Monthly Archives: June 2014

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Larger coins

On a nice long walk around Brockworth, Tiff finds our biggest coin – a nice 20p behind a gate, in the mud. Win.

We walk up to Tescos and there’s more for her, a nice 5p and a couple of pennies.

That’s when I break out the big guns and find our first pound coin underneath a bench !

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Wedding 5p’s

At the Wedding evening do of one of Tiff’s friends, the 5p’s were calling to us.

First off, underneath a picnic table I saw 2 silver coins but couldn’t get to them because people were sitting at it. I thought they were 10p’s initially.
About 30 minutes after first spying them, the coast was clear for me to make a cheeky move. I went to the toilet (the excuse) and on the way past, bent down and picked up just one coin – the first 5p. (Somebody else must have noticed the other coin and picked it up !! – how rude) – Ghost claims another coin !

Later on, we walked around the car park and Tiff too found a 5 pence piece.

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Alton Towers

9 days into the game and I still hadn’t found a single coin, whilst Tiff was cleaning up, finding pennies here, there and everywhere.

Alton Towers made up for that though – after our first ride, the Nemesis, I found a penny in one of the tree beds. Nice ! I was on the scoreboard.

Later on, I found a nice shiny 10p coin in one of the large open paved areas. Tiff saw it too but I shouted “MONEY” first and thus it was mine :)

In the queue for the Smiler, Tiff came into her own, finding two 2p pieces and another 2 Euro cents coin. We also saw what we coined (pun intended) “Ghost money” – a coin that you could see but couldn’t get to. It was over one of the large metal gated barriers – a nice shiny 20p. The thoughts we had of climbing to get to that – that would push whoever was brave enough into a nice lead. The thought though of all of the other people in the queue seeing you scav for a 20p coin put me off. Couple that with the fact that we could be thrown out over a 20p. Not worth it.
Ghost continued his good fortune and racked up another 2 pennies, again, seen behind gated areas…… he was doing better than us !

Later on, Tiff found a cheeky little 5p coin in one of the main walkways, stopping mid stride and shouting “MONEY”, people behind almost piling into her. I think you have to ! :)

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First finds !

The game truly began when the first coin was found and that honour fell to Tiffany.

Tiff found 3 pennies at the yard where she keeps her horse. Later on however, one of those pennies turned out to be a 2 Euro cents coin.

Interesting fact : before the game began, Tiff also found 5p worth of coppers. Shame that wasn’t included :)