r/Damnthatsinteresting May 31 '23

Classic example of how some people crack under pressure and some people don't. Video

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u/CuriousAvenger May 31 '23

Not her first rodeo... She handled that situation like I handle unscheduled office meetings.

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u/External-Example-292 May 31 '23

Note to self: buy fake phone just in case of robbery 🤣

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u/SokrinTheGaulish May 31 '23

It’s actually pretty common to carry around two phones in Brazil precisely for that reason.

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u/D3nt3 May 31 '23

Came here to say that. Some people call it "the robbers phone".

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u/Sandy_hook_lemy May 31 '23

Even in Nigeria. Used to have two phones back in uni. And anytime I left the school I always carried the secondary phone.

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u/Messyfingers May 31 '23

I carry an old, broken phone for that reason. And a bunch of pocket sand.

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u/Bubbly_Ad5822 May 31 '23

Pocket sand ❤️

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u/[deleted] May 31 '23

I hate pocket sand, it's course, rough, and gets everywhere.

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u/Pinksters May 31 '23

Not everywhere, just in the pocket.

And a possible muggers face.

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u/IPTVSports28 May 31 '23

Sha-shah!

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u/boringPedals May 31 '23

I just factory reset one of my many, many shitty old ones that just live in a drawer in my house. Someone would be doing me favour taking it off me to be honest.

A bit stressful getting robbed but hey it's one less electrical device I have to worry about disposing correctly

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u/External-Example-292 May 31 '23

I could try find my super old flip phone but i don't know if robber will fall for it 🤣

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u/CriscoWithLime May 31 '23

They're not going to take the time to look

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u/ParameciaAntic May 31 '23

I'd do that, but end up buying the latest high-end phone because I got a good deal. Then I'd need to buy a fake one to protect that one.

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u/DarthVirc May 31 '23

I 3d print fake phones for this reason. Add a cheap screen protector and bam looks legit

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u/MeatyOkraPuns May 31 '23

About once a month I go on a train and steal a bunch of phones to use.

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u/MembershipThrowAway May 31 '23

Next thing you know your protective phone has water cooling

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u/neoncp May 31 '23

suddenly I'm unfolding an array of phone options for the robber like a back alley watch salesman

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u/The_Queef_of_England May 31 '23

And then you go and hide the wrong one anyway...

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u/Stoff3r May 31 '23

Just use your old bricked one

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u/yeomanscholar May 31 '23

Brad Williams has some recommendations on how to do that: https://youtu.be/SeQw1ASzG40?t=382

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u/Fig1024 Interested May 31 '23

also get a fake wallet, with some fake 20 dollar bills

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u/JohnnyDarkside Interested May 31 '23

It's legit what my wife's grandmother had to do. Kept getting her purse snatched so puts a decoy wallet in her purse with just a couple credit cards that can be canceled quickly if stolen.

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u/BEAMeUPScuT May 31 '23

Note to self: buy fake money that says: "f*ck you, this money was stolen" and a fake ID that implicates that I'm Anaken Skywhaler.

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u/fullwind0 May 31 '23

Note to self: buy fake phone just in case of unscheduled office meetings

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u/willfull May 31 '23

Good advice.

Also, when I travel abroad I bring an old wallet with fake ID ("Charles U. Farley") and cards, stuffing a few US dollars and local currency in it. If there's ever a situation, my real stuff is hidden and protected in a travel pocket while the decoy wallet will have served its purpose.

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u/porcomaster May 31 '23

Really, really common o brazil, it's actually a valid tip.

Also my parents always told me and my siblings to always have a 10-20 bill on my pocket, roughly 3-6 dollars. So if we were robbed we had something to give, so it didn't uppset the criminal and decrease the risk of being killed by a crackhead.

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u/px_cap May 31 '23

If you live in a big city, fake wallet / pocketbook too.

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u/CuriousAvenger May 31 '23

Warm, secure and with a high availability of resources necessary for day to day life. Yes!

