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    I will

    I will
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    Final post, 1/2/19 heading to the bank to get my...

    Final post, 1/2/19 heading to the bank to get my first bag of dimes for the year
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    got another quarter bag and once again skunked, ...

    got another quarter bag and once again skunked, the mostly come from a laundromat who must search them before dumping in the counter
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    It is amazing how many Sox fans are out there! ...

    It is amazing how many Sox fans are out there! However when my mom and dad moved to Tampa they switched to the Rays. The last Sox game I went to was at Tampa, called and got great tickets the same...
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    Yes I think in two years and their are changing...

    Yes I think in two years and their are changing the name to some stupid like Worsox

    That is sacrilege, there is only one Fenway!

    I saw Ted Williams, Bobby Doer, Johnny Pesky and when I was a...
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    Meg Happy Gilmore - very funny movie, check...

    Meg
    Happy Gilmore - very funny movie, check out the original Caddyshack also it is how may snobby clubs are!

    The Sox here, we get every game on NESN, the ones I usually don't watch are the...
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    Since they started kneeling I no longer watch...

    Since they started kneeling I no longer watch football. I was in during Vietnam, joining in 1972 and too many of my brothers and sisters died there to watch some over paid cry babies kneel when many...
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    I will update my signature, (Meg go to the...

    I will update my signature, (Meg go to the settings next to you name at the top and click on it and then on the left go down to the Signature line)

    But I ended my skunk box streak at 18, the last...
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    Ended up with 3 1967 40%ers from that box, skunk...

    Ended up with 3 1967 40%ers from that box, skunk streak over for now
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    Do you want to PM me their names on youtube, I...

    Do you want to PM me their names on youtube, I would like to check them out to see what they say
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    Wish the youtubers would put out the truth about...

    Wish the youtubers would put out the truth about searching, that it is not get rich quick like they try to say it is.
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    Broke my skunk streak at 18 boxes, got a 1967 40%

    Broke my skunk streak at 18 boxes, got a 1967 40%
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    Very nice!!

    Very nice!!
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    Dozer you suc* !! Great score!!! That is what...

    Dozer you suc* !!

    Great score!!! That is what keeps us going, it is like Indy finding the ark
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    opened the first box, no silver, that is 16 skunk...

    opened the first box, no silver, that is 16 skunk boxes in a row, back to last April.
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    Just got 2 boxes of halves from a different bank...

    Just got 2 boxes of halves from a different bank and courier, not Loomis. No enders, started going through them
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    No proofs of any type. According to the bank...

    No proofs of any type. According to the bank they have two laundromats dumping all their quarters often 2-3 bags a week
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    Well I finished the bag, a New Zealand Dollar AND...

    Well I finished the bag, a New Zealand Dollar AND

    a 1959 D silver quarter, so not a skunk. Quarters are usually not worth the effort. Didn't find any errors.
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    going to get a bag of quarters, that is all they...

    going to get a bag of quarters, that is all they have today. My 2 boxes of halves didn't come in, next week I expect 6 boxes, that is what sometimes happens when a bank is late

    the quarters are...
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    couldn't wait so did the second box of dimes! ...

    couldn't wait so did the second box of dimes!

    Found a 1962 D rosie and a 2003 S that I needed for the Rosie collection
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    Got two boxes of dimes (Loomis) from TD. Went...

    Got two boxes of dimes (Loomis) from TD. Went through the first box, found 2 silver a 1964 and this 1959.

    I almost missed the 1959 as it was really dirty and the edge didn't show well, I found it...
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    Meg There are still banks here where the...

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    There are still banks here where the tellers have an attitude but the majority of nice. The two banks that I have been watching and getting bags seem to do about half a bag a year, but at...
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    what is your hit rate per box on dimes?

    what is your hit rate per box on dimes?
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    Meg You way of doing it is very similar to...

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    You way of doing it is very similar to mine. I try to order at 2 to 3 different branches, and get about 2 boxes a week and will try to switch around the branches. All banks are happy to...
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    Went to 5 different banks to see if they would...

    Went to 5 different banks to see if they would order boxes of halves but none would, I asked one bank who services them, Loomis or Guarda and they said they cannot tell. I mentioned I would be able...
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    I agree, Proof is not a condition but a method of...

