G1X: almost lost camera to a thief yesterday...

Started Jul 9, 2012 | Discussions thread
Hinder
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Re: Italy... and anywhere, just be wary of your surroundings
In reply to Ranlee, Jul 9, 2012

It happened to me in Siena on my honeymoon, two guys came up to us as I was taking pictures and I gave one my old 2mp S100 to get a picture of us by a fountain, they seemed like nice enough guys, he took the camera and told us to smile then took off running with it. D'OH!!! His friend looked dumbfounded and he and I took off running after him and caught him and blocked the exit and the friend wrestled it from the guy and gave it back to me. His friend was P Od and started slapping the thief around. Just like Chevy Chases European Vacation movie when the guy runs off with the video camera.

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