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    Attention Members Updated Rules for Banner Threads

    While we don't have any firm criteria, we follow these general guidelines...

    Finds must be significant, and plausible.
    Finds / posts must be RECENT.
    Images must be hosted on the TreasureNet server.
    Posts with great stories are more likely to be selected.
    If the post is one of the members first posts, it is less likely to be selected.
    Finds must look good in the banner
    .



    I Don't do all the Banners But
    besides the above , I Like "Rare to the Banner Finds"
    not necessarily "Rare according to the Books"

    Books can be wrong.

    & YES Your Banner Nominations Do Count.
    But I Personally don't count the word "Banner" in a Post
    only the ones in Reports.

    Also the find must be found by TNet individual YOU.
    Making matters worst, is nominating your own find for the banner.
    Davers likes this.





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    Please note *

    *

    For all Future Banner Submissions

    ""willingness to share information " will be added to the criteria.

    This does not mean members need to I.d. their hunting Spot.

    This means if questions on the Object ,
    including but not limited to extra photos of the object etc. are ignored.

    Banner will no longer be considered.

    Banner Recipients should show that much Appreciation to those who voted.
    and not be Hit & run Members


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    new rule addition

    Banners will not be considered if member does not give a variety of
    posses of the Find in question
    , preferably but not limited to When it is originally Found.

    We like Insitu and / or at least plenty of Identifiabley cleaned poses
    so each Banner pic can look unique from what else is up there.
    if your like me & don't do insitu that is fine.
    we also prefer pics of all the days finds.

    no body goes out , finds a banner coin on the first dig and goes home.

    if you do, I want your luck

    Seriously, We want entertaining Posts to make banner !

    Take us with you on your Hunt.... at least in Spirit
    This is Banner we are talking about.

    ------------ADDITIONAL----------------------
    Since seeing several Requests We are going back to the Old Way &

    Since Members seem to mainly Vote for posts in Today's Finds .
    Posts in Other Forums like Beach & Shallow Water, shipwrecks,
    North American Indian Artifacts, gold prospecting , bottles etc. do Not require the Same numbers of votes. and may be bannered just by Moderator prerogative. to remind you they are there.

    And as Marc would say; "Shake things up a Little"
    Last edited by jeff of pa; Jan 13, 2016 at 08:34 AM.
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    Dec 2003
    Western Schuylkill County
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    Attention Members Updated Rules for Banner Threads

    please Note.

    Because of recent Unfortunate happenings.

    If you receive a Banner & remove your pictures after.
    your banner & right to future Banners will be Removed !

    If You post something & Do Not wish to be considered for Banner
    Say so in your opening Post, Or PM Me & tell me to Ignore banner votes on your Find.

    It saves Both of us Time, & Prevents Confusion & hard feelings.
    Last edited by jeff of pa; Feb 25, 2016 at 03:22 PM.

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    Glad to see the rules tweak! Well done.
    jeff of pa likes this.

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    I cant post any new treads, what can i do, ??

  7. #7

    Dec 2003
    Western Schuylkill County
    MINELAB EXPLORER SE PRO ....... Garrett Pro Pointer…… Sovereign XS-2 Pro ....... Deteknix Xpointer Diver.... Fisher F19
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    ? What are you Using ?

    Home Computer ?

    Internet Explorer ? Firefox ? Google Chrome ?

    Iphone app ?

    if using Firefox Clean your Cache & Cookies & try again.

    If using Internet Explorer.

    Change to a different Source.

    If using a Phone

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    us
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    Is my computer messed up? I've seen the same banner pics up top for like 3-4 days now... do I need to change a setting or something?
    BigWaveDave likes this.

  9. #9
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    Sorry Honey, I can’t. I’ve got plans with my metal detector.

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    .
    Our Moderators take longer naps this time of year, so be patient.
    Not all finds are banner worthy.... nominate a great find, and maybe it will make it up top.
    Last edited by BigWaveDave; Feb 05, 2018 at 08:56 PM.
    I invite you to visit my profile, look what I've found!

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    us
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    I didn't say all finds were Banner finds or insinuate that they were I ask a question if it was just on my end. Thanks

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    Jan 2013
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    Quote Originally Posted by BigWaveDave View Post
    .
    Our Moderators take longer naps this time of year, so be patient.
    Not all finds are banner worthy.... nominate a great find, and maybe it will make it up top.
    I've Asked Before In Other Threads But Haven't Received An Answer Yet So I'm Asking Again does anybody else use tapatalk to browse these forums? if so how do you vote for banner? I don't see the option anywhere thanks in advance

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    I don't use tapatalk. Joe_dirt. Look to the right hand top of your post, in the tan area. There is a little red box there. The tiny print say "nominate banner". You'd just have to go the the original poster's item, click that box and fill it in. It took me forever to figure this out. I couldn't read the tiny print! Of course I assume you can see the little box in tapatalk. Otherwise, I use a big old fashioned mainframe computer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by joe_dirt View Post
    I've Asked Before In Other Threads But Haven't Received An Answer Yet So I'm Asking Again does anybody else use tapatalk to browse these forums? if so how do you vote for banner? I don't see the option anywhere thanks in advance

    Quote Originally Posted by BigWaveDave View Post
    .
    Our Moderators take longer naps this time of year, so be patient.
    Not all finds are banner worthy.... nominate a great find, and maybe it will make it up top.
    My apologies a mod did not see your question. You can always pm a mod, we will respond.

    On Tapatalk you highlight the post like your going to quote, then in the upper right hand corner is icon of 3 dots
    You hit it and menu opens up and one choice is report. Just hit it then type your nominating post for banner.

    Any questions just post here and I will respond.
    Last edited by Treasure_Hunter; Feb 16, 2018 at 07:33 AM.
    PLEASE READ OUR RULES. CLICK HERE TO READ ------> TreasureNet.com Rules

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    Si vis pacem, para bellum "If you want peace, prepare for war!

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    us
    Jan 2013
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    Quote Originally Posted by Treasure_Hunter View Post
    My apologies a mod did not see your question. You can always pm a mod, we will respond.

    On Tampatalk you highlight the post like your going to quote, then in the upper right hand corner is icon of 3 dots
    You hit it and menu opens up and one choice is report. Just hit it then type your nominating post for banner.

    Any questions just post here and I will respond.
    Thanks for the reply when I click the three dots for some reason report isn't an available option for me Click image for larger version. 

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    Quote Originally Posted by joe_dirt View Post
    Thanks for the reply when I click the three dots for some reason report isn't an available option for me Click image for larger version. 

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    You have to tap (select) the post you want to report, it will turn light blue, then hit the 3 dots, if you don't select the post the report option will not appear.
    PLEASE READ OUR RULES. CLICK HERE TO READ ------> TreasureNet.com Rules

    2nd Amendment
    "A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed"

    Si vis pacem, para bellum "If you want peace, prepare for war!

 

 
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