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10/21/13 9:36 am

By the government, every two weeks.

10/21/13 8:53 am

Once in Mexico, once in Thailand, and once in Cambodia. I really need to quit traveling to the third world.

EarlyBird Portland
10/21/13 7:04 am

One morning, I was walking to the bus stop my sophomore year and as I was almost there, a man came walking towards me. He got close and asked if I had the time. I told him it was 7:10 and as he thanked me, and I began to walk away.

EarlyBird Portland
10/21/13 7:10 am

I got about 2 steps when he grabbed me from behind, put a big knife to my throat and said some ugly things. He began to drag me off the road towards a forestry area and told him he could have everything in my purse. As I went to reach for it...

EarlyBird Portland
10/21/13 7:11 am

I had the opportunity to push him backwards! I took off running to my friends house and everything turned out ok.

The end.

d0m333 Pennsylvania
10/21/13 4:59 am

Had my banana and water stolen at the city bus stop bout 2 years ago. Was kinda weird the guy was a nut. I figured he was hungry so I just handed over the banana.

chickencookie Biden crime syndicate
10/21/13 4:56 am

No but my house was robbed three separate times (brooklyn).

MrsLizT South Louisiana
10/21/13 5:22 am

Us too. Not 3 times though! Dang! That's crazy. Once was bad enough.

chickencookie Biden crime syndicate
10/21/13 5:29 am

And one of those times my sister and I were in the house. We ran out.

susanr Colorado
10/20/13 10:07 pm

No. Close though. It involved a knife held to a throat. And a scream. They fled.

10/21/13 5:43 am

Whose knife and whose throat?

susanr Colorado
10/21/13 10:55 pm

Three teenagers, one knife. I was walking with my then-boyfriend at night. The teens shoved us into the entrance to a closed store & put the knife to his throat. I'm sure they demanded money but I don't remember what they said. Totally unvoluntarily

susanr Colorado
10/21/13 10:56 pm

I opened my mouth and screamed. The teens scattered & started to flee. A car had just stopped beside us. The couple inside had seen what happened & said "Get in; we'll take you wherever you want to go." We told them we thought we were OK, & were

susanr Colorado
10/21/13 10:58 pm

only going a couple of blocks, but they insisted. We got in; they took us home; I've always been grateful to them. Two sets of total strangers; two very different interactions. The 2nd more than made up for the 1st.

10/20/13 9:41 pm

Not exactly. I was accosted in my own bed once, as a child. It felt a lot like a mugging with the added bonus of never feeling truly safe in my own home again.

10/20/13 9:50 pm

By whom? A stranger?

10/20/13 9:55 pm

Yes. Someone broke into our home. It was a stranger. I was 9yo. I screamed when he accosted me, and he fled out my bedroom window. So nothing truly terrible happened to me that night, but my sense of safety was forever compromised.

10/20/13 10:00 pm

That is scary :/ but yea, it could've been a lot worse. Thank God it wasn't.

kermie gaytopia
10/20/13 10:06 pm

Oh geez that sounds terrifying. I'm sorry.

10/21/13 4:16 am

That is awful! :( omg

Rob Be Safe Be Smart
10/20/13 9:39 pm

Knocks on wood.