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  1. Hoser John

    Sharing Finds

    PYROS have burned shasta,trinity and many other calif counties to death this year. Sic animals-John
  2. Isn't that a old school fisher gemini 2? John
  3. Darwin Awards by Hoser John » Tue Jan 17, 2017 8:12 am AND THE 2016 DARWIN AWARD WINNERS ARE…. Hat tip Jack Q. Eighth Place In Detroit, a 41-year-old man got stuck and drowned in two feet of water after squeezing head first through an 18-inch-wide sewer grate to retrieve his car keys. Seventh Place A 49-year-old San Francisco stockbroker, who “totally zoned when he ran”, accidentally jogged off a 100-foot high cliff on his daily run. Sixth Place While at the beach, Daniel Jones, 21, dug an 8 foot hole for protection from the wind and had been sitting in a beach chair at the bottom, when the sides collapsed, burying him beneath 5 feet of sand. People on the beach used their hands and shovels trying to get him out but could not reach him. It took rescue workers using heavy equipment almost an hour to free him. Jones was pronounced dead at a hospital. Fifth Place Santiago Alvarado, 24, was killed as he fell through the ceiling of a bicycle shop he was burglarizing. Death was caused when the long flashlight he had placed in his mouth to keep his hands free rammed into the base of his skull as he hit the floor. Fourth Place Sylvester Briddell, Jr., 26, was killed as he won a bet with friends who said he would not put a revolver loaded with four bullets into his mouth and pull the trigger. Third Place After stepping around a marked police patrol car parked at the front door, a man walked into H&J Leather & Firearms intent on robbing the store. The shop was full of customers and a uniformed officer was standing at the counter. Upon seeing the officer, the would-be robber announced a hold-up and fired a few wild shots from a target pistol. The officer and a clerk promptly returned fire, and several customers also drew their guns and fired. The robber was pronounced dead at the scene by Paramedics. Crime scene investigators located 47 expended cartridge cases in the shop. The subsequent autopsy revealed 23 gunshot wounds. Ballistics identified rounds from 7 different weapons. No one else was hurt. HONORABLE MENTION Paul Stiller, 47, and his wife Bonnie were bored just driving around at 2 A.M. so they lit a quarter stick of dynamite to toss out the window to see what would happen. Apparently they failed to notice that the window was closed. RUNNER UP Kerry Bingham had been drinking with several friends when one of them said they knew a person who had bungee-jumped from a local bridge in the middle of traffic. The conversation grew more excited, and at least 10 men trooped along the walkway of the bridge at 4:30 AM. Upon arrival at the midpoint of the bridge, they discovered that no one had brought a bungee rope. Bingham, who had continued drinking, volunteered and pointed out that a coil of lineman’s cable lay nearby. They secured one end around Bingham’s leg and then tied the other to the bridge. His fall lasted 40 feet before the cable tightened and tore his foot off at the ankle. He miraculously survived his fall into the icy water and was rescued by two nearby fishermen. Bingham’s foot was never located. AND THE WINNER IS…. Zookeeper Friedrich Riesfeldt ( Paderbor, Germany ) fed his constipated elephant 22 doses of animal laxative and more than a bushel of berries, figs and prunes before the plugged-up pachyderm finally got relief. Investigators say ill-fated Friedrich, 46, was attempting to give the ailing elephant an olive oil enema when the relieved beast unloaded. The sheer force of the elephant’s unexpected defecation knocked Mr. Riesfeldt to the ground where he struck his head on a rock as the elephant continued to evacuate 200 pounds of dung on top of him. It seems to be just one of those freak accidents that proves… ‘it happens‘(censored) IT ALWAYS SEEMS IMPORTANT TO THANK THESE PEOPLE FOR REMOVING THEMSELVES FROM THE GENE POOL.
  4. Hoser John

    Sluicing Question for CA

    Saw ticket for sluicebox for stream degeradation and introduction of a foreign material. Some FW are just insane here in French Gulch a few months back-now under fire/burning. Ask a dumb question first is my only take as some enforcement can't read. John
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    Fire fire fire everywhere up here in shasta/trinity county.heat, smoke beyond imagination and gold never worth your life. just got back from 6 day emergency evac to quite a ungodly mess. Visit another time but be years till its decent anymore for mining-John
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    sounds like heaven to me as we choke along-John
  7. Cool...last time I saw him in concert live was in the 70s with a another band Firefall in Santa Monica after a righteous meal at Alices resturant in malibu. WOW still a rocking after all these years. Good short article in the Rolling Stones mag a few months back_John
  8. Hoser John

    No more tent Camping

    I used to make a similiar unit,fold down, in the winter slow season at my factory back in the day in the OC. Good enough with a little portipotti and cooler and good to go.Nice unit-John
  9. Hoser John

    Does it look like gold?

    Definately moss agate and a beautiful specimen .same with mounting job. Good quality work-great find-John
  10. Hoser John

    1.7 oz Nevada Nugget!!

  11. Hoser John

    My Facebook account got hacked!

    And anyone wonders why I don't touch facecrook. TOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO many folks getting hacked,whacked and attacked. The grand daughter garbage would have sent me through the roof. VERY sorry to hear of this sic sic sic XXXXXXX-John
  12. Hoser John

    Happy Birthday Au Seeker

    Hope you have a great day with many good years to follow-John
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    $48.95 sounds good to me-John
  14. Hoser John

    Happy Birthday wet/dry washer

    Hope you have a great year and nugget season-John
  15. Hoser John

    Adventurous Weekend complete!

    Fantastic finds-John
  16. Hoser John

    I`m Moving....Packed up and out of here

    Beautiful gold in as good a place as any to get killed in.......John
  17. Hoser John

    Compass repair

    OMG still alive wow ,wish ya luck.-John
  18. Hoser John

    Need help to identify this object (pics)

    Jade/nephrite looking in a couple of pics but not in others,looks different?John
  19. Hoser John

    Today's little buggers

    WOW great to recover such dinks-kudos for the mad skills-John
  20. Hoser John

    Fox With Three Young

    We have healthy fox in our park right here in Redding. Got a bird by the jacuzzi and trying to get the birds I feed too. O well -bright eyed shiny coats so the loose cat,dogs,squirrels and birds are a plate of plenty in town here-John--downloaded in under 2 minutes here???
  21. Hoser John

    208 New Minerals as a result of.... People.

    I wonder what the hawaii volcano eruption is creating at this very moment??John
  22. 😀 Righteous fantastic finds for sure-John
  23. Hoser John

    Dinky Dinks

    Sure beats the skunk, now go find their big brothers-John
  24. Sending best wishes and luck-John
  25. Hoser John

    Father Time Strikes Again.