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by don
Wed Oct 02, 2002 11:43 am
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: Deerings/Soldiers Trail
Replies: 63
Views: 46192

sarcasm

ok wiz joe that was fair comment- no problem. but i wasnt suggesting any of you were idiots,my las post was just a parody. by the way -and this goin on a different tack- but some time previously in the archived postings i noticed a contributor mention barry storms comment that keenan and purnell wer...
by don
Wed Oct 02, 2002 1:21 am
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: Deerings/Soldiers Trail
Replies: 63
Views: 46192

ark2

ok no disrespect peter who knows your views may be right(i doubt it but they might)
by don
Wed Oct 02, 2002 1:11 am
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: Deerings/Soldiers Trail
Replies: 63
Views: 46192

the ark? gulp

let me see now er the ark in an historical context hmmmm well i think in a roundabout kind of way i mean sort of -in a manner of speaking-you know what peter? i dont care wether it exists or not - whether it be nestled on the top of mount ararat-deep in king davids sepulchre- or deep in the heart of...
by don
Tue Oct 01, 2002 2:31 pm
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: Deerings/Soldiers Trail
Replies: 63
Views: 46192

gee- what did i say? gulp! just a few comments on last few posts - i didnt expect to get so much reaction but im here so ill rely lol as regarding throwing out certain works by certain writers i.e storm -corbin- glover and to a lesser extent ely-that might not be such a bad thing. the ark and the ho...
by don
Tue Oct 01, 2002 11:10 am
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: Deerings/Soldiers Trail
Replies: 63
Views: 46192

two soldiers- holy grail-belief lol

well sc is there a holy grail?funnily enough the holy grail could be compared with the lost dutchman in a kinda way. because the holy grail is many different things to many different people-so i guess yeah there is to some people dependin on what they visualize the holy grail as being.the holy grail...
by don
Tue Oct 01, 2002 12:55 am
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: Deerings/Soldiers Trail
Replies: 63
Views: 46192

two soldiers

ok peter i admit ive done no "digging" lol but im not dismissing two soldiers story but just really find it "odd" that people believe it wholrheartedly and with out any reservations when theres so little evidence to support it. ok you can quote me the various "testimonies" frpom people who were told...
by don
Mon Sep 30, 2002 12:49 pm
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: Deerings/Soldiers Trail
Replies: 63
Views: 46192

Re: two soldiers/deering etc

Wiz wrote:
don wrote:(as if anybody who found the mine would advertise detailed directions to it anyway)
They didn'

t. That's the whole problem!

they didnt? hmmmmm the waterfall ? trick in the trail?(trick in the trail my ass lol) maybe they told this to ely etc thro a medium? ok im kidding (i think)
by don
Mon Sep 30, 2002 12:01 pm
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: Deerings/Soldiers Trail
Replies: 63
Views: 46192

two soldiers/deering etc

hey im sorry if i sound churlish but gee to me it seems theres an awful lot of conjecture and supposition there. i meam listening or reading the legends of dearing /soldiers etc is fine but then going on to treat the whole story/stories as fact' including the directions the soldiers and dearing gave...
by don
Sat Sep 28, 2002 11:43 am
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: Deerings/Soldiers Trail
Replies: 63
Views: 46192

two soldiers

thanks for your reply. pretty impressive stuff at first glance. but mostly these are accounts from 20 yrs after the event and more.and again you would have thought that somebody would have recalled the year when this happened. that in itself would suggest to me that the sources quoted are merely rep...
by don
Fri Sep 27, 2002 2:10 am
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: Deerings/Soldiers Trail
Replies: 63
Views: 46192

two soldiers?

is there any evidence the two soldiers ever existed?apart from the statements of mason that is. i find it curious that while theyre trail directions are remembered - the amount of gold they supposedly recovered is remembered- even what they were wearing is rembered. but minor points such as their na...
by don
Thu Sep 26, 2002 2:14 pm
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: Ruth Killing
Replies: 123
Views: 83834

hope im not boring everybody lol but heres another couple of thoughts regarding ruth. how did people come to the conclusion that keenan and purnell had no connection with ruths death because they were away joyriding at the time of ruths death? surely no one knows the date when ruth died? its only kn...
by don
Thu Sep 26, 2002 1:59 pm
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: Ruth Killing
Replies: 123
Views: 83834

corbins books

sc i take your point aboyut all dutchman works having flaws- and maybe im a bit cynical but some of the observationa and conclusions corbin comes to in her first work(and without any confirmation or evidence save for her own statements) make me very very dubious about any of her conclusions.i think ...
by don
Thu Sep 26, 2002 12:41 pm
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: Ruth Killing
Replies: 123
Views: 83834

just a couple of thoughts. isnt it true that mountain lions and like animals have a tendency to drag their prey several miles to devour . if so doesnt this make the final location of ruths remains useless or meaningless when used to ascertain how a 66/76 yr old man (deopending on what source you rea...