Top 10 Countries/Pla to Have Your Wallet Stolen by Pickpockets

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  1. Chhotu uttam
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    So do you want to get your pocket picked? [​IMG]
    Don't worry the top is here [​IMG]

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    So the top ten Countries/places are ->
    "Curtain up"

    10. Vietnam, Hanoi

    9. Greece, Athens

    8. The Netherlands, Amsterdam

    7. Argentina, Buones Aires

    6. Italy, Florence

    5. France, Paris

    4. Spain, Madrid

    3. Czech Republic, Prague

    2. Italy, Rome

    And the number 1 Spot goes to

    "Drum rolls"

    1. Spain, Barcelona
     


  2. chris888222

    chris888222 GBAtemp's Flygon Fan

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    LOL!!!

    To be frank, I'm extremely surprised with the lineup.
     
  3. Chhotu uttam
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    Chhotu uttam DOH HO HO HO

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    I never expected any place from the top 10 happiest country.

    But LOL [​IMG]
     
  4. Devin

    Devin "Local Hardware Wizard"

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    I kinda expected Spain. In Assassin's Creed, they give you the ability to pickpocket. XD
     
  5. KingdomBlade

    KingdomBlade Blade v3+ (I R SHMEXY)

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    I completely expected Spain and Italy.

    Both are full of pickpockets. Saw it in some documentaries.
     
  6. Sausage Head

    Sausage Head Lord Sausage LXIX

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    breaking news bro.
     
  7. Fel

    Fel GBAtemp's Adventurer

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    So close and yet so far away.
    My country got on the list as I expected, we have in every bus a little yellow sticker on the doors saying "Beware of pickpockets" in English and Czech. [​IMG] Though there are many more ways how you can get robbed in each country. Like here I've heard (and even once seen it) that people had their things stolen from them in the metro (the subway) by foreigners who have settled here, working as a team of 2-4 people.
     
  8. Shinigami357

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    No Philippines?!?!?

    Huh, interesting... As long as they don't turn around and throw it right back when they realize it's empty, right? That would be embarrassing...
     
  9. KingdomBlade

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    Our rates of theft are actually pretty minuscule when compared to European countries. That's probably because people here don't make a living out of it and don't really have techniques or strategies for it. Unlike there, some people actually practice and such.
     
  10. Narayan

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    IIRC they don't just pickpocket here anymore... riding in tandem and such.
     
  11. klim28

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    LocLac village...
    OMG! Where is my beloved Philippines [​IMG]
     
  12. KingdomBlade

    KingdomBlade Blade v3+ (I R SHMEXY)

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    Did you not read what I posted 2 minutes ago?
     
  13. Shinigami357

    Shinigami357 Current "give a fuck" level: Honey Badger

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    Relax, I was trolling. Still, you try going through Quiapo or other similar uber-populated and busy places, and say goodbye to your wallet. Of course, the same can be said of a lot of places.
     
  14. Satangel

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    Props to me for going to both Madrid and Barcelona and not being pick pocketed [​IMG]
     
  15. FAST6191

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    Liverpool not on the list... me and mine have visited most of the places on that list and they did not rate compared to Liverpool for such things.
     
  16. ShawnTRods

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    Well, not completely surprised, but there are other places just as worse.
    How is this even ranked? lol

    I can only speak about Rome, and its not even funny -.-
     
  17. CarbonX13

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    Those are some impressive theft rates in Europe... [​IMG]
     
  18. Maplemage

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    Why would you care?
    Thanks for the tips [​IMG]
    Excuse me while I go to one of those countries.
     
  19. Smartpal

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    I would have really expected India to be somewhere on the list.
     
  20. pkl2007

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    thought Vietnam would make it on the list my cousins say that they don't care about your well being so they ride on their motorbikes and snatch your stuff while riding pass(I have a Vietnamese background).