Jul 12, 2012, 03:15 PM
Where is the scariest place you have coin roll hunted?
How much does that piece of silver mean to you? List the scariest places you've hunted (you don't have to specify a city or town) or share a story of something that happened to you.
I haven't really been to any scary places but some of the places around DC I have been to have a police officer sitting at a desk in the lobby, not a security guard but an actual cop.
Jul 12, 2012, 03:45 PM
I live in new Hampshire do not too many scary places. But I've done a box of quarters in Manchester in the parking lot, but I also had my gun with me so..
Jul 12, 2012, 04:06 PM
Mangling rolls since '09
Paterson and Plainfield, NJ, without my firearm.
Drove through, stopped at a Wells Fargo, and got the hell out.
According to this list, it's #74 on the most dangerous places to live in America...
Of course, Chester, PA, which is about 25 minutes from me, is #2, and there's a TD Bank right off I95 there, that I dump at approximately once a month. There's a cop stationed outside the bank at all times, though, and it's nestled in a college campus, plus the fact I'm very familiar with the area, makes it feel a fraction as dangerous as Paterson did.
EDIT: Oh, and the fact I can C&C helps.
Last edited by Merc Crazy; Jul 12, 2012 at 04:15 PM.
Jul 12, 2012, 04:12 PM
I was in my car in the parking lot for a local community college a few weeks ago going through a bunch of dimes and listening to the baseball game. It's summer break, so I was the only one around and could see all the entrances and exits. A sheriff's patrol car pulls into the lot and stops behind me, and he comes up to my window like he pulled me over. I was a little worried that I'd be arrested (trespassing?), my car would be towed and my coins would disappear from impound.
Jul 12, 2012, 04:13 PM
Jul 12, 2012, 04:33 PM
Jul 12, 2012, 05:37 PM
Chattanooga, TN- in the hood
Jul 12, 2012, 05:57 PM
Detroit Michigan on 8 mile Road. Asked for loose halves and got some silver. All the tellers were behind bullet proof glass, and only one person at a time could be in there.
2013 Finds- 12/3
Blob tops: 0
Local Bottles: 24
Tokens: 2, (1) Local
1948 S Roosie Dime
Music box part
19th Century cutting scissors
Silver Dimes: 1
Jul 12, 2012, 05:58 PM
I delivered pizzas for years in a pretty violent city. We were the only shop in the city that would deliver anywhere, so most of our runs were to the worst streets imaginable. We wouldn't close down to 2-4am, I'd be going up to doors in the middle of the night in areas of the city were murders and robberies frequently happen with a wad of cash in my pocket. Didn't carry a gun or nothing. A lot of people I worked with got robbed at one point or another. Anyways, I'll CRH anywhere, nothings as bad as that job. Glad I moved up in the world or who knows what could've happened
Jul 12, 2012, 06:54 PM
I only coin hunt at home...where its safe. Nuff said.
2009 Find Totals (in progress):
1775 King George copper
3 dollars (2 Presential Washington & 2 Sacagawean)
3 Kennedy clad halves
417 Quarters (3 silver dated '34, '48 & '63)
423 Dimes (includes a few Mercs & silver Roseys)
1 Buffalo (no date)
Jul 12, 2012, 07:04 PM
The scariest place that I have ever roll hunted was Walmart. Some VERY scary types in there!
Jul 12, 2012, 07:08 PM
ac by the show boat. Its pretty bad.
Jul 12, 2012, 09:29 PM
R.I.P. Rich Hartford
Off topic but years ago, in my area, 2 pizza delivery guys were making a delivery to an abandoned house that 2 men were hanging out in. When they showed up, the 2 punks shot them both dead. They wanted to know what it felt like to kill someone.
Originally Posted by SilverForBrains
Probably the scariest was not from location but from another customer. This guy was so irate that he was being charged to use penny arcade as a non customer, he was cursing out all the tellers, banging things around and punching the glass door on the way out. That's probably the scariest situation i've ever encountered.
Jul 12, 2012, 10:05 PM
East Cleveland. All the banks out there you have to go through two sets of doors. Only one will open at a time and more often than not there is an armed guard in lobby.
Jul 12, 2012, 10:58 PM
I've pulled up to addresses that had ordered pizza only to find them abandoned and bordered up and the phone line dead. Didn't get out of my car on those ones! scary stuff.
Originally Posted by mountainman 2
That irate guy sounds more like my usual customer I hear you on that one, it's scary to see someone in a rage, you never know what the heck they're gonna do
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