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Old 08-08-2012, 06:36 AM
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Found a 40 year old Gold, University Class ring and re-united it with its owner today. It only took a matter of minutes to locate the person using the Internet. The person said they had lost several rings in the past -- but this particular ring had the most sentimental value to him. He lost the ring, the day before he got married. He was playing baseball and not hitting very well. So, he took his ring off and set it down, next to the bench, and when he returned to go home -- the ring was gone! He was so panicked that he lost it and looked for hours -- naturally, he thought it was gone forever. He was very appreciative that someone would take the time to return something of such value. His quote was, "There are not too many people around, like you, who would make such an effort to return such a sentimental treasure." So, the ring and its rightful owner have been re-united...AND....I made a new friend in the process!
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Old 08-08-2012, 09:19 AM
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that's awesome! way to go...

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Great Job !!!

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Great! Did you get a reward too?
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Nice to know a person appreciates the extra effort that you went through to return an item that you didn't have to!
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That is just as much of a relic as it is a ring. I bet he will take that ring out on a regular basis to live those memories again. I would have liked to have seen the look on his face both when he was told, and when he first seen the ring.
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Great job!!! So the area you found it, is it still used as a ball field? You do our hobby proud!!

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Originally Posted by Cyber Rosco View post
Found a 40 year old Gold, University Class ring and re-united it with its owner today. It only took a matter of minutes to locate the person using the Internet. The person said they had lost several rings in the past -- but this particular ring had the most sentimental value to him. He lost the ring, the day before he got married. He was playing baseball and not hitting very well. So, he took his ring off and set it down, next to the bench, and when he returned to go home -- the ring was gone! He was so panicked that he lost it and looked for hours -- naturally, he thought it was gone forever. He was very appreciative that someone would take the time to return something of such value. His quote was, "There are not too many people around, like you, who would make such an effort to return such a sentimental treasure." So, the ring and its rightful owner have been re-united...AND....I made a new friend in the process!
Great job! Shows alot of character. I'm glad you had a positive experience with the owner. I returned a ring to a woman and felt like I was bothering her. It was her husbands ring and he passed a few months prior.
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Fantastic!
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That is a great recovery and return, WTG!

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Great story, you did a good thing.

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Originally Posted by Cyber Rosco View post
His quote was, "There are not too many people around, like you, who would make such an effort to return such a sentimental treasure." So, the ring and its rightful owner have been re-united...AND....I made a new friend in the process!
Thank you for taking the time and effort to track down the owner and return the ring. Making new friends is what it's all about. Job well done.

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great job! makes you wonder,,,,they lost several rings and keep loosing them,,,,keeps the drops falling,,,,,,,

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Originally Posted by SeabeeRon View post
Great job!!! So the area you found it, is it still used as a ball field? You do our hobby proud!!
That’s my question too was the area you found the ring still the same area that he remembers losing it? Just curious how far it moved.
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Good job ! did you happen to ask where he had lost the other rings ? lol
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I look forward to the day when I can do something like that as well. Awesome job!
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awesome job!! Was there a reward involved?

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