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DenverChief
03-18-2008, 07:29 AM
Pretty cool if you ask me

DENVER – Monday began like any other for Nick Rowlingson, but the moment he stepped off an RTD bus, he knew this day would be different - it would be very lucky.

Usually, Rowlingson drives to work but with a lot of snow in the forecast he decided to take the bus. When he stepped off the bus, he noticed something on the ground next to a bench. It was still dark in the early morning, and he could barely make it out.

When he leaned down he saw it crystal clear: a pot of gold.

It was a plastic pot filled with $50 in gold-colored Sacagawea dollar coins, and an extra $3.17 (the date).

There was also a note:

"Happy St. Patrick's Day ... Because there is not enough magic in the world. Because I have many wonderful things in my life, and some of them feel like magic to me. Because I used to wish that would find a pot of gold. Because I would have been thrilled to find this. Have a great day."

"It was so cool the way I found them (the coins)," said Rowlingson. "I'm going to try and pay it forward somehow."

Rowlingson also said he would try and keep his luck going.

"I am going to go get one lottery ticket today," he said.

The mystery donor of the pot of gold has not come forward.

Rowlingson is convinced it could have been a leprechaun.

"It really felt like magic finding it," he said.


http://www.9news.com/news/article.aspx?storyid=88309
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Delano
03-18-2008, 07:45 AM
Not as cool as the Crackhead Leprechaun.

BigChiefFan
03-18-2008, 07:47 AM
It's nice to know there are some good people left in the world.

chasedude
03-18-2008, 08:27 AM
Good story... knowing my luck I'd find a bowl full of antifreeze.

morphius
03-18-2008, 08:39 AM
Good story... knowing my luck I'd find a bowl full of antifreeze.
You think that is bad, mine would be attached to a pipe bomb.

kepp
03-18-2008, 09:05 AM
It's nice to know there are some good people left in the world.

In Denver though?

Simply Red
03-18-2008, 09:07 AM
Good story... knowing my luck I'd find a bowl full of antifreeze.


ROFL

DaFace
03-18-2008, 09:23 AM
Huh. So THAT'S where I left that thing. Bastard stole my money! :cuss:

beach tribe
03-18-2008, 10:16 AM
It's all fine, and good till the leprechaun comes for his schillings.

Rain Man
03-18-2008, 05:11 PM
Hmm. It appears that I can take credit for this.


Cool story. I wonder where in Denver it happened.