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u/NamesArentAvailable May 31 '23 edited Jun 01 '23

'Provide Legal Exculpation And Sign Everything'

-HIMYM

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u/CuriousAvenger May 31 '23

He'll probably give you a phone or earbuds and a fistful of dollars....

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u/OlayErrryDay May 31 '23

I grew up in an insane house. Whenever anything crazy happens, I handle it in stride and find myself getting annoyed at people freaking out. It took me a long time to realize that just because I grew up in the gulag doesn't mean the general population has.

I'm sure most of these chill people have seen a lot or dealt with a lot. Makes me kinda sad.

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u/mahboilucas May 31 '23

I have that sort of reaction when facing stressful situations. I think it's my best trait. When we realised our car was robbed, I think we were done with the topic in a couple hours. By my assessment it was good enough of an outcome, since nothing of value was stolen, the robber didn't see hundreds of bills in the dashboard and left a sentimental object (it was old, he took the new one). During that time my boyfriend was so stressed out, he basically froze. I helped him tape up the windows and made sure we use a highway safe method.

My phone was stolen, but I freaked out about it, because I had my private photos on the SD card. Based on the records I pulled out, it was deactivated the same moment it was snatched. The cards I had were immediately blocked, I made new ones, redid all the passwords and basically spent two days straight securing my data.

I don't know what makes people react this way, normally I'm extremely stressed about everything. During actually scary moments, I'm blank

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u/OlayErrryDay May 31 '23

That is interesting that you are stressed and anxious in general as I have trouble having any emotion about anything and have spent many years of hard work learning how to let myself feel and be vulnerable, unlearning my entire childhood experience.

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u/CuriousAvenger May 31 '23

FR, this lady has seen some shit. Not very many people carry a fake phone just for situations like these.

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u/locao69 May 31 '23

Actually a lot of people do it in Brazil. But you're right, they've seen some shit.

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u/manteiga_night May 31 '23

find myself getting annoyed at people freaking out. It took me a long time to realize that just because I grew up in the gulag doesn't mean the general population has.

well shit, that explains a lot in my life

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u/tRfalcore May 31 '23

Those are the worst meetings, the one you get for like ,2 pm same day. Someone has got fired

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u/CuriousAvenger May 31 '23

Work in IT, so you are not wrong.... LOL

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u/tRfalcore May 31 '23

the last one I got, I was in my office and saw HR and the guy constantly taking boxes of stuff from his office to the elevator as it turns out, I thought nothing of it like ok sure y'all doing a thing I don't know what but whatever. Then I got the meeting invite from my boss for that afternoon and I put 2 and 2 together

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u/CuriousAvenger May 31 '23

Feels bad man. Most of the time I am made aware of the situation before they pull them in for the meeting. But sometimes I am as surprised as the person who got fired.

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u/Avid_Smoker May 31 '23

She call the cops? Or...?

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u/RedLeatherWhip May 31 '23 edited May 31 '23

That was unironically the recommendation from a guy at the embassy when I was travelling in several African countries. Keep a 2nd clip of money/dud wallet, maybe even dud phone, and throw it if you get robbed. They will get it and you can leave. Don't fight just be pleasant then run if you can.

I never got robbed tho so never got to show off. But I did carry a dud.

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u/Dripping_clap May 31 '23

Didn’t know Detective JJ Bittenbinder performed “Street Smarts” at embassys.

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u/Shumbee May 31 '23

Street smarts!

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u/OuterWildsVentures May 31 '23

Now you've thrown him off his rhythm!

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u/Sthurlangue May 31 '23

YOU WANT IT?! GO GET IT!

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u/Duytnh May 31 '23

The fact that this is a real guy and he look just like how John described him still gets me giggling til this day lol

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u/Shenanigans22 May 31 '23

After you get your bearings….

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u/Useful-Perspective May 31 '23

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u/kingofcoywolves May 31 '23

Oh my god. He's real lmao

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u/Grassse12 May 31 '23

Lmaooo no way this is amazing!

