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Old 08-26-2006, 02:20 AM   #1 (permalink)
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ive already told tmo about it, but they are clueless, is there any way i could go about tracking this thing down myself with out breaking the law?

If this isint the right forum please put it where it belongs, and thanks in advance for the help.
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Old 08-26-2006, 02:49 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Oh No!

I am so sorry!

I really hope your able to track it down. :( That really bites.

I throw in some advice but I honestly don't now what I would do.
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Have you been in contact with this person? Have they picked up the phone when you called or what?

I'm sure there is a way through RIM or your provider to get a pin #/sim card deactivated, or tracked.

good luck.
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Have you been in contact with this person? Have they picked up the phone when you called or what?

I'm sure there is a way through RIM or your provider to get a pin #/sim card deactivated, or tracked.

good luck.
no it was stolen at an airport, in st. paul, tmobile says that the serial number and pin have not been activated on thir network, it was an unlocked 8700g, i guess ill try cingular next.
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There is a 'going postal' joke here waiting to be told...
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Man.. don't you wish you have a self distract button you can push everytime somebody steel your stuff, specially cellphones. Just press that button and it will detonate and then boom!! Hahah.. that would be cool.

Oh and by the way... i hope you have insurance.
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There is a 'going postal' joke here waiting to be told...
bro ive gotten so many of those since ive been in the navy, haha, ut oh, look out he might go postal, haha.

seriously, i wish there was a self destruction or better yet, i wish i could just dump skunk jiuce on him and watch them explain why the smell...

"uh becasue im an asshole that stole someone elses property"
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no it was stolen at an airport, in st. paul
Do you really know it was stolen?? Why don't you try calling the Airport. They should have a lost and found...

It is a long shot, but a shot anyway.
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Do you really know it was stolen?? Why don't you try calling the Airport. They should have a lost and found...

It is a long shot, but a shot anyway.
i called the lost and found in st paul, and i checked it with the airlines with continental both ways and anywhere else along my journey, i dont carry my bb on the plane with me, its checked, im an idiot for doing that, but that doesnt mean i still cant find it.

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im gonna have to get a court order for cingular to track it down if its being used. anybody think someone on rogers might be using it? should i even bother checking that....the only reason i ask is becasue im not too happy about having to pay 300 for another bb and extending my contract for it
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You will be mad at first but just move on. Law enforcement is not worth the bother. Just get another and be more careful. Being pissed too long does nothing.
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You will be mad at first but just move on. Law enforcement is not worth the bother. Just get another and be more careful. Being pissed too long does nothing.
i think you may be right
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Sanyo phones can be remotely locked via SMS if lost...not sure why other phones haven't had this implemented. I guess it is near impossible to do that in the SIM card world? Maybe I just found one advantage of CDMA lol.
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Call Tmobile back, and report it stolen. They can lock out the IMEI/PIN from being activated on their network, so the thing will be rendered a paper weight to the theif.

I wouldn't even bother with Cingular...truth be told, do you really think the person that stole it will know it's unlocked? Or what that even means?

On the sad note, yup, it's gone. The liklihood of getting back is pretty nil.

Good luck, friend.
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Call Tmobile back, and report it stolen. They can lock out the IMEI/PIN from being activated on their network, so the thing will be rendered a paper weight to the theif.

I wouldn't even bother with Cingular...truth be told, do you really think the person that stole it will know it's unlocked? Or what that even means?

On the sad note, yup, it's gone. The liklihood of getting back is pretty nil.

Good luck, friend.
yea he knew it was unlocked, but ive had it active on both networks, so i can report it stolen to both of them, at least i can make life hard for him before i move on to a new bb, (sounds like im trying to get revenge with an ex or something, haha)
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For the right price I could try to track down the individual responsible if he/she is still here...
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For the right price I could try to track down the individual responsible if he/she is still here...
I think I am lost...
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Well heres an update. Ive given up on the BB at least the stolen one, ive switched to VZW since then, but someone on this board was generous enough to send me their old 7750 until the 8703e comes out, so im doing ok, cant wait to get back on the BB
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Well heres an update. Ive given up on the BB at least the stolen one, ive switched to VZW since then, but someone on this board was generous enough to send me their old 7750 until the 8703e comes out, so im doing ok, cant wait to get back on the BB
That is so awesome

It is really good to that members have each other's backs As corny as that sounds.
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Well heres an update. Ive given up on the BB at least the stolen one, ive switched to VZW since then, but someone on this board was generous enough to send me their old 7750 until the 8703e comes out, so im doing ok, cant wait to get back on the BB
Having something stolen from yourself is a bitter experience. It looks like you have already started to move on not getting obcessed with revenge.
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Having something stolen from yourself is a bitter experience. It looks like you have already started to move on not getting obcessed with revenge.
im not too worried about it, its a phone, although an expensive one, and revenge doesnt matter since its not like its an ex or anything
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