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Old 11-06-2010, 06:10 PM   #1
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Make sure you got Lily from Jacobstown by doing the quest (Guess Who I saw Today)

Step 1: Get 2 stealthboys (I only used 1 but get 2 just in case) 2 locations of stealthboys below:
  • Victor's Shack inside ammunition box
  • Goodsprings Schoolhouse inside a safe (Lockpick - Easy)
Step 2: Get Lily as your companion her Stealth Girl perk is really useful for this method (she makes your stealth boy last twice as long)

Step 3: Go to Vault 21 Gifthouse located at the strip

Step 4: Make a new save if necessary

Step 5: Use stealthboy and pickpocket Sarah and take the "Bubblegum" it never disappears and still count as a pickpocket

Step 6: DON'T BE TOO GREEDY save every after 3-4 successful pickpocket

There you go achievement unlocked!
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Old 11-06-2010, 06:29 PM   #2
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Sounds good, will try this when I get to the strip.

I never pickpocket people... getting 50 pickpockets is just ridiculous.
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Old 11-06-2010, 07:44 PM   #3
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Great Method got it with one stealth boy.
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Old 11-06-2010, 08:14 PM   #4
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cool. ill try it later
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Old 02-16-2011, 03:05 PM   #5
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I just went to Camp Mccarran and pick pocketed everyone at like 8/50, still only took like 20 mins max but i guess this works.
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Old 11-06-2010, 08:23 PM   #6
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Sounds good, will try this when I get to the strip.

I never pickpocket people... getting 50 pickpockets is just ridiculous.
I agree thank god the game is glitchy and will let you pickpocket Sarah infinite times
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Old 11-06-2010, 10:27 PM   #7
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EDIT: Nevermind... just take your time and don't spam the pickpocket, haha.

Works great, thank you OP!
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Old 11-06-2010, 11:37 PM   #8
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EDIT: Nevermind... just take your time and don't spam the pickpocket, haha.

Works great, thank you OP!
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Old 11-07-2010, 02:28 AM   #9
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Thank you so much! This method is incredibly easy and takes little to no time. Like the OP said, save every 5 or so pickpockets because she will randomly catch you.
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Old 11-15-2010, 08:10 PM   #10
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theres an easier way...get your stealth up to 100, then go into the Vault 21 casino. there's a group of 3 women standing and having a chat. crouch behind any of them and pick their can pork n beans. it must be glitched cuz the can never leaves their inventory, and they never get pissed if youre noticed picking them. just keep doing that over and over. if you get caught, move on to the next woman in the group.
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Old 11-16-2010, 08:00 PM   #11
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Works great! thanks took 10mins!
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Old 01-20-2011, 04:11 PM   #12
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theres an easier way...get your stealth up to 100, then go into the Vault 21 casino. there's a group of 3 women standing and having a chat. crouch behind any of them and pick their can pork n beans. it must be glitched cuz the can never leaves their inventory, and they never get pissed if youre noticed picking them. just keep doing that over and over. if you get caught, move on to the next woman in the group.
Thanks friedmad.
This worked like a charm.
if you do get caught you won't be able to pickpocket from them.
And if you are caught 3 or more times, then you get chased by a whole bunch of angry customers with pool cues.

Just rotate between groups and save every 5-10 successful pickpockets.
This was very fast, as there are usually 3 groups of 3 in that main room.

You don't even need a stealth boy.
Just had 100 stealth skill with a skill magazine ( 80 + skill magazine), and just pickpocketed one group 2 full rounds, save, and repeat the process with another group.
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Old 11-06-2010, 11:19 PM   #13
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Thanks! My character doesn't have very high sneak and my pickpocket attempts seem to never work-- I'll try this method!
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Old 11-06-2010, 11:36 PM   #14
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One thing about this method always save every after 3-4 pickpockets cuz there is a chance you will get caught
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Old 11-08-2010, 01:32 AM   #15
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Awesome. Thanks for the tip. I dont pick pocket much, so this helped.
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Old 11-08-2010, 01:43 AM   #16
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Make sure you got Lily from Jacobstown by doing the quest (Guess Who I saw Today)

Step 1: Get 2 stealthboys (I only used 1 but get 2 just in case) 2 locations of stealthboys below:
  • Victor's Shack inside ammunition box
  • Goodsprings Schoolhouse inside a safe (Lockpick - Easy)
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Is there anyother locations for Stealthboys? There doesn't seem to be as many in this game as there were in Fallout 3.
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Old 11-08-2010, 02:31 AM   #17
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Is there anyother locations for Stealthboys? There doesn't seem to be as many in this game as there were in Fallout 3.
Try the REPCON test site some of the dead nightkins there has a stealthboy

I found 4 just in REPCON Test Site look around the whole place I found 2 stealthboys in one room

I'm sorry I can't exactly give you a specific location
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Old 11-08-2010, 02:54 AM   #18
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thanks ill be doing this
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Old 11-08-2010, 02:18 PM   #19
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Try the REPCON test site some of the dead nightkins there has a stealthboy

I found 4 just in REPCON Test Site look around the whole place I found 2 stealthboys in one room

I'm sorry I can't exactly give you a specific location
tks I will be off there and looking!!!
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Old 11-13-2010, 03:08 PM   #20
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Very nice tip! Thank you very much!
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Old 11-14-2010, 03:45 AM   #21
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Nice, will try this, not really a fan of pickpocketing so wouldn't have reached 50 in a normal playthrough.
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Old 11-15-2010, 07:19 PM   #22
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thanks will try this later
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Old 11-15-2010, 07:57 PM   #23
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Old 03-17-2011, 09:06 PM   #24
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Old 11-16-2010, 09:30 PM   #25
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Nice, will try this, not really a fan of pickpocketing so wouldn't have reached 50 in a normal playthrough.
Same. Stealing was so much more fun in Oblivion .
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Old 11-16-2010, 10:06 PM   #26
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Same. Stealing was so much more fun in Oblivion .
STOP YOU HAVE VIOLATED THE LAW, PAY THE COURT A FINE OR SERVE YOUR SENTENCE, YOUR STOLEN GOOD ARE NOW FORFIT.

That is why it was more fun
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Old 11-28-2010, 06:44 PM   #27
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STOP YOU HAVE VIOLATED THE LAW, PAY THE COURT A FINE OR SERVE YOUR SENTENCE, YOUR STOLEN GOOD ARE NOW FORFIT.

That is why it was more fun

LOLOL yea nice 1 always thought noped wont try either as usally all hell kicks off
nice 1
shame this was maybe a bit to easy cus its a fun bit that takes time to get into ie right set up of charcter an so on ...
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Old 11-16-2010, 09:29 PM   #28
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Very helpful...one of the few achievements I have left. I'll have to try this tonight!
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Old 11-16-2010, 11:29 PM   #29
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Nice. Took like 5 mins
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Old 11-17-2010, 03:57 AM   #30
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Just a word of warning, you need only steal 1 pack of bubblegum per pickpocket time, then press b to exit pickpocketing, then steal it again, repeat this, stealing 3 or 4 packs in one will only count as 1 pickpocketed item in the stats.
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