AOL Prepares to Dig for Gold _ Literally

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  1. Rodimus Prime

    Rodimus Prime Sola Gratia, Sola Fide TFW2005 Supporter

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    http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/wireStory?id=2317486

     
  2. Nerd Bomber

    Nerd Bomber Consulting your needs

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    In the white mountains they say?! I was just up there hiking last week and am planning on going back up this weekend. I'll have to get out my prospecting gear.
     
  3. Vector Sigma

    Vector Sigma <b><i><font color=FFFF00>Crazy Colon Burner!!!!</b Veteran

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    :lol  :lol  :lol  :lol  thats hilarious! And if they think he buried it with a shovel, do they really need bulldozers and geological teams to find it?...
     
  4. Greyryder

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    Let's see, he owes them money, so they're going to dig up somebody else's property.

    Yeah, that makes sense....
     
  5. drippy

    drippy is a freethinker.

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    Well? Where's the immediate and outright condemnation of the AOL?
     
  6. Rodimus Prime

    Rodimus Prime Sola Gratia, Sola Fide TFW2005 Supporter

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    I don't think anyone is siding with AOL. However, this one is both outrageous and retarded, so it's going to be a while before people stop laughing enough to express outrage.
     
  7. drippy

    drippy is a freethinker.

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    I take offense to that.

    It's a legitimate question as the overwhelming sentiment on this board is anti-corporation and pro "little guy" regardless of all circumstances.

    Or am I wrong?

    *edit* removed unrelated business entity from my posts (as the original point still stands).
     
  8. Draven

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    I take it they'll put the property back the way it was if they don't find anything?
     
  9. Dark_Convoy

    Dark_Convoy Old Bastard Veteran

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    That's what I was thinking... what the hell???
     
  10. My03Tundra

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    What do you think? Absolutely not.

    I think that since AOL sued the guy, and won, it is only fair that they get paid. I'm not being the Devil's Advocate here, I just believe in people paying their dues when they're due. Now, if they ARE going "digging for gold," then the family should have the right to refuse them and find "other" means for paying the unsettled "debt."
     
  11. Sonscreen

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    Wow, I guess AOL is hurting.
     
  12. ambushbug74

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    They'll probably end up finding a secret burial site for AOL floppy disks.
     
  13. Belgrath

    Belgrath Boom! Nutshot!

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    :lol 
     
  14. tikgnat

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    Or a landfill with lots of Atari ET games.
     
  15. Master Megatron

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    nah, that's somewhere in Mexico. :) 
     
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    "AOL said it will try to accommodate Hawke's parents by not being too obtrusive. "
    "the company intends to use bulldozers and geological teams to hunt for gold and platinum"

    So, that would be like the Dr. walking in with a tour to do your vasectomy, right?
     
  17. Drake

    Drake Smooth Is Smooth Baby

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    Sounds like something the riaa or mpaa would do.
     
  18. Mr. Jiggles

    Mr. Jiggles loves your mother.

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    AOL ate my bawls.
     
  19. flamepanther

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    No, the MPAA would try to do it without a court order.
     
  20. Pravus Prime

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    LOL!!
     

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