Who Found The Treasure Chest??

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  1. FullClip

    FullClip Native Mainiac CLM

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    I think I remember hearing about this before and all the people looking for it. Anyway, looks like somebody finally found it, but doesn't want to be named. Wonder if the IRS will track the lucky treasure hunter down and take at least 1/2 of the booty?

    Would you tell anyone if you found it??

    https://abcnews.go.com/Weird/wireStory/forrest-fenns-treasure-hidden-rocky-mountains-found-71122597

    Treasure chest hidden in Rocky Mountains finally found
    A bronze chest filled with gold, jewels, and other valuables worth more than $1 million and hidden a decade ago somewhere in the Rocky Mountain wilderness has been found

    SANTA FE, N.M. -- A bronze chest filled with gold, jewels, and other valuables worth more than $1 million and hidden a decade ago somewhere in the Rocky Mountain wilderness has been found, according to a famed art and antiquities collector who created the treasure hunt.

    Forrest Fenn, 89, told the Santa Fe New Mexican on Sunday that a man who did not want his name released — but was from “back East” — located the chest a few days ago and the discovery was confirmed by a photograph the man sent him.

     
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    Whoever this guy is, all of a sudden he has a bunch of loving relatives....
     

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    And a loving government that wants their cut too....


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    I think it was my uncle who found it. ;)
     
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    volky NRA Member Millennium Member

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    When you find something like that....TELL NO ONE!!
     
  6. Doc Holliday

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    First thing you do it change your phone number. Second thing you do is consult a tax attorney, they know all the slick ways to avoid paying the taxes on it..
     
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    Attorney? NO just STFU..... and don't make big purchases in cash....
     
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    It's not cash...it's diamonds and jewels...how are you going to move those out, under the radar? You going to charter a private jet to fly you over to Europe to meet with....who?
     
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    How about that. I would never admit to finding it either... but Forrest Fenn did something really interesting here for sure.
     
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  10. nam02G

    nam02G First throwing ax bullseye.

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    That's for sure. For a long time I've been saying that wealth is relative. The more wealth you have the more relatives come knocking.
     
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    "Many quit their jobs to dedicate themselves to the search and others depleted their life savings. At least four people died searching for it."

    I wonder if Mr. Fenn feels responsible.
     
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    It is or was in my neighborhood, it wasn't me.
     
  14. GeorgiaGlocker

    GeorgiaGlocker Philippians 4: 6-7

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    No, Mr. Fenn is not responsible for the decisions (good or bad) of others. No one today wants to take personal responsibility anymore. They make a bad decision.........then look for something or somebody else to blame.
     
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    More importantly - where did they find it?
     
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    Send him to Oak Island next. That show is driving me nuts.
     
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    My name is Enigo Montoya, The King of Spain left me that treasure. Prepare to die.
     
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    As does every show on the History Channel IMO.
     
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    rock_castle Enjoys liberal temper tantrums & hissy fits

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    I'd like to know too. Wonder if I was ever near it.
     
  20. Colt M-4

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    I did get this out of the deal... 71XZHyKt+JL__UY395_.jpg