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Sometimes the gods smile on a letterbox.
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Sep 9, 2019 4:29pm
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Usually flood, fire and wild animals destroy many letterboxes. Today I got out late for my bike ride and I had a long debate with myself which route to take. I decided to take a route that has a letterbox in some rocks beside it. As I passed I saw three park workers digging weeds out of the rock pile--which I had never seen for the eight-years of the letterbox's existence. Lying on the ground beside them was the letterbox. I hopped off my bike and grabbed the letterbox. This is valuable I told them and took off. If I had gone at my usual time, if I gone on the other route--the box would have been a goner. Thank you oh quirky spirits who sometimes look over our little game.
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Reply to: #979318 by Wronghat
Sep 9, 2019 4:44pm
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Wish I could have seen the expressions on their faces! Who was that plastic bandit?! 😆
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Reply to: #979318 by Wronghat
Sep 9, 2019 5:44pm
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I had a mystery box aside a canal in a rural area. The canal had to be rerouted right where the box was hidden. The engineering crew discovered the box when work began. They took the time to open the box and read the contents. I received an email from one of the crew, and the next day went to retrieve it. They had it all cleaned up and waiting for me.

Warrior Woman
also felt the smile
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Reply to: #979318 by Wronghat
Sep 9, 2019 5:44pm
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They had merely set it aside while they cleared the weeds. They were planning to put it back when they were done.
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Reply to: #979319 by MissMoon
Sep 9, 2019 8:11pm
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Wish I could have seen the expressions on their faces!

I wish I could have run behind you screaming, "That's MY dope!"
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Reply to: #979324 by Warrior Woman
Sep 10, 2019 4:21am
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I had a mystery box aside a canal in a rural area

I read this as "I had a mystery box inside a camel..."

Good thing I see my eye doctor this week! But, think of the possibilities!
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Reply to: #979318 by Wronghat
Sep 10, 2019 7:12am
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One saved from the very brink!
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Reply to: #979324 by Warrior Woman
Sep 10, 2019 7:31am
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I have one out in arizona at a tourist train. Their landscaping crew found it and turned it into the train station office. They then emailed me and asked what they should do? I told them about the game and the rehid it in the same spot. They loved the idea of it pulling in more people!
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Reply to: #979318 by Wronghat
Sep 10, 2019 10:18am
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This is valuable I told them and took off.

What was their reaction? Too stunned to say anything?
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Reply to: #979335 by Mama Stork
Sep 10, 2019 11:05am
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Wasn't Ryan spotted with a camel recently?