Foreclosed family watches helplessly as craigslist crowds strip house bare

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  1. Nexus Prime

    Nexus Prime Creation is proof.

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  2. Eric

    Eric VOTE.

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    I wish I could feel sorry for this family, but they REALLY should have worded their craigslist ad better. Otherwise, stuff like this will happen.
     
  3. Bendimus Prime

    Bendimus Prime Rolls for initiative

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    Agreed.
     
  4. Aernaroth

    Aernaroth <b><font color=blue>I voted for Super_Megatron and Veteran

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    Look, I'm sorry, poorly-worded article or not, the moment people broke into the house, this became theft.
     
  5. MetalRyde

    MetalRyde is an a-hole with a heart. RIP Spike and Mojo.

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    bloody thieves. what assholes.

    the ad said yard sale, not 'come inside the house, take everything inside house' sale.

    i hope those thieves get a very bad feeling of guilt in their minds that require heavy medication to get over with, if possible.
     
  6. MTME

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    they didn't see it as breaking into the house

    I can't help but see people do this is the future to other people as a way of getting back at someone. Post that everything is free at their enemy's house so this would happen to them.
     
  7. Sy-Rein

    Sy-Rein Rogue Stunticon

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    This is really what it comes down to. And realistically, it's probably one or two people that initially broke in and when others show up and see the door open and people coming in and out, then it would be a natural assumption the 'free stuff' in the ad includes what is inside as well.

    So a small handful or less people are responsible for the whole nightmare.
     
  8. Scantron

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    Yeah, 'poorly worded article' doesn't have a damn thing to do with this. It's people being scumbags and coming up with a flimsy excuse to justify being scumbags. It's not like the family had two piles of stuff on the lawn, one of which wasn't up for grabs, and people got confused - people broke into their house and took things.

    One thing I would get on the family's case for is that they should have had insurance on their property. Financial hardship or not, that kind of insurance is pretty cheap and is a lot less expensive in the long run than having to replace everything.
     
  9. MrFX

    MrFX Collecting never ends...

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    This.
     
  10. Nexus Prime

    Nexus Prime Creation is proof.

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    I never thought of it that way. Thanks for the idea.

    Kidding.
     
  11. Optimus1138

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    This is disgusting. Yes, the ad was poorly written, but that doesn't change the fact the people broke into the house to plunder it.
     
  12. MTME

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    you're welcome


    I just can't help but have a vision of the looting in the South Central Rodney King riots I wonder if it looked anything like that.

    Also if you look at the house the door and windows are in tact I wonder if they seriously left the house unlocked.
     
  13. Aaron

    Aaron Master of Crystalocution Moderator Content Contributor

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    The even scarier thing, with the way that craigslist works, I could post anyone's address with something similar to get it ransacked. The responsibility all goes to those who threw sense out the window when they showed up.
     
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    that's what I posted eaerlier in the thread, see?
    great minds think alike lol
     
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    scumbags. wow.
     
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    seeker311 The Collector

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    Reminds me of that Simpsons episode where they lie to the city about they losing their Xmas presents and the city takes their house a piece at a time
     
  17. TrueNomadSkies

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    Not sure why, but all I could think of when reading it was the episode of Trailer Park Boys where people are ransacking Ray's burnt down trailer & Ricky's trying to get em off the hash driveway.
     
  18. grimlock1972

    grimlock1972 Optimus, serving up the primest of ribs since 1984

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    Already been done more than once.
     
  19. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    Wow that poor family.
     
  20. MidnightBliss

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    Nothing like taking advantage of people. True asshats if you ask me.