You ever have stuff go missing right from your house?

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  1. pokemonmike

    pokemonmike Active Member

    Wow, today I went to my pc and organized the cards and such I have sitting around on the desk and low and behold two of my best cards grew legs and walked out of my house.......:eek: I had a sealed E3 red cheeks pikachu (approx. $100) and a Stadium Challenge deoxys (approx $200+) go missing from our collection up in our card/computer/game room.:frown: Not more than a week ago I also had a DS pokemon Diamond and a Pearl Version go missing from our house! It has definately been a downer to lose these cards and 2 game carts let me tell you. Geeezzzz if you can't even trust your son's friends in your house what can you do? Not allow him to have friends over? I have now cut off access to him and his friends to our game room as well as I can't afford to lose any more.:frown: Anyone else have luck like this?
  2. SD PokeMom

    SD PokeMom Mod Supervisor Staff Member

    yikes: how old are your son's friends? can you talk to their parents, telling them what is missing and asking if the items have mysteriously shown up :rolleyes: in their child's belongings?

    *sigh* my sympathies :(

  3. ColdCoates90

    ColdCoates90 Active Member

    I wouldn't jump to any conclusions about theft. Unless your son's friends know the prices of those cards, its doubtful they would pick those specific ones up. I've lost ds games in the past, they are so tiny.
  4. secretsof2113

    secretsof2113 Moderator Trader Feedback Mod

    Are your son's friends into pokemon? I'd perhaps be suspicious then....
  5. Jason

    Jason New Member

    ouch, that really sucks man.

    If you want your sons friends to be able to use the games room, I am strongly suggest that the collections must not be accessed in the games room if he have friends over.

    Pretty sure your son friends.... who did it.

    However, I would not be surprised if your son actually took it and sell it for cash....but i dont think he would betray your relationship...
  6. pokemonmike

    pokemonmike Active Member

    I would never suspect my son for a second as he has more money than dad does!lol He would never do anything like that as it is "our" collection and he was quite upset when I told him what happened. I will be going to go chat with his friends mother tomorrow as yes he is into pokemon now but until I can get solid evidence I can't blame him as it is just not me to do that. The real bummer part was is the satadium challenge deoxys i just got back in a trade from P_A! Not so worried about the E3 even though it is a great collectors card but the Deoxys is a little harder to come by and was pretty much our best card rarity wise.:frown: Well I hope it can be solved but if not there is very little I can do but not allow non-family members access to our game/card rooms.....
  7. Jason

    Jason New Member

    i see...hope the communication with the mother goes all in your favour.

    p.s. get on aim asap as i got a thing to talk to you. :)
  8. homeofmew

    homeofmew Active Member

    I have lost my 2 Mario Kart ds games and my action replay :(
    My garbage can also went missing..
  9. I test David's new friends that come over for the first time. I will leave something out where they can see it once it was money , one time it was pokemon action figures, and the rest of the times cards. The money was never taken. One kid stole the action figures and two kids stole cards. I called all the parents that these kids play with along with the kids parents. Since then no one has let these kids in their house for anything at anytime. One parent made the kid give his entire collection of cards to us but we didn't take them. So his dad gave them all to the rec. center we used to go to.
  10. Regis_Neo

    Regis_Neo Moderator

    I know how you feel...I know one of my brother's former friends was stealing some of my more valuable Yu-Gi-Oh cards, so I kicked his butt mighty good for doing it. Haven't seen him since thankfully...
  11. Phazon Elite

    Phazon Elite New Member

    Excellent plan.

    I'll have to remember that down the road.
  12. Mew*

    Mew* Active Member

    What a shame :nonono:. But you have great strategy.
  13. pokemonmike

    pokemonmike Active Member

    Another thing to do is tell them they have to be clapping their hands the whole time they are in your house!lol Makes it a real challenge if they are asking to use your bathroom though......:biggrin: *I don't hear no clapping!!!!!*:lol:
  14. ryanvergel

    ryanvergel New Member

    You won't be clapping after you see the mess =O
  15. ilikegengar

    ilikegengar Member

    Sadly, we too have had some cards missing, but not in recent years. A neighbor boy took some of my son's cards. Our son suspected his friend. We gently asked the parents if certain cards were now in their son's collection. They were. We got (most) of them back.

    We lost (or left in a hotel room) an Emerald gameboy game on a cross country trip along with a pair of shoes. Those things happen.

    Leaving things out in the open can be a temptation for someone.

    best wishes,
  16. smacktack15

    smacktack15 New Member

    Once I was at league at the Holon Phantoms Pre-Release, I lost my deck (I got back), and all of my trades for the day (5 stars, 15 exs, etc.)
  17. Nu Gundam

    Nu Gundam New Member

    It seems that my three Neo Genesis Slowkings mysteriously disappeared from my "Unlimited deck materials" box, perhaps our former Master Trainers who worked for Wizards might be behind the abduction ... T__T

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