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Re: Things found while LB'ing
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Reply to: #258234 by turkey feathers
Jul 27, 2008 9:11pm
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I tend to find more undergarments than anyone should - bras, panties, men's jockey shorts, you name it, I've probably found it

~Honeychyck (who actually finds that very amusing)
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Reply to: #258234 by turkey feathers
Jul 27, 2008 9:20pm
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I found a ski mask sitting on top of my LB when I went to do maintenence on a HOT june day!

Scary find - Recently my friend and I took our daughters LB'ing and I was elected "box getter" and I saw wrappings to syringes, but never thought that much about it until when we went to leave the girls were like "Look what we found!" and when we moms turned around, there was my daughter holding up the syringe, used, with the needle still attached! I was freaking out making sure they weren't lying when they said that they did not get pricked by it...

I never thought about having a talk about that stuff in 2008. In my mind, that was more like a talk you would have with your kids in the early 90's... We had a LONG talk about it that day.
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Reply to: #258234 by turkey feathers
Jul 27, 2008 9:45pm
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I have found - golf balls, pens, pencils, a shoe, various articles of clothes, fishing equipment, vicious forest animals, too much trash to mention, an air soft gun, 5 unused shot gun shells, 2 packs of cigarettes, 3 condoms (unuseds), alot of friends and a fiance. Can anyone top the last one, I don't think so.

AceoHearts
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Reply to: #258251 by AceoHearts
Jul 27, 2008 11:02pm
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alot of friends and a fiance. Can anyone top the last one, I don't think so.


I found a fiance, too! Small world. ;~)

~J
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Reply to: #258235 by Honeychyck
Jul 27, 2008 11:11pm
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Quote I tend to find more undergarments than anyone should - bras, panties, men's jockey shorts, you name it, I've probably found it


WOW! That was SO funny to me. Mostly because I just found a pair of undies today.

Moon Flowers
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Reply to: #258259 by Moon Flowers
Jul 27, 2008 11:47pm
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I tend to find more undergarments than anyone should - bras, panties, men's jockey shorts, you name it, I've probably found it


I'm sure wassamatta_u has a perfectly good excuse for all that. ;o)

-- Ryan
Re: Things found while LB'ing
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Reply to: #258258 by WhisperWisdom
Jul 28, 2008 4:42am
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<<<alot of friends and a fiance. Can anyone top the last one, I don't think so.>>>

<<<<I found a fiance, too! Small world. ;~)>>>>

So what I wanna know is what part of the woods do you look for that fiance???? I might be interested!!!
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Reply to: #258285 by zoemomma
Jul 28, 2008 4:53am
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Fabled Romance Letterbox series -- okay, JBBK and Nurse Wanderseek, you need to get busy crafting your stories and stamps.
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Reply to: #258287 by speedsquare
Jul 28, 2008 5:49am
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This weekend we found lots of beer cans, 4 condoms, 3 toy cars, 2 dirty mattresses, and 1 interesting sign! :)

http://www.atlasquest.com/gallery/viewphoto.html?gPhotoId=47096
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Reply to: #258308 by Halo
Jul 28, 2008 6:09am
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I just sent that one to everybody!!! That is the coolest sign I've sign yet!!

NavyCop
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Reply to: #258308 by Halo
Jul 28, 2008 6:53am
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That is hilarious. Now I have to clean the soda off my monitor.

~Ace
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Reply to: #258308 by Halo
Jul 28, 2008 7:06am
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Wondering if Mama Wolf has seen this . . . :-)

C
TCC
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Reply to: #258326 by AceoHearts
Jul 28, 2008 7:08am
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Yeah! I had to do a u-turn for a picture!!!

I forgot...we also found a handful of crinoid fossils! Which was much better than the trash!
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Reply to: #258258 by WhisperWisdom
Jul 28, 2008 7:14am
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Better check! Bummer if you have found the same one. I mean, how many letterboxing fiances are there out there in the woods?? Coincidence??? I don't think so. hm
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Reply to: #258308 by Halo
Jul 28, 2008 7:27am
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"FLIPPIN church!"

LMAO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I'm sending it to everyone I know.... I can't believe it hasn't been on Lettermen yet.
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Reply to: #258349 by Wereallinthistogether
Jul 28, 2008 8:30am
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Quote I can't believe it hasn't been on Lettermen yet.


Probably because it was out in the middle of Flippin Nowhere... ;) It was a wrong turn. Which in certain parts of Kentucky could mean a scary movie death. :)
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Reply to: #258235 by Honeychyck
Jul 28, 2008 9:01am
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I tend to find more undergarments than anyone should - bras, panties, men's jockey shorts, you name it,


Our experience is the same. Other than generic litter (beverage containers and food wrappers), undergarments are the next most common item. I think some guy around here has a blog about it. I think his trail name is waffle or something...

