ComplexNobody

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ComplexNobody wrote

I highly doubt they called the police for a bowl of soup. Relax, you're fine :)

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ComplexNobody wrote

Oh man I used to love M&S, had some lovely free underwear and the food dept is super easy to steal from too. I've actually not been back for a while as last time a security dude seemed to be following me. I've actually never tried concealing in the fitting rooms though so might give that a go! Enjoy your trip! X

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ComplexNobody wrote

A lot of car parks will have cameras, so best to park a while away and walk to the store if you can. On a busy day you're unlikely to be noticed when doing a walkout like you've described. Being chased would depend on the individual stores policy. Some will and some won't. Just be confident and don't draw suspicion to yourself! Good luck. X

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ComplexNobody wrote

My mantra is "I'm a nobody and I'm doing nothing wrong." I just repeat it in my head whilst doing what i want. I just today went into a supermarket, filled up a canvas bag with food and other items, slung it over my shoulder when it was full, paid for a loaf of bread and walked out. I do this very regularly and no-one bats an eyelid. I fill the bag in front of staff members and they still don't look at me twice, because I'm not giving a crap and I'm not looking sketchy.

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ComplexNobody wrote

Hi Wertyl, I used to work in Asda so have knowledge on tagging. The sticker itself is just warning you the item is protected- its not the actual thing that will make the alarm sound. On dvds, there is a plastic tag pushed through the middle of the box, usually red. These are very hard to remove without a magnet. Steaks usually have some kind of tag actually inside the packaging that can't be removed. Suncream would be the easiest, it would probably just have a soft tag on it (rectangular white strip) which you can peel off, it may even have nothing at all and the sticker could simply be a deterrent.

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ComplexNobody wrote

I used to hit B&M on a very regular basis then one day I saw a little door behind the tills open and I could see a guy in there who looked a security guard! It totally surprised me. I can't be sure that he was security but he sure looked like it. So I haven't hit there since. I like home bargains and The range- lots of blind spots and I'm sure their cameras are not actively watched!

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ComplexNobody wrote

Hey! I've always wondered this too. Waitrose was my favourite place for a long time. I would literally fill up a bag full of shopping, throw it over my shoulder and leave! They had a guard sometimes but he actually just stood next to the alcohol and not near the door. I don't know if their gates are hidden somehow!? Or if the tags are actually just a deterrent. Can I ask what other shops you like? Not very often you find someone from the UK on here. I've been having a great time at my local Sainsbury's, for months there has been no one on the security podium. I conceal items in their changing rooms. I don't know if they have someone watching cameras out the back instead? I would love to know!

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ComplexNobody wrote

Hey I used to work for Asda. These alarms will not make a sound if you break them. You need a magnet to open them. Does your Asda not have security barriers on the toilet entrance? It would be easier to steal something of the equivalent value and then came back and do an exchange for the usb that you want.

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ComplexNobody OP wrote

Nothing specific in mind yet but probably small furniture items. Just not sure I'd be brave enough for a trolley push. There are multiple entrances/exits though, it would be doable to slip out very quickly. I wonder how likely they would be to chase me if they saw me on camera?

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ComplexNobody wrote

Hey, I'm a woman and I lift cosmetics among other stuff. I'm in the UK so not familiar with Ulta, however over here in similar stores like Superdrug, they have RFID tags hidden within the STICKER on the item. When you peel the sticker off you see silver lines, this is a tag. Could it perhaps be something similar to this?

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ComplexNobody wrote

Hmm, hard to say. I personally don't lift anything that is really expensive. Just things I need, which is mostly groceries. I have had some lovely food that I would never afford otherwise- smoked salmon, crab, nice bits of meat etc. I lift groceries every few days and it's literally helped me feed my family. I do hopefully have a new job lined up though, and I'm looking forward to being able to go and actually pay for a grocery shop without the stress of getting caught. With the method I use, I only get 1 bag full at a time, which means I have to go quite frequently and it's not ideal at all.

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