack his GOLD chompers went! Now, its deep and dark under there, all the decking is nailed down tight with those twist nails that are Impossible to pull without making a mess...He was in a state of panic! Oh Boy! Just what I need!

Two boards had deck screws, I was able to get one up and of course the other one stripped out the heads, so I was unable to wiggle myself down under through that narrow gap, thought I'd have to drag out my Sawzall and cut the screws off...It was a long reach from where the teeth were from where the board came up...then, I had an idea! ....

I went and got my sandscoop out of the car and after a few attempts, standing on my head and reaching to my full extent, I managed to fish them out from under there! I dont know if this event qualifies as a 'Metal Detecting' Lost and Found return..? I did use my Detecting gear and found some gold...so hey?

I guess I coulda said, "Tough Luck old Boy, I aint ripping up my deck unless you give me $100!" Or told him to get lost, and went and got that gold myself some other day? Anyway, he let me take a pic of the return to show you all...I was afraid to let him in my house afterwards...Whats Next? You gonna flush your cell phone down my toilet? He did buy $35 worth of Polish Pottery, so hey, not a complete loss...
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Old 03-26-2018, 07:58 AM
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That's funny stuff right there
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Old 03-26-2018, 08:52 AM
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That's funny stuff right there
I tell you what Buddy! I'll be so glad when this house sells and I can get out from under these kinds of situations....Always something to do around here that needs my attention, stealing my Detecting time!...fishing some gold teeth out from under my front porch and selling Polish pottery was the LAST thing I needed with the Lake dead flat!...

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Old 03-26-2018, 09:32 AM
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Crazy stuff Mud!

I was hoping you found gold, but that's a long stretch...

Good luck with the sale!!

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Old 03-26-2018, 09:37 AM
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OMG the look on that's guys face when his grill slipped through the crack must of been Priceless.

Good luck on the sale I went through a Sell then buy less than a year ago.
moved from a 5000 sqft lot in Southern California to a 5 acre lot in Oregon.. Big change but loving it.

so GOOD LUCK with the Changes !!

still at the guys teeth going flying..

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Old 03-26-2018, 09:39 AM
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Crazy stuff Mud!

I was hoping you found gold, but that's a long stretch...

Good luck with the sale!!

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And aint that a B Ice? Just after talking to you, I was heading out to find myself some wild strange, Beauty of an East wind!...flat Lake!, and this old Polish pottery buying btard coughs out his fussing gold mandibles right on down through my front porch deck! What are the odds? And then I gotta drag out all my tools, intellect and skills to make the save?

I tell you...insult to injury! Not even got a beer out of the deal! I got his teeth and called it quits..stayed indoors...just not my day...a guy has to know to read the signs of a downhill black diamond slope...After this, I was just not up to it...

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It had to happen to you mud. Should have met him at Starbucks.

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I tell you what Buddy! I'll be so glad when this house sells and I can get out from under these kinds of situations....Always something to do around here that needs my attention, stealing my Detecting time!...fishing some gold teeth out from under my front porch and selling Polish pottery was the LAST thing I needed with the Lake dead flat!...
The wife and I are looking at moving to the lakeshore area... I'll give ya two shakes of a stick and a wink on your way out for the place!

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All I can say is OMG !!!!

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Prices so high mud has people spitting their teeth out. Dang it man!

Still remember pulling my ex wifes granddads teeth out of his toilet. Paper was hanging off them. Gave them a rinse and put them back in. You see him eating a tortilla it would give you flashbacks of that paper on them teeth

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Old 03-27-2018, 07:45 AM
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Prices so high mud has people spitting their teeth out. Dang it man!

Still remember pulling my ex wifes granddads teeth out of his toilet. Paper was hanging off them. Gave them a rinse and put them back in. You see him eating a tortilla it would give you flashbacks of that paper on them teeth
Now THAT there is some Funny stuff! Refried beans on a tortilla shell! flashback memories! Man!

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You got a pretty mouth boy! What's for sale? Maybe I'll buy the kitten caboodle this Friday!

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Hehe that's a fun story. A return is a return I guess.

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Nice one Mud! seems like those gold chompers tried to make a break for it and hide under your porch!

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That made my day, thanks for posting!

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This would be one cool scavenger hunt item.
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The Mud Mansion!

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I feel for some reason like this story would only happen to you...

thanks for sharing

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Old 04-17-2018, 11:04 AM
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I feel for some reason like this story would only happen to you...

thanks for sharing
Right? I've often wondered about this anomaly that afflicts me...How come I get to experience these strange events? I dont dare share the half of them at the risk of being labeled a profligate and unredeemable liar...

For instance, I actually saw some pelicans out on the Lake this very am on my way home from the beer store. This avian sighting would not be of any consequential note for most people in the Gulf States, no big deal, except for I live in Michigan... Pelicans? Snow on the ground and sub temps? WTH is up with this? I'm gonna take a nap...conserve my strength, maybe an alligator or a Bigfoot will try to jump me this afternoon on the way out to the mailbox!

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