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Old 12-13-2006, 11:17 AM   #1
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All Of My Recipes Are Gone...

in houston, texas, a car is burglarized about every 15 seconds or so... and yesterday after work, it was my turn. while working out at the gym, in BROAD daylight and approximately 20 yards from the front entrance of the gym at about 4:45 pm, all my recipes went walking.

they left my wallet but stole my checkbooks. they left my CD case with over 100 CD's and left a $275 pair of oakley shades as well.

however, they did steal my work laptop which contain ALL of my recipes... ALL OF THEM-AND RIGHT BEFORE A HUUUUUUUUUGE COOKOUT THIS WEEKEND!

yesterday was NOT a good day.


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Old 12-13-2006, 11:25 AM   #2
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I've just read this, black chef, after reading Reanie's venting post. The world is all messed up, for sure. Sorry to hear about your recipes.

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Old 12-13-2006, 11:26 AM   #3
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omg, I am sooo sorry BC. There have been alot of computer burglars around here too. I just don't keep anything in my car anymore. I can't imagine having a computer stolen with all my personal info on it. Well, the police will send your serial # to the pawn shops and hopefully it will be recovered.

A blind girl in the Atlanta area had 3 computers set up to recognize her voice and so much software to help her 'read'...they were all stolen from her house and worth about $30,000. I hope the thieves find it in their hearts to return those.
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Old 12-13-2006, 11:27 AM   #4
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I've had my car broken into several times right before Xmas. Always for my radio and oakleys! Never recipes though!

Can we help you with any recipes?
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Old 12-13-2006, 11:30 AM   #5
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Oh, man! I am so sorry!
I don't guess you had your files backed up on CD? I did my recipes a while back, but I need to do it with my family photos.
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Old 12-13-2006, 11:43 AM   #6
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oh Chef! How sad! And I would be so ANGRY!!!!!!!!
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Old 12-13-2006, 11:46 AM   #7
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Bummer dude :(

I hope they Choke on something!
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Old 12-13-2006, 11:48 AM   #8
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VERY sad indeed. At least some of your recipes are posted here - you can "recover" those. I am so sorry that happened - it's not a good feeling. Hugs coming your way.

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Old 12-13-2006, 11:53 AM   #9
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if theres karma in this world, they will try and make some of your recipies and food poison themselfs
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Old 12-13-2006, 01:10 PM   #10
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That sucks man.
Any recipes you can get from us?

What kind of stuff was on the laptop?

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