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    Samford was rescued by his family in an early morning mission. After he dryed off he went to scout a good spot to heckle the Swank racers. Right in the middle of the rock garden he found a good vantage point behind a rock right above the trail.
    Too bad he missed out on a date with you Jimimeg. I'm sure he would like to find love.

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    Swank course

    Any pics ?
    I'm lonely.

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    Sorry I left my camera in the truck so no eye candy for ya.

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    Quote Originally Posted by puddleducky View Post
    Samford was rescued by his family in an early morning mission. After he dryed off he went to scout a good spot to heckle the Swank racers. Right in the middle of the rock garden he found a good vantage point behind a rock right above the trail.
    Too bad he missed out on a date with you Jimimeg. I'm sure he would like to find love.
    Wow, no respect for the Double Dare. I hear Eric is going to make us all *climb* the rock garden and the first one to get Samford wins with no other checkpoints necessary.

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    Quote Originally Posted by crossboy View Post
    Wow, no respect for the Double Dare. I hear Eric is going to make us all *climb* the rock garden and the first one to get Samford wins with no other checkpoints necessary.
    I heard something similar
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    Today, ALL the rules were broken...

    and Samford was easy to persuade to get into the car. Next stop? Double Dare.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pisgahproductions View Post
    and Samford was easy to persuade to get into the car. Next stop? Double Dare.
    Yeah!!!! I'd get in too

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    Quote Originally Posted by pisgahproductions View Post
    and Samford was easy to persuade to get into the car. Next stop? Double Dare.
    It's gonna be a "pants off dance off" at the DD!!!

    I am prepared.


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    Nice headset!

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    Free the gnome!

    This just getting absurd now! First someone doesn't even take a camera and now someone has taken the poor guy home? Do you people really not care about RULES at all?

    Well, I do and have decided to do something about it! I stopped at the Gnome Freedom Project while out for a short Pisgah ride earlier this week and am now an official card carrying member:



    Do you have your card yet? What are you waiting for? The Double Dare is only days away!
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    Quote Originally Posted by driftwood View Post
    This just getting absurd now! First someone doesn't even take a camera and now someone has taken the poor guy home? Do you people really not care about RULES at all?
    Don't worry Drifty. Samford has been having a great day just chillin', getting some rest before the big weekend. He did some gardening today and this afternoon... some meditation is in the plans.
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    Gnome Slave Captor,

    We deplore your treatment of gentle woodland creatures, and your total disregard for the basic principles of liberty.

    Your moral bankruptcy is evidenced by your acts of wanton recklessness and the deliberate use of coercive force and terror tactics against gentle and innocent creatures.

    It has come to our attention that a Gnome is being held captive in your garden. We do not, as a rule, negotiate with terrorists, however, we request that he be released immediately. Already your actions have prompted copycat offenses, which we have witnessed, including the deplorable use of a Gnome as a hood ornament.

    We understand that you probably were not responsible for the innocent Gnome’s original capture but rather purchased him from a Gnome slave trafficker like a garden center or craft show. Please understand that we are not holding you responsible for the state of Gnome slavery in America.

    We are, however, asking you to put an end to your involvement. Do the responsible thing; free your Gnome today.

    FreetheGnomes.com has specially trained caseworkers who will gladly work with you toward the goal of returning your Gnome to the northern woodlands from where he came. Please contact us today at FreeMe@FreeTheGnomes.com.

    Although American law currently permits you to keep a Gnome in slavery, we believe it to be morally reprehensible. We hope that upon honest reflection, you will agree.

    Stop Oppressive Gardening. Free the Gnomes.

    Thank you,

    Jimimeg & Freethegnomes.com

    An official incident report has been filled out and freethegnomes.com will be contacting you directly! This injustice will not stand. I can't believe you even posted pics of him behind a fence, you're just asking for it!

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    The Gnome was last seen on Slate Rock. Then was unable to be found. That is all.
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    update.

