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by shaggybfc
Sun May 09, 2021 4:58 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Metal detecting gang who targeted Beeston Castle sentenced in court
Replies: 5
Views: 81

Re: 'Nighthawkers' banned

Disgraceful,,,,, should have been handed custodial sentences, and had any property they own taking as part of the proceeds of crime.... flabbergasted :g44:
by shaggybfc
Tue May 04, 2021 3:38 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Booty booted: UK man who discovered ancient treasure
Replies: 12
Views: 273

Re: Booty booted: UK man who discovered ancient treasure

Look, we've all be there,,,,casualy walking along in the lovely countryside when you spot a bird.... and see it shed a feather that drops right on top of a golden hoard... come on, it happens all the time :Biggestgrin: the difference is, most of us do the right thing though.... The whole story stinks.
by shaggybfc
Thu Apr 15, 2021 2:48 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: time team dig
Replies: 1
Views: 163

Re: time team dig

A stones throw from one of my permissions, and I find very little Roman actiivity :g50:
by shaggybfc
Wed Apr 14, 2021 4:34 pm
Forum: On-Going Research Projects
Topic: Livery buttons
Replies: 544
Views: 291230

Re: Livery buttons

Interesting, just watching Flog it, and they were at an auction house called Ewbanks.... their logo is this design :g50:
by shaggybfc
Fri Apr 09, 2021 4:04 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Prince Philip has died
Replies: 12
Views: 461

Re: Prince Philip has died

Will Harry and Megan can now say who made the baby colour comment - my money was on old Phil. RIP fella
by shaggybfc
Mon Mar 29, 2021 10:18 am
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Possible bad news for older detectorists in the future?
Replies: 5
Views: 253

Re: Possible bad news for older detectorists in the future?

After witnessing the standard of driving by 'some' of our more mature population, they shouldn't be allowed to drive full stop - for their own safety.
by shaggybfc
Sun Mar 28, 2021 4:41 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Essex duo charged after discovery of treasure in Chelmsford
Replies: 6
Views: 188

Re: Essex duo charged after discovery of treasure in Chelmsford

Hopefully they'll recieve the maximum punishment. :g44: :g44:
by shaggybfc
Fri Mar 26, 2021 8:49 am
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Roman remains found under Subway and Chambers in Gloucester’s King’s Square
Replies: 1
Views: 115

Re: Roman remains found under Subway and Chambers in Gloucester’s King’s Square

A very good YouTube video attached to the article presented very professionally by Andrew. It always amazes me when building are discovered, and like this particular discovery, the floor of the building is some 3.5m below the current ground level. How did that much build up of soil get there. Is the...
by shaggybfc
Mon Mar 01, 2021 12:02 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: chariot brooch breaks record sale
Replies: 3
Views: 196

Re: chariot brooch breaks record sale

If I'm ever lucky enough to be in this situation, I'm going to tell the reporters that it was my first time using a metal detector and it was in the first hole dug..... just to wind veryone up :Biggestgrin:

Lovely item :g50:
by shaggybfc
Fri Jan 15, 2021 10:03 am
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Viking treasure found
Replies: 4
Views: 507

Re: Viking treasure found

The fantastic Deus does it again.... a dream to unearth that history :g50:

On the first photo, I was trying to figure out what creature she had in front of her, then realised,,, slapping myself on the forehead :Biggestgrin:
by shaggybfc
Wed Dec 09, 2020 12:11 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: henry coles treasure hunt at studely castle
Replies: 26
Views: 3077

Re: henry coles treasure hunt at studely castle

The young lady from NCMD really does need to brush up on her dates if she is going to give out information - Henry VII died in the 1500s - not around in the 1600s !!!! :g51: just to defend the 'young lady' (and she'd be delighted you said this), from the NCMD. Like all TV programmes, there are seve...
by shaggybfc
Thu Sep 17, 2020 8:56 am
Forum: BEGINNERS' SECTION
Topic: Abbreviations
Replies: 7
Views: 2909

Re: Abbreviations

Ghost wrote: Mon Sep 07, 2020 3:27 pm "Shite" is a universal term for anything aluminium :xmasbiggrin
and if you put 'Little' in fron to that, you get the milder term used for a Nox user - when they get within 10 metres of you when you're using the Deus :g42:

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