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Post by russau on Tue Jan 16, 2018 6:07 am

Well I (for one) hope this isn't going to be the trend for this year. lot's of forums around the net have been silent.............

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Post by dickb on Tue Jan 16, 2018 10:07 am

I would say that Government pressure and the get rich quick miners have had the effect to turn off miners and send them other places.
I don't see this changing this year and going back to what it was when the Price of gold was high....... until the price of gold goes back up.

Just my opinion for what its worth......... very little!

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Post by Admin on Fri Jan 19, 2018 7:35 am

Didkb, Russ,

The Chief (Ron) is off in Wyoming for his annual ice fishing escapade with buddies, so he's not around right now to chime in, watch the board...

BUT, like you two have so aptly identified, the "gold fever" has worn completely off for many...  Embarassed

With gold off its $1,900 highs and languishing around $1,100 to $1,300 and more and more land closed off, shut down, restricted to mining/prospecting.....like criminal Obama locking up 556 million acres in 34 National Monument designations and the 8 years of Obama's DOI, USFS & BLM  withdrawing zillions of acres of our lands, designating streams/rivers a "Wind & Scenic", etc., or states like Kalifornia, Oregon & Washington implementing dredge bans and "Hands & Pans Only" rules .....like in the Auburn State Rec. Area, etc., many have just quit...

I have written Trump's new DOI secretary Ryan Zinke 8 times now since 3 Feb 2017 and not one reply to any package I've sent up.  I bet it's Obama holdovers in the mail room throwing my stuff in the trash before Zinke every gets to see it...

Yes.  Things are way, way slower than in years past.  When that web hosting site closed no-notice and my old Gold Adventures Forum "died", I had almost 800 registered users.  POOF!  GONE!  NO way to recover any of it.  I tried...  Sadly, only a handful like you all came over to the new Forum...

So, I agree...  Until gold goes WAY up, becomes popular again, I think it's just gonna be us few, very few old geesers.....and Miner Matt. Wink

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Post by dickb on Fri Jan 19, 2018 1:02 pm

The die hards are out here, but I think the camo has them pretty hard to find.

Heavy pans to all.

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Post by russau on Fri Jan 19, 2018 6:31 pm

Yes I agree ! I'm headed that way myself ! All of my equipment is for sale , BUT until I find a reasonable offer I'll give it another try this July in Wyoming on Douglas Creek or if that don't work mybe somewhere close to home?/

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Post by russau on Wed Jan 24, 2018 9:51 am

It looks like its time to delete yahoogroups from my list!

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Post by pickaxe on Mon Jan 29, 2018 11:50 pm

So, Russ, why delete yahooogroups? No traffic or have they gone greeny/ecowaco?

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Post by pickaxe on Mon Jan 29, 2018 11:59 pm

I will say though, I have always hated the way yahoo groups is layed out. What a pain.

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Post by russau on Tue Jan 30, 2018 6:45 am

It appears to me that nobody is using it any more! So why do I keep going to look at the sites when nobody is commenting on them?

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Post by dickb on Tue Jan 30, 2018 9:13 am

Hi Russ:

Thoughtful insight. Stay warm.

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Post by KevinInColorado on Fri Mar 30, 2018 11:20 pm

Treasurenet is still thriving. Also I have about 2,800 people in my “Finding Gold In Colorado” Facebook group and its very active! (That’s up from zero a year or two ago!) Randy, you should consider joining the FB group to promote your videos if you are still making money from YouTube.

I admit I don’t check all these niche forums as often as I used to Sad
Too busy finishing my book i guess!

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Post by jloyd on Thu Apr 12, 2018 4:44 pm

just came by to say hi .

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Post by Admin on Sun Apr 15, 2018 9:30 am

Jloyd,

Thanks! "HI!" Wink

I just posted a new post about utilizing YouTube more and more as to videos vs. pictures and Trip Reports here on the Forum...

Would love to hear, or see what everyone else is doing!

Hope we all stay connected, interested! Wink

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Post by jloyd on Sat Apr 21, 2018 1:38 pm

Well I am not one for videos but am doing some drywashing here in AZ..

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Post by Admin on Sat Apr 21, 2018 1:47 pm

Jloyd,

Hope your dry washing is going well... Wink

Is it Africa Hot there yet?

We got a storm in yesterday & today and dumped about 4 to 6 inches of wet, heavy snow here in High Kolorado... But, it's clearing now, getting sunny, and a lot of the snow is melting in now...

Was 25F this morning for the low. Up to 43F outside now at 1:45 PM. Nice!

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Post by jloyd on Sun Apr 22, 2018 7:37 pm

only been in the 80s the last few days but it should get into the 90s next week .

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Post by Admin on Mon Apr 23, 2018 7:38 am

Jloyd,

Sounds too HOT!

Spring is here, had 4 to 6 inches of snow all over on Friday. It's all melted in down low here...

Had a low of 27F this morning, clear, sun rising and up to 38F already. We'll probably get up to 60F later today. NICE! Wink Perfect prospecting weather.... NO bugs and LOW humidity too.

I went out sluicing after church in the afternoon here for about 1 hour and 45 minutes. Worked a spot I dredged for 4 hours last Fall. got .33 grams of nice, yellow, super fine gold. Pretty happy with that... Awesome afternoon on the Ark...

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Post by jloyd Yesterday at 5:41 pm

I know what the weather can be there as I lived in Colorado Springs for 8 years .80 is hot there .

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