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So I got Robbed Today, and it was Probably Good for Me...

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posted on May, 4 2016 @ 05:16 PM
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I've never actually been completely robbed on the street before, it was surprising to me.
I felt it coming an hour before it happened too, but I didn't really fully believe in that instinct.
It's weird.

At first I thought it was a horrible event.
But within minutes I realized it ain't so bad:

I wasn't injured or hurt physically, which is the most important thing. +1
I was robbed of stuff that only mattered to me, and wouldn't matter to anyone else,
but that stuff was a huge burden on me in my life and was likely holding me back. +1
I'm not mad at anyone about it, and in fact I like everyone more now. +1
I've been giving things to people all day, just cuz I understand why God let this happen. +1
I'm apologizing to all of the people I was really mean to in the past, even if I already apologized a lot before I'm doing it again. +1
And they didn't get my $$$ or my phone. +++1

I really wonder sometimes, why do people steal other people's property so much?
I don't steal, I think I'm above it.
You know why? Because of what I lost today, it reminds me why I don't steal and why I never will.

It was my backpack, and in it was almost entirely 2000 pages of my Court documents, legal notes, personal letters between family and myself and letters I hadn't sent yet, totally personal information related to the prior items, even my SS Card and my ID (but I got my DL still).

Those 2000 pages are 9 months of extremely hard work, every day thinking and studying and learning. Writing and rewriting and then rewriting again because I'm an incessant perfectionist that can never perfect anything no matter how hard I try, yet cannot accept anything less than that so cannot stop rewriting it.

And you know what?
I don't care.
I'm free. I'm alive.
I'm not like that guy who stole my stuff.
My life's good.
Our country sucks.

I'll be alright.
Tomorrow will be fine.
I gotta go to Court and I don't have any of my notes or evidence.
The Dawg ate it, or more likely tossed it in the river or garbage.
But whatever. I got my Mind still. My Life.
I'll win...

edit on 5/4/2016 by muzzleflash because: (no reason given)




posted on May, 4 2016 @ 05:22 PM
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Well you are a far better person than me, I would hope that Karma came quick to the person that stole my stuff and at the very minimum they stepped on Lego in the night when rushing for a pee..






RA



posted on May, 4 2016 @ 05:24 PM
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a reply to: muzzleflash

Was it stolen right off your back? That really sucks, I've been robbed before, both in the street and in my home. I've been beaten up before by a couple dudes tuned me up pretty good for nothing my wallet was empty and so was my pockets. Now a days I'm alot more aggressive and pro active so it doesnt happen again.



posted on May, 4 2016 @ 05:26 PM
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Glad you are OK. I can't say if feel the same as you are right now.

Personally I know of be in the opposite direction. How was it taken? Also you may want to invest in a service for identity theft for awhile.



posted on May, 4 2016 @ 05:39 PM
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I sorta decided I don't need these replaceable things.

It wasn't my kids. Having your kids taken away is something completely different.
That's pain. Imagine for one second losing a child, if you don't have tears in your eyes something's wrong with you.

A few thousand hours of paperwork? It's worthless.
I learned so much in that process. That's what is valuable.
How I've grown.

It's like molting an old layer of skin,
or maybe metamorphosis.

It's cool.
He didn't gain anything of real value, but desecrated his Spirit and his Character in the process.
I gained a lot, I vindicated mine.

Think about it.
Even if they caught him, I probably wouldn't press charges.
He's going down for something bigger soon. That's his Fate.
His Spirit is rotten.

I'm so Happy about what's happening to me.
Really good things are coming my way.
I'm probably about to be rich.

I don't do any drugs, I don't drink,
I'm a fairly smart guy,
I've got goals and plans that I created for myself,
and I'm working on it.

The real challenge is to see if I can handle the whirlwind I'm creating,
this crazy new reality I'm about to experience.
I have no idea what to expect, except that I'll be really busy.
I'll likely look back on these old silent days nostalgically.

I'm not really a roller coaster kinda guy,
but I built one for myself, and I'm hoppin in the chair,
and I'm gonna throw the switch.
My life's on the verge of a drastic change.

Getting robbed, by some guy I didn't even see or even hear,
I was over it in just minutes. Well, maybe 45 to an hour before full recovery and acceptance.
I realize I am not a vengeful or angry person, and that's a huge step.

I'm starting to feel really Happy.
God is so incredibly mysterious.
I can't even fathom it.

I Love all of you people, even you complete jerks that are really hard to Love.
And that's extremely hard for me to do. But I'm doing it.
It's like I was gifted today...



posted on May, 4 2016 @ 05:40 PM
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originally posted by: Brotherman
a reply to: muzzleflash

Was it stolen right off your back? That really sucks, I've been robbed before, both in the street and in my home. I've been beaten up before by a couple dudes tuned me up pretty good for nothing my wallet was empty and so was my pockets. Now a days I'm alot more aggressive and pro active so it doesnt happen again.


I'm sorry about that.
Yeah, you gotta defend yourself!

I was dumb and set it down for 5 min.



posted on May, 4 2016 @ 05:46 PM
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a reply to: muzzleflash

I'm glad your ok though Bud, I hope you luck out and someone finds it in tact and returns it too you, Id assume you won't be hard to locate with all that info in there.



posted on May, 4 2016 @ 05:51 PM
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a reply to: Brotherman

Ya they got my address n phone #.

Also I had a cheap back up phone in there and already texted it offering a 40$ reward for return.

I made a report so if by chance its found Ill maybe one day retrieve it. I wont prosecute anyone for this. It's ok, I'm giving amnesty on this one.

