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Old 09-03-2020, 06:04 AM
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Originally Posted by autobaun70 View Post
Ouch. Iím more and more subscribing to my late grandfatherís theory. Leave a few things you donít care about in the cars you donít care about, and the keys in the ignition. Let them steal the vehicles rather than screw around breaking in the house.
A long time ago, I had a 1969 Mustang Convertible. I always left the doors unlocked. I figured it would be better if they opened the door and stole the $100 stereo rather than cut the top and then steal the $100 stereo.

As for the Op's dilemma, I had a roommate in college who swore he cashed his paycheck and stashed the cash somewhere in the house we were renting. We spent hours looking for it but never found it. About 2 weeks later, he was getting something out of one of the pockets in his wallet and he found his missing paycheck. Never cashed it, never hid it. And we never let him forget it.