Have you ever been ripped off on a cruise?  I don't mean by the cost of stuff but by a thief?  I was on Fantasy once and I left my chips at the Black Jack table for a moment.  When I returned it was obvious some chips were missing.  I figured at least the dealer would keep your chips safe. My mistake.  So I asked where are my chips?  The guy to my right said the guy to my left he thought stole some.  So I say to the dealer WTH.. She asked me what I was missing, looked like about 20 bucks.  So she asked the dude... Did you take his chips, he reluctantly said no.  He was drunk and I said give them back and he did.  Got booted from the table.  My fault for having some trust in the human race.


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No, because I would never leave anything for even a minute.

Being on a cruise is no different from home - you leave something of value for even a minute and it will likely be gone. It's our responsibility to take care of our stuff, not the person sitting next to you or the dealer. Sorry it happened to you, but it's likely a lesson learned.

If you get up from a table, but intend to come back, they are supposed to cover your chips. It also keeps anyone from taking your seat.

True, but would you leave a stack of 20 dollar bills on the table?

Unfortunately, society's morals have been misplaced, Welcome to the 21st centurySad

Well I can't say stolen. I left my coffee tumbler in a restaurant, it was never seen again. Checked with restaurant they did not see it, never showed up in lost and found. 

  I know it was my own fault but I did think the dealer would do like Bak suggested.  Oh well.  I did get my chips back.


Sorry if I sounded like I was blaming the victim -- that was not my intention.

Its just that I have come to the conclusion that you cannot trust anyone to do the right thing anymore. Those that do exist, but they are a rarity.

I'm a skeptic/realist  too when it comes to trusting people. I've heard of thieves stealing women's purses when the purse was in the kids' seat of the grocery cart and the women only turned to reach or walked a couple of steps for a product. 

I remember years ago when I would walk into a bar, lay a 20 or two on the bar, and leave it there till I was done for the night. The bartender would take the proper amount for the drink, and leave the correct change. If I got up for a few minutes to recycle the drinks, the money would still be there.

Now, if you leave the change on the table for more than a few seconds, either the bartender will grab it for a tip or a patron will decide that it is theirs.

OK!  My new rule.  I will never trust anyone again!!Angry


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