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Offline Justafisho

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Gold Heist
« on: May 16, 2017, 21:51 »
I guess it'd be hard to work with it all day......

http://www.canberratimes.com.au/wa-news/kalgoorlie-man-stole-200k-worth-of-gold-from-mine-site-20170516-gw6bdy.html

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Re: Gold Heist
« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2017, 07:06 »
One of our members here who works in Kalgoorlie sent me the pictures of the Barby gold after it was put up on Facebook. A shame they cut up some interesting lumps of gold.
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Re: Gold Heist
« Reply #2 on: May 21, 2017, 09:53 »
I didnt know there was a "gold stealing detection unit"... must be a common problem :)
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Re: Gold Heist
« Reply #3 on: May 21, 2017, 10:15 »
Yes best not to post up stolen gold hahahaha
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Re: Gold Heist
« Reply #4 on: May 21, 2017, 13:31 »
Barby gold.
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Re: Gold Heist
« Reply #5 on: May 21, 2017, 20:32 »
Barby gold.

Barby gold... classic :)   I must remember to bring my detector to the next picnic...
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Re: Gold Heist
« Reply #6 on: May 21, 2017, 20:41 »
I'll get one as big as the left one next trip!
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Re: Gold Heist
« Reply #7 on: May 25, 2017, 14:06 »
Wossie,

The Gold Squad has been around since the early days of the gold rush.....
Still very active ......

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Re: Gold Heist
« Reply #8 on: May 26, 2017, 16:36 »
I didnt he knows how to use the sizegenetics was a "gold stealing detection unit"... must be a common problem :)

You bet. Some people just can't resist pocketing some. It's not their fault it's just human nature.
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