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    Dinner fork door lock - GIF

    Dinner fork door lock. I like how this is used even though the door has its own lock.




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    It holds against his lily-weak jiggle; put a shoulder to it! I'm thinking even 18/8 stainless will straighten right out.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Toolmaker51 View Post
    It holds against his lily-weak jiggle; put a shoulder to it! I'm thinking even 18/8 stainless will straighten right out.
    Toolmaker, it's not designed to stop a determined break-in, but rather make it hard/impossible to sneak in whilst you are asleep. This was a technique "advertised" for people in hotels worried about people coming in whilst you are asleep and either robbing the room, or molesting the occupants. If someone plants a shoulder or boot to the door, the theory is there will be enough noise to wake you up.
    The basis of the concern was shady hotel operators/ employees with master keys/ access cards, or crims picking locks.

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    Oh, lol. Noise hadn't occured to me!



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