Makes me sick

Feb 08, 2020,09:38 AM
 


Especially since these guys have zero empathy zero compassion.

You worked hard to buy such a watch, they like it and take it.

And the stab wound? They’ll probably blame that on the victim; hadn’t he resisted they wouldn’t have had to stab him.

The world upside down

What I find even more disturbing is that in many virtually all countries in the so-called western rich world, the police have simply not enough resources to catch those guys. Often it’s considered “small crime, no priority” which equals “call your insurance and get over it” thus paving the way for the bad guys.

Just one word: sickening.

Fortunately I live in a country where crime rate rally is very close to zero. Reason? Most answer: “must very tough punishments”.

No that’s not it. The main reason is that virtually every crime gets solved. Police can tap in on any surveillance cameras and they simply catch the bad guys quickly.

It’s not so much severity of punishment that scares them off. The change of getting caught s of bigger concern.

Apologies probably to political and any moderator can edit or remove this post but had to get it of my chest

(And I belief many of you silently agree)

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Another incident !

 
 By: centurionone : February 7th, 2020-11:57
A tourist had a £115,000 watch ripped from his wrist in a "violent" robbery in Mayfair . The 55-year-old man was staying in a hotel in the affluent central London area when he was pounced upon by three men, police said. During the attack in Berkeley Squar... 

From the newspaper..

 
 By: centurionone : February 7th, 2020-14:29
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Makes me sick

 
 By: Jurry : February 8th, 2020-09:38
Especially since these guys have zero empathy zero compassion. You worked hard to buy such a watch, they like it and take it. And the stab wound? They’ll probably blame that on the victim; hadn’t he resisted they wouldn’t have had to stab him. The world u... 

The whole episode sounds absolutely dreadful!

 
 By: centurionone : February 8th, 2020-11:27
Imagine the horror they went through. I once got robbed at knifepoint in South London, the emotional scar of that carried on for years...

Same

 
 By: Jurry : February 8th, 2020-14:03
Many years ago a guy with a knife tried to rob me. That turned out pretty bad for him because I was about to give him what he wanted when he, with my wallet in his hand, tried to stab me anyway. That was not his best move of the day so to speak. Alas that... 

So sorry to hear that , but I love the fact that you have self defence skills!

 
 By: centurionone : February 9th, 2020-03:35
I was quite shocked and scared at the sight of the machete ( admittedly that was almost 30 years ago ) Since then always disliked South London.. illogical I know

No it’s quit logical

 
 By: Jurry : February 9th, 2020-05:08
It’s logical to avoid a place where something bad happened; that’s human nature. Same as after a burglary in your house you better move coz it never feel the same again. Back then I just was lucky, the guy unlucky. He had his change to walk away with the ...  

Harmony Calendar Moonphase 😍!! then Overseas

 
 By: centurionone : February 9th, 2020-06:03
Sadly I don’t own a VC yet but if I did , I would start with an Overseas probably . Both are beauties , enjoy! ❤️

A very good choice [nt]

 
 By: Jurry : February 9th, 2020-07:49

I've a dim memory of walking a Kuwait City sidewalk . . .

 
 By: Dr No : February 17th, 2020-15:06
. . . and seeing street vendors selling gold jewelry and coins. This was ~ 1966. Don't know if trends have changed since, but I was impressed by the orderliness of Kuwait back then. I'm sure the penalties for criminality were a, if not the , primary reaso... 

Not just Kuwait

 
 By: Mohannad (aka Riddler) : February 19th, 2020-13:41
All the GCC