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(BBC-US)   Jersey's 5,000-year-old monument damaged by metal detectorist who should have used an ancient ruins detector instead   (bbc.com) divider line
    More: Dumbass, Megalith, Archaeology, Jersey, Dolmen, La Hougue Bie, metal detectorist, La Hougue de Vinde dolmen, Passage grave  
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2019-03-12 06:55:05 PM  
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2019-03-12 06:55:57 PM  
TIL there is such a thing as stone robbers.
 
2019-03-12 07:06:52 PM  

lindalouwho: TIL there is such a thing as stone robbers.


It's the crime that doesn't pay but still rocks.
 
2019-03-12 07:07:29 PM  
That article was very well written and detailed so well anyone outside a circle 5 locals could understand what the fark it was talking about..

/s I'm still having a stroke
 
2019-03-12 07:11:44 PM  

lindalouwho: TIL there is such a thing as stone robbers.


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2019-03-12 07:12:55 PM  

Tom Marvolo Bombadil: lindalouwho: TIL there is such a thing as stone robbers.

It's the crime that doesn't pay but still rocks.


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2019-03-12 07:26:03 PM  
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2019-03-12 08:01:09 PM  
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2019-03-12 08:31:01 PM  
I have lived in nj nearly 60 years and I have no idea what these are. Never heard of them.
 
2019-03-12 08:42:27 PM  

DrKillPatient: I have lived in nj nearly 60 years and I have no idea what these are. Never heard of them.


I didn't even think NJ was 5,000 years old. 
Explains the smell between Exit 13 and 15 I guess.
 
2019-03-12 10:45:44 PM  

lindalouwho: TIL there is such a thing as stone robbers.


Yeah, they're called the British Museum.
 
2019-03-12 11:17:17 PM  
Jackasses like that give the whole hobby a bad reputation.
 
2019-03-13 12:07:20 AM  

DrKillPatient: I have lived in nj nearly 60 years and I have no idea what these are. Never heard of them.


They're in old Jersey, across the pond.
 
2019-03-13 07:32:50 AM  

SirAdrianDangerous: DrKillPatient: I have lived in nj nearly 60 years and I have no idea what these are. Never heard of them.

I didn't even think NJ was 5,000 years old. 
Explains the smell between Exit 13 and 15 I guess.


I'm actually at the point where I'm not sure if you guys are joking or if you genuinely don't realise that the "new" indicates there might be another older one somewhere...
 
2019-03-13 08:10:57 AM  

Troy Aikman's Giant Thumbs: lindalouwho: TIL there is such a thing as stone robbers.

Yeah, they're called the British Museum.


Well played.
 
2019-03-13 03:10:29 PM  

Troy Aikman's Giant Thumbs: lindalouwho: TIL there is such a thing as stone robbers.

Yeah, they're called the British Museum.


Ouch. Right in the Elgins.
 
2019-03-13 08:44:10 PM  
They didn't steal those, they fenced them for the Turks.
 
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