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Friday 10 March 2006 3.37pm
We are in the Jam Factory and some people actually keep a set of keys at the Porter's - which IMO is insane. You're just begging to be robbed.

This anonymous exchange is a good idea but would need some more detail. If you contact someone by phone your addres can probably be found out. So you'd need to have a prepaid phone and an e-mail not trackable to an IP address.
Friday 10 March 2006 4.09pm
I was hoping that the mutual exchange in itself would prevent abuse or tracking of addresses, perhaps that's naive.

I think I will ask the 24 hour shop if they will keep my keys in their safe for a one-off payment of 10!
Friday 10 March 2006 6.10pm
just don't forget to get them back when you move house
Wednesday 15 March 2006 4.15pm
Needless to say, just days after starting this thread, I locked myself out. Not having done anything with my spare keys yet, I had to call a locksmith. 20 mins and 95 later I was in.

I have now exchanged keys and numbers with one of my neighbours.

Weirdest of all, my original posting on this subject has been reposted word for word on the gay chat site OUTintheUK.com.
Wednesday 15 March 2006 4.54pm
Really sorry to hear that Andrew...I hope your neighbour is a reliable person who does not happen to go on holidays every other week...
Thursday 16 March 2006 3.48pm
I've been worrying about the same thing so now have a set of my housekeys locked in my laptop strong box at work. I can get access to the building 24 hours a day and it would only involve a half hour walk to get me there. there's room in the box for another set, if you'd like!
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