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Old 12-26-2013, 10:18 PM   #1
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Default Curbside garbage can alert burglars to what's new to steal

Be careful of what you put out on the curb for trash pick up.Empty boxes that expensive HDTVs,laptops,video game systems came in can give a clue to burglars you have good stuff to steal.

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Old 12-27-2013, 03:58 AM   #2
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Strip the boxes of name and addresses, rip the boxes into many pieces. Remove serial number and other information from those boxes, i.e. TV, DVD player, rifle box, just a few examples.

If I have large box, it is getting cut down in squares!



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Cardboard belongs in the fireplace.

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The large boxes make for a real nice target holder after Christmas. Matter of fact, I love to use the big boxes, blow a bunch of holes in it and then toss it. Maybe that tells a thief that we have guns but then again do they want to risk no one is home to break in? Plus we have a combined 120+ of really mad dogs if someone comes in uninvited.

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We usually just put all the xmas trash in a pike out back and burn it kinda a family thing keep you warm while your talking and playing with what evet you got we dont burn plastic though l.

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When I lived in Louisiana decades ago before joining the Air Force, he had a burn barrel and a nice fire pit. We would burn what was burnable, cans too! Later, shoot the cans!

Best thing about the fire pit, it kept the blood suckers at bay!

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I always put boxes that may show I got a new electronic in the community recycle bin down by the high school. I never put anything at the curb that might show what's in my house.

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Cardboard belongs in the fireplace.
Go slowly. I've seen too many chimney fires start this way.
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My buddy did this exact same thing 4 years ago when he bought his house . He got a 40" TV from his mom as a house warming gift and guess what , they got his TV, Computer, Guns , Game system , basically anything of value . They must have watched him leave for work and had all day to clean house . He got none of it back . I highly recommend either taking your broken down boxes to a recycle center or burning them if you can .

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We always cut up the boxes in smaller pieces to put inside our recycling can. I usually do this inside the garage and pull the recycling can in there too.



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