Locksmith gets locked out of van.
19 years ago
Locksmith gets locked out of van.
surprised that they didn't have some pics in their pocket. would think that the "manager" would be pretty pissed but not sure that the "manager" would say what they claim he said though. also, this natural situation wouldn't make them "sorry smiths". just more prepared the next time :-)
anyway, bet they were all embarrassed !!
The Manager missed a golden publicity opportunity eg - we practice what we preach - our van was very well locked up.
agree, he sure did miss a "golden publicity opportunity"
Been in the same situation years ago myself, and in front of about 6 young guys and their girlfriends, whom I had just let them into their mini bus. Had to climb into a dumpster to scrounge a length of packing tape to use, and didn't I cop a pizzling off all those young buggers. Live and learn eh !
front of about 6 young
their mini bus.
packing tape to use,
Live and learn eh !
Steve, did it many times till I hid a key :-) if anyone was watching ? I would call kitt :-)
Did it too. The last time I did it, I was at a slim open. Promply locked all the tools in the truck. I found an old Kwikset knob and took the spring and my trusty mini Craftsman screwdriver and unlocked the truck in front of the girl, opened her truck, and got me a date for that Saturday.
Remember, if he had nobody would have heard the story.
"A fail safe system fails by failing to fail safe", and a locksmith locks himself out by locking his tools on the wrong side of the door.
If it hasn't happened to you, just wait; it will.
(Didn't bother looking at the story. This is Not News, and not even all that interesting. We're human too. Yawn.)
I really thought it was cute and I felt for these folks. I've worried about the same thing myself, but so far I've been lucky. It'd be bad enough, I'd hate to have an audience. Especially one with a camera and a paper.
Did that once in 32 years. Pulled out my wallet and used the spare key. :))
Can't fit a spare key in my wallet, too much cash stuffed in it, ha ha. :-)
You are absolutely right about that Peter!
Unfortunately, this incident could have been made into a brilliant advertising coup for the locksmith company if they had any public relations savvy. With a little humor, and a statement to the effect that "our security skills are so good that we can even lock ourselves out" would have made a big difference in the tone of the news article. ATTITUDE makes all the difference in dealing with people. What happened is a typical example of how not to deal with the press or the general public. This PR disaster makes all locksmiths look bad, and it violates the First Law of Public Relations: "Never pick a fight with someone who buys ink by the barrel!"
stuffed in it, ha ha.
got two words for ya ! (duct tape)
I saw once, and maybe on this group, that a locksmith only NEEDS two things in his tool box. Duct Tape and WD40. If it moves and it's not supposed to, use the Duct Tape. It it doesn't move and it is supposed to, use WD40. <g> Sorry I can't give appropriate credit. I have both in my tool box.
NEEDS two things in
supposed to, use the
WD40. <g> Sorry I
three things. you forgot a hair dryer :-)
I believed what you said up to the last sentence. STOP LYING!!! Everybody knows you're gay.
I started to get my blood pressure up but then thought why bother.
knob and took the
the truck in front
don't mess with your blood pressure Glen. he is probably just looking for a companion :-)
One thing's for sure now everyone knows you're an Ass.
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