What else can I do?



posted on May, 4 2016 @ 05:59 PM
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a reply to: muzzleflash

I'm not sure if there is much you can do about it. Its a shame that your alternate phone probably doesn't have a gps locater on it does it



posted on May, 4 2016 @ 06:00 PM
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originally posted by: GraffikPleasure
Glad you are OK. I can't say if feel the same as you are right now.

Personally I know of be in the opposite direction. How was it taken? Also you may want to invest in a service for identity theft for awhile.


Ya thats not a bad idea on ID Protect.
And its ok to be angry, Ive been angry alot.
Learnings part of life.
The anger will slowly cycle away, but it will never always go away forever. Humans must always battle anger, despair, hate, etc.



posted on May, 4 2016 @ 06:03 PM
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a reply to: muzzleflash

I cannot verify anything about this link but I have used something similar to this before a lifetime ago maybe it will help you.

Link



posted on May, 4 2016 @ 06:08 PM
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a reply to: muzzleflash

Glad you weren't hurt. I am kind of wondering if you actually wouldn't want your paperwork back, because from what you say it seems to have been something you had been obsessed with and giving a huge amount of time and energy to - hence the sense of freedom when it pooled off your back and into someone else's hands who will probably get what you think they will.



posted on May, 4 2016 @ 06:19 PM
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Im glad you were unharmed.

I had a really good experience being robbed just over a year ago. I was super angry at first. My garage door was kicked in while I was at work and two of my bicycles were stolen. Both were aluminum and had top shimano parts, but one was a 1998, and the other was a 2003 model. One was a roadbike and the other a mountain bike. The insurance company hired another specialist company to investigate the bicycles value. The older one was probably worth $150-$200, and the newer road bike 2003 was worth maybe $700 tops. The insurance investigater started telling me how valuable my bikes were and I was confused. They sent me two brand spanking new top of the line race ready carbon fiber bikes worth $7000.... new in the box. Then the insurance paid to have a new solid door , quality lockset and complete heavy duty door frame installed. I had the carpenter add a security door. I also added custom bars inside the garage window, so the garage is super secure now. Those bikes are so awesome its unreal. The mountain bike is a 29er Lefty, and the roadbike is a Bianchi Zolder that is pro race ready, and light as a feather.

Carrying around your past can weigh you down. I have boxed of pictures from my married years that are painful to look at. I keep them for my kids. Its much better to look forward, as thats the direction you are going



posted on May, 4 2016 @ 06:30 PM
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a reply to: muzzleflash

To say that you are taking this well is probably the understatement of the year...

It is both normal and expected to feel negative emotions such as anger, hurt and sadness in response to what happened to you.

Which makes me worry that you are just suppressing what happened and the consequences of your current situation. This can be really unhealthy and lead to abnormal behaviour down the track that you will regret.

I really don't know what to suggest as I have not been in a similar situation outside of school, but I wish you good luck and hope you are successful.


edit on 4/5/2016 by Dark Ghost because: (no reason given)



posted on May, 4 2016 @ 06:37 PM
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I felt it coming an hour before it happened too, but I didn't really fully believe in that instinct.


This is the most interesting part, don't you think? When things like that happen, I have a sense that it was somehow okay and part of some mysterious plan. I have found random acts of violence or kindness to be that much more intriguing, when you know ahead of time and don't know how you know. It's like a mysterious part of you is saying, "It will be okay."




The real challenge is to see if I can handle the whirlwind I'm creating,
this crazy new reality I'm about to experience.


With a smile, you are already experiencing, no? Sounds like you're handling it just fine.

CF



posted on May, 4 2016 @ 06:48 PM
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a reply to: visitedbythem

That's an amazing story, thank you.
I really liked reading it.
I feel something just like that coming...
I got my fingers crossed!



posted on May, 4 2016 @ 06:51 PM
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originally posted by: Brotherman
a reply to: muzzleflash

I'm not sure if there is much you can do about it. Its a shame that your alternate phone probably doesn't have a gps locater on it does it


I dont think so. Its an older under 10$ model.
And in TN the LEO wont track it without a warrant Im pretty sure. Oh well.



posted on May, 4 2016 @ 06:54 PM
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originally posted by: Shiloh7
a reply to: muzzleflash

Glad you weren't hurt. I am kind of wondering if you actually wouldn't want your paperwork back, because from what you say it seems to have been something you had been obsessed with and giving a huge amount of time and energy to - hence the sense of freedom when it pooled off your back and into someone else's hands who will probably get what you think they will.



That sounds sorta close.
But you know, people and our "things", Id probably take it all back. It's weird feeling like that...



posted on May, 4 2016 @ 06:58 PM
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originally posted by: muzzleflash

originally posted by: Brotherman
a reply to: muzzleflash

I'm not sure if there is much you can do about it. Its a shame that your alternate phone probably doesn't have a gps locater on it does it


I dont think so. Its an older under 10$ model.
And in TN the LEO wont track it without a warrant Im pretty sure. Oh well.


I gave you a link above that requires either a sim chip or gps and you can get a location using the phone number



posted on May, 4 2016 @ 07:02 PM
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a reply to: Dark Ghost

Hey I get you there on "abnormal".
That's what I like about it.

I need abnormal to stir the pot and mix things up.
Change will be good for me.

For almost a year now I relied too heavily on my notes and paperwork. My back hurts lugging 35 lbs (or whatever it weighed) around everywhere.

Finally no more baggage. It's really coming down to a loss gain trade off. I lost the work, but my back will thank me for years to come. +1

I trust in the random chaos of Universal order, and I'm filled with Faith that Im moving forward.

Maybe Im not, but if Im screwed Id rather enjoy a lil bit of it rather than non of it.
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