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Burglar and house prowler annoyance device:
Large red button on the wall.
In large easy to read type a sign says "Press this Button !"
Below in much smaller low contrast type anther sign says
You may have already sent your photo, weight and DNA to the police. Did
you feel a pin prick when you pressed the red button ? Is the little green light now flashing ? Did you know you have a right to remain silent ?
Seemed a bit dangerous [popbottle, Aug 12 2014]
||The burglar will claim the needle caused an infection, and will then sue you.
||I remember as a kid reading in my grandmother's
reader's digest that robbers where badly hurt in a
booby trapped home, sued and received damages.
||I also read about a door lock inside a metal knocker-
like lion's mouth, that closed on a burglars hand. He
sued too, and
||I wonder if people can sue all burglars in advance,
for having to worry and booby trap their homes in
||Anyway a non-bloody way of doing it, is to have the
sign say: Look into here for cash. If the wrong eyes
look at the sign the person is temporarily paralyzed
and blinded by a powerful flash of light, and a net is
thrust around him, hoisting him up to the ceiling and
spinning him till he's dizzy.
||No harm to anyone in case of a mistake, like the
case of your son in law not being warned in