Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 28
  1. #1
    Legend
    Points: 397,828, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 15.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    bos's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    24,748
    Points
    397,828
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,702
    Given: 1,242

    9 Crazy Things People Have Found In Their Walls

    9 Crazy Things People Found Inside Their Walls - Mental Floss

    Wow. I cant imagine the horror of the first one.



  2. #2
    All-Star
    Points: 38,895, Level: 60
    Level completed: 88%, Points required for next Level: 155
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    ISU_phoria's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Andover, MN
    Posts
    1,932
    Points
    38,895
    Level
    60
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 43
    Given: 6

    Re: 9 Crazy Things People Have Found In Their Walls

    I think I've posted this before, but I have a friend who's parents bought an old house in St. Paul (MN). Back in the 30's, St. Paul was a popular weekend hang out location for the Chicago mafia. When they (my friend's parents) went to gut and remodel the kitchen, the found about $30K in cash, a bunch of old Tommy guns among various other "artifacts" in the wall cavities.

    They built a small display cabinet and now it's a great conversation piece when they have visitors.



  3. #3
    Addict
    Points: 150,907, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Created Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdriveRecommendation Second ClassSocial
    CLONECONES's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Location
    RVA
    Posts
    7,224
    Points
    150,907
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 20
    Given: 13

    Re: 9 Crazy Things People Have Found In Their Walls

    Live Children

    Two years after he disappeared with his mother, 6-year-old Richard Chekevdia was discovered hidden in the walls of his grandmother’s home in Illinois
    .........




    Self proclaimed 2012 CF Newcomer of the Year

    CLONECONES

  4. #4
    Legend
    Points: 261,360, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Social50000 Experience PointsOverdriveVeteran

    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Location
    Colorado
    Posts
    11,173
    Points
    261,360
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 10
    Given: 1

    Re: 9 Crazy Things People Have Found In Their Walls

    Quote Originally Posted by ISU_phoria View Post
    I think I've posted this before, but I have a friend who's parents bought an old house in St. Paul (MN). Back in the 30's, St. Paul was a popular weekend hang out location for the Chicago mafia. When they (my friend's parents) went to gut and remodel the kitchen, the found about $30K in cash, a bunch of old Tommy guns among various other "artifacts" in the wall cavities.

    They built a small display cabinet and now it's a great conversation piece when they have visitors.
    That's pretty awesome.


    Team Rainbo_

    Quote Originally Posted by VikesFan4Ever28 View Post
    You have almost 5 crap tons.

  5. #5
    Addict
    Points: 151,669, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    longtimeclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    Up north
    Posts
    7,907
    Points
    151,669
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 95
    Given: 43

    Re: 9 Crazy Things People Have Found In Their Walls

    I thought the story about finding cash was interesting because of all the people who were fighting over it. I guess from what I could find the actual finder of the property has the right to the claim. I am curious how much the family of the former owner received. I think they would be out of luck.



  6. #6
    Legend
    Points: 397,828, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 15.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    bos's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    24,748
    Points
    397,828
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,702
    Given: 1,242

    Re: 9 Crazy Things People Have Found In Their Walls

    When my parents moved into their house some years back I found a stamp and coin collection in a crawl space. It was pretty good sized. My parents of course took the high road and gave it to the previous owners, but I bet it was worth a pretty penny.



  7. #7
    Rookie
    Points: 14,536, Level: 36
    Level completed: 61%, Points required for next Level: 314
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    362
    Points
    14,536
    Level
    36
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 97
    Given: 138

    Re: 9 Crazy Things People Have Found In Their Walls

    If you ever get a cat stuck in your wall I can help you out with that.




  8. #8
    Speechless
    Points: 673,071, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 45.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranOverdrive
    3TrueFans's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    27,360
    Points
    673,071
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 4,865
    Given: 543

    Re: 9 Crazy Things People Have Found In Their Walls



    Eyes closed, head first, can't lose.

  9. #9
    Legend
    Points: 371,233, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 89.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranOverdrive
    00clone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Location
    Iowa City area
    Posts
    14,867
    Points
    371,233
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 4,951
    Given: 1,297

    Re: 9 Crazy Things People Have Found In Their Walls

    Kept waiting to see Chizik coins somewhere.




  10. #10
    Addict
    Points: 151,669, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    longtimeclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    Up north
    Posts
    7,907
    Points
    151,669
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 95
    Given: 43

    Re: 9 Crazy Things People Have Found In Their Walls

    Quote Originally Posted by 00clone View Post
    Kept waiting to see Chizik coins somewhere.

    Well, I doubt people care about the findings of their septic system or the garbage the city clears out of the sewage.



  11. #11
    Pro
    Points: 61,659, Level: 77
    Level completed: 1%, Points required for next Level: 1,591
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    CYCLNST8's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Location
    Urbandale
    Posts
    3,464
    Points
    61,659
    Level
    77
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,287
    Given: 1,898

    Re: 9 Crazy Things People Have Found In Their Walls

    How does one go about collecting their wife's urine?




    Thank you to Kagavi & amestoplease for the sweet designs!

  12. #12
    Legend
    Points: 371,233, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 89.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranOverdrive
    00clone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Location
    Iowa City area
    Posts
    14,867
    Points
    371,233
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 4,951
    Given: 1,297

    Re: 9 Crazy Things People Have Found In Their Walls

    Quote Originally Posted by CYCLNST8 View Post
    How does one go about collecting their wife's urine?
    chamber pot.



  13. #13
    All-Star
    Points: 40,370, Level: 62
    Level completed: 2%, Points required for next Level: 1,280
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    25000 Experience PointsVeteran
    dtISU's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Location
    A suburb of Ames
    Posts
    1,625
    Points
    40,370
    Level
    62
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 187
    Given: 311

    Re: 9 Crazy Things People Have Found In Their Walls

    Quote Originally Posted by 00clone View Post
    chamber pot.
    And this recommendation comes from personal experience?


    "If I've told you once, I've told you a million times - don't exaggerate!"

  14. #14
    Addict
    Points: 43,516, Level: 64
    Level completed: 44%, Points required for next Level: 734
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    NickTheGreat's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Location
    Johnston
    Posts
    5,013
    Points
    43,516
    Level
    64
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 496
    Given: 660

    Re: 9 Crazy Things People Have Found In Their Walls

    I found a few pages of a Penthouse (I think) in my crawlspace behind the master bath. House was built in 1994. Pics = Yuck!



  15. #15
    Addict
    Points: 103,176, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 23.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    ribsnwhiskey's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    5,229
    Points
    103,176
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,253
    Given: 308

    Re: 9 Crazy Things People Have Found In Their Walls

    Quote Originally Posted by CYCLNST8 View Post
    How does one go about collecting their wife's urine?
    Like this?

    Boulder police: Feces-stained man hid in portable toilet tank, escaped chase - Boulder Daily Camera



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: Cyclones.TV
  • FOOTBALL: Iowa State vs. UNI
  • September 5, 2015
  • 07:00 PM