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Old 04-01-2010, 11:25 AM
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Hey all,

Was out mding yesterday in a remote site and dug on a good dime signal. Got a beat up merc out of hole and as always went to recheck my hole to make sure I didnt miss anything.

Next thing I knew I was laying on my back dazed not sure what happened. I looked around and was in the bottom of a pit some 15' down. I knew immediately once my senses returned...lots of old coal mines where I live and a shaft must have gave way and dropped me into the cavern. I tried to climb out, but it was too steep. Luckily I carry a LED light with me, love those things, and progressed down the tunnel in search of another way out.

I write this next part knowing that I am safe in my online anonymity and you all are cool and I can freely ask for advice here. I dont even have the words for it but this is what I found pictured. My question is....Should i turn it in for archeological discovery? or just loot it and sell it off?

Would appreciate any help here, I'm stuck on what to do.




OH and by the way HAPPY APRIL FOOLS DAY ALL!!!!!

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Old 04-01-2010, 11:29 AM
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Hey all,

Was out mding yesterday in a remote site and dug on a good dime signal. Got a beat up merc out of hole and as always went to recheck my hole to make sure I didnt miss anything.

Next thing I knew I was laying on my back dazed not sure what happened. I looked around and was in the bottom of a pit some 15' down. I knew immediately once my senses returned...lots of old coal mines where I live and a shaft must have gave way and dropped me into the cavern. I tried to climb out, but it was too steep. Luckily I carry a LED light with me, love those things, and progressed down the tunnel in search of another way out.

I write this next part knowing that I am safe in my online anonymity and you all are cool and I can freely ask for advice here. I dont even have the words for it but this is what I found pictured. My question is....Should i turn it in for archeological discovery? or just loot it and sell it off?

Would appreciate any help here, I'm stuck on what to do.




OH and by the way HAPPY APRIL FOOLS DAY ALL!!!!!
Nice one! Makes me realize that I should have added pics to mine!

Happy April Fools day! And as always. . .

HH Michael

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Old 04-01-2010, 11:39 AM
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Ok, you got me.

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Old 04-01-2010, 12:03 PM
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I'm so gullible!!!

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Old 04-01-2010, 12:23 PM
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was a good story though. Happy April Fools Day!

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Thanks for reminding me it was April Fool's Day. You had me going there for a minute!

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Thx for all the nice replies. This is one of my favorite days of the year. I drive my family crazy.

Just wanted to share it with you all..

Best Wishes,
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you had me going there for a minute, my first thought was Holy S---
I should have remembered it's April Fool's Day

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Are you ok? Saw that pic online the other nite. Wish I would have thought of using it.LOL HH
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What year was the Merc? You never said how you got out. I guess you could have hit your head and knocked yourself out.

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You had me going till I saw the photo.........

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Good one... RickO

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When in doubt, LOOT!!

You had me going till you survived a 15 foot fall. I can be had.
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