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Lens and the moral dilemna

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by Gunm, May 6, 2004.

  1. Gunm

    Gunm Banned

    Joined: Aug 31, 2003 Messages: 12,427 Likes Received: 1
    Today at work i found a really fucking nice MP3 player sitting out with no one to claim it and my co-worker saw me grab it. He comes up to me and says, "What's that?" and I go "It's mine". I show it to him and he takes it saying "DUde, this has gotta go to lost and found."

    Mother fucker turns it in and now i am faced with a dilemna. Do i reserve the right to have my roomate come and claim it since I found the damn thing laying out in the open with no one around hence "finders keepers losers weepers"? Or since it is now in lost and found thanks to the actions of captain do-right do I not have the right to pursue this course of action?
     
  2. Weapon X

    Weapon X 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Sep 6, 2002 Messages: 14,905 Likes Received: 202
    Leave it in the lost and found, but it if hasn’t been found in a day or two, get your roommate to pick it up.
     
  3. DETO

    DETO 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Apr 25, 2002 Messages: 11,316 Likes Received: 138
    have your roomie go pick that shit up. or better yet, have your black homies go up in there take that shit, a compuer or two and slap the shit out of you co-worker. keep it real nigga!
     
  4. <KEY3>

    <KEY3> Veteran Member

    Joined: Mar 24, 2004 Messages: 6,878 Likes Received: 2
    dude... I left an mp3 player in an afterhour boozecan once
    and I relaised I had lost it about an hour after leaving.
    So I jet back... it's in my neighbourhood, and I find
    some girl on the couch where I was sitting LISTENING TO MY MUSIC!!!!

    The Headphones were on her head and the player was in her purse.
    Luckily I had rare headphones or I wouldnt have been able to tell.
    So long story short... I told her it was mine,
    she tried to act like it wasnt, her friend busted her and made her give it back.

    So yeah... it's an mp3 player. Give it back.

    If no one comes in a week, then it's yours.
    If they dont notice their tunes are gone by then, they dont deserve it.
     
  5. SteveAustin

    SteveAustin Veteran Member

    Joined: Mar 12, 2002 Messages: 7,042 Likes Received: 2
    ^^ I agree...karma's a bitch.
     
  6. Vanity

    Vanity Veteran Member

    Joined: Apr 11, 2000 Messages: 7,673 Likes Received: 6
    see my lost & found thread for my opinion

    but fuck it... the search doesn't work... it's your's homie.
     
  7. Devilush

    Devilush 12oz Legend

    Joined: Feb 1, 2001 Messages: 17,035 Likes Received: 2
    i believe in "finders keepers".
     
  8. <KEY3>

    <KEY3> Veteran Member

    Joined: Mar 24, 2004 Messages: 6,878 Likes Received: 2
    ^^ I also agree.

    If you dont at least give the owner a few days to claim it,
    you'll find yourself losing your keys, passport and mind before too long.


    on a side note....
    remember that story where that one guy who used to post on here found a wallet with $500 cash in it and the wallet belonged to a uber rich bank dude? Well the wallet was returned and he gave me the entire $500. er.... I mean that guy who used to post here under some other name. er... yeah...
     
  9. Dick Quickwood

    Dick Quickwood 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Aug 25, 2002 Messages: 14,783 Likes Received: 14
    eh, i suppose the optimized thing to do, would be to just obtain a new one, and chalk this one up as inspiration.
     
  10. Weapon X

    Weapon X 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Sep 6, 2002 Messages: 14,905 Likes Received: 202
    Yeah, key, I remember that. My friend found some dude’s wallet on the street once with money and stuff in it. He returned it to the guy, who happened to be a neighbour. The moral of the story is that if you return stuff, you get a good weed connection, as well as get burned many spliffs for nothing but being a good citizen.
     
  11. JesusMachine

    JesusMachine Elite Member

    Joined: Sep 3, 2002 Messages: 4,499 Likes Received: 202
     
  12. mr.yuck

    mr.yuck Veteran Member

    Joined: May 12, 2000 Messages: 6,952 Likes Received: 6
    You better have your boy go pick it up before snitchy McDogoode's boy comes and picks it up. Sounds like he is plottin on doin the same thing.
     
  13. villain

    villain Veteran Member

    Joined: Jul 12, 2002 Messages: 5,190 Likes Received: 2
    I kinda go by a theives code.
    Never steal from friends. Never steal from people who need it.
    And uhh.... well that's about it.
    But seeing as how you don't know who's it is I would suggest turning it in because they may have very important sentimental stuff on there or maybe it's their most valuble possession in the world.
    But yeah if they don't claim it then I don't see why you shouldn't. Before someone else does...
    Actually now that I think about it I haven't stolen anything in a long time now. Heh, feels pretty good not to have to do that anymore.
     
  14. villain

    villain Veteran Member

    Joined: Jul 12, 2002 Messages: 5,190 Likes Received: 2
    :lol: I was thinking that as well....
     
  15. rental

    rental Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Jul 1, 2001 Messages: 7,641 Likes Received: 1
    it's what i like to call "lost and found fishing".
     
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