Have you lost or phound a phone (w/ cool story bro)

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by Sydde, Sep 26, 2012.

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What has your experience been with lost phones?

  1. Lost my phone, never got it back

    3 vote(s)
    50.0%
  2. Lost my phone, had Apple nuke it

    2 vote(s)
    33.3%
  3. Lost my phone, got it back no problem

    2 vote(s)
    33.3%
  4. Lost my phone, got it back for ransom/reward

    2 vote(s)
    33.3%
  5. Found a phone, gave it back to the owner

    5 vote(s)
    83.3%
  6. Found a phone, returned for reward/ransom

    2 vote(s)
    33.3%
  7. Found a phone, kept it

    2 vote(s)
    33.3%
  1. Sydde macrumors 68020

    Sydde

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    Aug 17, 2009
    #1
    At the grocery store today, I walked by an empty cart in the vestibule and picked up a blue rectangle from it. Turned out to be some guy's iPhone (with jacket). So I put it in my pocket and did my shopping. Back at the car, just as I was about to try to figure out how to get it back to its owner, it rang. Store customer service had the guy there, so we met at the entrance and he was ever so happy to get it back.

    What has your experience been with lost/found phones (iPhone or other)?
     
  2. iParis macrumors 68040

    iParis

    Joined:
    Jul 29, 2008
    Location:
    New Mexico
    #2
    I'm glad he was happy and there wasn't a misunderstanding. I've heard stories of people getting their phones returned to them and being upset with the returnee / finder.
     
  3. elizacat macrumors newbie

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    Nov 23, 2011
    #3
    Someone left their iPhone on the counter in the shop I work in. They sent a text message to it with details how to contact them if found so we rang them and they came and got it, gave us a £10 tip to buy some beers which was nice.:D
     

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