In a move that would’ve had the Fuller Brush Man and his fellow door-to-door salesmen fuming 60 years ago, a town in Michigan has created a “Do Not Knock” registry to keep annoying solicitors from banging doors and ringing bells. But then what about my “Go away, punk!” doorbell sound? [More]
Terry has a story that illustrates why it’s not a good idea to have a too-trusting person — say, your mom or your kids — answer your door. If the answerer has the tendency to offer up unsolicited information about when you’ll be away, he could give an unsavory caller an indication of when to rob you.