A Sordid Headphone Tale
Mar 14, 2006 at 7:33 PM Thread Starter Post #1 of 19

Scotty757

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So, I was riding the train home from the hospital last night (I go to school there) when I decided to stop off for a bite to eat. I live in Houston, and thought nothing of that area of town I was stopping off in.

Long story short, I was listening to my old Sony PCDP (the ipod was out of batteries), had my brand-new e5c's in my ears, and Massive Attack's Mezzanine blasting pretty loud, when I had a knife pulled on me. The fellow asked for my wallet, which I didnt have (I was just carrying a little cash). He the proceeded to grab the cd player, and run off.

Basically, he stole MAYBE $10 worth of cd player, leaving $500 worth of IEM dangling from my ears.

Needless to say, it was a good night.

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Mar 14, 2006 at 7:37 PM Post #2 of 19

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Originally Posted by Scotty757
So, I was riding the train home from the hospital last night (I go to school there) when I decided to stop off for a bite to eat. I live in Houston, and thought nothing of that area of town I was stopping off in.

Long story short, I was listening to my old Sony PCDP (the ipod was out of batteries), had my brand-new e5c's in my ears, and Massive Attack's Mezannine blasting pretty loud, when I had a knife pulled on me. The fellow asked for my wallet, which I didnt have (I was just carrying a little cash). He the proceeded to grab the cd player, and run off.

Basically, he stole MAYBE $10 worth of cd player, leaving $500 worth of IEM dangling from my ears.

Needless to say, it was a good night.

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He stole your copy of Mezzanine along with that PCDP, right? So a little more than $10....
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Mar 14, 2006 at 8:07 PM Post #5 of 19

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That's pretty funny, I can just picture you standing there with a kinda stunned look trying to figure out what just happened and the cord from your IEMs dangling....

Glad you are OK!
 
Mar 14, 2006 at 8:28 PM Post #7 of 19

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Quote:

Originally Posted by Scotty757
Basically, he stole MAYBE $10 worth of cd player, leaving $500 worth of IEM dangling from my ears.

Needless to say, it was a good night.

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In Texas, he's damn lucky he wasn't out-gunned
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I had a car stolen years back. There wasn't much in it of value, but suffice it to say that they left my $200 designer sunglasses untouched but made off with my dad's prescription sunglasses... and he's damn near blind without them. They're like looking through glass block!

Idiots.
 
Mar 14, 2006 at 8:36 PM Post #10 of 19

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well, theres nothing like the threat of a bad thing NOT happening to make other things seem better. So, the fact that I still own my e5c's makes everything else seem fantastic!
 
Mar 14, 2006 at 8:49 PM Post #11 of 19

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Pathetic how people are. I woulda strangled him with my headphone cord....lol
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Mar 14, 2006 at 10:07 PM Post #13 of 19

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you're lucky you understood him - i hear those IEMs can isolate pretty well! and amazing that he didn't yank the IEMs loose - they really musta been deep in your ears! and if he DID yank him out, ruptured eardrum time? now THAT is a bad day!
 
Mar 14, 2006 at 10:18 PM Post #14 of 19

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Quote:

Originally Posted by Scotty757
So, I was riding the train home from the hospital last night (I go to school there) when I decided to stop off for a bite to eat. I live in Houston, and thought nothing of that area of town I was stopping off in.

Long story short, I was listening to my old Sony PCDP (the ipod was out of batteries), had my brand-new e5c's in my ears, and Massive Attack's Mezzanine blasting pretty loud, when I had a knife pulled on me. The fellow asked for my wallet, which I didnt have (I was just carrying a little cash). He the proceeded to grab the cd player, and run off.

Basically, he stole MAYBE $10 worth of cd player, leaving $500 worth of IEM dangling from my ears.

Needless to say, it was a good night.

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glad you are OK.
It would be quite amazing if the fellow took your E5c and left you the cheap CD player..haha.. then you could ask him "are u audiophile too? "
 
Mar 14, 2006 at 10:30 PM Post #15 of 19

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Pathetic how people are. I woulda strangled him with my headphone cord....lol
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nod.. E5c is solid choice, since it has thicker and stronger cord than wimpy ER4P. hiahia!!
 

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