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Re: Video of someone stealing my mangoes
« Reply #25 on: July 19, 2019, 02:09:39 PM »
Do me a favor and keep that guy on your side of Coral Springs. Knock on wood but we haven't had a problem here... yet.


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Re: Video of someone stealing my mangoes
« Reply #26 on: July 19, 2019, 03:11:14 PM »
IT'S A HOMOSAPIEN HARVESTOR! He picked and put in a white plastic bag about 3 or 4 mangoes and walked towards the gravel road and turned right and walked away. This male is wearing khaki shorts and short sleeve shirt , brown shoes, of medium build, about 5'10" and grey hair. Age guess between 40 and 50.
I reviewed your video zoomed and in slow motion! Too bad you didn't click before he appeared behind the tree. If you measure the distance from ground to the right branch (from your house to tree direction) you can guess exactly how tall he is with his shoes on.
If you put a sign ' mango thief caught on camera' at your mail box on your drive way you may be lucky with your 2020 yield. Triphal

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Re: Video of someone stealing my mangoes
« Reply #27 on: July 19, 2019, 03:20:03 PM »
Thanks for the analysis Triphal. I didn't get all the from watching.

As mentioned previously, If someone knocks on the door and ask I'm usually happy to share.
I give mangoes to the neighbors when I have time and supply.

it would have been less work if he asked during the normal times of the day instead of waking up in the middle of the night.

Either way, can't do anything now.
So hopefully his kids are enjoying it.
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Re: Video of someone stealing my mangoes
« Reply #28 on: July 19, 2019, 03:59:15 PM »
Plant more mango, cry baby. You only had 3 mangos left on that tree anyway.

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Re: Video of someone stealing my mangoes
« Reply #29 on: July 19, 2019, 04:07:29 PM »
Thanks for the analysis Triphal. I didn't get all the from watching.

As mentioned previously, If someone knocks on the door and ask I'm usually happy to share.
I give mangoes to the neighbors when I have time and supply.

it would have been less work if he asked during the normal times of the day instead of waking up in the middle of the night.

Either way, can't do anything now.
So hopefully his kids are enjoying it.

that guy was like a human racoon hybrid....taking such pride in his thievery, touching each mango as if it was made of gold.

next time, maybe u take some unused syringes, and stick them in the fruits, it will look pretty nasty, who would risk eating them...maybe leave a note that says, "do you really want to taste my fruit?  go ahead enjoy, and get a blood test afterwards"

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Re: Video of someone stealing my mangoes
« Reply #30 on: July 19, 2019, 04:08:23 PM »
I'm glad back fields are guarded big bubba a good old boy 400 to 500 lb gator.He must eat well ,god knows what!.He ran over my one of my small nipa palms, had to straighten it back up.

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Re: Video of someone stealing my mangoes
« Reply #31 on: July 19, 2019, 04:09:51 PM »
What a douche bag

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Re: Video of someone stealing my mangoes
« Reply #32 on: July 19, 2019, 04:21:26 PM »
What are you gonna do different next year? Hire a catcher in the mango field? Get a big dog? Apply more Tanglefoot?

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Re: Video of someone stealing my mangoes
« Reply #33 on: July 19, 2019, 04:48:28 PM »
Thanks for the analysis Triphal. I didn't get all the from watching.

As mentioned previously, If someone knocks on the door and ask I'm usually happy to share.
I give mangoes to the neighbors when I have time and supply.

it would have been less work if he asked during the normal times of the day instead of waking up in the middle of the night.

Either way, can't do anything now.
So hopefully his kids are enjoying it.

that guy was like a human racoon hybrid....taking such pride in his thievery, touching each mango as if it was made of gold.

next time, maybe u take some unused syringes, and stick them in the fruits, it will look pretty nasty, who would risk eating them...maybe leave a note that says, "do you really want to taste my fruit?  go ahead enjoy, and get a blood test afterwards"

I've been taking the kind neighbor approach.
But I sign might be require...with a hidden camera..hopefully they don't take that too. lol
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Re: Video of someone stealing my mangoes
« Reply #34 on: July 19, 2019, 04:56:21 PM »
Dam bro you wait a year to harvest your Mangoes and have this happen to you!
Sucks big time , but has to be a nearby neighbor who knows the position of your ring camera , I would install another ring Solar powered camera on a high pole facing down toward your front yard ..

