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Are theives staking out my house?

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So I just moved into a split foyer style home in a sub division called Meadowbrooke. I lived there when i was a kid, so the place is familiar to me. However, over the years, what was once a nice development in the country has slowly started to crumble to what many people now call "Ghetto-brook".

I was forced to move here due to the lovely finaincal situation and could only afford monthly rent here, so its not like i've ignorantly wandered into a bad neighborhood.

So, about an hour ago, I'm in my basement, which i have just finished turning into my recording studio, and i'm making final tweaks to equipment settings and placement when I begin to feel eyes on me. The way the home is set up, there are windows for the basement at the front of the house (the basement floor is only halfway underground). And anyone standing near these windows have a perfect view inside.

So yeah, I get that "eyes boring into me" feeling and turn around to see two dudes at the window looking at all of my music and recording equipment. I lock eyes with them and shout "what the **** are you doing?!". One of them smirks, and they simply walk away like nothings happened.

I immediatly roamed the house checking to make sure all windows and doors were locked. I'm not sure what else to do (other then get curtains for those windows, which is a little to late now).

Welcome to the neighborhood.

:down
 
thieves or perhaps oither musicians trying to steal your tunes?
 
Did they look like this?

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Cos if they did you have nothing to worry about as long as you're not afraid to get a little bit... Creative.
 
You definitely need to get a gun.


Technically i own one - a Glock 22 - that was handed down to me from my grandfather. However, its at my fathers house, and he won't give it up without me first going to a safety course. I've been around guns my whole life, so the course will be a freaking breeze, its just a matter of taking the time to do it. This event however deffinatly makes me want to not procrastinate any longer...
 
Did they look like this?

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Cos if they did you have nothing to worry about as long as you're not afraid to get a little bit... Creative.
haha. No, unfortuantly not (if it were, i might even welcome them to try just for the comedic value). They were two late teens-mid twenty year old black dudes.
 
At least now, you won't be too surprised when you come home and you've been robbed. It will be a relief that it finally happened and you can stop worrying about it.
 
Did they look like this?

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Cos if they did you have nothing to worry about as long as you're not afraid to get a little bit... Creative.

I laughed for a good 3 seconds.

Would it be possible for you to get a big dog? Huge deterrent.
 
I laughed for a good 3 seconds.

Would it be possible for you to get a big dog? Huge deterrent.

Deterrent for people who don't watch Discovery Channel. Anyone who has seen It Takes a Thief once or twice knows that dogs are terrible at protecting a house, aside from barking :cwink:
 
Nope, no dogs allowed. Besides, I had to put my dog down a few months ago, and my other one at my folks house (a cockerspainal/german sherpard mix) is waaay to loveable - she's just jup in their laps, whinning to be pet.
 
All jokes aside man...traps and alarms.

That is how my home works.

No animals, no guns.

And if anyone makes it through any traps or labyrinth I have set up, they meet with the minotaur.

Me.

You do not want to meet with the minotaur.
 
Nope, no dogs allowed. Besides, I had to put my dog down a few months ago, and my other one at my folks house (a cockerspainal/german sherpard mix) is waaay to loveable - she's just jup in their laps, whinning to be pet.


Aww. I'm sorry to hear about you having to put the other one down.
 
Nope. Northern Virginia. Although I did spend some time in Sunbury, PA and lived in Philly for a few years.
 
Aww. I'm sorry to hear about you having to put the other one down.
Thanks. He was a really good dog. He lived a really long time (I'm 23 and I had him since I was 7), which is amazing for a beagle/lab.
 
My supernatural abilities mingled with my deductive ones.
 
Nope. Northern Virginia. Although I did spend some time in Sunbury, PA and lived in Philly for a few years.
here in MN we have a apt./townhomes called Meadowbrooke people call "Ghetto-brook" and it has split level design.
 
Well, seeing as how you feel like you might get robbed.

Get some renter's insurance or home insurance.

Make sure your equipment is covered with a custom coverage.

Problem solved.
 

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