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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 08-13-2007, 09:38 AM Thread Starter
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True or not? / Snopes? No Snopes?

If this is infact true its pretty amazing. I got this email from friend at work this morning.

The BARN

A New York man retired. He wanted to use his retirement money wisely, so it would last, and decided to buy a home and a few acres in Portugal.
The modest farmhouse had been vacant for 15 yrs.; the owner and wife both had died, and there were no heirs. The house was sold to pay taxes.
There had been several lookers, but the large barn had steel doors, and they had been welded shut. Nobody wanted to go to the extra expense to see what was in the barn, and it wasn't complimentary to the property anyway......so, nobody made an offer on the place.
The NY guy bought it at just over half of the property's worth, moved in, and set about to tear in to the barn.......curiosity was killing him.

So, he and his wife bought a generator, and a couple of grinders......and cut thru the welds.

What was in the barn...............?
Go to; www.intuh.net/barnfinds/afa70.htm and start wishing it you had bought the place.

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I say false. No one looked in any of those windows? BS!

"The man who makes me your enemy, it is he who be the guilty one....Here I abandoned peace and desecrated law; fortune it is you I follow. Farewell to treaties. From now on war is our judge!"
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Yeah, it's true. I read it on an old VW website years ago and then on a BMW site.

People take these things too seriously!
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I actually saw that on TV... Ripley's maybe?

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Oh snap! A barn full of stolen cars!

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Yeah, it's true. I read it on an old VW website years ago and then on a BMW site.
Shiet then it has to be true. Beware of the manbearpig!

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that was posted here before. I wanna say it was in Austria or somewhere European. Cool pics

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