Eerie Severed Hands Teach Whispy Mustachioed Belgians About Pickpockets

What better way to be taught about the dangers of airport pickpocketing than reaching into your purse and finding the waxy cast of a disembodied human hand lurking within?

This campaign, initiated by Brussels Airlines, attempts to alert careless travelers to pay better attention to their surroundings by dropping a plastic hand with a message about theft into the particularly vulnerable pockets, open bags or purse of travelerss. But we think this campaign may very well be too clever for its own good. After all, if you were wandering around Brussels Airport and knew there was the chance that you could walk away with a really cool rubber hand to put on your mantel, use in your sadomasochism dungeon or simply drop into a men’s room toilet, wouldn’t you do everything in your power to make yourself a mark?

PickPocket Guerrilla [CoolzOr]

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