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Old 02-03-2014, 08:24 AM
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The little bit of a gold chain they found looks to me more like something to "salt the mine" than pirate booty, too, especially since they didn't find more. There's a sucker born every minute.
What's even easier than dropping some gold chain down the hole is spreading a rumor that gold was found.
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Old 02-03-2014, 10:40 AM
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ISTR that nothing exists of the "three gold links" except one grainy photo. Ditto for the "scrap of parchment with 'vi' on it." Which is at least more than most of the other claimed physical evidence, noted only anecdotally and long after the fact.
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Old 02-03-2014, 10:58 AM
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Sir Christopher Wren... Buccaneer!
Wouldn't be the only time pirates and science mixed...
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