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DFW Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-17-08 08:28 AM
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38. I find that positively shocking........
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  -What is up with all these copper thefts? proud2Blib  Apr-17-08 06:45 AM   #0 
  - In some places the value of the copper in the building is worth more  tekisui   Apr-17-08 06:48 AM   #1 
  - Worth more than American currency.  BobRossi   Apr-17-08 06:48 AM   #2 
  - Should I start melting down my penny collection?  proud2Blib   Apr-17-08 06:49 AM   #6 
     - copper in pennies  deminks   Apr-17-08 06:55 AM   #13 
        - I have wheat pennies  proud2Blib   Apr-17-08 06:58 AM   #16 
           - Have you seen the price of wheat lately? It's cheaper to eat pennies.  Lastlaughin08   Apr-17-08 07:18 AM   #27 
           - LOL  proud2Blib   Apr-17-08 07:34 AM   #31 
           - If they're in good condition, they're more valuable to coin collectors than as copper. nt  eppur_se_muova   Apr-17-08 11:24 AM   #50 
  - Meth heads.  yibbehobba   Apr-17-08 06:49 AM   #3 
  - Bingo. n/t  Island Blue   Apr-17-08 06:51 AM   #7 
  - Makes sense  proud2Blib   Apr-17-08 06:53 AM   #11 
  - It's not just meth heads.  Herdin_Cats   Apr-17-08 07:00 AM   #18 
  - I can't view the article.  sakabatou   Apr-17-08 01:21 PM   #55 
     - Odd, now I can't view it now either.  yibbehobba   Apr-18-08 04:45 AM   #65 
  - Money. Copper is at an all time high right now.  Rockholm   Apr-17-08 06:49 AM   #4 
  - Rough economic times, high prices for scrap copper  MadHound   Apr-17-08 06:49 AM   #5 
  - Ironic, Thief becomes his own executioner.  Rockholm   Apr-17-08 06:52 AM   #9 
  - One of my co-workers had something stolen from underneath her car  proud2Blib   Apr-17-08 06:52 AM   #10 
  - It was the catalytic converter its stolen because it has titanium in it  mrcheerful   Apr-17-08 07:04 AM   #20 
     - 14 TONS!?!?!  proud2Blib   Apr-17-08 07:10 AM   #21 
     - Whats even more amazing is the perps got a way  mrcheerful   Apr-17-08 07:14 AM   #24 
        - If those cops make a bust, and the judge walks in with a seeing eye dog...  ieoeja   Apr-17-08 12:02 PM   #52 
           - Ahhhhh you got my joke. The funny thing is the cops did take lots and lots of photo's of the tire  mrcheerful   Apr-17-08 01:55 PM   #58 
     - Catalytic converters also contain a small amount of platinum  doc03   Apr-17-08 07:34 AM   #32 
     - I forgot about that lol. What can I say? Its been a few years since I had a vehicle with one on it  mrcheerful   Apr-17-08 07:50 AM   #36 
     - I think the catalysts in the converters are typically platinum.  EOTE   Apr-17-08 09:36 AM   #46 
     - The stolen railroad bridge cracked me up.  conscious evolution   Apr-17-08 02:07 PM   #60 
     - See post #24 if you like missing bridge stories.  mrcheerful   Apr-17-08 02:11 PM   #63 
     - I think I know who done (did) it.  Jamastiene   Apr-18-08 06:51 AM   #69 
  - Some idiot here in Austin  hobbit709   Apr-17-08 06:57 AM   #15 
     - Was there much more than a grease spot left where he stood  Jamastiene   Apr-18-08 06:53 AM   #70 
  - copper is bringing almost $4 per lb  carolinarocco   Apr-17-08 06:52 AM   #8 
