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The opposite of Do Not Disturb

Often, on the back of a ‘Do Not Disturb’ sign is a ‘Make Up My Room Now’ message of some sort. But, now matter how they phrase it, isn’t it the same as an “I’m Out, So This Would Be a Good to Rob Me, Especially If You Are Squeamish about Violence” sign?

11 Responses to “The opposite of Do Not Disturb”

  1. I’ve had the same concerns. I also wonder how often pranksters change the “Do Not Disturb” to the “Please Interrupt My Sleep And Other Private Activities” side. (NO, I have never done it).

  2. The best door hanging I’ve seen was one I lifted from the Parker Meridian in New York many years back and which is still displayed in my office. It simply reads “Go Away”.

  3. How about “NRA Member”?

  4. I like those signs, especially if I go out early but know I’m going to be back after lunch. Staff can do their thing while I’m gone. Of course, not being a wealthy world traveler like you, I don’t have lots of valuables to leave unguarded in my room. Robbers can take whatever they find if they really want it, but I bet they will be disappointed.

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