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by Old Git John
Sun Sep 15, 2019 6:24 am
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Vandals spray swastika at British WW2 graves
Replies: 1
Views: 1109

Re: Vandals spray swastika at British WW2 graves

Evil bar stewards, lock them up for life, or better still, wait for winter, and then make them clean every headstone BY HAND, using a bucket of water, and the old fashioned tools we did.
by Old Git John
Thu Sep 12, 2019 7:31 am
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Neanderthal footprints found in France
Replies: 1
Views: 886

Re: Neanderthal footprints found in France

They are often found on Cornish beaches, once the season starts. :bus:
by Old Git John
Thu Sep 12, 2019 7:27 am
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: 1,400-year-old cemetery' uncovered in Highlands
Replies: 5
Views: 1611

Re: 1,400-year-old cemetery' uncovered in Highlands

That is a great story Lee, thank you.
by Old Git John
Wed Sep 11, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: A gentle reminder to all who detect.
Replies: 3
Views: 1796

Re: A gentle reminder to all who detect.

Please be alert at all times. Woman fighting for life after being trampled by cows that killed her dog. https://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/uknews/woman-fighting-for-life-after-being-trampled-by-cows-that-killed-her-dog/ar-AAH8Emu?li=AAnZ9Ug[/quo There was a herd of bullocks in a field I had to get thro...
by Old Git John
Sun Sep 08, 2019 10:04 am
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: METEORITE OLDER THAN EARTH SHOWS EVIDENCE OF...
Replies: 1
Views: 910

Re: METEORITE OLDER THAN EARTH SHOWS EVIDENCE OF...

Interesting Lee, thank you.
by Old Git John
Sat Sep 07, 2019 1:56 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Police sent in as rogue metal detectorists plunder
Replies: 8
Views: 2050

Re: Police sent in as rogue metal detectorists plunder

weldbuzz wrote:The report say's that the nighthawkers are stealing artifacts, but how do they know if they found anything?, maybe they didn't find anything, i hope they didn't, and i hope they get caught.

"Going equipped" is all that is needed.
by Old Git John
Fri Sep 06, 2019 9:19 am
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Police sent in as rogue metal detectorists plunder
Replies: 8
Views: 2050

Re: Police sent in as rogue metal detectorists plunder

I can see licensing for detectorists coming John, following on from the government consultation of the treasure act. There will be big changes ahead I feel. I have an old detector, which is in showroom condition, having been bought brand new, used once, and then the owner decided that detecting was...
by Old Git John
Fri Sep 06, 2019 3:32 am
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Police sent in as rogue metal detectorists plunder
Replies: 8
Views: 2050

Re: Police sent in as rogue metal detectorists plunder

This problem will never go away until we detectorists take an active role working with the police, and the likes of the National Trust, English Heritage, and the archaeological community. If it continues much longer our great hobby will be totally banned, leaving only the thieves to carry on their e...
by Old Git John
Tue Sep 03, 2019 12:16 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: battle of worcester finds
Replies: 3
Views: 1184

Re: battle of worcester finds

Very interesting, thank you.
by Old Git John
Thu Aug 29, 2019 8:14 am
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Adam & Lisa - the Norman Hoard
Replies: 24
Views: 5933

Re: Adam & Lisa - the Norman Hoard

They are a match made in Heaven are Lisa and Adam. So unassuming, and so talented. Well done you guys.
by Old Git John
Sun Aug 18, 2019 3:55 am
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Snow White's gravestone has been discovered
Replies: 2
Views: 1031

Re: Snow White's gravestone has been discovered

Next weeks report will be that they have found Boris Johnson brain.
They are happy that it belongs to him, as it has NEVER BEEN USED.
by Old Git John
Tue Aug 13, 2019 5:06 am
Forum: On-Going Research Projects
Topic: Lead dress or hem curtain weights.
Replies: 7
Views: 3947

Re: Lead dress or hem curtain weights.

I am with you Dave.
by Old Git John
Thu Aug 01, 2019 4:28 am
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Houses of Parliament Are Falling Down
Replies: 6
Views: 1927

Re: Houses of Parliament Are Falling Down

Thanks Lee, that more or less shows just how out dated the UK parliamentary system is, as the past few months of the Brexit
fiasco has shown. Even the government, and possible government are crumbling. :g44:
by Old Git John
Thu Jul 18, 2019 7:00 am
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: 25 Reconstructed Faces Of Ancient People
Replies: 2
Views: 1389

Re: 25 Reconstructed Faces Of Ancient People

Very interesting viewing, thank you Lee.
by Old Git John
Thu Jul 18, 2019 6:54 am
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: gold ring from loch lomand find
Replies: 5
Views: 2146

Re: gold ring from loch lomand find

What a great story, even having details of the family whose crest is on the ring. Many thanks.

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