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Q: My wallet and cellphone were stolen on Sunday night, any ideas for how to get them back?

I was in Sanlitun on Sunday night, pretty tipsy, and left a bar to go track down the friends I was with. At some point while I was pushing through the crowd my wallet and cell phone were taken. The shorts I was wearing were fairly baggy, and things do have a tendency of falling out of them if I'm running, so I am holding on to the slim hope that this might have happened, but it's really unlikely that both my wallet and cell would both fall out like that.

 

Just to say that I've exhausted every possibility, where would you guys look if your wallet and phone were lost at Sanlitun?

6 years 50 weeks ago in  General  - Beijing

 
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Cancel any credit cards, report any official documents, notify your cell phone provider, and take more stringent precautions for any possible recurrences. There is really nothing you can do beyond that. If they were lost, and someone found it, it will be plundered, and anything not useful will be thrown away. If it was stolen, it was for a reason. Probably only for money, but you never know if the other papers will be sold to someone else who knows what to do with them.

 

Sorry this happen to you.  

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  Seriously? Are you kidding? Do like Giad said and report what you can, then kiss them goodbye. You could try calling your phone but you'll probably just get laughter on the other side. I had my wallet stolen last week too. It's just too bad, i'm afraid.

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live and learn, next time  you go out, carry, cash keys, your phone and a photocopy of your passport( for spot checks), wont be the end of the world if you lose these things, you can simply replace them but you live in china, no matter how careful you are they will get you sooner or later

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i will be a bit negative here but sorry mate it is a mission impossible and i wish you can but the chances are not that good here.......sorry again and good luck

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Go buy a new wallet and cell phone. They're gone forever. Hopefully you've learned your lesson. 

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wanna used iPhone 4? They're getting cheap as used ones now, everyone dropping them to get iPhone 5. I bought a perfect white iPhone for $200.

 In China I had my nice LG stolen and my GF wanted my iPhone, don't bother loosing any sleep over your things. They are just things. Replace them and move on.

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Yeah, I think you`ll totally get it back if you just keep the faith and look real hard all week. 

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You will never get them back. Buy new ones and be more careful from now on.

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you aint getting nothing back

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your joking right? 

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just pray to almighty GOD 

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You'll need a scooter capable of generating 1.21 gigawatts of electricity, then find a flux capacitor capable of the power, someone in China makes them, Now drive the scooter to 88 miles per hour, you will create a temporal displacement propelling you back in time. Make sure you have good brakes, stop at a time just before you had your wallet stolen and see if you can stop the thief.

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Just in response to everyone who asked if I was joking, or was otherwise completely pessimistic, I was once told the story of a very wise man, William Madison, who after hearing a story about a boy who lost his dog said this in response:

"Whoa whoa whoa, Miss Lippy. The part of the story I don't like is that the little boy gave up looking for Happy after an hour. He didn't put posters up or anything, he just sat on the porch like a goon and waited. That little boy's gotta think 'You got a pet. You got a responsibility.' If your dog gets lost you don't look for an hour then call it quits. You get your ass out there and you find that fucking dog. "

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