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£1.2m valued Stradivarius has been stolen... Watch

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    ... along with two bows worth £60,000.

    How gutted would you be if this happened to you?

    Spare a thought for Min-Jin Kym then.
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    wow, people will go to some lengths for firewood won't they...
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    Such things can happen in Pret A Manger!? Well I never!:eek:
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    Sky News Online understands the 304-year-old Stradivarius was taken from South Korean-born violinist Min-Jin Kym while she was in a branch of Pret A Manger outside Euston train station in London.

    Police did not confirm who the victim was, but said she stopped for a bite to eat at the station last Monday evening while she was carrying the instrument.

    Half-an-hour later the 32-year-old realised the 1696 violin, which was in a black case, was gone. Also taken were two bows, together worth more than £60,000.
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    (Original post by Scubar)
    wow, people will go to some lengths for firewood won't they...
    Don't say that!!! :cry:

    I just had an image of my violin (admittedly not a strad but a beautiful design anyway) burning in a fire
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    Wow, that's a crazy amount of money for a violin!
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    Lets just hope it tunes out well
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    well, look at it this way, what's the difference between a violin and a trampoline?


    you take your shoes off before you jump on a trampoline


    thank you, I'll be here all week!
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    1.2 million is a generous estimate
    i know somebody that got one for free
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    Wow. I know it wasn't really her fault (though I won't even take my eyes off my sandwich when I'm at Euston, let alone my violin) but that's still quite an achievment.

    It's like the time my brothers mate got so drunk he left his epiphone les paul in a kebab shop, but a lot classier.

    I do hope she gets it back though, she must be crushed
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    (Original post by Scubar)
    well, look at it this way, what's the difference between a violin and a trampoline?


    you take your shoes off before you jump on a trampoline


    thank you, I'll be here all week!
    i am going to neg you if you carry on like that i heard a half decent joke the other day

    "What do you call 200 banjos at the bottom of the sea?"

    "Not enough."

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    ha!

    how can you tell when the floors of a stage are level?

    the drummer drools out both sides of his mouth
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    (Original post by Potally_Tissed)
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    well spotted :cool:

    i first saw this story in the Daily Fail but decided against linking that as a source due to the sheer amount of ridicule it gets on this site, so i opted for Sky News instead...

    .... backfired a bit there
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    Maybe it was the US and they'll be exposed by Wikileaks. :iiam:
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    (Original post by Scubar)
    ha!

    how can you tell when the floors of a stage are level?

    the drummer drools out both sides of his mouth
    how many bass players does it take to change a lightbulb?

    none, the keyboard player can do it with his left hand. :cool:
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    how can you tell when a drummer is at the door?

    the knock speeds up and he doesn't know when to come in!

    don't forget to tip your waitresses, try the fish!
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    (Original post by Scubar)
    wow, people will go to some lengths for firewood won't they...
    That's exactly what I was thinking ha!
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    Lol, well that's what you get for leaving something worth £1.2m lying around in a London train station.
 
 
 
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