  - 30 yrs ago, my sister had a house that was stripped of ALL copper  Quakerfriend   Apr-17-08 06:53 AM   #12 
  - 70 bronze cemetary urns stolen.  trof   Apr-17-08 06:55 AM   #14 
  - The scrap dealer in my OP  proud2Blib   Apr-17-08 07:00 AM   #17 
  - They sell it.  cornermouse   Apr-17-08 07:03 AM   #19 
  - Fertilizer because of the ammonia content. It takes a lot  mrcheerful   Apr-17-08 07:10 AM   #22 
  - it's not just copper  melm00se   Apr-17-08 07:13 AM   #23 
  - Huh.  cornermouse   Apr-17-08 07:17 AM   #26 
  - dirty steel  carolinarocco   Apr-17-08 07:25 AM   #29 
  - Sell it and have a party!  proud2Blib   Apr-17-08 07:36 AM   #33 
  - Beer kegs aren't aluminum, they're stainless steel (so more valuable). (NT)  Tesha   Apr-17-08 07:55 AM   #37 
  - Demand in the Far East?  conscious evolution   Apr-17-08 02:10 PM   #61 
  - Demand in the Far East?  conscious evolution   Apr-17-08 02:10 PM   #62 
  - $$$$ n/t  OhioChick   Apr-17-08 07:15 AM   #25 
  - copper has been through the roof $$$ -wise  ProdigalJunkMail   Apr-17-08 07:19 AM   #28 
  - "It's the economy stupid" That would be the growth  doc03   Apr-17-08 07:31 AM   #30 
  - some local copper wire theft news stories  fed-up   Apr-17-08 07:38 AM   #34 
  - Funny you should mention it.  Tinksrival   Apr-17-08 07:40 AM   #35 
  - I find that positively shocking........  DFW   Apr-17-08 08:28 AM   #38 
  - Oh God!  Tinksrival   Apr-17-08 09:10 AM   #42 
     - Sorry, I couldn't resist.........  DFW   Apr-17-08 09:59 AM   #48 
  - There have been a few houses in the Minneapolis area that have exploded  dflprincess   Apr-17-08 01:30 PM   #56 
  - We have places here offering big $$$ for old gold and silver  IAmJacksSmirkingRevenge   Apr-17-08 08:51 AM   #39 
  - Try doing some research.  newportdadde   Apr-17-08 09:00 AM   #40 
  - Why should I do research when you are willing to do it for me?  proud2Blib   Apr-17-08 09:24 AM   #44 
  - money money money money.......money...copper has gone way up in price  spanone   Apr-17-08 09:09 AM   #41 
  - here :)  GTRMAN   Apr-17-08 09:16 AM   #43 
  - Even stealing it from small businesses.  lonestarnot   Apr-17-08 09:35 AM   #45 
  - They stole it out of a bunch of churches here  proud2Blib   Apr-17-08 10:31 AM   #49 
  - Money  Irishonly   Apr-17-08 09:37 AM   #47 
  - This happened YESTERDAY in San Diego County  Gilligan   Apr-17-08 11:43 AM   #51 
  - It's insane  proud2Blib   Apr-17-08 12:36 PM   #53 
  - earlier this year the copper from freezers were stolen from a local food bank  salin   Apr-18-08 05:55 AM   #67 
  - Round here the will steal any metal.  KillCapitalism   Apr-17-08 01:20 PM   #54 
  - Oligopolistic metal markets & financial speculation in concert with  Hannah Bell   Apr-17-08 01:33 PM   #57 
  - recycle value...  SoCalDem   Apr-17-08 01:58 PM   #59 
  - copper has a good resale value, it's stolen and sold---just fell of the this morning.  chimpsrsmarter   Apr-17-08 02:12 PM   #64 
  - Easy source of cash. n/t  AngryOldDem   Apr-18-08 05:51 AM   #66 
  - We will see more of this  JNelson6563   Apr-18-08 06:02 AM   #68 
  - War always drives the price of metals up.  Wizard777   Apr-18-08 07:04 AM   #71 
  - This is a common problem in third-world countries  spinbaby   Apr-18-08 07:19 AM   #72 
 

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