Sunnyside Seeker
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Reply to: #258240 by Drama Mama
Jul 28, 2008 9:05am
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Recently my friend and I took our daughters LB'ing and I was elected "box getter" and I saw wrappings to syringes,


We have stumbled across this as well, in an out of the way rural part of Maine. You never know. Apparently remote parking lots in nature areas are good for more than just appreciating nature and letterboxing.

Sunnyside Seeker
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Reply to: #258337 by The Celtic Clan
Jul 28, 2008 9:13am
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Wondering if Mama Wolf has seen this . . . :-)


Yep. Flippin' funny! Wonder if there is a box there...
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Reply to: #258234 by turkey feathers
Jul 28, 2008 10:10am
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Quote Still have not found Fountain of Youth or Jimmy Haffa! Or any pot of gold at the end of a rainbow


I have not found a pot of gold but I did find someone's pot stash! And it was sitting right on top of the letterbox! After a quick lesson to my teenage daughter as to what pot looks and smells like, we quickly ran for the nearest trashcan and booked it outta there! Someone was gonna be very upset when they went back for their stash. At least I got to contribute to one person's drug intervention!

Camp Fire Lady
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Reply to: #258413 by The Wolf Family
Jul 28, 2008 10:20am
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No box. But I did check out the Flippin' cemetery behind the Flippin' church. There are a few trees that might make a pretty Flippin' good spot.. :)
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Reply to: #258474 by Kizmet
Jul 28, 2008 10:57am
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I have not found a pot of gold but I did find someone's pot stash!


I forgot about finding a few stray plants growing in the woods while searching for a box. I never did find the box, and left nature as I had found it.

~AceoHearts
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Reply to: #258308 by Halo
Jul 28, 2008 10:22pm
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Was that in Flippin Arkansas? (BTW that's where Ranger Bass boats are made)

Shiloh
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Reply to: #258234 by turkey feathers
Jul 28, 2008 10:37pm
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I seem to be cursed by snakes. Yes, even in Aspen, CO. 3 count 'em, Snake Encounters, so far just THIS year...alone - as in "I was there." So far (cross fingers) only one solo...

Been convincing myself that "snakes aren't found about a certain elevation"

I learned last weeked, that I was WRONG. I don't like finding out that I'm wrong, but I "own it" when that's the thing to be done. Not poisonous in this case, but man oh man I'm starting to feel like Indiana Jones in Colorado when it comes to Fierce Creatures.

Oh besides snakes:

Mr. Self-Service.
Cookie Boxes
Marmots
and other "Fierce Creatures"

Don't EVEN press the "huh" button until you've stopped by the RM Yahoo! list...and/or done a search here on AQ....

pre

Seriously! Be careful out there in BoxingLand!
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Reply to: #258933 by preboxed
Jul 28, 2008 10:39pm
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I'm starting to feel like Indiana Jones in Colorado when it comes to Fierce Creatures.


"I HATE snakes, Chuck, I hate 'em!

OH come on! Grow a little backbone, woncha? "
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Reply to: #258934 by scraphappy
Jul 28, 2008 11:26pm
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Indiana: Here, take this,
[hands Marion a torch.]
Indiana: Wave it at anything that slithers.
Marion: The whole place is slitherin'!

pre
*bleching at anything that moves, while taking a break from typing up clues*
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Reply to: #258926 by shiloh
Jul 29, 2008 2:58pm
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Actually, that was Flippin, KY, home of Fat Jack: http://www.atlasquest.com/gallery/viewphoto.html?gPhotoId=47247 and I'd guess a population of 3.
;)
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Reply to: #258934 by scraphappy
Jul 29, 2008 6:56pm
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We just rescued a beautiful 4 1/2' malnourished red tail boa today. A reminder to all thinking about these wonderful creatures as pets, yes they are cute and small when you get them, but they do grow big and heavy, and are usually a 20 year investment.

Toolie Bird
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Reply to: #259351 by toolie bird
Jul 29, 2008 7:10pm
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Wow, Toolie, did you find that while letterboxing?! What are you going to do with it?
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Reply to: #259358 by Trailhead Tessie
Jul 29, 2008 7:23pm
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LOL Tess!

You still don't know my job? You need to figure it out to get my personal traveler, which NO ONE has answered correctly - What types of animals do I race?

No - the answer is not snakes, but the new boa will be coming to work with me.

Toolie Bird