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Gold Rush

Discussion in 'Off-topic Zone' started by Hoofbite, Nov 2, 2011.

  1. Hoofbite

    Hoofbite Well-Known Member

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    I watched this series last year and was pretty entertained by it.

    A lot of the drama is completely created from quick shaky shots and music but I think it's interesting to watch it all.

    Anyone see the first episode from this season?

    When you look at how lost those guys were last year and how quickly they were getting things done this year, it's almost hard to imagine they created an entire series where these guys basically did nothing but dig a hole in the ground for about 3 months.

    Anyway, if you watched the first episode this season, what did you think of that slimeball pulling the rug out from under their feet the way he did?

    I was thinking he probably would have been killed and buried on that claim a hundred years or so ago for pulling a stunt like that.

    I really hope this latest twist isn't completely scripted. I could see them having to return because the old man falls on some bad luck or is hurt or something,
  2. yimyammer

    yimyammer Well-Known Member

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    I love the show, but I think we're being scammed. No way in hell they risk that kind of money bringing in people and equipment without a firm lease in place. I think they had a lease set up elsewhere the whole time and made that other guy the villain by portraying him as stealing their claim. Those guys were way too calm to have just had their claim stolen from them on a technicality.

    Do you think its legit?

    If I'm wrong then I hate that guy and am surprised he didn't get his *** kicked.

    It's amazing how much dirt and rock they move and filter to only end up with a few ounces of gold.
  3. Yakuza Rich

    Yakuza Rich Well-Known Member

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    I didn't watch the first season, but watched the first episdoe of the 2nd season.

    I kinda see Dakota Fred's point. He did tell them that he intended to use his own crew and when he oversaw them last year, they screwed up, were disrespectful and did a poor job. All they really did was get some of the water out and then he said he was going to do it.

    Just seems like a lot of poor planning and inexperience by the crew. I didn't really find it all that entertaining or interesting of a show.

  4. Air Force One

    Air Force One Well-Known Member

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    Damn I missed the first episode of season 2.

    I enjoyed season 1
  5. kmp77

    kmp77 Active Member

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    The main guy and his dumb old dad....man...probably 10 braincells between the two. First season was just an exercise on how NOT to do something :laugh2: :laugh2: I yelled at the tv a few times at the stupidity that came out of some of those guys. I even wanted to shake the crud out of that one wife...she was cute and married a total failure and had a kid with him.
  6. bsheeern

    bsheeern Well-Known Member

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    You only watched 1 show and you came away all that?

    Sorry but I think you might be jumping the gun.
  7. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    That is exactly where I'm at. When I first saw that bottle of gold I thought it was a joke.
  8. drawnstripes

    drawnstripes Benched

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    you should go to leadville South Dakota

    and see how ore it takes to get just a little bit of gold

    I really like the old guy that lives accross the creek from them

    he knows his stuff -

    yea I wonder how much monry they are getting to film this show

    what nobody likes Dakota Fred hes just trying to jump a claim

    I never say any paperwork or heard him an the owner agree to anything

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