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What is a claim jumper?


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October 07, 2009 5:39PM

Its a claim, that jumps. =)

no - its not.. Cute answer though,

A claim jumper is this....
  • one who illegally occupies property to which another has a legal claim
  • Claim Jumper is a restaurant chain headquartered in Irvine, California with 45 locations in Arizona, California, Illinois, Colorado, Nevada, Washington, Wisconsin and Oregon. Founder Craig Nickoloff opened the first Claim Jumper Restaurant in Los Alamitos, California in 1977. ...
  • A Claim Jumper is a term for NASCAR drivers who are regulars in the top-level Sprint Cup Series but who also compete in races in the lower-level Nationwide Series. The original coinage of the term Buschwacker comes from the fact the Nationwide Series was previously the Busch Series.
  • One who disreputably mines land legitimately claimed by another