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by Obby
Wed Oct 21, 2020 5:18 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: lord of the north coin find
Replies: 4
Views: 445

Re: lord of the north coin find

Good old AMATEUR metal detectorists do it again - when are the PROFFESIONAL metal detectorist going to catch up :g43: :g43:

:g39:

:beer
by Obby
Mon Sep 07, 2020 9:13 pm
Forum: BEGINNERS' SECTION
Topic: Abbreviations
Replies: 7
Views: 864

Re: Abbreviations

Ghost wrote:"Shite" is a universal term for anything aluminium :xmasbiggrin
And of course this normally becomes "hedge fodder" unless you really want to recycle everything.

:beer
by Obby
Sun May 31, 2020 7:36 am
Forum: Detecting
Topic: Lockdown rules easing
Replies: 3
Views: 433

Re: Lockdown rules easing

a maximum group of 6 only

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by Obby
Sat Jan 25, 2020 1:37 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Amateur metal detectorist unearths ring from 1834
Replies: 6
Views: 861

Re: Amateur metal detectorist unearths ring from 1834

I think some of our membership would qualify as Pros - but lets all remain unpaid Amateurs :g42: :g42: :g42:

:beer
by Obby
Fri Jan 24, 2020 9:48 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Amateur metal detectorist unearths ring from 1834
Replies: 6
Views: 861

Re: Amateur metal detectorist unearths ring from 1834

Yep - but still calling us AMATEUR - :g26:
by Obby
Thu Dec 19, 2019 8:57 am
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Lincolnshire Roman coin hoard 'is largest find in
Replies: 4
Views: 842

Re: Lincolnshire Roman coin hoard 'is largest find in

Frome Hoard was slightly larger I think - 52503. !!!

:beer
by Obby
Fri Nov 22, 2019 2:22 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Two metal detectorists guilty of stealing £3m hoar
Replies: 16
Views: 2391

Re: Two metal detectorists guilty of stealing £3m hoar

10 years and 8 and a half years - not sure if I agree with that - seems a little steep when you compare what violent criminals seem to get these days :g43: :g43:
by Obby
Fri Oct 11, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Extinction Rebellion 'not sorry' after Wiltshire c
Replies: 7
Views: 1101

Re: Extinction Rebellion 'not sorry' after Wiltshire c

Bunch of HYPOCRITS - bet they DROVE up to the monument.

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by Obby
Tue Aug 27, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Drug laced cake apparently sneaked onto a rally
Replies: 34
Views: 6037

Re: Drug laced cake apparently sneaked onto a rally

I think in our community, someone will always know who the baddies are.

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by Obby
Thu May 09, 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Unbelievable! Two amateur metal detectorists
Replies: 3
Views: 1339

Re: Unbelievable! Two amateur metal detectorists

WHAT - another TWO AMATEURS - so what are the professionals finding then ?????

:shock:
by Obby
Fri Apr 19, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: oard of more than 550 rare gold and silver
Replies: 3
Views: 1320

Re: oard of more than 550 rare gold and silver

Those amateur detectorists really are a lucky bunch - bet it makes the professional detectorists really jealous !!!!!!!

:hahaha:

:beer
by Obby
Sat Feb 16, 2019 5:30 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Oyster farmer calls for ban on metal-detecting
Replies: 2
Views: 1306

Re: Oyster farmer calls for ban on metal-detecting

Sour grapes methinks

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by Obby
Tue Feb 12, 2019 10:23 am
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: A cautionary tale for would-be UK treasure hunters
Replies: 12
Views: 4160

Re: A cautionary tale for would-be UK treasure hunters

Interesting article - however the term Treasure Hunter always annoys me - If this is what people think we are, then I would have been out of business many years ago.

:beer

:clap :clap
by Obby
Mon Nov 26, 2018 8:26 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Dorset detectorist's seal ring find sells £10,000
Replies: 10
Views: 4310

Re: Dorset detectorist's seal ring find sells £10,000

Why do people keep saying "amateur" :g56:

nice find though
by Obby
Tue Sep 19, 2017 8:33 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: AMATEUR
Replies: 7
Views: 4855

AMATEUR

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-li ... e-41318348

So - its official - Tom is an amateur - well show me a professional then !!!!

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