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Old 08-18-05, 03:08 PM   #1
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Fun new uses for a u-lock

Well, besides locking up your bike, what do you all do with your u-locks? I've seen some mention of self-defense in the SS/FG forum, and just the other day, I broke up a cat fight and chased the neighbor's cat with mine! Must've been quite a sight. So, any other intriguing uses for a u-lock?
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I fail to see how a U lock gives you any greater ability to break up a cat fight than your hands.
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More of a power surge thing...

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Oooh! You could hang it on you dorm room door knob to signal to your roommate that you have a "special friend" over. That is, if you live in a dorm room, have a roommate, and ever invite over "special friends."
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I once dated a girl who could lock an 'ATB' model around her waist. Really, don't ask.
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They have been used by protestors/demonstrators to fasten themselves to objects; usually by locking around the neck....
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...pull hard enough on the feet and they'll move with nary a peep.
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