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u/HooptyDooDooMeister May 31 '23

RedLetterMedia reviewed one of his videos.

It’s amazing.

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u/mead_beader May 31 '23

Not only that, he's pissed at how unfairly John Mulaney has disrespected his image. I'd dead serious.

lolloloolol

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u/BBREILDN May 31 '23

My dumbass would accidentally hand over the real.

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u/IndigenousOres May 31 '23

And throw the real phone on the ground so hard, that the screen will crack so badly not even the thief will keep it.

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u/savagehighway May 31 '23

Im taking the Rusty Shackleford method with pocket sand.

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u/ForfeitFPV May 31 '23

Shashasha

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u/takatori May 31 '23 edited May 31 '23

I unironically do this when I travel to the US

Edit: and an old iPhone 4

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u/Kimantha_Allerdings May 31 '23

I once heard something similar about home robberies. There was a woman who had a box of costume jewellery with a £20 note on top out on the open on her dresser so that anybody who broke in would take that without thinking, rather than looking for her actual jewellery.

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u/Isord May 31 '23

My method is to just be so poor that nobody wants to rob me in the first place. Even just being in my home will make you feel like you are taking on debt by the minute.

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u/PMMEPMPICS May 31 '23

LPT: Avoid having valuables stolen by not having any valuables

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u/Vegetable-Double May 31 '23

Back when NYC was bad, I used to keep my cash in my sock and keep two singles in my wallet for if I got robbed. Got robbed twice and only lost that money in my wallet.

(This was 90s NYC in Jamaica Queens. Things are a lot different now)

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u/Wrestles4Food May 31 '23

Yep. When I was delivering, I operated out of an old wallet and only held like $30 in fives and singles in there for making change. All other money went into my real wallet hidden in my car. That way if someone robbed me I could just quickly hand over the whole $30 wallet.

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u/KnightDuty May 31 '23

I did this wheb I lived in the city.

I also kept about $100 bucks in ones in a literal 'rainy day jar' (labeled as such) on the table close to the apartment entrance in case someone broke knto the house while we were home - hopefully they'd see the cash take it and leave feeling like they won easy.

No need to rummage through the rest of the house putting my childs life in danger. Take the $100 and leave

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u/Pretend_Spray_11 May 31 '23

One hundred dollar bucks

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u/Senior_Fart_Director May 31 '23

I don’t know why they would leave. They’d ransack the place still.

Maybe a big orange sign that says: “I know you are invading my home, we have been tipped off, police are waiting and more are on the way” can scare them

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u/KnightDuty May 31 '23

They're not taking the risk of breaking into a residence for fun. They already know upon breaking in that they're risking police intervention so reminding them won't act as a deterrent.

The reason they're breaking in (in my old neighborhood) would have been to get some quick cash to fuel their drug habbit. They're not looking for a significant long term gain, they're looking for the shortest path to buy their meth.

So they'd break in, see the cash, grab it and get back to their dealer for what they're REALLY looking for that night.

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u/Senior_Fart_Director May 31 '23

Also my old neighborhood it was a bunch of kids (teens) who’d break into houses for fun to steal stuff. Like literally bored on summer vacation

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u/99hotdogs May 31 '23

Ah yes the decoy wallet

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u/morerubberstamps May 31 '23

"You want it, go get it!"

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u/way2manychickens May 31 '23

When I lived in Philly, I'd keep those fake credit cards they used to send in the mail, to try to get you to apply for, in my wallet just in case of robbery. A couple ones separate from my real money which was not kept in a purse. Always smart to have a dummy stash.

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u/[deleted] May 31 '23

I have a dud phone and dud wallet in my bag for this very thing, lol. comes with living in a shite neighborhood.

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u/ProtectionLazy1154 May 31 '23

People that don't live in the hood would never understand how many people are prepared like this. I'll give her EXTRA kudos for the extra phone though.

