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How do you prevent package theft at your house?

Discussion in 'Off-topic Zone' started by ajk23az, Jan 6, 2017.

  1. TheCount

    TheCount Pixel Pusher

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    They're both $200 bucks, not cheap but I have a regular Nest cam indoors and it's great.
     
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  2. rynochop

    rynochop Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, ups doesn't here. And i rarely use my front door, so I just have to randomly check when I expect something
     
  3. Eric_Boyer

    Eric_Boyer Well-Known Member

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    he tried, but the package kept getting stolen.
     
  4. visionary

    visionary Well-Known Member

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    Motion activated machine gun
     
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  5. 65fastback2plus2

    65fastback2plus2 Well-Known Member

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    Either can be had in the $150-200 range.
     
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  6. MichaelWinicki

    MichaelWinicki "You want some?" Staff Member

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    I detest "porch pirates".

    Video surveillance of your delivery area is the only thing you can do.
     
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  7. JoeyBoy718

    JoeyBoy718 Well-Known Member

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    I live in an apartment building in the middle of downtown that you can easily get into without being a resident. I had packages stolen so often that I would only order things that I knew would be delivered on the weekend and then I would head down to the lobby (where they were dropped off) every 30 minutes to see if it had been delivered. It was annoying. Fortunately, they just set up a "parcel pending" system that texts you when the package arrives and gives you a code to enter to get it out of a locker.
     
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  8. bkight13

    bkight13 Capologist

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    Leave your door open and a note for the UPS driver to pull it shut after he drops it off

    But seriously.......maybe leave a lock box type of container or chest that can be locked by the driver
     
  9. REDVOLUTION

    REDVOLUTION Return to Dominance

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    Sign for everything.



    Hassle.

    I know.



    If not home. Then you gotta pick it up!
     
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  10. LocimusPrime

    LocimusPrime Well-Known Member

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    Tell the delivery guy to gently place the package in the middle of this

    [​IMG]
     
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  11. Reality

    Reality Administrator Staff Member

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    I believe UPS will let you send it to the a UPS store/center and hold it there for you to come pick up.

    You can ship it to friends or family members who are home during the day.

    You can also ship it to where you work if you work in an office and depending on the type of work you do.

    As a last resort, you could leave a note for the delivery guy to put deliveries in another location rather than at your front door.
     
  12. REDVOLUTION

    REDVOLUTION Return to Dominance

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    People that steal your packages ....

    "This whole thing....... really .........fudging SUCKS!"

    [​IMG]
     
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  13. MileyDancer

    MileyDancer Well-Known Member

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    Quit living in the ghetto.
     
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  14. BigStar

    BigStar Stop chasing

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  15. BigStar

    BigStar Stop chasing

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    Coward troll
     
  16. MileyDancer

    MileyDancer Well-Known Member

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    Coward? Lmao. OK. Do you normally get this visibly upset with stranger comments not even aimed at you?
     
  17. Silver Surfer

    Silver Surfer Well-Known Member

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    This. I occasionally have packages sent to my local FedEx office and retrieve them there. If I were to have something stolen, that would become my modus operandi.
     
  18. BigStar

    BigStar Stop chasing

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    Your comment was pretty hard not to grasp and was applied to everybody? Just calling it like I see it. ;) Would you like to expand on your thought instead? Least you wouldn't be trolling...no cowardice, etc.
     
  19. Ranching

    Ranching Well-Known Member

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    I have a 600 foot driveway, seems to help.
     
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  20. jrumann59

    jrumann59 Well-Known Member

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    Be careful give a couple of days before claiming theft. Amazon is notorious for using FedEx/UPS who drops it at USPS and USPS delivers the last leg.
     

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