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Small but annoying theft

Postby lou36e » Thu, 12 Aug 2010 11:06 am

I went out yesterday and bought some new trainers and then used them to g o to the gym. When I returned I put the shoes on my shoe rack outside the apartment. A few hours later, a courier called with a delivery. iI noticed the shoes still on top of the rack. Shortly after, i opened the door and the shoes were gone. The apartment is only accessed by lift and there had been no other callers. I called the courier company to ask them to look into it and they refused! Just goes to show that low cr4ime really doesn't mean no crime.Off to buy some new trainers now and they will not be left on the shoe rack!!! :(

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Postby taxico » Thu, 12 Aug 2010 12:12 pm

perhaps you could review the security video footage of the perp getting into his courier truck? i'm sure a pair of shoes will show up in his/her hands...

that might work better than making an (in their opinion) empty claim that one of their guys took your shoes.

besides, who knows whether or not the footage might show up something else...

good luck with your new pair of shoes!
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Re: Small but annoying theft

Postby x9200 » Thu, 12 Aug 2010 12:26 pm

lou36e wrote:I went out yesterday and bought some new trainers and then used them to g o to the gym. When I returned I put the shoes on my shoe rack outside the apartment. A few hours later, a courier called with a delivery. iI noticed the shoes still on top of the rack. Shortly after, i opened the door and the shoes were gone. The apartment is only accessed by lift

You mean the apartment is served from the main entrance by a private lift and REALLY REALLY there is no other way to get there by anybody including your neighbours? I use to live in such apartment so I am aware they do exist but they are not that common. If this is the case I would simply report it to the police.

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Postby ksl » Thu, 12 Aug 2010 12:26 pm

Happens a lot in Singapore! The majority are on low income, so therefore a nice pair of trainers, or other branded goods, are very tempting! I have lost a few things even my shorts! One learns the hard way!

Probably HDB shared lift by two apartments! Is there a security camera in the lift? You should report it too!

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Postby lou36e » Thu, 12 Aug 2010 3:30 pm

I only posted this as a warning to other people, not to have my living arrangements sarcastically disected!!!! Thanks to people who commented without being picky.

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Postby QRM » Thu, 12 Aug 2010 3:40 pm

lou36e wrote:not to have my living arrangements sarcastically disected!!!! Thanks to people who commented without being picky.


Have I missed something?

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Postby lou36e » Thu, 12 Aug 2010 3:47 pm

You mean the apartment is served from the main entrance by a private lift and REALLY REALLY there is no other way to get there by anybody including your neighbours?

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Postby x9200 » Thu, 12 Aug 2010 3:54 pm

Man, you have much serious problems than with stealing your shoes if you perceive it as sarcastic. Thanks for the warning, only your 2nd message serve it well.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 12 Aug 2010 3:55 pm

Are we touchy today Lou36e?

You know, that's what forums are like. You post a whinge and you get replies. That's the way these things work. First forum, huh? :-|

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Postby lou36e » Thu, 12 Aug 2010 3:57 pm

No, not touchy and not first forum, just not fond of sarcasm when I just tried to warn people of a genuine situation.

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Postby Mad Scientist » Thu, 12 Aug 2010 4:48 pm

lou36e wrote:No, not touchy and not first forum, just not fond of sarcasm when I just tried to warn people of a genuine situation.


Perhaps a cool beer to calm the nerves and try to post it a tactful way so that you do not get dissected by others the next time.

X9200, Taxico , SMS and all of us here are just trying to render some advise. It is free of charge. So.... take it on the chin and relax........ :)
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Postby lou36e » Thu, 12 Aug 2010 5:51 pm

Mad Scientist.

How was my original post not tactful?

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Postby Plavt » Thu, 12 Aug 2010 6:45 pm

ksl wrote: I have lost a few things even my shorts!


:shock: Hope you weren't still wearing them............ :lol:

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Postby lou36e » Thu, 12 Aug 2010 7:02 pm

Just goes to show that things can get misinterpreted when typed and not spoken.

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Postby QRM » Thu, 12 Aug 2010 7:36 pm

Our helper kept having her bras and knickers stolen when she dried them at the back door, and no it wasn't me!


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