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u/Dark_Shade_75 May 31 '23

Apparently having a "decoy phone" is somewhat common in certain areas for exactly this purpose. Brazil coming to mind.

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u/[deleted] May 31 '23 edited May 31 '23

Yeah, (I'm not good at telling stories to others) but word of mouth incident from Pakistan:

They approached this guy and told him give his phone, and he gave an old one (like Nokia 3310), while his other one was at home or in his bag.

Then the thieves said ['Is this your phone? Here, take this phone']. And gave him a [brand new] phone and left.🤣

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u/Narxolepsyy May 31 '23

How to upgrade your phone for free!! Cell phone companies hate this one simple trick

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u/LPM_OF_CD May 31 '23

Really ? I thought Karachi was like, better than the rest of the areas.

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u/brunohartmann May 31 '23

Is this a challenge?

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u/StuckWithThisOne May 31 '23

Isn’t it beautiful how the internet brings the world together :’)

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u/ahnagra May 31 '23

Nah karachi is the worst when it comes to this shit, islamabad would be the best

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u/AverageMonsoon May 31 '23

I’m in Karachi right now for Summer Vacation. My Mom has an Iphone 13, but carries around an Iphone 5 when going outside to areas. Newer phones tend to get stolen pretty quickly here.

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u/Ohio_Imperialist May 31 '23

Hell, having a “drop wallet” is the best feeling of security a lot of the time for me. If I’m going somewhere kinda sketchy, I bring it with me. Just my old worn wallet, loaded with those fake credit cards that you get in the mail, and a bunch of ones. No one would realize it’s a decoy til they go through it, and people robbing you in the street tend to be in a hurry. Never thought of a decoy phone, not sure how common it is to have a phone stolen in Ohio. May be worth looking into. I have some old ones laying around

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u/laurel_laureate May 31 '23

Don't those fake credit cards have your name on it?

My friend uses gift cards or prepaid cash cards.

That shit can be tracked down if they use one of them.

If you go with a decoy phone though, if you do an old one make sure to factory reset it first. :)

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u/Ohio_Imperialist May 31 '23

Yeah some have my name, but i have such a generic-ass name that it wouldn’t do them any good. There’s likely hundreds of people in Ohio with my first and last name. Not to mention, they’re out for a quick buck or drug money. They aren’t gonna hunt me down miles away and get me back for “tricking” them. Also, visa gift cards are a great candidate. I have one in there with like $1.28 on it😂.

That’s a helpful reminder about the decoy phone. Definitely a must.

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u/pokelord13 May 31 '23

Someone I knew from high school was named John Smith so that probably helps with anonymization

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u/nandemo May 31 '23

And if it's like Brazil, it's a cheap but real phone unlike the narrator and some comments here suggest. You don't wanna risk getting shot by a coked up mugger.

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u/NeighborhoodMacc May 31 '23

Where im currently in, in east africa. Its more like 2 phones, ones a smart phone the other is literally a push button phone

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u/JinnFX May 31 '23

Shitty phone for commuting, off brand watch to hand over, spare cash under sole of shoe in case your bag gets stolen…. The joys of commuting on Mexico City buses

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u/GryphonDiligence May 31 '23

God, I have had really shitty phones, and once a phone rubber got on the bus and began demanding just when I had my worst phone ever (sort of old, it was touch but it had like a weird glass screen that was sort thick, but it had falled and broken once so like a section of the screen was completely missing), and true to God I was so fearful he would get pissed off and demand my real phone when all I had was that piece of shit

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u/JinnFX May 31 '23

When ur phone is so bad you are afraid to disappoint your robber

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u/OssoRangedor May 31 '23

we're here doing our own insurance

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u/puppy_master666 May 31 '23

This chick in my drivers ed class in high school had a dud phone on her at all times. Watched her hand it off to the teacher after getting called out then not 5 min later getting her real one taken. Sorry for laughing at you Ashley

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u/BenjaminSkanklin May 31 '23

There's different levels and different need for street smarts. My girlfriend is relativley new to being hood adjacent after being in the burbs for 30 years, she's always amazed at how I handle things quickly. Nothing serious has happened to us yet, but to give an example; I picked up a pizza and a man immediately walked up and asked for a slice, I said sorry I'm a door dasher and the guy just kinda nodded and moved on. Or when the scammy utility bill people are out and about acosting people at a grocery store I'll just say "no it's included in my rent". She's a deer in headlights in these scenarios.

