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  • Tips on Being Tricked

    Thought this might be a fun way to share tips with each other…many may be familiar with the word game Mad Libs, where one fills in the blank to finish a story.

    Please reply to the following to help fellow members:

    ”While looking for arrowheads, I have been tricked by_______!”
    northwestern Pennsylvania

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    Black agricultural plastic.
    northwestern Pennsylvania

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    • flintguy
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      Was going to say plastic.

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    These things… lol…✌️ Click image for larger version

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    Southeastern Minnesota’s driftless area

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    • Hal Gorges
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      Those are extremely cool examples, Rule 9 save every single cotton pickin thing.

    • Up-north
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      👍

    • Josie
      Josie commented
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      There’s a rule I haven’t broken!

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    Goose poop it’s white but it’s definitely not quartz!
    N.C. from the mountains to the sea

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    • Hal Gorges
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      That’s funny,

    • Josie
      Josie commented
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      Or turkey poop

    • tomclark
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      I have found several points on a "Paleo" beach that are made of what we call "Bridhsit" chert LOL because it looks like that laying out on the sand/beach hahahahaha

  • #5
    I’ve never been tricked...Rule no.7, don’t get tricked.
    Floridaboy.

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    • Up-north
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      Ha… good un Florida boy…✌️

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    Leafy black shapes that look just like points
    NW Georgia

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  • #7
    Been flipping pointy leaves a long time , of course the old eyes aren't as sharp as they once we're, ever once in awhile the pointy leaf turns out to be flint
    2ET703 South Central Texas

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    • #8
      Flakes that are shaped like arrowheads.

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      then once in a while you poke a flake and it turns out to be one of my favorite little arrowheads.

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      New York

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      • #9
        Broken black shale. Unfortunately it's everywhere where I hunt. Fractures into triangular shaped pieces.
        Central Ohio

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        • #10
          sometimes find small lumps of coal in fields back in CT. dumped by farmers in bygone days. it looks like flint but when you pick it up it is lighter.
          Last edited by Hoss; 07-17-2021, 03:06 PM.
          TN formerly CT Visit our store http://stores.arrowheads.com/store.p...m-Trading-Post

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          • #11
            ... this piece of bark:

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            I keep six honest serving-men (they taught me all I knew); Their names are What and Why and When and How and Where and Who.

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              A Late Archaic Vosburg oyster:

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              Rhode Island

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              • #13
                Little pieces of weathered glass
                SW Connecticut

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                • #14
                  Leaves.......almost everytime i go out....get skunked by leaves.😂.....cool post flint
                  Benny / Western Highland Rim / Tennessee

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                  • SurfaceHunter
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                    Makes you wonder why the points look like leaves maybe it’s not on accident

                  • Mailman
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                    Errrrrday

                • #15
                  Sycamore bark has been killing me, lately
                  Western Kentucky

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