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How about a bunch of thumbtacks all over the boat before bed......... that would teach thieves to stay off the boat.
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I must protest sir,

Finally you show your true colors.

This thread is no place to display racist insinuations or accusations or your political opinions thereof of people who are not of your persuasion,

It was not necessary to state a particular nationality in order to get your point across, which you chose to do without ANY proof. In addition making a political statement was also not necessary.

It is blatent prejudice to insinuate what you chose to do.

Please confine your political comments to the appropriate political threads . That way the rest of us who would like to read these forums without your political overtones.

Sorry to hear of the break in and hope the people who did it get caught.

This is either sarcasm, or the symptom of an overdeveloped sense of political correctness. I truly hope it's the former. If the latter, I pity him for the agony he must experience every day.
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How about a bunch of thumbtacks all over the boat before bed......... that would teach thieves to stay off the boat.
What if they wear shoes?
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I had a thief come into my backyard where I had a 4' X 8' Hot water solar panel leaning against my deck. This was originally on the roof. I took them down when new shingles were installed. Panel was not view able from the street. Someone came in removed all the screws holding the glass in place. Removed the glass and just took the copper panel behind it. I can't imagine who might have known the panel was there other than the electric meter reader or the neighbors lawn crew. Unfortunately my security camera covering that area was not working at the time.

The number one rule of thieves is that nothing is too small to steal.

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What if they wear shoes?
Get extral long ones?
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How about a bunch of thumbtacks all over the boat before bed......... that would teach thieves to stay off the boat.

What is OK for some book written about an incident 130 years ago will have you arrested nowadays.

Even in the USA its illegal to booby-trap your premises to injure intruders.


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Legos then. Every parent knows Legos are worse than punji stakes!
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Re: First Thief Experience

Mini cowbells are cheap...by the dozen on amazon
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What is OK for some book written about an incident 130 years ago will have you arrested nowadays.

Even in the USA its illegal to booby-trap your premises to injure intruders.


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Unfortunately Correct..probably get sued by the Perp or relative of the Perp....
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Mini cowbells are cheap...by the dozen on amazon
How do you tell the difference between the wind and the scum making the bells ring? Plus that's just what I want, more banging stuff on the boat :-(

Don't blow air up my rear, be useful and blow it at the sails!
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