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u/[deleted] May 31 '23

One time the guy at Costco marked me and tried to sell me shingles. I immediately said “I don’t have a roof”….does that count?

-bad liar but very fast at it

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u/hello232323331 May 31 '23

I have heard this version from someone, a guy came up to him on the street to ask if he could borrow his phone while he had his phone in his hand. And he replied "sorry I don't have a phone" and the guy nodded and walked off.

All while phone was clearly visible lol.

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u/BenjaminSkanklin May 31 '23

You've got the spirit

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u/HappyMan1102 May 31 '23

Honestly I'd take it a step further and rig the fake phone with explosives.

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u/Agnosticfrontbum May 31 '23

Goes through contacts,

"Hmmm, who's C4?""

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u/GlockAF May 31 '23

“A real professional would’ve asked what the red button does”

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u/Agnosticfrontbum May 31 '23

The red button subtracts digits I believe

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u/whoisxii May 31 '23

C4 Yourself!!..

Kaboom💥

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u/putin_putin_putin May 31 '23

thief tries to switch on the fake phone while still inside and blows up the train

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u/UDSJ9000 May 31 '23

Gotta make sure you choose when to detonate it using your normal phone.

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u/SlowerThanTurtleInPB May 31 '23

My husband grew up in the hood of NYC in the 80s and 90s. He was still using a decoy wallet when we met in 2010.

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u/WigglingGlass May 31 '23

Why does everything have a voice over now?

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u/Morthanc May 31 '23

Voice over saying false information, which is even worse. First, not a subway. It's a bus. Second, not "something that resembles a phone" but in fact, another phone. Which is technically correct tbh, but still weird to say.

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u/hairysperm Expert May 31 '23

crazy that so many random people out there who decide to do this shit never bother even trying to do any research on the clip they steal, they just see numbers and repost it as quick as possible

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u/appdevil May 31 '23

Nobody got time fo dat

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u/Physical_Ass_Entry May 31 '23

tiktok

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u/SamSibbens May 31 '23

At least it's not the typical robot voice.

[Typical woman robot voice]: You wiLL NEveR BeliEvE WhAt HAPpenEd neXT

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u/SirBobsonDugnutt May 31 '23

Tiktok is the reason I have sound muted by default now.

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u/haevy_mental May 31 '23

Because apparently tiktokers think you are too stupid to understand what's going on just by looking at it.

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u/Spacealienblob May 31 '23

And they're right only 80% of the time, those bastards! /just kidding

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u/Zillamatic May 31 '23

Funny how this video did the rounds on Reddit a few weeks ago. Now it's back after a few iterations of content farming in a worse, dumber format

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u/[deleted] May 31 '23

i miss the days when it would just come back with a watermark or too. i hate what sharing content has become.

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u/[deleted] May 31 '23

Losers who need to insert themselves over everything cuz they think they’re the main character

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u/theawfulcat May 31 '23

This probably happened in Brazil. Since I live in a dangerous city, I like to carry my old smartphone with me to avoid being robbed, just like her.

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u/UnlikeableSausage May 31 '23

It happened in Colombia.

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u/Faiilco May 31 '23

Its Bogota Colombia actually

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u/Real_Can_6344 May 31 '23

No, it happened in a town called Soledad in Barranquilla, Colombia. Sadly this happens very often and people just get skilled after seeing this over and over.

