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Seeking thank you gift for a stranger who did me a great kindness

What's a good thank you gift for a total stranger who did me a great kindness? He returned my lost cell phone, car keys, credit cards, wedding ring and cash - more than $1,000 in misplaced possessions - and asked for nothing in return. All I know about him: His name and mailing address from the envelope, and the fact that he lives somewhere so rural that a Starbucks card will carry no value. [more inside]
posted by croutonsupafreak on Mar 20, 2014 - 29 answers

Found money? I hope so

I contributed money to several different 401(k)s over the last decade and I have no idea where the accounts are. Help me find my money. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 9, 2013 - 10 answers

Not the leather sofa!

Lost kitty found after 7 days missing! But apparently still a bit off-kilter. Potty issues have resulted. [more inside]
posted by percor on Jul 21, 2013 - 8 answers

I lost my wallet. Someone found it! Is there any reason not to just go get it from them?

I lost my wallet. Someone found it! Is there any reason not to just go get it from them? [more inside]
posted by ManInSuit on Oct 7, 2012 - 36 answers

How to show appreciation for a miracle?

Our favorite parakeet (a 5 year old little sweetie who came to us as a rescue) just spent 48 hours as a wild bird, and three people were instrumental in returning her safely to us. Please help us decide on the perfect gifts of appreciation. [more inside]
posted by cakebatter on May 1, 2012 - 5 answers

I want to return a found iphone.

I found an iphone. It's locked. No carrier info on the casing. I want to return it to the user, or turn it into the carrier. What do I do? [more inside]
posted by zarq on Apr 3, 2012 - 27 answers

Whose dog is this?

What to do with a found dog? Pet owners please help. [more inside]
posted by ObscureReferenceMan on Apr 10, 2011 - 18 answers

Hope and prayers needed for lost cat:

Ever lost a pet and found it? I'm distraught about my cat's disappearance and could use some positive stories of reunification. [more inside]
posted by loquat on Mar 30, 2011 - 81 answers

What to do about a possibly dead dog?

A family I know of, but do not know personally, has been looking for their lost dog for two months. Today on my way to work, I saw a deceased dog on the side of the expressway that matches the general description of the lost dog. What do I do next? [more inside]
posted by SuperSquirrel on Feb 17, 2011 - 15 answers

Is a reported lost passport still valid as proof of citizenship?

Is a declared lost but then found passport still valid as proof of citizenship? [more inside]
posted by jng on May 26, 2010 - 9 answers

How do I deal with a friend's lost object?

Friend said I lost something of his, asked me to replace it. What should I do now? [more inside]
posted by fiasco on Nov 4, 2009 - 34 answers

I used to have a dearth of iPhones. Now I have a glut of iPhones.

Last week I lost my iPhone. Yesterday my new iPhone was delivered. Today we discovered my original iPhone lying face-down in my front yard. Now what? [more inside]
posted by harperpitt on Oct 23, 2009 - 13 answers

If you think about it, if someone helps CF Kane get the sled back earlier, a lot of people lead much better lives. So who is that hero?

Say that Citizen Kane really wanted to find Rosebud - who would he call? Is there a kind of specific person who tracks down these personal lost things? [more inside]
posted by rileyray3000 on Oct 14, 2009 - 3 answers

How can I find my lost ring?

Other than Craigslist and Kiiji, are there any other places to try to find lost and found items in Toronto. [more inside]
posted by OlivesAndTurkishCoffee on Jan 1, 2009 - 8 answers

Taxi lost & found

Help, I left some important paperwork in the back of a NYC cab last night! [more inside]
posted by ceribus peribus on Oct 17, 2008 - 6 answers

Please help me reach out to the person who found our memory card!

What would you do if you found a memory card? Have you found our memory card in Rome, Italy? [more inside]
posted by lioness on Aug 14, 2008 - 16 answers

Diamond found on ground... now what?

Diamond found on ground... now what? Q1: How long should I wait for someone to claim? Q2: What steps should one go through when selling a gemstone? Any advice? [more inside]
posted by djpyk on Mar 2, 2008 - 8 answers

Lost and Found

I recently found an iPod on the ground. What should I do? [more inside]
posted by soonertbone on Nov 11, 2007 - 35 answers

I need to stop losing stuff. But how?

I need to stop losing stuff. But how? [more inside]
posted by gregb1007 on Oct 18, 2007 - 20 answers

Lost a 30D! But have hope.

Lost Camera! How can I search the 'net's for it? [more inside]
posted by sirliberal on Sep 16, 2007 - 4 answers

I left my iPod in the seat pocket!

I left my iPod in the seat pocket on a flight from SFO to IAD (I changed planes and went on to ROC) yesterday. I've made some attempts to locate it, but with the holiday travel and the huge backup due to Denver being closed, I'm having little success. I'm jumping through the hoops with the airport and airline, but having a tough time due to the heavy traveler volume. Has anyone else lost an item by leaving it in the seat pocket and got it returned? Any tips?
posted by mhm on Dec 23, 2006 - 12 answers

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