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Old August 23rd, 2013, 01:22 PM   #1
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Saw a post in the random thoughts thread. What's some good stuff you had found on the road or wherever. I have found lots of tools mostly. My best find being a new dead blow hammer.


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Old August 23rd, 2013, 01:24 PM   #2
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I found a hooker on the road once.
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Old August 23rd, 2013, 01:25 PM   #3
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stuff I remember picking up:

snowblower
downrigger ball
loose change
bag of disc golf discs (cousin found them and gave them to me)
loose impact sockets and extension
orange construction barrel.

I found an empty glock case in Alto once. I was disappointed it was empty.
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Old August 23rd, 2013, 01:29 PM   #4
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after I lost my keys the other day, I found them down the road laying on the side of the street. Apparently I left them on a vehicle...
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Old August 23rd, 2013, 01:31 PM   #5
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Logging chains
Tow chain
Sockets
Bungee cords
Orange flags( for road crews)
Wallet I found it but was riding my bike kicking it. Friend picked it up and it had ID and money.
Unopened condoms
X-rated books.
I'm sure there's more.
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Old August 23rd, 2013, 01:36 PM   #6
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It is not often I found myself founding stuff on the roading while drive.
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Old August 23rd, 2013, 01:56 PM   #7
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I run and when I see money on the road or sidewalk I ALWAYS pick it up - doesn't matter if it's a twenty or a penny. All of my found money goes into a special jar to be spent at the end of the year on new running shoes. This year has been exceptionally lucrative and I am probably up to about $90 so far (a $20 and a few $5s really help the total).

I find a lot of bungee cords on the road but never bother picking them up. People forgetting that there are bungee cords in the beds of their trucks and losing them must be what drives 80% of the bungee cord purchases in this country.
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I foundinged a full set of dewalt 18v tools, circular saw, sawsall, drill, charger batteries and a bag full of blades. I put an ad on craigslist lost and found offering it up if they could tell me what was in the box besides the tools, but never got a response.

I foundinged a Craftsman shop vac new in the box, looked to have been used once to clean up some carpet scraps from a carpet job. I watched it fall out of the truck from right behind him and he pulled over. as soon as I passed him he pulled out an left so I pulled over and turned around to grab it!

found a full package of three big boxes of red scotchbrite pads on 696, all wrapped together probably 15 years ago. I still have half a box left!

I've found tools and such but those were my best founds.

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I foundinged a full set of dewalt 18v tools, circular saw, sawsall, drill, charger batteries and a bag full of blades. I put an ad on craigslist lost and found offering it up if they could tell me what was in the box besides the tools, but never got a response.

I foundinged a Craftsman shop vac new in the box, looked to have been used once to clean up some carpet scraps from a carpet job. I watched it fall out of the truck from right behind him and he pulled over. as soon as I passed him he pulled out an left so I pulled over and turned around to grab it!

found a full package of three big boxes of red scotchbrite pads on 696, all wrapped together probably 15 years ago. I still have half a box left!

I've found tools and such but those were my best finds.
you must drovering around a lot to have founded so many great founds.
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you must drovering around a lot to have founded so many great founds.
Yea I do a lot of drovering
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I like to fondle myself while on the road
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I founded a boat by the side of the road onced
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I like to fondle myself while on the road
Yeah, why should drive time be any different?
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why is no one surprised by your plea for more attention?
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Porn, a 12ga #7 shot 2 3/4 round, screwdriver, rachet straps, a scuba diving weight belt (found on the way to the lake where I found a chick in scuba gear looking for something frantically in the back of her truck.. Gave it back to her as it was clearly hers). A few rolls of home insulation....

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why is no one surprised by your plea for more attention?
As its funny/sad?
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I found a Sog twitchII laying in an intersection a few years ago.
Creepy found a 24' fiberglass extension ladder.
My son found a bag of crack one time and a digital scale another.
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I knew a guy who founded his "herbal distribution" business while living on the street. I think he actually lived in a baseball dugout, but close enough.
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You should try founding a dictionary.
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