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  1. candcallen

    candcallen Active Member

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    There are ways to deal with disrespectful trespassers.

    My Grandma had kids who would cut thru her yard to jump her fence as a short cut. Not just cut corners but from front to back right thru the middle. It didnt matter if she were right there yelling at them they figured shes an old lady so who cares.

    Well, I cared and since I cut the grass and was a young stupid slightly less crotchety version of my present self I let the grass grow a couple weeks then took a roll of bailing wire and 8 stakes and set up trip wires just below the grass but high enough to trip the little bastards and waited.

    They were pretty regular about when they would come thru so I went over early sat morning and waited inside and had my grandmother wait outside and told here today was the last day this was going to happen and to start yelling at them to stay out of her yard.

    Right on schedule 4 or 5 lil teen bastards came walking thru and she hollered get out of my property. I waited around the house till they got deep enough in that they were committed to going all the way thru and started raising holy hell about cutting off body parts after some ars whippings and they realized it wasnt just a little old lady this time and bolted for the fence full speed...for about 3 steps and all tripped hitting the ground. Up they jumped a couple more steps and down they went. The third time I was laughing so hard I couldnt yell anymore and the last wire was just before the gravel so they all got nice road rash. They never cut thru again. Infact they avoided even walking down the street for several months.

    I was very lucky no one broke anything or fell on a stake out of blind luck. I would have been in some jeopardy for hurting them. At least my grandmother insc would be at any rate. You cant just booby trap your property, well at least in AZ. Trespassing and getting hurt is somewhat on them. Its different if you booby trap so they will intentionally get hurt.

    I still smile and chuckle some 35 40 years later. It was funny sheit. Stupid on my part but funny and solved the problem.
     


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  2. pronstar

    pronstar TGT Addict TGT Supporter

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    Yeah there are laws against boobytraps in all states.
    You’ll be liable for injuries.


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  3. Charlie

    Charlie TGT Addict TGT Supporter

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    If I ever find an actual booby trap, I'm going to buy it! :green:
     
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  4. Brains

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    They sell bras basically everywhere.
     
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  5. Charlie

    Charlie TGT Addict TGT Supporter

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    Yeah, but that's not really a "trap". OTSBH (over the shoulder ...........................)
     
  6. candcallen

    candcallen Active Member

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    Strip clubs? Or is that a booby bait location?
     
  7. benenglish

    benenglish Lifetime Supporter Staff Member Lifetime Member Admin

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    Those are places mostly patronized by boobs.
     
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  8. Charlie

    Charlie TGT Addict TGT Supporter

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    candcallen said:
    Strip clubs? Or is that a booby bait location?

    Correct!
     
  9. BRD@66

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    hey. HEY! You patronize this place TOO.
     
  10. benenglish

    benenglish Lifetime Supporter Staff Member Lifetime Member Admin

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    Yep. And 9 out of 10 times I've done so for any reason other than work, I've been a boob.
     


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