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The Worst Thing Today

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Misfit
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Postby Misfit » Sun November 8th, 2009, 2:12 pm

"diamondlil" wrote:I had a fabulous weekend away, and then, well, then I got home.

It appears that I have yet again had unwelcome visitors in my home. I now have a broken lock on my back security screen, plus a broken window in my son's room

Nothing stolen as far as I can tell, which again, makes me think it is kids, especially seeing as whoever was here had time to sit around and have a couple of drinks out of my fridge and leave the empty containers lying around on my kitchen counter.

Waiting for the police to arrive now because this is now the fourth or fifth incident in the last six months. Have been waiting for a while now.


I am sooo sorry about this. I can't even imagine getting through one incident like this, let alone what you are going through. Hope they catch them.
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LoveHistory
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Postby LoveHistory » Sun November 8th, 2009, 4:31 pm

Could you get a motion-activated recording of a big scary dog barking?

Lights and sirens would be good too. Maybe a voice that says "Intruder! Freeze!"

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Postby SonjaMarie » Sun November 8th, 2009, 8:04 pm

"diamondlil" wrote:
Waiting for the police to arrive now because this is now the fourth or fifth incident in the last six months. Have been waiting for a while now.


Ok now I know what you meant in the "annoying" thread, this sucks, hope you can get help!

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Postby diamondlil » Sun November 8th, 2009, 8:09 pm

Turns out that the police were too busy yesterday. They might be able to come today so it is likely I am going to have to take the day off, but then can't get the locks and windows fixed so that's another day off as well.
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Ken
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Postby Ken » Sun November 8th, 2009, 8:18 pm

"diamondlil" wrote:Turns out that the police were too busy yesterday. They might be able to come today so it is likely I am going to have to take the day off, but then can't get the locks and windows fixed so that's another day off as well.


What's gone wrong these days?? Time was when you called 999 in the UK (don't know what it is in the USA), a 'Bobby' would be round in seconds and would be there to render help. Why is it that this doesn't happen any more??

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Postby SonjaMarie » Sun November 8th, 2009, 8:19 pm

It's 911 in the US.

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Postby diamondlil » Sun November 8th, 2009, 8:22 pm

It's 000 here.

No idea Ken, but there's still a chance that they won't come today. Given that I just started a new job it means that I lose pay for every day off I have to have off.
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Postby EC2 » Mon November 9th, 2009, 12:21 am

Oh, that is so annoying Marg. I hope they catch the culprits and it all gets sorted out.
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Postby diamondlil » Mon November 9th, 2009, 6:43 am

With everything that is going on I am starting to feel physically sick. Today the police have been, the locks have been repaired, tomorrow the window gets fixed, but my emergency money has all been used and I don't know how I am going to make it through to pay day.

And I still have to decide whether I am going to say anything to the father of the boy who I 'know' it is. No proof yet that it was him, have to wait to see if there is a match for finger prints but I know it was him.
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Postby Vanessa » Mon November 9th, 2009, 8:33 am

Sorry to learn of your troubles, Marg. How very upsetting for you. Hope they catch them.

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