    After we took the gnome for an evening out of the woods he came out to Double Dare with us. He was one of the only ones ready to party on Friday night because of the rain... Erinna then took him up to Slate Rock (that was an easy sell for Samford) on Saturday morning where we hoped one of the racers would find him for a two hour bonus. Well.... he must have been playing hide-and-seek because not only did no riders find him on Saturday but the rescue crew (Garth Prosser) was unable to find him on Sunday, as well. I went out this afternoon though and there he was, hiding in plain sight. He said he has had enough of my antics for a while and wanted to stay on the rock so that's where he is. Hiding in plain sight with an EXCELLENT view of Pilot Rock.
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    on top of Pilot/Slate:


    Equipped with Blaze orange vest and side-by-side shotgun! (Bear Season)


    Gun on back, camping out for the night @ Coontree.


    He resides behind the 2nd large tree close to the trailhead (parking lot side)

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    The gnome is gone !

    The Gnome has gone on a trip. Details to come!
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    The Pisgah Gnome visits Dupont State Forest

    When for a road ride yesterday up into the forest. Stopped at Coontree to tighten a loose cleat and heard a familiar voice calling.
    "Hey little guy how are ya?"
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    We had a nice little chat about how Fall was coming along. "There are still some great colors hanging in those trees. And the views are really opening up," he said.
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    We chatted for a few minutes more and he mentioned that he wanted go spend some time if a different setting before Winter set in. I told him I'd be happy to take him over to Dupont State Forest. He said "that sounds great! I know a great spot over by Rocky Ridge. But first, let's stop over and visit by the river for a few minutes." "Good, cause I gotta pee" I informed him.
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    After I got back from the bathroom Samford told me he was ready to go.
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    So we loaded up and took off.
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    Just as we got in view of the Pisgah Tavern Sam mentioned we should stop in for a cold one. " I couldn't agree more" I said. "Mmmm, Cold Mountain !" he said as we sat down. A "Cold one" indeed.
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    He even helped the boys out with a stuck pedal: "You just gotta 'Get on it!' " he said.
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    Then we set off on the road for dupont. Thankfully, before the climb topped out we turned onto sky valley road. Then when we got to this spot Samford said "pull over here."
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    "I'm gonna hike in a ways and set up a homestead" he said. "I'll join you for a quick snack before i take off" I told him.
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    When I said goodbye he had set himself up in a nice little spot.
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    Hmmmmmmmmm, seems like WNDC might have to go have a chat with this little fella tonight.
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    Way to make the move Jimmy! Oh boy, oh boy, oh boy!!!!
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    South Siiiiiiiieeeeeeeeeeeeddahhhhhhhh!

    Even though we pulled in on the south side of the park I could hear the drum beats , wild women and smell booze. I knew Sam had been partying but who knew we weren’t here to encourage.

    It was a long arduous journey to the other side of Dupont but we pressed on.
    As soon as he saw us he shouted “@%^& you the last time I saw you guys I didn’t have any legs!”



    It was obvious that even though he had hiked to the road and begged rednecks for drinks he was still coherent enough to enact his voodoo on our group as we temporarily lost riders and had multiple light failures on our way.



    We had to nullify the chants against our group plus he was getting annoying about the legs.



    He tried committing suicide to get away from us but we dove in just in the nick of time.



    He started screaming all bloody murder when he saw where we were taking him:



    No one can hear his chants over the rumble of the water now….

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    We stopped by to visit Samford and see how he liked the new forest. He said he was frozen from the waterfall and wanted to get out and explore. We showed him a couple more trails and empty homes as we headed south. We came across an old log shelter that Samford took a liking to and he said this would be his stop.
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    Samford was calling out to learn how to drive. So I was off to find a way to teach him. While we were getting ready to leave the log shelter, we came across a group of hikers from Greenville. After a discussion on trail etiquette, one of the lady hikers donated her emergency whistle to the cause. Samford made sure to thank her. Next stop was a view of Lake Julia. Then off to find something suitable to learn how to drive. As we rounded the corner, there it was. Samford got in the driver's seat, but it wouldn't start. He then climbed under the hood to fix the engine (notice his whistle). Next thing I know, the hood crashes down. Good luck and happy hunting.
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    The hiker's whistle

    Here is a link to some photos that show the hikers who engaged in the "passing of the whistle" to Mr. Sam: mwandrews.shutterfly.com/olli/2685

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    Freedom cost folks like you and me.

    I was venturing into Dupont alone today so I figured I better make amends with our friend Samford. Samford was gallivanting in the car when I arrived and I said “Look Sam, poaching is poaching no matter what side of the fence you are on so WTF?”

