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Old 1st June 2009, 16:23   #1
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Default Spare car keys, where do you keep them?

We will usually have a spare car key. I want to know where you keep them- 1. At home or
2. With you in a key chain always or
3. Hide it in the car or

I ask this because my key got lost on recent trip and fortunately I had taken the spare along but I fear even this can get lost if taken everywhere
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Well usually when i am in Town i keep spare keys at home. But when I am out of town i take spare key with me.

Earlier i used to keep a duplicate key in wallet no matter i am in town or not. I remember i had 4 keys till last year until the duplicates one gave up. Now I have 2 and both are the ones i got when i bought the car.
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I'm not telling you where I keep my spare key. What if you steal my car?
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I'm not telling you where I keep my spare key. What if you steal my car?
Sam hahaha

You never miss an opportunity to pull others leg!!!!
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Aaw c'mon sam is not worried 'bout the car more than the ... inside
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@home, when I am home; with somebody (non-driver) when on long trips.

And make sure to swap keys every few weeks.
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And make sure to swap keys every few weeks.
Hey That's a good tip.
I suppose it's to wear them both evenly? What about the remote keychain, do you swap them too? Right now I have taken the battery out of the remote and taped it to the side, and this along with the spare are safe in my secure key drawer.
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In my other-half's hand bag, which she carries almost everywhere, except to the Church.

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my spare key is always kept in my cupboard.
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Some people are more careless than others in handling keys, wallets and mobile phones which go hand-in-hand when you got out.

Wherever you keep them, make sure you swap at periodic intervals to keep them charged up and in working order.
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At home...frankly i don't know. I need to ask my 18 month old daughter.

On a more serious note, when travelling out of town, i keep the spare key with one of the passengers.

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I'm not telling you where I keep my spare key. What if you steal my car?
I will also not tell anyone that i keep my spare key in my chor jeb.
At last i am also worried about my car getting stolen.
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Unless on a highway trip, my spare keys for cars are always at home.

Somebody can always pick it up and will reach you eventually.

It helped me once at the movies. I locked the car and my friend wanted to leave his bag in the boot. We came back and then he wanted to take a peek at the spare. i put my key aside(by mistake) and then accidentally closed the boot.

I called my brother, who came back with the key. It took some time but i was window-shopping anyways!

P.S. Damn, i still can't believe i forgot the key inside the car
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In my spare car
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I have more than 1 one spare key to lower my risk of going keyless!
Thankfully, I don't have a CATS or DOGS key with an RFID.
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