Cemetery worker charged with stealing $2,000 guitar from casket

Discussion in 'Stolen or Lost Gear Registry' started by ripoffriffs, Sep 26, 2011.

  1. kafka

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    I want my crowbar and my shovel. I love those things. They're very special to me. If you want them, you're going to have to pry them from my cold, dead hands.
     
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    I'm not sure what's worse, stealing a guitar or being so greedy that you try to take it with you when you die.
     
  3. mc5nrg

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    I met Roger Sadowsky and when I asked him for any Fred Smith stories learned that Sonic was buried with one of Roger's guitars.
     
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    I guess it never occurred to him to swap out the original Tele for a look-alike Squier.
     
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    musical instruments are meant to be played, not rotting in the ground. but it's the dead guy's guitar, so if he wants it to rot, so be it.
     
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    my thoughts as well.
     
  7. Tiny Montgomery

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    That's pretty specific. How many hats was he buried with?
    I'd say that by the time someone's dead, their morale is pretty low.
     
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    Sounds like the decedent was just thinking ahead. Was the grave possibly near the side of the highway and a greyhound bus station?
     
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    The dumbass should've just put a matching Squier in its place... the other guy would've never noticed! DOH!!!

    (now that I read more of this necro thread, I see I wasn't the only one to think of that idea! LOL)
     
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    Lemme see... what final selfish act can I perform right after my death??? I know, place my most expensive guitar in the casket and bury it with me.
     
  11. gigs

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    Although I can certainly understand someone who had his banjo collection in his casket.
     
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    Sounds like a good place to keep a banjo :dunno joke !
     
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    People have different beliefs, the Egyptians had rooms full of stuff they were going to need in the after life.
     
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    I guess if you're gonna necro a 4-year-old post, this is the one to do it to.
     
  15. Mark Robinson

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    Take the guitar, leave an accordion.
     
  16. 2leod

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    Holy mackerel - for a thread about a cemetery, this one just won't die!
     
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    I don't see what the big deal is. I don't let other people play my guitars now....
     
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    wow..thought I had seen or heard it all!
     
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    I intend on selling every bit of gear I own and spending the money on hookers.
     
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