    Sam “This Rambler get’s killer gas mileage but I seem to be stuck…”
    Me “So you want to go somewhere new? “
    Sam “Yeah, I don’t get why this place is top 10 in Outside, help me to understand.”
    Me “Ok, I’ll help you understand but you realize that Veteran’s day was yesterday right?”
    Sam “Whatever!”
    At this point I realized we needed to make Sam understand that freedom isn’t free so we went for a trip.
    I said, to understand and fight for what you love is to truly understand freedom. So we need to visit some of those places.

    Me “How’s the view Sam? “
    Sam “Ehhhhh its ok”

    Me “Look dude you can see your reflection in the water and all the way to the bottom. This is what life is about!”

    Sam “Yeah, no fish…”
    I realized Sam needed to fight for these freedoms to truly understand so I made him practice hunting some turkey...

    After our hunt, we found Mr. Brown who graciously stood aside Sam for a photo op. Sam was happy to have a chance to stand with a celebrity.

    On the way to the battlefield I made Sam hike because I was tired of all these free rides. However when we got to a crossing he did what so many do this time of the year…




    As we continued on, we made a stop by an overlook that is often overlooked to view Cedar Rock crawling up the rock in the distance.



    I wanted to ensure Sam knew why he needed to guard these precious natural resources so we stopped at one more overlook along the way.



    Now Sam is fighting back in Lincoln’s days… North against south sort of stuff, he is guarding a critical entrance to the forest. There is a good chance he will encounter Cannon fire where he resides guarding a creek crossing. He has a good vantage of the single track crossing of the creek as he is upstream from the trail. You can find him perched waist high in a tree. Sam's final resting place for now... !!!!Late edit!!! I just heard word from the pony express that Samford may have been injured in the war. The next party that dares find him may want to pack in an extensive med kit.

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    Going to be up @ Pisgah/Dupont the week of Thanksgiving..

    Where the F will the little fella be hanging?

    Really want in on some party time!

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    Quote Originally Posted by PanFry View Post
    Going to be up @ Pisgah/Dupont the week of Thanksgiving..

    Where the F will the little fella be hanging?

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    Let me check Samford's appointment book. Oh wait.. he doesn't have one.

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    PAS NMBP Helps MedEvac Samford...

    When we last heard about Samford a pony express rider suggested he'd been injured in some sort of skirmish and that medical treatment might be required. While Pisgah Area SORBA's National Mountain Bike Patrol unit does not yet have a Memorandum of Understanding with Dupont State Recreational Forest (but we're working on it!), several patrollers ride the Forest with full First Aid gear. I found Samford bravely guarding the Rich Mountain Road access to DSRF about a half mile in on Cannon Creek Trail, where it appeared a cannonball had crushed both legs just below the knees.

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    My NMBP gear had just the thing to stabilize Sam's fractures--a SAM splint! I was able to quickly splint the injuries and ready him for MedEvac.

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    While he appeared happy to leave the Cannon Creek area, his primary interest was in reaching a facility that could mend his legs and get him back on his feet.

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    Our MedEvac route included some of DSRF's newer routes--the Micajah relocation and the new Cascade Trail. The SAM splint helped Samford quickly--he played King of the Cairns on Cascade Trail, even though his legs hadn't healed.

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    At the intersection of Cedar Rock and Big Rock Trails we were able to reattach Sam's legs. While the scars from the surgery will certainly go with Samford to his grave, he again stands proudly and appears to enjoy his new-found stability.

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    Back on his feet, Samford requested that he be taken back toward Corn Mill Shoals--he felt the deer hunting might be good there, and his gun barrel had been straightened while Sam was in surgery. A volunteer with the FoDF trail crew gave Samford a McLeod to replace his broken golf club, so Sam stopped to move a couple horse turds off the trail.

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    We left Corn Mill Shoals and went about a half mile on a trail built by Dupont mountain bikers 18 years ago. We found a spot that Sam felt might attract deer to a watering hole. I explained that DSRF has hunting by permit only, and that it isn't gun season for deer yet, but Sam is out there with his double-barrel. Hope he doesn't get burnt for hunting out of season!

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    It looks like Sam finally dropped his wooden nickle.... he still gets a two hour penalty since I didn't get it back
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    No Penalty...

