There's been a lot of Christmas Dicks out this way, getting worse the closer you get to Christmas. I've been trying to keep the spirit up despite all the things going on. Your attitude about all this has actually helped. If you can still have a good holiday, then the only thing stopping me would be me.
> Thanks for the offer though, very nice of you :)
> > Thing is I'm one of the worst villans you've come across, and even I can't
> > stomach this. I can't do an awful lot, but if you PM me a shipping address,
> > I'll send you a DS I'm not using to replace the one stolen. At least you'll
> > know not everyone has forsaken Christmas.
> > > Stole all my electronics and games, all our presents, and stomped my nice
> > little
> > > Christmas tree on the way out. Walked out my front door with a 42 inch TV in
> > the
> > > middle of the day and my neighbor saw them and called the police. They were
> > > my home for almost an hour just tossing drawers and looking. Nothing really
> > > broken, just looks like a earthquake hit the place or something.
> > >
> > > We have $20,000 in insurance, and they are being really great so far. So I
> > guess
> > > I will be getting all new everything for Christmas (they took only the three
> > > newer systems, left all my classic stuff) and have a couple of thousand
> > dollars
> > > left over. My favorite is that they stole a couple of binders or burned PS2
> > > game's but left the modded PS2 to play them with. Hah!
> > >
> > > But I lost about 100-125 games total, some I hadn't gotten around to
> > > They took my wife's DS, but not mine, and they must not like my PSP game
> > > selection since they stole the system but no games. Took an Ipod, a Kindle
> > > (Amazon bricked it wirelessly, so it's of no use now to anyone) a laptop, a
> > > digital camera, left all my guns, stole my wife's good jewelry and left the
> > > costume stuff, and tried to steal my monitor but gave up since it was wired
> > into
> > > the desk pretty solidly. They left the tower as well, and not a single toy
> > > stolen out of any of my shelves of crap.
> > >
> > > They wore gloves and must have watched my wife leave for work, then drove up
> > and
> > > kicked in a backdoor and went to town. The police came and the OSBI (Okla
> > FBI!)
> > > came and dusted for prints like on CSI. Turns our they were wearing leather
> > > gloves, so nothing came up. They tried to steal my Jeep as well, but since I
> > > have been gone so much this yer battery was dead on it. But they did take
> > > keys so I have to get that replaced as well as the locks on the house.
> > >
> > > Interesting thing, they left Coach purses and unopened packages from Amazon
> > > the table, but stole my 50 state quarter collection (new worth $12.50) of
> > > wall and a jar of change. Laundry day I guess? They left a checkbook, but
> > stole
> > > a blank check for the utility company. It cost $32 for the bank to void it!
> > >
> > > I killed off the Xbox live account and the PS3 one as well. Never ordered
> > > anything on the Wii one. I know they can track it, but I don't want them to
> > > able to order a bunch of crap. Just a couple of punks probably going to pawn
> > > this stuff the next town over. I called the pawn shop and gave them a
> > > description, so I guess we will see what happens.
> > >
> > > But you know what? My wife wasn't hurt, and no one else was either. Had I
> > > home, I don't know what would have happened, they might have had guns and
> > > us or something. I sure as hell do and were I to wake up to a strange guy in
> > my
> > > house...
> > >
> > > We have a "Make my day law" in Oklahoma. I don't think I would have shot
> > anybody
> > > (it was an adult black man and woman who did this according to the witness)
> > but
> > > I might have scared them a few shades lighter with a few warning shots :)
> > >
> > > Hope you guys have a better Christmas than mine has started out as. Be sure
> > > take the time to really appreciate the things that are important. Stuff is
> > > stuff, but family is irreplaceable.
> > >