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Metal Detecting is a Sport
« on: May 02, 2016, 12:06:50 AM »

Detectorists need many skills and abilities. They must be waterproof, thick-skinned, fit and slightly crackers. Are they sports people or hobbyists? Read this blog then make up your own mind.

http://www.johnwinter.net/jw/2016/05/metal-detecting-is-a-sport/

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Re: Metal Detecting is a Sport
« Reply #1 on: May 02, 2016, 11:25:03 AM »
One suggestion is that we call it a SPOBBY, an amalgamation of Sport and Hobby.
I dunno ...

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Re: Metal Detecting is a Sport
« Reply #2 on: May 02, 2016, 05:21:21 PM »
Uuuuh if this was a sport, id get left on the bench every week haha.  Or be out on a "free loan" to another club  ;D ;D
Ill stick with hobby, that way no one is keeping score, ....

Entertaining read though..
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Re: Metal Detecting is a Sport
« Reply #3 on: May 02, 2016, 05:35:48 PM »
Uuuuh if this was a sport, id get left on the bench every week haha.  Or be out on a "free loan" to another club  ;D ;D
Ill stick with hobby, that way no one is keeping score, ....

Entertaining read though..
Me too Eleanor I wouldn't worry about it lol :o ::) It would be like playing football when I was a kid always last picked  ::)

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Re: Metal Detecting is a Sport
« Reply #4 on: May 02, 2016, 06:51:31 PM »
Uuuuh if this was a sport, id get left on the bench every week haha.  Or be out on a "free loan" to another club  ;D ;D
Ill stick with hobby, that way no one is keeping score, ....

Entertaining read though..
Me too Eleanor I wouldn't worry about it lol :o ::) It would be like playing football when I was a kid always last picked  ::)
Im sure you made a very good goalpost Shug   ::)
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