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Feel absolutely horrible!

04-04-2011, 03:51 PM
#1
Joined: Dec 2010
Location: United Kingdom
Posts: 72
Feel absolutely horrible!

I went to a rave on saturday night (in the UK) under a motorway bridge and it was amazing but at about 4am on sunday morning alot of gangs turned up and I had my iphone 4 on me. Two of my friends had their iphones robbed and a gang of lads came up to me and demanded my phone. My phone is honestly like my life. I told them no and pushed through them. Later on they found me and they got one of their mates and he pulled a knife out and put it at my throat. There was nothing I could do and they took my phone and ran off. Honestly I have never felt so empty with out my iphone before, its horrible! I didnt even know the time today as I use my phone for everything. I always look forward to receiving updates for games through the app store and I can't it's the worst. Anyways I'm not looking for sympathy I just felt I had to tell someone and hear I am letting you know. Hopefully my insurance will cough up with a new phone for me and I'll be back on my games soon.

Hear's a video of the rave http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9jMqF...layer_embedded

I know it's not everyone's type of music but I usually go to just have a good time with my friends. Usually the people who go are friendly but recently more and more D**ks have been turning up.

Anyway I hope this never happens to anyone on this forum and remember to keep your phone safe whereever and whenever.
04-04-2011, 05:49 PM
#2
Joined: Jan 2009
Location: United Kingdom
Posts: 410
Quote:
Originally Posted by Pr135ty View Post
I went to a rave on saturday night (in the UK) under a motorway bridge and it was amazing but at about 4am on sunday morning alot of gangs turned up and I had my iphone 4 on me. Two of my friends had their iphones robbed and a gang of lads came up to me and demanded my phone. My phone is honestly like my life. I told them no and pushed through them. Later on they found me and they got one of their mates and he pulled a knife out and put it at my throat. There was nothing I could do and they took my phone and ran off. Honestly I have never felt so empty with out my iphone before, its horrible! I didnt even know the time today as I use my phone for everything. I always look forward to receiving updates for games through the app store and I can't it's the worst. Anyways I'm not looking for sympathy I just felt I had to tell someone and hear I am letting you know. Hopefully my insurance will cough up with a new phone for me and I'll be back on my games soon.
Hear's a video of the rave http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9jMqF...layer_embedded

I know it's not everyone's type of music but I usually go to just have a good time with my friends. Usually the people who go are friendly but recently more and more D**ks have been turning up.

Anyway I hope this never happens to anyone on this forum and remember to keep your phone safe whereever and whenever.
Did you enable mobile me on it? You do know that the find my iPhone function is free now for iPhone 4 users? If you did you can pinpoint exactly where your phone is to the exact address, if you took these steps I would go to the police and tell them exactly what happened, even give them the address that your phone is at and get them to pay the ****tards a visit.

Knife crime is an all to common thing nowadays and another scumbag taken off the streets and locked up would benefit this country no end.

I feel your pain, I couldn't live without mine either

04-04-2011, 06:07 PM
#3
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: Upstate NY/USA
Posts: 2,409
I understand your pain and sympathetic. I know they are great for video and all but showing it out in public in an area like that is like waving a few hundred dollars in the air. Hopefully other's will take heed and although its a great show-off piece there are times to be discreet to save from it being stolen (and possibly killed in the process) over it.

Again, sorry to hear of your unfortunate mishap.
04-07-2011, 02:03 AM
#4
I'm sympathic about you. It will be ok if you collect money to buy another. Anyway, when I catch a glimpse of your thread, i thought it's about listing horrible game. finger slayer,i think now is not suitable for you
04-08-2011, 01:02 PM
#5
That's horrible...Glad you are okay though
04-08-2011, 01:10 PM
#6
Joined: Apr 2009
Location: Coolidge, AZ
Posts: 5,892
Well your first mistake was going to a rave... lol but that's your thing and that's cool. I like the music, just not the atmosphere. ANYWAYS

I am the type of person to egg someone on... I know that sounds stupid and really dangerous and it is, don't get me wrong. I just have a bad habit of running my mouth to people who think they can push people around. And if it came to my iPhone 4, I would have rather asked them to go through with it and take my ****ing life if a few hundred bucks was THAT much worth it to them. 99 times out of 100 they will back off, probably just beat the shit out of you cause you pissed them off and made them feel that much more little than they already are.

But, hopefully you did what Rasterico was talking about... call the police on them and get those mother ****ers outta here. Worthless scum.

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04-08-2011, 01:54 PM
#7
Joined: Mar 2009
Location: London, UK
Posts: 2,280
holy santa clause shit....that is HUGE. I never thought a rave was that big....shows how social I am.

You are not pretty enough to be that stupid.
04-08-2011, 03:17 PM
#8
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 134
At least you did the right thing, i know you like you iphone.
But it's not worth getting stabbed over.
There's nothing else you could've done about it.
I've been threatened a few times in my line of work.
Most times i just point and laugh at them and if they try to attack me i just punch them in the face.
But if they pull a knife i cooperate, at the end of the day i just wanna cash my paycheck and go home.
Especially on a rave, people are drunk or under influence of drugs wich can make them unprededictable.

And what you told about those gangs turning up. I guess thats kind of normal these days. I'm into car tuning (no not the chickenfence bumper with neon and 18 inch spinner rims, but performance) meetings used to be fun, but nowadays a lot of crime is involved from drugdealing to prostitution. Its fun at one moment but the next bullets start flying through traffic sign.

But for your phone, just tell the police what happend. Also tell the insurance you reported the incident to the police. So they can verify with the police what happened. And then just hope for the best.
04-08-2011, 05:46 PM
#9
Joined: Jun 2009
Location: London, UK
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Originally Posted by Booch138 View Post
I would have rather asked them to go through with it and take my ****ing life if a few hundred bucks was THAT much worth it to them.
Sounds a bit odd to me... if you're telling them to go ahead and attack then surely it's actually you that's implying a few hundred bucks is worth the cost of a human life?

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04-08-2011, 05:47 PM
#10
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Originally Posted by MidianGTX View Post
Sounds a bit odd to me... if you're telling them to go ahead and attack then surely it's actually you that's implying a few hundred bucks is worth the cost of a human life?
Definitely, but I am the gambling type. Like I said, it's dangerous, and I would in no way imply that that is the right thing to do. I am just a mouthy kind of person and people like that piss me off.

Edit: By the way it's not like this type of thing happens to me on a frequent basis, but thing similar have happened before. lol

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Liberals hate conservatives because they think that they're stupid.
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Last edited by Booch138; 04-08-2011 at 06:01 PM.