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PUT YOUR CAR KEYS BESIDE YOUR BED AT NIGHT
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Posted on 01/08/2013 9:54:43 AM PST by flyover

PUT YOUR CAR KEYS BESIDE YOUR BED AT NIGHT Tell your spouse, your children, your neighbors, your parents, your sisters, everyone you run across. Put your car keys beside your bed at night. If you hear a noise outside your home or someone trying to get in your house, just press the panic button for your car. The alarm will be set off, and the horn will continue to sound until either you turn it off or the car battery dies. This tip came from a neighborhood watch coordinator. Next time you come home for the night and you start to put your keys away, think of this: It's a security alarm system that you probably already have and requires no installation. Test it. It will go off from most everywhere inside your house and will keep honking until your battery runs down or until you reset it with the button on the key fob chain. It works if you park in your driveway or garage. If your car alarm goes off when someone is trying to break into your house, odds are the burglar/rapist won't stick around. After a few seconds, all the neighbors will be looking out their windows to see who is out there and sure enough the criminal won't want that. And remember to carry your keys while walking to your car in a parking lot. The alarm can work the same way there. This is something that should really be shared with everyone. Maybe it could save a life or a sexual abuse crime. Would also be useful for any emergency, such as a heart attack, where you can't reach a phone. PLS. PASS THIS ON EVEN IF YOU'VE READ IT BEFORE.IT'S A REMINDER. PUT YOUR CAR KEYS BESIDE YOUR BED AT NIGHT

Tell your spouse, your children, your neighbors, your parents, your sisters, everyone you run across. Put your car keys beside your bed at night.

If you hear a noise outside your home or someone trying to get in your house, just press the panic button for your car. The alarm will be set off, and the horn will continue to sound until either you turn it off or the car battery dies.

This tip came from a neighborhood watch coordinator. Next time you come home for the night and you start to put your keys away, think of this: It's a security alarm system that you probably already have and requires no installation. Test it. It will go off from most everywhere inside your house and will keep honking until your battery runs down or until you reset it with the button on the key fob chain. It works if you park in your driveway or garage.

If your car alarm goes off when someone is trying to break into your house, odds are the burglar/rapist won't stick around. After a few seconds, all the neighbors will be looking out their windows to see who is out there and sure enough the criminal won't want that. And remember to carry your keys while walking to your car in a parking lot. The alarm can work the same way there. This is something that should really be shared with everyone. Maybe it could save a life or a sexual abuse crime.

Would also be useful for any emergency, such as a heart attack, where you can't reach a phone.

PLS. PASS THIS ON EVEN IF YOU'VE READ IT BEFORE. IT'S A REMINDER.


TOPICS: Education; Miscellaneous; Society
KEYWORDS: bed; carkeys; homeinvasion; homesecurity; keys; panicbutton; security; securityalarm; vanity
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To: CharlesWayneCT

Nothing is more embarrassing than standing in a parking lot with a cart full of groceries to be put in the trunk and you hit the panic button by mistake instead of the trunk release. Everybody turns around and looks at you and they know what you did.......................


21 posted on 01/08/2013 10:12:13 AM PST by Red Badger (Lincoln freed the slaves. Obama just got them ALL back......................)
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To: Salamander

I live in a town where we leave our doors unlocked and my car keys in the ignition.


22 posted on 01/08/2013 10:12:52 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: flyover

My car keys stay by my wallet and watch on the valet box near the door. By the bed is a gun, much more useful than a panic button.


23 posted on 01/08/2013 10:13:02 AM PST by discostu (I recommend a fifth of Jack and a bottle of Prozac)
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To: CharlesWayneCT

i kind of got the “then who waz phone?” feeling from that post as well.


24 posted on 01/08/2013 10:13:50 AM PST by IllumiNaughtyByNature ($1.84 - The price of a gallon of gas on Jan. 20th, 2009.)
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To: flyover

I keep mine within arm’s reach anyway. If the house catches on fire and I have to bail out the window (down the chain ladder) with the family, at least they will have a place to get warm—if I have the keys.


25 posted on 01/08/2013 10:15:22 AM PST by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

“to” should be “two.”
I’m referring to two tutus too!


26 posted on 01/08/2013 10:15:46 AM PST by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: MeganC

I’ve got 00 buckshot all up and down in mine. I figure if someone’s entered my locked house at night, then someone has it coming to them.

Magnum slug, you say....


27 posted on 01/08/2013 10:17:45 AM PST by MarDav
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To: flyover

Must be for people with fancy cars and FOBS.

My forward operating base is not near home.


28 posted on 01/08/2013 10:18:13 AM PST by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: flyover

Thanks!


29 posted on 01/08/2013 10:18:31 AM PST by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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To: flyover

Gunshot wound should scare them off just fine. If I can reach my car keys, I can reach my 1911. Plus, car keys ain’t gonna help much if you don’t wake up ‘til they’re already in the house.

My truck doesn’t have one of those panic buttons anyway.

SnakeDoc


30 posted on 01/08/2013 10:19:23 AM PST by SnakeDoctor (Come and take it.)
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To: Gaffer

My keys, one of my 2 1911 Kimbers (plus 3-5 Wilson Combat Mags w/ 230gr HPs) and Mr Remy 870 are at-hand, plus the building is well-secured w/ alarm system on in-house battery back-up. Had to raise the motion sensors 14”, since cats’ tails would set them off. LOL.


31 posted on 01/08/2013 10:20:35 AM PST by carriage_hill ("I meant to say maggot, but I have a lisp.")
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To: Salamander

My Dobe runs the perimeter constantly. Smart dogs.


32 posted on 01/08/2013 10:21:14 AM PST by guardian_of_liberty (We must bind the Government with the Chains of the Constitution...)
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To: CharlesWayneCT

I love your wife...she reminds me so much of mine! (J/K! We both know *I’m* the one who does the “pocket alarm!”)


33 posted on 01/08/2013 10:22:36 AM PST by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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To: flyover

All it’s gonna do is scare the carp out of the raccoons


34 posted on 01/08/2013 10:22:56 AM PST by NonValueAdded (If you can keep your head when all about you are losing theirs, you've likely misread the situation.)
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To: ctdonath2

which safe do you recommend?


35 posted on 01/08/2013 10:23:38 AM PST by frogjerk (Obama Claus is coming to town!)
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To: MeganC

Google wax slugs.


36 posted on 01/08/2013 10:24:15 AM PST by dangerdoc (see post #6)
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To: flyover
If you hear a noise outside your home or someone trying to get in your house, just press the panic button for your car. The alarm will be set off, and the horn will continue to sound until either you turn it off or the car battery dies.

My dog hears this stuff long before I can and makes almost as much noise. ;-)

37 posted on 01/08/2013 10:26:35 AM PST by uglybiker (nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-BATMAN!)
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To: flyover
Just beware of the Car Key Gnomes


38 posted on 01/08/2013 10:27:04 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: cripplecreek
I live in a town where we leave our doors unlocked and my car keys in the ignition.

I grew up that way. When I went to college in the big city, I quickly learned to lock the doors. I wasn't quite as quick learning to take the keys out of the ignition.

I did get quite good at opening my locked car door. Once on the Staten Island Ferry, I learned many new cuss words as I tried to open that door after we docked at Manhattan.

39 posted on 01/08/2013 10:30:14 AM PST by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: flyover

Not a bad idea, I’ll keep them near the Mossberg.


40 posted on 01/08/2013 10:34:15 AM PST by muir_redwoods (Don't fire until you see the blue of their helmets)
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