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This letter just rolled off my printer:

Do you think your over-sensitive car alarm, which has been sounding off repeatedly all day today, is protecting your massive SUV? Or is it making it all the more likely that some otherwise peace-loving neighborhood person will go berserk and vandalize your vehicle? Just asking.  

Taking deep breaths now.

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