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    Question What's the weirdest/worst thing you've found going curbside trash scrapping

    Today I picked up a handgun. Thought it was a bb gun. Till i got home and took a look at it. So I had to turn it in to the police station since I'm only 17 and don't have a gun ownership license. yet... Interrogated for about an hour at the station repeating the same thing about 4 times.




    So now...... what about you? got something funny/weird/cool/creepy to share?


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    I would have kept it myself, nothing required here in Florida. When I did live in Illinois I had a FOID card. I guess it may help solve a crime though, you never know. Would hate to end up with a gun that had committed a murder or such. Good for you. Sorry the cops pestered you for so long, It had to be obviuos that you were doing a good thing.

    Found a dildo curbside once when trash picking. It was purple. We named it Barney. We took it to a party and never saw it again. I guess someone wanted it. True story.

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    Found a dildo curbside once when trash picking. It was purple. We named it Barney. We took it to a party and never saw it again. I guess someone wanted it. True story.
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    Quote Originally Posted by parrothead View Post
    I would have kept it myself, nothing required here in Florida. When I did live in Illinois I had a FOID card. I guess it may help solve a crime though, you never know. Would hate to end up with a gun that had committed a murder or such. Good for you. Sorry the cops pestered you for so long, It had to be obviuos that you were doing a good thing.

    Found a dildo curbside once when trash picking. It was purple. We named it Barney. We took it to a party and never saw it again. I guess someone wanted it. True story.
    If I was legally able to, I would have kept it for sure! But this guy had it hidden in a cardboard box inside a recycle bin with bottles cans and paper all over it. Didn't seem like he knew of any non-sketch ways to get rid of it. and the only reason I found it was because he had a whole pile of scrap i picked up. At those places, i check everything.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mechanic688 View Post
    LOL
    I swear every time i look at that THING it just seems sketchier,weirder,creepier,scarier

    some guy probably had to snort a few lines before he could come up with him.

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    Quote Originally Posted by parrothead View Post
    Found a dildo curbside once when trash picking. It was purple. We named it Barney. We took it to a party and never saw it again. I guess someone wanted it. True story.
    You scrapped the Motor out of it first though right?
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    I think some one posted once there was a market for used dildos, more then scrap value. just sayin. down here they are more likely to take found dildos home and found guns to the party.

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    Quote Originally Posted by elitelawnteam1 View Post
    Today I picked up a handgun. Thought it was a bb gun. Till i got home and took a look at it. So I had to turn it in to the police station since I'm only 17 and don't have a gun ownership license. yet... Interrogated for about an hour at the station repeating the same thing about 4 times.


    So now...... what about you? got something funny/weird/cool/creepy to share?
    Did you tell them you wanted it after the waiting period was over? Even if you cant keep it a parent could sign for it for you and take it to shop and sell it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by elitelawnteam1 View Post
    I swear every time i look at that THING it just seems sketchier,weirder,creepier,scarier

    some guy probably had to snort a few lines before he could come up with him.
    Who knows, A cartoon version of his wife maybe??

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    When I was a kid I was playing around a creek bed and found a human skull. Took it home to my parents and my Dad wanted me to take him back where I found it. He never found anything else. Must have floated down stream. I still wounder to this day who he/ she was.

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    Quote Originally Posted by elitelawnteam1 View Post
    I swear every time i look at that THING it just seems sketchier,weirder,creepier,scarier

    some guy probably had to snort a few lines before he could come up with him.
    Put a dildo in his hand and he would look even scarier! LOL

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    **** i love this place!!!! you never know what you are going to read

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    I can say i have found some really nice things like scales , antiques , pet supplies , Every thing really !! for me the only thing that took me by surprise were Deer legs in a pail during hunting season .
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    Quote Originally Posted by parrothead View Post
    found a dildo curbside once when trash picking. It was purple. We named it barney. We took it to a party and never saw it again. I guess someone wanted it. True story.
    roflmao!
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    Quote Originally Posted by PartTimeScrapper View Post
    Did you tell them you wanted it after the waiting period was over? Even if you cant keep it a parent could sign for it for you and take it to shop and sell it.
    I agree, if it isn't found to be lost, stolen or used in a crime, you should be able to claim possession. You will need someone with a FOID card to take possession in Illinois. If you don't intend on keeping it, I can recommend a good gun shop to sell it on consignment that is near you.

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    O.K. i just have to ask what in the world is a FOID card for a gun this boggles my mind
    dang glad i dont live there
    I know CCL i have one of those and do carry. but just to own one ???? that aint right!!

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    Firearms Identification Card.In order to own a gun in Il. owner must have a card to purchase a gun and ammo and i believe must have card on person when in possession of gun and ammo.And no Il. does not have right to carry for those who were wondering

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    Well I was not trash picking but walking my dogs and walked by a trash bag that got all torn up by something, pulled out was food wrappers, penis pump box, and a sex doll box. Scary thing is the guy lives up the road from me!

    What, was he trying to impress the doll?

    Edited to add; That poor Barney gets blamed for more stuff.... I remember back when the rumor was going around that he was a drug dealer. Not a good costume to chose if your a fluffy! kink kink, oops meant wink wink.
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    So a DOID would be

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    thanks for the info (note to self we aint moving there)
    hobo finds dont go there with this bunch it could get wild (i have learned that from my short time here)


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