    ...the wooden nickle is hidden by the bandana.
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    D@mn you TZ that was supposed to be harder than that! Good work.
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    It's a favorite...

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    D@mn you TZ that was supposed to be harder than that! Good work.
    Cannon Creek Trail is a personal favorite, and as probably the most "pisgah-esque" of DSRF's trails, it's natural habitat for the Pisgah gnome!

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    The Bad Luck of the Pisgah Gnome

    Well Joe and I went to get rescue the Gnome from getting thrown in Jail for hunting without a license. We found him right where we thought he was.
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    He informed us he wanted to go up high, somewhere with a view. Maybe check out some of the lakes. So we headed out conservation road and took one of Dupont's newest singletracks over by the spillway.
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    Well, disaster struck shortly after Lake Alford. The Gnome was struck (again) by a tree! He seems to have continued issues with those darn Ents. His legs were totally shattered, and all of the stitches pulled out!

    We asked if he wanted to be carried out to get some help. He said, "Screw that. I'm staying here. Send someone in who can help." Sam was quite pissed we didn't have a first aid kit with us. "Damn foolish, unprepared mountain bikers!"

    So, we continued past Lake Dense and went to the closest Mountaintop we could find. It was a tough hike to the top. Samford had to be carried.
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    Upon reaching the top we gave Samford all of our paltry "medicinals" as he was in a LOT of pain.
    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/jimimeg/6349977809/" title="IMAG0958 by jimimeg, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6115/6349977809_dec313f126.jpg" width="299" height="500" alt="IMAG0958"></a>
    When we left him he seemed to felling better and actually managed to stand up, with a little help from a stump, to see us off.
    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/jimimeg/6350718328/" title="IMAG0961 by jimimeg, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6056/6350718328_acd37b5da4.jpg" width="299" height="500" alt="IMAG0961"></a>
    He awaits you and your first aid kit!
    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/jimimeg/6350057399/" title="IMAG0962 by jimimeg, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6055/6350057399_3b81aa1819.jpg" width="500" height="299" alt="IMAG0962"></a>
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    The gnome has moved. Don't know who got him, but Joe said he's not there anymore!

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    So who moved him???

    Jimi, Joe--

    I climbed Joanna Mtn Thursday afternoon to repair and move Samford, but he wasn't there at 3 PM... Earlier, as I was riding out Joanna Mtn Trail, I saw tire tracks in a couple places--looked like a bike running Nevegals and another bike running Purgatorys... I had a bad feeling about being too late in my quest for Sam, and even though it appeared that someone had gotten there before me, I spent about 45 minutes scouring the mountain top. No luck. I expected to see a post about moving him Thursday night or yesterday, but your post about Joe's discovery is the first thing I've seen. So who moved Samford? Why aren't they reporting the move?

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    Who got Samford?

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    Where are you buddy?

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    I wonder if a passer by not following this thread happened upon him and took him or some kids just chucked him into the woods.
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    ...just think of all the turkey and pie calories one could burn off trying to find and relocate the Pisgah Gnome! FREE THE GNOME!!!
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    He was on the top on Joanna Mtn. No easy way to get there! The road dead ends and you've gotta climb a slippery slope to get to him. I'd be amazed if somebody just stumbled upon him. A hunter maybe ..??!!

    I think he's been kidnapped!

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    I can't imagine a hunter carrying out all the parts! Joe didn't see any evidence of Samford (and he knew where the gnome had been stashed), then I came along later and saw only bike tracks out the dead-end section--again, no sign of Samford. I think you're right--he's been kidnapped!
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    Maybe a dingo got him? Or perhaps a cougar?

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    ...or worse than a cougar--a Nittany Lion!!

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    Poor Samford...

    ...freezing his arse off in the wilds of WNC. Can't believe it's been 2 weeks since his last reported adventure, and thought that for sure we'd have a ransom note or new location hints by now!! FREE THE GNOME!!!
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    It might just be time to move on...

    although its sad, and we can always hold out hope, but I think it is time to move on.. I think Samford would have wanted it that way.

    I have a gnome, he even has experience in Pisgah!

    (he looks a little different from this pic, because he got a fresh coat of paint recently).

    I'll take him with me on a Pisgah ride today, and see if he would like to stay out there...

    Samford! We love you, we will not forget you! But, welcome Minty McFly (like I said, new paint). Hope u like bike rides!

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