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by Barbados_Rum
Fri Oct 12, 2018 9:35 am
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Ice Thaw Reveals Ancient Artefacts
Replies: 5
Views: 3080

Ice Thaw Reveals Ancient Artefacts

The retreating ice and snow in Norway is revealing ancient artefacts that are in superb condition..........


https://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/clima ... elting-ice
by Barbados_Rum
Fri Oct 05, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Entire Church Roof Stolen!
Replies: 7
Views: 3521

Entire Church Roof Stolen!

Thieves have stolen all the lead covering on a Grade I listed church :shock:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-b ... -45744381#
by Barbados_Rum
Mon Oct 01, 2018 6:52 pm
Forum: 2018 Magazines
Topic: Word Magazine Issue No 134 Oct 2018 just Launched
Replies: 8
Views: 5629

Re: Word Magazine Issue No 134 Oct 2018 just Launched

Thanks guys, like the large section regarding PAS and responsible detectorists.

Paul :g50:
by Barbados_Rum
Thu Sep 13, 2018 10:32 am
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Where's My Underpants? Medieval Sign Language
Replies: 0
Views: 1366

Where's My Underpants? Medieval Sign Language

Apparently, when monks were sworn to silence etc, they still had to communicate without breaking the vow of silence. This was done through sign language :Biggestgrin: The one for "Where's my underpants?" is stroke with two hands up your thigh :hahaha: There are 126 more signs like "Where's the soap?...
by Barbados_Rum
Fri Jul 06, 2018 6:30 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: coin collector killed for his stash
Replies: 3
Views: 2539

Re: coin collector killed for his stash

This KILLER deserves a life sentence just for his ugly mush....... PAUL PAGET from NEWPORT
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by Barbados_Rum
Fri Jul 06, 2018 6:08 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: £40M Worth of Artefacts Recovered in Dawn Raids!
Replies: 3
Views: 2277

£40M Worth of Artefacts Recovered in Dawn Raids!

Dawn raids across Europe have netted £40M worth of stolen artefacts involving 25,000 items.........

https://www.europol.europa.eu/newsroom/ ... ural-goods

...and the anti-detectorist groups think it's just us :g44: :hahaha:
by Barbados_Rum
Fri Jun 08, 2018 3:09 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Buckle ID - A Guide from PAS
Replies: 4
Views: 3255

Buckle ID - A Guide from PAS

Here's a great guide to ID and record buckles. As all you self-recorders will know, it's often difficult to describe an object fully and accurately with so many parts names! https://finds.org.uk/counties/findsrecordingguides/buckles/ A good supplement to the pictorial guides out there :g50: Paul
by Barbados_Rum
Sun May 13, 2018 7:26 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: A BAFTA For Toby Jones & Detectorists
Replies: 5
Views: 4001

A BAFTA For Toby Jones & Detectorists

Nice to see that "detectorists" has claimed a BAFTA through Toby Jones' acting..... :Biggestgrin: :g50:
by Barbados_Rum
Thu Feb 01, 2018 5:41 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Extremely Serious Break-in Canterbury Lots Stolen
Replies: 5
Views: 3147

Extremely Serious Break-in Canterbury Lots Stolen

Quote: "Unfortunately there has been a very serious break-in and theft from our main archive in Canterbury. Over 850 Anglo-Saxon glass beads, large quantities of coins and metal artefacts, and replicas from our education collection have been taken. Please spread the word!" I can't publish the words ...
by Barbados_Rum
Mon Dec 25, 2017 9:19 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Mackenzie Crook: How I tamed a robin
Replies: 12
Views: 6792

Re: Mackenzie Crook: How I tamed a robin

Here's a picture of a Robin that took a fancy to my snack-bar :Biggestgrin:
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I also had one follow me along a hedgerow whilst the field was covered in snow.
by Barbados_Rum
Fri Dec 22, 2017 10:42 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Tense Truce Between Detectorists and Archaeologist
Replies: 17
Views: 11376

Re: Tense Truce Between Detectorists and Archaeologist

because they are archaeologists superior beings who are allowed to do so because they are interlectualy cleverer than joe blogs who plods the fields in all weathers for little reward.. Thanks for that. I plod the fields in all weathers for little, or no, reward because I am a detectorist and proud ...
by Barbados_Rum
Thu Dec 21, 2017 9:39 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Tense Truce Between Detectorists and Archaeologist
Replies: 17
Views: 11376

Re: Tense Truce Between Detectorists and Archaeologist

Thank you for your replies to this post. I found that out of the 17 paragraphs in the Guardians article, only one paragraph was actually positive and that was paragraph 12. Unless I read the article wrongly, please can someone explain the other 16 paragraphs and show me where this article is balance...

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