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Police called on me for "trying to steal a Tesla"

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by baytechguy, Jul 31, 2015.

  1. baytechguy

    baytechguy Member

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    Funny story a few months back...

    I was playing adult pick up basketball at a local gym at 7 am on Sunday. I go outside to the parking lot to catch a breath of fresh air when I see the brand new p85d parked in the parking lot. I start staring at it, moving closer to it, worshiping it, just you know. In complete awe. I then stand there with my eyes closed for about 60 seconds setting my intention to purchase on of these cars very soon(law of attraction). As I open my eyes, I notice a lady starting at me sitting in a car a few spots down the parking lot. I giggle, don't think to much of it and go back inside to get changed. Well a few minutes later the police arrive and it was a ugly big misunderstanding. I later found out that the lady who called the police was the girlfriend of my CEO. Hahaha.
     
  2. yobigd20

    yobigd20 Well-Known Member

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    how is looking at a car attempting to steal it?
     
  3. Zythryn

    Zythryn MS 70D, MX 90D

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    I don't think it was the looking, I think it was the other behavior without the first person narration:)

    Funny story, hope you got a test ride as an apology;)
     
  4. Lerxt

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    You're lucky the police didn't shoot you.
     
  5. Lump

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    Not funny.
     
  6. ecarfan

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    Police called on me for "trying to steal a Tesla"

    I am not clear on what motivated the woman to call the police. You are standing near the Model S looking at it, then stand still for a minute with your eyes closed, then walk away. Okay, how is that cause for concern in the mind of an onlooker?
     
  7. kglad99

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    i don't envision that as car-thief behavior (not that i'm an expert), but it is pretty odd behavior from the observer's view.
     
  8. eye.surgeon

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    I'm more concerned that you giggled.
     
  9. Lerxt

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    Not supposed to be funny.
     
  10. caps04

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    Next time you see that lady stare at anything, call the police on her. "Office, this lady is trying to steal all the cars crossing the street." "Also, she was trying to steal that cute baby."
     
  11. yobigd20

    yobigd20 Well-Known Member

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    maybe she thought you were publicly relieving yourself
     
  12. scaesare

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    Auto theft via ESP?
     
  13. wk057

    wk057 Senior Tinkerer

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    Maybe that's what they're going to demonstrate at Defcon...
     
  14. sickfox

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    I giggled reading all the comments.... :tongue: Lump's comment cracked me up! hahahaha

     
  15. bmah

    bmah Obscure Member

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    @baytechguy: So if I park my car and I see someone looking all funny at it and giggling (?!?), I'll know it's you...???...

    (I live in the next town over from you.)
     
  16. Yggdrasill

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    If anyone has a reavealing dash cam video - please post. ;)
     
  17. LetsGoFast

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    Man. I now realize that I've spotted dozens of people trying to steal my car. :rolleyes:
     
  18. RDoc

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    That was my assumption as well.

    Question: were any aluminum foil hats present?
     
  19. artsci

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    Your boss' girl friend has a serious problem:)
     
  20. joer00

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    Police seems to only do this to African Americans, embarrassing for this country !
     

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