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Liv Marit wrote:Hi again !
Of course, you NEVER leave your little bag with passport,Liv
Janeh wrote:Vinotinto, could you please explain what a TSA lock is and also how heavy or what type was your cable lock?thanks.
Valdis Pauzers wrote:claimed your bed by putting your baggage and sleeping bag at/on the bed) after or even during your shower.
BlackDog wrote:If you are concerned about security an added extra would be a movement alarm such as used for protection of laptops.
Anniesantiago wrote:BlackDog wrote:If you are concerned about security an added extra would be a movement alarm such as used for protection of laptops.
I really hope you are not serious.
Please do NOT put an alarm on your pack and walk away.
You may come back to find it in the nearest pond, especially if people are trying to sleep.
grayland wrote:remember that the beds a usually double bunks and the climbing into and out of the other bunk by someone will very easily set of the alarm. Many reasons why the bed can be jarred.
Think of all of the car alarms we hear going off for hours with no one arround.
Shared quarters often take a little more consideration than usual.
BlackDog wrote:With a rucksack not on the bed I can't see why an alarm should be going off
dougfitz wrote:BlackDog wrote:With a rucksack not on the bed I can't see why an alarm should be going off
I think you are underestimating how difficult it will be to ensure that your rucksack is so well isolated from disturbance as others innocently go about their business moving around the dormitory that the alarm doesn't get falsely triggered.
BlackDog wrote:dougfitz wrote:BlackDog wrote:My view is that you are overestimating the alarm triggering - we'll have to agree to differ. It was a suggestion to someone who was seriously concerned about theft.
Oh, Oh... please NEVER put your backpack ON the bed! Think of all the places that you have set it down during your day's walk! It is also one of the best ways to spread bed bugs (they LOVE to hike a ride in your pack)! The best place to store your pack, after you have sorted out your immediate needs for the afternoon, is under the bed. It's not in the way of anyone - and - it makes it more unaccessable. Anne
While it is hard to get into the mind of a bed bug, they mostly live in walls and lay their eggs on mattresses and in crevices. If a backpack is hanging from the corner of a bunk, particularly a metal bunk, then they don't need to pass the pack on the way to flesh, their real objective. They will visit your pack only to lay eggs, since there is no nourishment for them in your pack (unlike that Snickers bar that will draw bears). The permethrin on your pack will make it a very unattractive target if you have sprayed inside and out. The bed bugs lay eggs after feeding on blood, and it is less likely that they will negotiate the path down a cord or carabiner from the top corner of a bunk post, than just head for the mattress or the wall.it really doesn't matter whether you hang the backpack on the top corner
dougfitz wrote: [...] .... I never discuss the details of how I have arranged my valuables, and I am particularly wary when someone asks directly about this in conversation. I am prepared for it to be an innocent question, but that doesn't mean it deserves an answer that reveals my own arrangements to anyone who might be listening.
vinotinto wrote:... and when I hit the rack I secured the daypack to the bedpost next to my head with a PacSafe cable lock.
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