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Subject:  Re: Brinks — is it worth it? Date:  1/24/2004  6:09 PM
Author:  TheBreeze Number:  45146 of 131294

1. I have two dogs. I didn't get them for security, I got them 'cuz I wanted pets. They have the playful bark they use with me, but when the doorbell rings or they see someone "suspicious," the bark is very different, and more than a little scary. If someone were intent on breaking into my middle class home, I'm sure they could circumvent the dogs just like they could an alarm, but the two dogs put my house in, like, the 95th percentile of hassle to rob.

2. If just the doors and windows are wired for alarm if opened, think of this:
-Most homes have walls with siding, 1/2&quo