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u/D2papi May 31 '23

Just yesterday I was planning a trip to Barranquilla with my friend from there and looking at the map I jokingly said that Soledad looked fun, he just laughed and told me I'd get robbed for sure.

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u/MARV_IT May 31 '23

Good ol' robbers phone

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u/Cayderent May 31 '23

If this was Brazil, then I’m bummed she isn’t an off duty cop.

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u/RYFW May 31 '23

If this was Brazil, the robber is most likely to be a off duty cop.

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u/PrismaticPachyderm May 31 '23

Maybe she's in deep cover.

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u/Opening-Sun6002 May 31 '23

It's from Colombia

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u/UnlikeableSausage May 31 '23

Pa los gringos todos los videos donde hay gente morena son en México y si hay violencia, en Brasil (?)

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u/nokturnalxitch May 31 '23

tal cual

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u/Regnymi May 31 '23

Pues sí, uno de los muchos "Mexican countries".

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u/Afura33 May 31 '23

Or you just buy a nokia 3310 and knock the thief out with it

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u/oxedei May 31 '23

Or buy a Samsung Galaxy Note 7 and watch the robber get blown to bits

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u/Sparklers_4_days May 31 '23

One of my Brazilian friends got their phone stolen

I guess one of the robbers looked through his phone because he was saying some nasty shit on discord which obviously turned out to be the asshole who stole his phone, he got his phone back tho

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u/obamasmole May 31 '23

A guy I know got mugged for his phone near his house in London. A couple of weeks later, the same dude tried to mug him again, only to complain about the old Nokia that was handed over. My mate said, "Yes, that's because you've got my iPhone." The mugger apologised and gave back the Nokia.

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u/CptAngelo May 31 '23

"A train" ...bruh, thats a bus, shitty voiceovers but with even shittier analysis "something that looks like a phone" you mean an actual phone? Why is the voiceover so fucking dumb?

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u/yoshibike May 31 '23

Not that they were ever smart, but it seems like voiceovers are getting more and more dumb on TikTok. I'll see the same video of a girl getting a puppy with a dozen different "stories"... This girl gets a new puppy after her dog died, this girl reunites with her lost pet, spoiled kid gets puppy for being a bully, poor kid gets puppy for being a good student. And then each vid will have the comments replying like it's all true, people arguing and shit over things that literally never happened.

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u/WinterPlanet May 31 '23

The narrator has no idea what he's talking about. A decoy phone is just an older phone, not an object thatlooks like a phone.

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u/princess_monoknokout May 31 '23

When people ask me why I was born in Brazil but like living in Ohio… this is why. People are professionals at being robbed. I used to carry my real wallet inside my tennis shoes, with a fake wallet in my purse so I’d have something to give when (not if) I was robbed.

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u/lightheat May 31 '23

How did you hide a wallet inside your shoes? Mine wouldn't even fit in my winter boots. What kind of wallet was it?

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u/princess_monoknokout May 31 '23

Thin little pouch. Holds your money and ID. Put it in the shoe before your foot.

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u/Wendy_Burger May 31 '23

It’s not an object that resembled a phone … it’s an extra phone to be robbed. BR is not for starters 🤣

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u/MaxHamburgerrestaur May 31 '23 edited May 31 '23

It happened in Colombia, but this happens in Brazil too.

The narrator is full of bullshit. She gave him a broken/old phone. It's not "an incredible reflex". She, and many others, have adapted to constant robbery. It's not incredible. It's a sad reality.

Edit: BTW, the guy says it's a subway, but it's clearly a bus.

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u/LeoWolfBlack May 31 '23

"Girl"

Sir, that is a woman

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u/shaggybear89 May 31 '23

The entire title is a fucking shit show lmao.

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u/ZiamschnopsSan May 31 '23

When citizens have to have decoy wallets and phones because criminals roam the streets freely.

What has the world come to?

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u/snapwillow May 31 '23

What has the world come to?

