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Old 05-11-07, 06:15 PM   #1
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Okay I need you guys to help me with this. It worked for me and nobody believes me (or attempted to try it) so I want you to so I can see if I'm just tripping or something. What you need:

2 fully charged cell phones
1 car with 2 remotes
a second person to help

You and the person go about a block away from each other, one taking the car. The person without the car calls the person with the car. Person with car gets out of car and shuts the door. Person without the car uses remote and aims into mouthpiece of phone. Person with car holds their cell phone near where the brain to the remote is under hood, dash, where ever. See if the door locks or unlocks.

Does this work for you?

This worked for me. This is good for when I lock my key in and I call the other person who has the spare. Saves them a trip to where I am.
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Old 05-11-07, 06:20 PM   #2
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i think you have done to much 420 baking

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Old 05-11-07, 06:28 PM   #3
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Then why did it work for me? Was I still too close and my remote is strong?
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Old 05-11-07, 06:30 PM   #4
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Yep, I can unlock my car from a block and a half away. It's real small, can hide behind a Civic, and listening for the chirp is how I find it in parking lots sometimes.
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Siu, your remote, like your Kung Fu, is very strong!
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Old 05-11-07, 06:54 PM   #6
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*sigh*

I HAVE been told that I give out a strong "energy".

Aw man. And I thought I was all cool and stuff. *Looks down and kicks pebble with toe*
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Old 05-11-07, 07:02 PM   #7
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*sigh*

I HAVE been told that I give out a strong "energy".

Aw man. And I thought I was all cool and stuff. *Looks down and kicks pebble with toe*
Your aura unlocks cars. That's still cool and stuff in my book...
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It's ok siu, I still think you are cool and stuff.
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So... are we hacking in RL now?
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OK, I'll bite...I'm sending my son outside right now to try it...
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Inconclusive...the remove still worked while inside the house.
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[QUOTE=Siu Blue Wind]Okay I need you guys to help me with this. It worked for me and nobody believes me (or attempted to try it) so I want you to so I can see if I'm just tripping or something. What you need:

2 fully charged cell phones
1 car with 2 remotes
a second person to help

See if the door locks or unlocks.

Does this work for you?



have you been eating from those lilies?
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Have you been listening to that guy who broadcasts from Parumph, Nevada?
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It's ok siu, I still think you are cool and stuff.

I need a hug, qbp.
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here you go, bunches...

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"The fob that you carry on your keychain or use to open the garage door is actually a small radio transmitter. When you push a button on the fob, you turn on the transmitter and it sends a code to the receiver (either in the car or in the garage). Inside the car or garage is a radio receiver tuned to the frequency that the transmitter is using (300 or 400 MHz is typical for modern systems)."

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"The fob that you carry on your keychain or use to open the garage door is actually a small radio transmitter. When you push a button on the fob, you turn on the transmitter and it sends a code to the receiver (either in the car or in the garage). Inside the car or garage is a radio receiver tuned to the frequency that the transmitter is using (300 or 400 MHz is typical for modern systems)."

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Right... so how would a cell phone (that operates at 850/950/1800/1900 MHz) suddenly be able to not only transmit your unique code to the receiver in the car(that's listening for a 300 or 400 MHz signal) but do it after receiving the signal from the original fob via another cell phone?
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The remote is sending an RF signal not an audio signal.

http://urbanlegends.about.com/librar...nlock_door.htm
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Aughhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Its OK Siu...we still love you.
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I once had a friend tell me, "pobody's nerfect". Those are words I live by.
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I like my son's method of locking the driver's side door. Use the key.
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