What Non-Apple stuff have you had stolen?

Discussion in 'Community Discussion' started by Lacero, Oct 13, 2005.

  1. Lacero macrumors 604


    Jan 20, 2005
    Let me see:

    1. Canon film camera
    2. Canon Hi-8 camcorder (UC-1)
    3. $500 cash hidden under my bed (OMG I'm so stupid)
    4. Manchester United team jacket I left in my SUV.
    5. CD car stereo system from my old Honda Accord.
    6. $60 when I was 7, was going to use to buy a Michael Jackson 'Thriller' black and red leather jacket. That one hurt. :mad:

    For Apple related product thefts, please visit this thread.
  2. clayj macrumors 604


    Jan 14, 2005
    visiting from downstream
    1. Members Only jacket from my locker when I was in high school back in the mid 1980s. (Still have a black one and it fits. :) )
    2. A couple of CDs (Enya, Jon Secada, not both at the same time).

    That's pretty much it. I keep a pretty close eye on all my stuff. Haven't had any Apple stuff stolen at all.

    EDIT: Just remembered... an old Nokia cellphone of mine fell out of my jacket pocket at an auto show, and the person who picked it up answered the phone, but wouldn't identify themselves or return it. So I called the cell company and had the phone terminated. Not really "stolen", but the person who found it wasn't very honest.
  3. rockthecasbah macrumors 68020


    Apr 12, 2005
    Moorestown, NJ
    wow lacero, thats a ton of stuff....i haven't really had anything of mine stolen that i can think of Apple or not... ;)
  4. iSaint macrumors 603


    May 26, 2004
    South Mississippi y'all, near the water!
    Lots of CDs from my car. Portable player from my car. Pioneer head unit from my car. I was broken into three times in five years in one area I lived in. Of course, if I would take the stuff OUT OF THE CAR it would help...including the removable faceplate.

    I've been pretty lucky otherwise.
  5. Lacero thread starter macrumors 604


    Jan 20, 2005
    I must be pretty lucky. :eek:

    Actually, I come from a household where we don't even lock our doors. But about 10 years ago, I guess the neighborhood got bad or we became less naive after getting stuff from the house stolen.
  6. dotdotdot macrumors 68020

    Jan 23, 2005
    Just pens and pencils from my locker at school.
  7. maya macrumors 68040


    Oct 7, 2004
    somewhere between here and there.
    Nothing, I know how to conceal what I own and not draw too much attention to it. ;) :)
  8. eva01 macrumors 601


    Feb 22, 2005
    Gah! Plymouth
    my brother tried to steal 300 dollars from me, that failed right quick

    so nothing stolen from me
  9. SilentPanda Moderator emeritus


    Oct 8, 2002
    The Bamboo Forest
    Macrumors stole my heart.

    Awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww :eek:
  10. anonymous161 macrumors 6502

    Apr 15, 2003
    Where the wind comes sweeping down the plains
    Wow, they did you a favor.
  11. ohcrap macrumors 6502a

    Aug 12, 2005
    I would say that nothing of any real value (sentimental or otherwise) has been stolen from me, but I'm afraid of jinxing myself.

    *hopes it's not too late* :rolleyes:
  12. Cfg5 macrumors regular

    Nov 27, 2003
  13. iDM macrumors 6502a


    Jul 6, 2005
    The Commonwealth of PA/The First State-DE
    Kenwood Head Unit, Kenwood 600 watt Amp, 2 12" Kenwood Subwoofers, 1CD and my pride after all the hours i spent installing it.
  14. anonymous161 macrumors 6502

    Apr 15, 2003
    Where the wind comes sweeping down the plains
    You sure you weren't just high and traded it off for a bag of Doritos?
  15. OnceUGoMac macrumors 6502a


    Mar 3, 2004
    That was funny. :D
  16. Cfg5 macrumors regular

    Nov 27, 2003
    I'm sure ;)
  17. Norouzi macrumors 6502

    Aug 6, 2004
    Philadelphia, PA
    If so that better have been one BIG bag of doritos.

    Had a bunch of CD's and a um.....tobacco pipe stolen.
  18. clayj macrumors 604


    Jan 14, 2005
    visiting from downstream
    Not really... I replaced the Enya CD, and have often considered trying to replace the Jon Secada CD. :p
  19. devilot Moderator emeritus


    May 1, 2005
    My innocence. Faith in most people especially men.
  20. dcv macrumors G3

    May 24, 2005
    top answer!!

    My house was broken into during my 3rd year at Uni and it was pretty much MY room that was the main target..... bastards stole my PC, which had a load of work on it of course. And my backups. And my entire CD collection....

    To top it off, this occurred on the weekend of my 21st birthday :(
  21. cheekyspanky macrumors 6502a


    Jan 21, 2004
    South Bucks, UK
    Some b*****d broke into my student flat back in 2004 and stole my Xbox, games, cd's - but left the unopened Simpsons box set which was in the same room..

    I got a recall notice a few months later though about the faulty power units in the early Xbox's...so fingers crossed whoever stole it burned horribly thanks to Microsoft..and the disc drive kept on giving me errors..come to think of it maybe it was for the best as I got a new one from the insurance.

    Thank god they didn't go into my bedroom as thats where all my other possessions were.

    Some punk stole my micro machines cars from my locker at school as well...!
  22. yellow Moderator emeritus


    Oct 21, 2003
    Portland, OR
    Everything that wasn't too heavy to carry by 2 people.

    Durham, NC. It's a great place to live (if you're a thug).
  23. Ben Pease macrumors newbie

    Aug 26, 2005
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    An interesting book

    Would putting this picture on your front door deter theft ?


  24. rainman::|:| macrumors 603


    Feb 2, 2002
    Everything in my garage once... all our holiday decorations (wtf? can you trade crystal snowmen for crack now? did they think it *was* crack?) and my entire Simpsons collection, as well as a ton of my partner's stuff, and all of our financial paperwork (W2s are important, when you were an independent contractor, i keep finding out). That was a total bitch but insurance comped it all. Then like two weeks later our car was broken into, and they made off with a ton of CDs and crap like that.

    Otherwise, I've been lucky. No major thefts. Lots of pipes, one-hitters, and grass stolen, but that kind of comes with the territory-- not drugs, but the idiots i used to hang with :rolleyes:

    and let's see. OH! this one was recent, and it totally pissed me off. I picked up a Killers tshirt and some bracelets at Hot Topic (shut up), ate in the mall food court, and walked away with the bag under the table. Was gone for maybe, 30 or 40 seconds, but it was long gone. I had spent my last few bucks that day, i was so pissed! :mad:
  25. AP_piano295 macrumors 65816

    Mar 9, 2005
    yup that was me

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