Fear of getting robbed has been the default in large cities for most of human history. Ancient Romans had special bronze arm bands they could put their coins in, then slip it on their arm. Coins wouldn't come out unless it was removed from their arm, which would require the potential pickpocket to get in punching range.

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u/blarghable May 31 '23

Ah, if only we could go back to the 1990's where violent crime was much, much, much higher than it is now.

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u/TempAcct20005 May 31 '23

Poverty. It’s come to rich people and governments not taking care of their people

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u/soufianka80 May 31 '23

Money is in the hands of few people

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u/[deleted] May 31 '23

It's always been this way. The only thing that's changed is that the poors have internet now.

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u/Knowsekr May 31 '23

World has always been like this. It has not changed.

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u/finderfolk May 31 '23

Can't believe this ignorant stain of a comment is so high in this thread. It's not about what the world has "come to", you just have no perspective on poverty.

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u/throwburgeratface May 31 '23

Classic example of practice makes perfect.

She's been robbed before.

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u/darkNnerdgy May 31 '23

This reminds me of my cousin when she got mugged on the bus, they took her phone but it was so old they gave it back to her 😂

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u/DryCrack321 May 31 '23

WOW! did the narrator figure all that out by himself?! I said the same thing in my head when I first saw this video two weeks ago!

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u/InglouriousBrad May 31 '23

"I'm just going to tuck mine in..."

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u/badboy236 May 31 '23

Thanks for this… lol

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u/kidanokun May 31 '23

Definitely not her first time getting robbed

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u/Swinepits May 31 '23

Great analysis voiceover tiktok guy thanks for explaining what happened on the screen

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u/CptAngelo May 31 '23

Not even that... its not even a train ffs, its a damn bus, also "something that looks like a phone" ....you mean an actual phone? Shit, i wouldnt mind the dumb voiceover analysis, but its factually wrong, its like... enhanced stupidity

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u/egerex May 31 '23

classic example? where do you guys live in that mugging on a bus with cameras everywhere is considered normal?

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u/Rogue4_ May 31 '23

Love how she flexed the fact that she still had her phone

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u/Renaxxus May 31 '23

The Mr. Bean face at the end is what makes it.

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u/CypherUnleashed May 31 '23

1- this is not a subway, this is a bus. 2- this is not something that resembles a phone, this is a actual phone. In some places in Brazil is common to have a second old/broken phone in case someone try to rob you.

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u/maxluision May 31 '23

Meanwhile I walk around on a crowded street in the biggest city in my country with my phone in my hand, 100% sure that nobody will steal it from me. A situation like in this video is unimaginable.

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u/pabpab999 May 31 '23

I'm here thinking what if she made a mistake and hid the "phone-looking object" under her thighs and actually gave her phone to the robbers

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u/Kunna_Hazare May 31 '23

Thick thighs save lives

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u/NervousMission7644 May 31 '23

The decoy phone has to be new enough to look modern but not too old to arouse suspicion, she has a lot of experience here

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u/na3than May 31 '23

new enough to look modern but not too old to arouse suspicion

Aren't those the same thing?

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u/RevolutionaryPie5223 May 31 '23

Robber would prob be high alert looking for police and whatnot I doubt they will pay much attention to what they stole.

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u/soufianka80 May 31 '23

Anyone can guess the country ?

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u/lickadika May 31 '23

people in brazil and other shitholes carry 2 phones, 1 busted and 1 good for these situations

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u/magnitudearhole May 31 '23

These subtitles are written by an idiot it’s a cheap dummy phone

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u/FamiT0m May 31 '23

Looks like Barranquilla

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u/deltreet May 31 '23

That’s called experience.

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u/InformalLeg5544 May 31 '23

she lives in my building

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u/BastardofMelbourne May 31 '23

That lady's been robbed before.

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u/MackWired May 31 '23

Oh yeah, just let me hide my real phone and give the robber my decoy cell phone that I carry for some reason. This is so fake.

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