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#190477 - 12/11/09 04:44 AM Locked out
scafool Offline

Registered: 12/18/08
Posts: 1534
Loc: Muskoka
Just supposing you locked yourself out of your car, or your home.
Do you have a plan for getting inside again?
(hopefully not a destructive plan)
May set off to explore without any sense of direction or how to return.

#190478 - 12/11/09 04:51 AM Re: Locked out [Re: scafool]
philip Offline

Registered: 09/19/05
Posts: 639
Loc: San Francisco Bay Area
Call the locksmith. :->

#190479 - 12/11/09 04:54 AM Re: Locked out [Re: philip]
Skimo Offline

Registered: 11/28/09
Posts: 41
Loc: Tinker AFB Oklahoma, USA
Call security forces, they have keys and slim jims laugh
J. Anderson
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#190481 - 12/11/09 05:05 AM Re: Locked out [Re: Skimo]
Susan Offline

Registered: 01/21/04
Posts: 5163
Loc: W. WA
Keep a couple of extra keys on a neck strap, or in/on something you always keep in your pocket.

If you have a dog with a ruff, attach a door key to its collar, preferably between a couple of ID/rabies tags. And keep your mouth shut about it.


#190483 - 12/11/09 05:20 AM Re: Locked out [Re: Susan]
barbakane Offline

Registered: 03/12/09
Posts: 205
Loc: Florida
I use duct tape to attach a spare car key on the back of my license plate. it will NEVER come off unless specifically removed.
seeking to balance risk and reward
Audaces fortuna iuvat...fortune favors the bold
Practice methodical caution...Les Stroud

#190487 - 12/11/09 08:06 AM Re: Locked out [Re: barbakane]
dweste Offline

Registered: 02/16/08
Posts: 2463
Loc: Central California
Spare car and home door keys in wallet and hidden outside in the yard. Also use combination locks where practical.

#190493 - 12/11/09 11:22 AM Re: Locked out [Re: dweste]
bws48 Offline
Old Hand

Registered: 08/18/07
Posts: 831
Loc: Anne Arundel County, Maryland
Trusted neighbors. We have a key to their house, they to ours. We have had to let each other in a couple of times. Good neighbors are a great resource.
"Better is the enemy of good enough."

#190494 - 12/11/09 11:32 AM Re: Locked out [Re: barbakane]
Eugene Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 12/26/02
Posts: 2840
Originally Posted By: barbakane
I use duct tape to attach a spare car key on the back of my license plate. it will NEVER come off unless specificually removed.

License plates are stolen quite often so you just gave someone your key.

#190496 - 12/11/09 12:12 PM Re: Locked out [Re: Eugene]
Desperado Offline

Registered: 11/01/08
Posts: 1530
Loc: DFW, Texas
My truck: Spare Key in wallet and OnStar
DW's Jeep: It is a jeep. Soft Top, so unzip the top.
DS's car: Spare key in wallet.

House: Dog door. It is big enough for me to fit thru (at least for now anyway), and the GSD's keep everyone not a member of the family out.
I do the things that I must, and really regret, are unfortunately necessary.


#190497 - 12/11/09 12:33 PM Re: Locked out [Re: Desperado]
Russ Online   content

Registered: 06/02/06
Posts: 5297
The only way this happens is that the keys are locked in the truck -- BTDT. I take the spare key that's kept in my EDC Mission Wallet and open the door. Then I put the key back in the MC.
Better is the Enemy of Good Enough.
Okay, what’s your point??

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