They needed another doorbell!

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Called to install doorbell for a old customer. I was a bit confused when I approached the door. Yes, they all work! I added 1 more to add to the confusion.
what's the story behind this insanity?
 

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He probably puts one up every time someone knocks at the door instead of using a doorbell because he thinks the doorbell stopped working. The bad thing is that the more buttons he puts up, the more likely someone is to simply knock. This could turn into quite the business opportunity!
 

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You know everyday I wake up and just know this forum is going to show me something that is just too funny.

I’ve seen all kinds of collections from tools, cards, stamps, caps, cars, etc. We officially have living proof of a door bell collection!
 

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Maybe, just maybe.....

All of the ones in the vertical column appear to be the wireless type, each one is for a specific ringer in a specific part of the house (still makes no sense).
-OR-
He doesn't know there's a battery in the push button as well as at the bell and he figures it just failed (but still, why not remove the "failed" button?)
-OR- (and most likely)
As @Robert hocevar said.... "his elevator doesn't go all the way to the top floor".:highfive:
 

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I think he it trying to discourage the door to door salesmen. They walk up to the door and get so confused, they say screw it. Only way to fight idiocy is with idiocy. This guy is not your normal idiot.
 
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Heck a 2x6 and brackets screwed into the framing on each side of the opening would be easier, cheaper, faster and harder to break through
Agreed, but the photo TonyR loaded is a free standing display / photoshop illustration. Still funny to see that a person took so much effort to prop something up and install dozens of locks. Or, took the time to photoshop the same and upload to the internet! :rofl:
 

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Heck a 2x6 and brackets screwed into the framing on each side of the opening would be easier, cheaper, faster and harder to break through
Oh, yeah...very true. However, I think it would be too simple and sensible though to satisfy some folks' OCD leanings.
TBH, I wouldn't consider French/double doors anyway if I was security conscious.
 

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Or, took the time to photoshop the same and upload to the internet! :rofl:
Yep, it's probable that even that can become excessive behavior,
I've heard that the Internet since circa 1990 has spawned a lot of new behavior.

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I've heard that the Internet since circa 1990 has spawned a lot of new behavior.
Oh, yeah, it's gotten out of hand, from what I read.

I've heard that one can, in the privacy of their own home, go online at 2 or 3 in the morning in their pajamas and order all kinds of great stuff...switches, IP cameras, routers, etc. I find that hard to believe. What has gotten into people?

And the forums and blogs is where many of the fanatics hang out. They talk about IP cameras, networks, politics, firearms and 2A, COVID mandates, LEO, and more.

Some of the more volatile extremists even reply to their own posts..... :rofl:
 

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