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Our house was broken into as we were sleeping upstairs. Keys were taken for both my wife's Kia and my 1yr old Oryz White R!!! How I didn't wake up in time I'll never know - must have been tired.

 

I had gap insurance which is a relief but the whole thing has left me a little worried about replacing. My initial thought was - I hope it's not found and I'll get another one or maybe even an RS3. Now I think is that a good idea - maybe buy a slower less obvious vehicle.

 

Makes me mad that this sort of thing is making me question my love of performance vehicles!!!

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As already said - hope you and your family are ok.

Makes me think what's best to do - leave cars keys downstairs on a table out of sight of Windows etc, but easy to find once in the house or hidden away and risk being woken up and confronting some nutter !

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As already said - hope you and your family are ok.

Makes me think what's best to do - leave cars keys downstairs on a table out of sight of Windows etc, but easy to find once in the house or hidden away and risk being woken up and confronting some nutter !

 

agreed, easy to find I say, no car is worth being attacked by some nutter. A lump of mental is nothing compared to a life.

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Very sorry to hear this.  You and your family must feel very shaken by it, hope you are all ok.  Thankfully you've got GAP.

 

I now leave my keys out of sight but not difficult to find.  Some disagree with this approach but you have to do what feels best and if they are determined to have the car, then I'd prefer them to come and go and leave family in peace.

 

It must be a real dilemma whether to replace with same model of car or go for a less desirable car.  On the one hand you don't want the scum to win and affect how you live your life and the nice things you worked hard for, but on the other hand it's whether it's worth the worry of another break-in!   Hope you make the decision that you feel most comfortable with.

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Feel for you, head up and carry on and dont let it stop you having what you want - you will only regret it.

 

Review your security before purchasing another - police usually have a crime prevention team who will visit following something like this to advise if there is anything you can do to help prevent future attacks.  Good to get an outsiders view even though you might already have things pretty well covered.

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Gutted for you mate but at least you and the family are ok and the car can be replaced as neg suggested review/beef up your security but don' let scum like this put you off owning something nice that you work hard for.

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agreed, easy to find I say, no car is worth being attacked by some nutter. A lump of mental is nothing compared to a life.

 

"A lump of mental" :haha:

 

Surely that describes the thieves

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