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Found bones on film location...what action should I take?

Posted: Fri, 3rd Sep 2004, 6:44pm

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posted September 03, 2004 11:34 AM
Hey everyone. As some may know i'm working on my firt full length feature production that's being filmed in 2005. On our locations for the main set for the horror genre film we were scouting it out taking pictures. In on of the old barns my brother took some pictures under the floor boards at one end to see if he could see anything underneath. Underneath we found two fairly large bones. I think they could be animals but its odd for them to be right under the floor and of fairly decent size...this is a filming locatiosn i jsut got permissions to use...but should I turn in the bones or should I just not worry about it, cause there is a law if you find any sort of bones that you are unaware of that you are to contact the police. Should I just let them know or just not bother?

You can see a picture of the bones right on my blog at www.andrewfwood.net
Posted: Fri, 3rd Sep 2004, 6:51pm

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Looks like cow bones.

Definitely not human so don't bother.
Posted: Fri, 3rd Sep 2004, 6:51pm

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Rurn 'em in dude. It could possibly be from a murder where the mystery has never been solved. Imagine if your say, dad got murdered, and you never knew what happened, just to be safe, contact the police.

EDIT: Oh, not much of a bone person, but I would still just be safe maybe. I dunno.
Posted: Fri, 3rd Sep 2004, 7:23pm

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definately report them.

At first I thought this was another one of those scary pics threads. razz
Posted: Fri, 3rd Sep 2004, 8:08pm

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Well actually there are blue eyes in the tree one wink
Posted: Fri, 3rd Sep 2004, 8:19pm

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pooky wrote:

Well actually there are blue eyes in the tree one wink
Yeah that's actually a deer in the background
Posted: Fri, 3rd Sep 2004, 8:21pm

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Ah, hehehe
Posted: Sat, 4th Sep 2004, 6:10am

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think you shuold turn them in.
Posted: Sat, 4th Sep 2004, 7:14am

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Its animal bones guys, don't bother about turning them in.
Posted: Sat, 4th Sep 2004, 7:50am

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Yeah, seriously. Animal bones. No turn in. No point.

I found an entire fox skeleton in a field one day, and took the skull. Bleached it and I still have it. But I didn't turn it in. omg it might have been a murder...
Posted: Sat, 4th Sep 2004, 2:11pm

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i demand pics!
Posted: Sat, 4th Sep 2004, 2:14pm

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Xbreaka, if you'd read his post you'd see that pics are available on his blog wink

Bones!? Shiver me timbers... smile
Posted: Sat, 4th Sep 2004, 2:58pm

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Yeah i'm not going to worry about them... most likely cow bones... well thanks for all your input.
Posted: Sat, 4th Sep 2004, 3:15pm

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if its that deep in the woods the murder is probably about a trillion years old and the cops wojnt give a crap
Posted: Sat, 4th Sep 2004, 3:37pm

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xbreaka wrote:

i demand pics!
Posted: Sat, 4th Sep 2004, 6:58pm

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wdy wrote:

You can see a picture of the bones right on my blog at www.andrewfwood.net

Slick wrote:

wdy pointed to where the pics were earlier. Slick must have missed it unsure
Posted: Sat, 4th Sep 2004, 7:01pm

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I think aculag is so dismissive of involving the authorities is because...he knows...something....... ... !
Posted: Sat, 4th Sep 2004, 8:33pm

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I know EVERYthing, Waser. You know that.
Posted: Sat, 4th Sep 2004, 10:44pm

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Hmmm, well summer's almost over and its back to school wink
Posted: Sat, 4th Sep 2004, 11:44pm

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sad I go on Tuesday. sad
Posted: Sun, 5th Sep 2004, 1:24am

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A similar thing happened to me. In an old abandoned unused building in an old section of downtown I found to dead birds. The two dead birds were in two different locations and were laying in the same position with the eyes missing. My first thought was that ants had eaten them out, or the two birds died because of lack of oxygen or something. But the birds feathers were too fresh to have been eaten by ants (considering there were no ants in sight). Plus the birds were in dark corners of the building. Plus I found an old baby doll with its head turned around backwards. My thought was just that some Satan worshiping crackhead was having a lil fun in there. I just decided to leave and said "Screw this place."
Posted: Sun, 5th Sep 2004, 3:29am

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Wow i could understand the bird thing...but the doll now that's pushing it..
Posted: Wed, 8th Sep 2004, 6:46pm

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better to be safe than sorry. i would report them.
Posted: Thu, 9th Sep 2004, 1:07am

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Serpent wrote:

sad I go on Tuesday. sad
Boo-hoo. I'm almost through with my third week, and school isn't making production of The Friendship any easier. Because we all go to different schools- Brian, Chase, Andrew, and Me (Yep, my twin and I go to different schools smile )- its hard to coordinate filming and when people are available.
Posted: Thu, 9th Sep 2004, 1:35am

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... Boohoo? Ok, first off, that was dumb. Second, that post was old, I have now been in for 2 days, I think for anyone school coming up would be dissapointing. I never said, OMG, I am so unfortunate, in fact, less unfortunate than benn3308!!! And ben, we all have production troubles, my actors don't even go to school! And, school gets in the way of everyones production, and I never said anything implying my production was more significant, or anything to make anyone say "boo-hoo."
Your Welcome.
Posted: Thu, 9th Sep 2004, 1:58am

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Serpent wrote:

sad I go on Tuesday. sad
You lucky bastards! I started 4 weeks ago! Stupid communist/dictatorship politicians down here in Texas! When do you lady lucks end school?

(Its between May 26th and June 9th for me. Then, every year, I start betweem August 14th and August 28th.)
Posted: Fri, 10th Sep 2004, 12:39am

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I end June 12th, and go 180 days.