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Old 02-08-2012, 01:16 AM   #1
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I just finished working and went to my desk to shutdown my computer, grab my phone, bag, travel mug, etc. and head out. A few cords were pulled from my computer and at first I couldn't figure out what happened. Then I see my phone and other stuff is missing. Video evidence showed the SOBs sneak onto our floor and make off with my bag and various other stuff!

The good news - my phone couldn't hold a charge while using it (only around 5 minutes at best which is why it was plugged in at my desk instead of my pocket), so I was planning on getting a new phone anyway.

The bad news - amongst other sentimental things, every one of my favorite HBT recipes was saved on that stupid little device! Now I can't even remember all of the delicious recipes that I no longer have saved.....

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Old 02-08-2012, 01:23 AM   #2
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If you have no security I wouldn't leave anything unattended for a minute.

10:1 the cleaning crew mapped out who has what for the raiders.


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Old 02-08-2012, 03:16 AM   #3
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Dropbox everything important.

Your life will be much more safe and relaxing.

P.s I'm sorry for your lost.
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Old 02-08-2012, 05:40 AM   #4
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Man, that sucks. I am sorry.

Moral of the story: always have at least two copies of everything, preferably, in different physical locations. Not that such advice helps you now.
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Old 02-08-2012, 06:09 AM   #5
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You got jacked at work? Geez..talk about an inside job.
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Old 02-08-2012, 06:25 AM   #6
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That blows, sorry for your loss... Have a homebrew or four...
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That's lame...
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Old 02-08-2012, 06:49 AM   #8
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Any chance your computer has that radar thingy? Or they could track it down somehow?
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Old 02-08-2012, 05:48 PM   #9
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Sometimes the phone company can GPS your phone location IF it's on AND the GPS is enabled...
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Old 02-08-2012, 05:55 PM   #10
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You got jacked at work? Geez..talk about an inside job.
I work at a large university, and laptops disappear at an alarming rate. I lock my door if I'm going to be out of sight for 5 seconds. I've caught anonymous strangers checking door knobs after 5pm.

Where there's opportunity, there will be criminals. Or, locks are to keep honest people out.

OP, I'm sorry for your loss!


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