A question to Lego Events veterans about Theft
Posted 24 October 2012 - 09:30 PM
Posted 26 October 2012 - 05:00 PM
Posted 26 October 2012 - 06:31 PM
I did however have a bag of minifigs and accessories (including uncommon BrickArms) stolen from me at BrickCon 2011 during the tear-down when, theoretically, it was only AFOLs in the hall. That was the sixth BrickCon I attended and I was rather upset for quite a while thinking that I had been robbed by an AFOL. Looking back there may still have been some non-AFOLs lingering in the hall (it is pretty chaotic when the public hours end on Sunday) so it may not have been conventions attendees but it still ticks me off.
Posted 26 October 2012 - 07:39 PM
Posted 26 October 2012 - 08:26 PM
Posted 26 October 2012 - 08:46 PM
Ironically, I have stolen more than I have lost/stolen from me. I have an awesome Ley satellite that he left on my space station, and at brickworld I stole darkdragon's trans clear panels cause she forgot to ask them back
So you're more likely to accidentally packup someone else's stuff than out right being stolen - as long as there's someone hanging about. That usually helps stop thefts. I should know - I've been trying to steal Ricey's Firetrucks for a year now- and I've been caught every time
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Posted 26 October 2012 - 10:28 PM
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Posted 07 November 2012 - 10:06 PM
Parents are usually pretty good at telling their kids to not touch, and I've even seen a minifig returned by parent with the "this was on the floor" story, but with a guilty looking rug rat in toe.
And Si's dodgy activities don't surprise me at all....I knew he was shifty.
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