    I agree, Proof is not a condition but a method of manufacture
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    Skunk streak up to 16 boxes, even tried a new...

    Skunk streak up to 16 boxes, even tried a new branch of the same bank. They are all Loomis rolls. Will try to find another bank that will order for me that is not Loomis but around here most seem...
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    Picked up two boxes of halves today, not silver...

    Picked up two boxes of halves today, not silver enders but 2 proof enders a 1971 S and this one that I haven't opened yet, it is really nice shape

    https://i.imgur.com/0SYEOrth.jpg
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    Picked up a partial bag of dimes today, $384 ...

    Picked up a partial bag of dimes today, $384

    found a single 1964 Rosie and 1 $1 President Dollar James Madison

    so not a skunk
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    Finished my bag of dimes 1 1945 Mercury 6...

    Finished my bag of dimes

    1 1945 Mercury

    6 Roosevelts

    every bit helps
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    Very nice! I am on a box skunk streak 14 so...

    Very nice! I am on a box skunk streak 14 so far...

    up to 3 dimes on the bag o' dimes with about 1/4 left
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    Got a dime bag today, about halfway through it...

    Got a dime bag today, about halfway through it and 2 silver dimes so far so at least here in SE New England the silver isn't flowing yet.

    Is it worth trying dimes more than occasionally? I...
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    16 boxes in last 5 months yield just a single 40%...

    16 boxes in last 5 months yield just a single 40% Kennedy... Longest skunk streak on boxes yet.
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    the 3 boxes were all skunks, did get 4 proofs...

    the 3 boxes were all skunks, did get 4 proofs however. I guess I can't complain after the last two days...
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    I have never gotten more than one before! To see...

    I have never gotten more than one before! To see them all in the tellers hand at once took my breath away!

    Oh and I am going to get a bag of dimes tomorrow, they asked me if I wanted them...
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    What a two day hunt!!! Went to the bank to use...

    What a two day hunt!!! Went to the bank to use the coin counter to get cash for my halves, asked as I always do if they have any large dollars or halves, they said they only had these 5 halves and I...
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    I have one bank that will sell a partial bag,...

    I have one bank that will sell a partial bag, sometimes, depends on who the head teller is on the day I ask. The other bank will only sell full bags and it has taken 5 months to add 400 coins,...
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    Finally ended my skunk streak!! I had found a...

    Finally ended my skunk streak!! I had found a couple 40%ers all summer. Got 3 boxes of halves at the bank today and can see a Proof through the holes in the box. Stopped at the bank that I have...
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    any silver is good.

    any silver is good.
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    I keep dreaming about a large dump from kids...

    I keep dreaming about a large dump from kids disposing of their fathers coin collection of Seated Liberty Halves that they just want to get rid of!!!
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    Finished the last $75 in the dime bag, found a...

    Finished the last $75 in the dime bag, found a plastic toy Roosevelt Dime, it went through!

    Also luckily I use a magnifying headset when looking that edges of the coins, almost missed one, it was...
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    Got a bag from one of my banks ($1,000 in dimes)...

    Got a bag from one of my banks ($1,000 in dimes) went through it over the last week.

    Found 6 silver dimes including 1 Mercury! For dimes that is pretty good.
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    Wow!!!

    Wow!!!
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    They seem to be filling slow, although not super...

    They seem to be filling slow, although not super slow. Bank 1 was at 300 coins back in May and is not 760, bank 2 was about 250 coins back last April and is now 700 so that is 100 coins a month. So...
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    Dozer That is why I keep checking back, there...

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    That is why I keep checking back, there are about 1200 coins to go to a full bag, when it gets down to about 300 coins or $150 I will fill and buy both bags, I actually did that once when...
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    on a skunk streak, 1 40% in the last 10 boxes of...

    on a skunk streak, 1 40% in the last 10 boxes of halves. Also did two boxes of dimes skunked. Working a bag of dimes skunked so far half to go.

    The bank that was at 650 halves in the counter is...
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    I am 12 boxes skunked so far but it has been a...

    I am 12 boxes skunked so far but it has been a month since I got any boxes anyway. Checked with my two banks that will sell bags and they are both at about 650 and 700 coins out of 2,000 for the...
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    two boxes of halves BOTH skunks

    two boxes of halves BOTH skunks
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    nice!!!

    nice!!!
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    it seems slow

    it seems slow
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