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Re: Video of someone stealing my mangoes
« Reply #35 on: July 19, 2019, 04:56:41 PM »
That Sucks! Do you have signs indicating you have video cameras? I have cameras surrounding my house but more importantly, I have signs posted out front so people clearly know theyíre being video taped. People can get sticky fingered if they donít know about the cameras. You can get signs off Amazon if you donít already have some.

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Re: Video of someone stealing my mangoes
« Reply #36 on: July 19, 2019, 05:04:07 PM »
That would annoy me but like you would (and do) happily share if asked. Would you get a fence?

Fence and dogs mean no theft here but will encourage/ happy for people to take what will eventually hang past the fence.

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Re: Video of someone stealing my mangoes
« Reply #37 on: July 19, 2019, 05:39:41 PM »
I donít think they will allow to install a fence in his front yard ..great dea thou..
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Re: Video of someone stealing my mangoes
« Reply #38 on: July 19, 2019, 08:36:36 PM »
2 AM? That guy must really like the COC.

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Re: Video of someone stealing my mangoes
« Reply #39 on: July 20, 2019, 12:58:10 AM »
Were you at home when it happened?
   There are cheap "driveway alert" motion detectors available that will send a radio wave to ring the unit next to your bed. These things are small and portable. I've owned one for years and they work. When the chime rings, I grab my .22 rifle and quietly slip outside.
   Fortunately, I don't yet have to deal with two-legged varmints. Mine are the four-legged variety. Many a raccoon's last thought was, "Where the hell did HE come from?!"

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Re: Video of someone stealing my mangoes
« Reply #40 on: July 20, 2019, 01:40:25 AM »
That would annoy me but like you would (and do) happily share if asked. Would you get a fence?

Fence and dogs mean no theft here but will encourage/ happy for people to take what will eventually hang past the fence.

Thats why il get a Malinois,because that easily climbs the fence  ;D.

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Re: Video of someone stealing my mangoes
« Reply #41 on: July 20, 2019, 02:34:39 AM »
i still see two left. You better pick them now before they disappear

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Re: Video of someone stealing my mangoes
« Reply #42 on: July 20, 2019, 05:27:42 AM »
That's infuriating  >:( . So sorry that happened bud :( . Maybe wireless motion hunting cameras (2) for the cross view next season.
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Re: Video of someone stealing my mangoes
« Reply #43 on: July 20, 2019, 06:44:09 AM »
Post the video on nextdoor.com. It will eventually get around to the guy who did it and hopefully shame him make him think twice next time

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Re: Video of someone stealing my mangoes
« Reply #44 on: July 20, 2019, 01:37:12 PM »
I would print a couple of pics of the video and hang them in the mango tree with a note for the entire neighborhood to see. The dirty dog, should go to the store for mangoes.
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Re: Video of someone stealing my mangoes
« Reply #45 on: July 20, 2019, 02:18:48 PM »
how about install sound detector next to the tree and turn it on at night so that it can wake the entire neighbors up for them to help too.

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Re: Video of someone stealing my mangoes
« Reply #46 on: July 21, 2019, 10:40:40 AM »
Maybe instead putting some fence posts with ropes and bungee cords around your mango tree to keep hurricanes from toppling your tree, you could put a low decorative fence around your tree?  Like a fortified white picket fence, but with pointed spikes about crotch height, consertina wire, snares and flashing disco lights. These would go off when someone gets too close, then the speaker would say in a deep tone "Step away from the mango you are on candid camera" before a camera snaps another picture with a bright flash?
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Re: Video of someone stealing my mangoes
« Reply #47 on: July 22, 2019, 05:38:56 AM »
A 10 feet high concrete fence with electric wire on top might help.

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Re: Video of someone stealing my mangoes
« Reply #48 on: July 22, 2019, 09:48:51 AM »
Really sorry to read this post Skan. I pray what was meant for you comes back double or even triple what you wouldíve had brother
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