Lost iPhone 4 in Detroit!!

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by mcagayat, Sep 5, 2010.

  1. mcagayat macrumors member

    Aug 1, 2010
    I'm from Toronto and went down to Detroit for the Eminem/Jay Z concert and the unthinkable happened....

    I got so plastered that I forgot my iPhone 4 (32gb) in a cab and never got it back! =(
  2. GoCubsGo macrumors Nehalem


    Feb 19, 2005
  3. ozzyman500 macrumors 65816

    Feb 4, 2009
    Guess you are one of those people who should leave it at home. :rolleyes:
  4. adztaylor macrumors 68000

    Aug 20, 2009
    Preston, UK
  5. mcagayat thread starter macrumors member

    Aug 1, 2010
    no i dont have mobile me, even if i had, the phone was turned off right away lol

    but yeah my only gripe is I can't seem to find another 32gb iphone around here in Toronto...I want to replace it ASAP! i'm stuck with an LG Xenon right now haha
  6. ddavid macrumors regular

    Jan 4, 2008
    The amazing thing is that you found a cab in Detroit! As far as your phone, unfortunately, whoever found it probably thought it was part of the Obama stimulus phone giveaway. Thanks for your contribution.

    (seriously, that sucks. I know the feeling of leaving crap in a cab)
  7. iceterminal macrumors 68000


    May 25, 2008
    Dallas Tx.
  8. mcagayat thread starter macrumors member

    Aug 1, 2010

    yeah it sucks but I just bought a new replacement, still bummed about it but hey at least i won't have to use my lg xenon lol
  9. esadb macrumors 65816


    Nov 29, 2008
    Must be doing well to chip another 700$ for a new one. :rolleyes:;)
  10. marksman macrumors 603


    Jun 4, 2007
    Detroit is covered in iPhone chop shops. Your phone is probably in 500 pieces now shipping to mexico.
  11. jayo123456 macrumors regular

    Jun 29, 2010
    i'm gonna say, selling it whole would be more economical.
  12. mcagayat thread starter macrumors member

    Aug 1, 2010

    well I'm a day trader and I'm one of the people who lucked out in Canada with potash!
  13. Irish Rose macrumors 65816

    May 29, 2010
    Wirelessly posted (Mozilla/5.0 (iPhone; U; CPU iPhone OS 4_0_2 like Mac OS X; en-us) AppleWebKit/532.9 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/4.0.5 Mobile/8A400 Safari/6531.22.7)

    That really sucks. Glad you got another one though.
  14. bowlerman625 macrumors 68020


    Jun 17, 2009
    Chicago, IL area
  15. MotionxxUSxx macrumors 6502

    Jul 1, 2007
    Wirelessly posted (Mozilla/5.0 (iPhone; U; CPU iPhone OS 4_0_1 like Mac OS X; en-us) AppleWebKit/532.9 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/4.0.5 Mobile/8A306 Safari/6531.22.7)

    Nice trade. Couldn't pull the trigger.
  16. Giuly macrumors 68040


    At least you didn't get fired for loosing it... :rolleyes:
  17. Hemmo macrumors regular

    Aug 22, 2010
    same thing happened to me on this summer when i was on holiday on greece.I left my first gen iphone on taxi (yeah yeah too drunk ,and i was wearing shorts with bad pockets) in the morning i noticed that my phone was missing so i tried to call to my phone but no one answered so i called to the taxi company and they said we might have your phone and the taxi driver who found the phone will call me later.Yeah he did call later that day but he really didnt speak any english :D and my greece is even poorer.So long story short and few days later the taxi driver came to our condo and dropped of the phone ,i tried to slip him 50€ but he didnt take it :) he had even taken few photos with the phone :D I never believed that i would get my phone back but i did.

    so sorry for OPs lost i hope you find new iphone fast.
  18. CooKieMoNs7eR macrumors 68000


    Nov 18, 2009
    Lol I was just gonna say that, you found a cab in Detroit???what? loll there's hardly any cabs here.
  19. mcagayat thread starter macrumors member

    Aug 1, 2010
    wow that's a very nice ending to your story! i wish mine ended like that lol but yeah its okay I've replaced it last night. The backup was very seemless, feels like i didn't lose anything (well except for the actual phone lol)
  20. ajax43 macrumors regular

    Jun 16, 2010
    North America
    You should have started an "I am going to an Eminem/Jay z concert in Detroit...should I leave my iphone 4 at home?" thread...we would have told you to leave it (after flaming you for starting such a thread first:)). Seriously, I would be totally po'd if that happened to me.
  21. doodads macrumors 6502


    Jul 17, 2007
    East BF, TN
    You probably got it back becuase it was a first generation phone!
  22. detroit1 macrumors regular

    Jul 11, 2008
    idk i would have taken mine to use as a video camera
  23. whocaresit macrumors 6502a

    Jul 18, 2010

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