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#138433 - 09/08/03 03:01 PM Unexpected day off
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Went to do a job this morning, (add a telephone extension and some cat5 for a few PC`s) Found the key under the mat as where the customer said he would leave it, so anyway get all the cables in by 10:30 ish and go out to get my flask for a cuppa, Shut the door behind me and suddenly had a bad feeling, yup i was locked out, all my tools drill etc locked in .

I went home did nothing till 6 (apart from putting off a few other jobs i had lined up for the day) went back and connected up the cables which took half an hour .

So a 3 Hour job ended up lasting 9 odd hours , anyway im laughing at it all now and wont do that again.

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#138434 - 09/08/03 05:30 PM Re: Unexpected day off
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sanUK,
You're not the first person to have done this before!.
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#138435 - 09/09/03 04:39 AM Re: Unexpected day off
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Sounds like one of those days when you should have just stayed in bed!

On a related subject, how many of you use the self-locking when you leave your vehicle?

I decided long ago that this could lead to keys locked in the vehicle, and I always lock up using the key.

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#138436 - 09/09/03 05:31 PM Re: Unexpected day off
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paul, are their plastic "credit-card" car-door keys in the UK? [Fit nicely in your wallet.] Seems like I lock my keys in the ignition about every six weeks.

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#138437 - 09/09/03 05:37 PM Re: Unexpected day off
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I've not come across anything like that here, but many modern cars have centralized locking and a remote "zapper" -- In reality a small UHF transmitter fitted into an oversized keyfob.

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