Skip to comments.Man's love runs deep in search for ring
Posted on 08/20/2009 7:48:53 AM PDT by JoeProBono
A New Zealand man has been dubbed the Lord of the Ring after he searched and found his wedding ring more than a year after it slipped off his finger and sank to the sea floor.
The ring was lost for 16 months in the harbour of the country's capital city....
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My wedding ring slipped off at South Pointe, HI in about 20 feet of water. A spearfisherman found it about half an hour later.
My father-in-law found his wedding ring out in his front yard more than a year after losing it.
I’ll bet he’s a severe OCD case.
I looked at wedding rings once...While my watch was being cleaned.
I lost mine about 3 months after the wedding on the golf course. That was 8 years ago and I still hear about it.
I was quite upset and went searching through the silt and rocks and rushing water, looking for any kind of a glint in the bright sun. My wife couldn't find it either, and we were both getting a little cold (the water temperature was no higher that 60°F).
After about 20 minutes I was about to give up when my eye caught a flash of color on a ledge between two large rocks on the side of the pool, and I swear, just like in LOTR I reached my hand in and pulled the ring into my palm. I looked at my wife and smiled and, of course, immediately offered: "My precioooooossssss!" We had a few good laughs about it later.
I purposely bought the cheapest ring I could find. Spent $60.00 on it 24 years ago. I figured that I would have lost it long before now. I’ve dropped it numerous times, including down a heat duct, lost it raking leaves and had to empty out all the bags, crushed it flat under steel toed boots...twice and it had a big dent in it from catching on a bolt on a trailer hitch.
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