Where to put my diamond earrings? I stared intently at the safe in my hotel room. And once again I pondered what the right answer was. Do I take the few valuables I own and place them in the safe, figure out what code to use, hope I remember my code, and hope the safe actually works? Or should I just hide them among my other belongings and hope for the best?
(This isn’t just free-floating anxiety by the way. I was once at a conference where a locksmith had to blow up the safe of the keynote presenter.)
The key question is, are we really better off using the safe at all rather than hiding something valuable anywhere else in the room? Or leaving it on a lounge chair at the pool while we swim — under a towel, of course?
The safe is basically shouting out to everyone: HERE IS WHERE ALL OF MY VALUABLES ARE!
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