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Unexpected day off #138433
09/08/03 05:01 PM
09/08/03 05:01 PM
sanUK  Offline OP
Joined: Jan 2003
Posts: 45
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 [Linked Image].

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 [Linked Image].

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

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Re: Unexpected day off #138434
09/08/03 07:30 PM
09/08/03 07:30 PM
Trumpy  Offline

Joined: Jul 2002
Posts: 8,231
SI,New Zealand
You're not the first person to have done this before!. [Linked Image]

Re: Unexpected day off #138435
09/09/03 06:39 AM
09/09/03 06:39 AM
pauluk  Offline
Joined: Aug 2001
Posts: 7,520
Norfolk, England
Sounds like one of those days when you should have just stayed in bed! [Linked Image]

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.

Re: Unexpected day off #138436
09/09/03 07:31 PM
09/09/03 07:31 PM
Bjarney  Offline
Joined: Apr 2002
Posts: 2,527
West-Southern Inner-Northeast ...
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.

Re: Unexpected day off #138437
09/09/03 07:37 PM
09/09/03 07:37 PM
pauluk  Offline
Joined: Aug 2001
Posts: 7,520
Norfolk, England
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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