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losing stuff on a bad, drunken night out!

Hello all!!

Okay, so I know how swiss are a lot more trust worthy than in england, and that you can leave your bike unlocked and not worry about it, and you can walk about in the night and not be petrified you'll get attacked.

So, I have a question... or more of a what the hell do i do?! :P

I had a rather messy drunken night out last thursday and ended up 'misplacing' my bike, my coat and my back pack (it didnt have my purse in luckily but the back pack and coat are worth a fair bit on their own). As i said, it was a very messy night and i ended up coming home with no bike, bag or coat and so i have no idea where they would be. I went back to the bar the next night to see if i had left it there and i hadnt which meant i would have left the bar with my coat and bag on and just taken them off in a drunken strop on the way home.

Being in switzerland, im hoping no one has nicked any of it, but more handed it in to the police.

so the question is...what are the chances of that? Is it more likely that someone would have just nicked all of it, or lived up to their trustworthy reputation and handed it to the police?

any thoughts or comments let me know!!

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Old 20.01.2011, 16:59
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any thoughts or comments let me know!!


can I go drinking with you ?
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Old 20.01.2011, 17:02
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I asked Mrs Grynch, and she said



OP: try the bars you went to and the local police station...
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Old 20.01.2011, 17:02
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Yup, I'm there too. Sounds like it'd be a blast.
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Yup, I'm there too. Sounds like it'd be a blast.
.... if we could remember the night.
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PS: but don't hold out for the bike, I rather like the bike I er... found the other day...
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Re: losing stuff on a bad, drunken night out!

hahaha!!!

the hang over the next morning was not fun, i can tell you that!

i can honestly say i have no idea what happened or no recolection of the walk home! just that i left the bar with my bike, bag and coat and got home about 3 hours later without it!!

where the hell could it all be!

i retraced what i thought would have been my steps for the journey on the way home and i found nothing so im clueless!!
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i can honestly say i have no idea what happened or no recolection of the walk home! just that i left the bar with my bike, bag and coat and got home about 3 hours later without it!!
This is scary ... how long should your journey home normally take on foot ... (or partially by bicycle - who knows??!!)
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Old 20.01.2011, 17:13
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This is scary ... how long should your journey home normally take on foot ... (or partially by bicycle - who knows??!!)
honestly... all joking aside ( going into old man mode )

19 yr old girl
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at 2am ish
...even in safe Switzerland this doesnt sound very safe.
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Blimey... I got rat-arsed the other night and would you believe it, ended up coming home on a bike I don't own, in a coat that didn't fit and some old backpack hanging off my shoulder...

Remind me not to drink so much next time.
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Okay, so I know how swiss are a lot more trust worthy than in england, and that you can leave your bike unlocked and not worry about it
This bit doesn't apply to the otherwise reasonably honest Swiss. An unlocked bike will invariably be found by some drunk, taken 75% of the way home (his/her home that is) and then checked in a river.

Perhaps you stole your own bike and chucked it in a river?
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Re: losing stuff on a bad, drunken night out!

hahaha!! that is a good point actually!! quite possibly you could be right!! but i think i would have thrown it in a bush rather than the river because i recall walking across the bridge with the bike into town away from the river so i think it would be more in a bush rather than the river!
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Re: losing stuff on a bad, drunken night out!

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This bit doesn't apply to the otherwise reasonably honest Swiss. An unlocked bike will invariably be found by some drunk, taken 75% of the way home (his/her home that is) and then checked in a river.

Perhaps you stole your own bike and chucked it in a river?
I had two bikes stolen - Xmas Eve and 31 July. Do people only steal on Celebration evenings? The first time, the bike was locked outside an internet cafe with huge windows and me being about 3 metres from it, the second was from outside my apartment.
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I had two bikes stolen - Xmas Eve and 31 July. Do people only steal on Celebration evenings? The first time, the bike was locked outside an internet cafe with huge windows and me being about 3 metres from it, the second was from outside my apartment.
Were you drunk too at that time?
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Were you drunk too at that time?
Absolutely no alcohol in my system at all. SO I definitely did not steal my own bikes and throw them in the river.

Having also had bikes stolen in NZ and in England, I am not about to get racist as to the nationalities of dirty, rotten, filthy, thieving bike snatchers. All I can say is that the thieves made good choices in their selection .
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