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You have five minutes to hide a golden paperclip somewhere in your house.
Old 10-10-2020, 04:20 PM
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A professional detective will have 30 minutes to find it. If they don't, you get 1 million dollars. Where are you hiding it?


I think I would crawl into my crawlspace (which is accessible only from in my house) and tape it to the under-side of a plumbing waste pipe.


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Hmmm!
Old 10-10-2020, 04:40 PM
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I would put it in the attic, underneath the insulation that we blew in.
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Old 10-10-2020, 05:00 PM
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Somewhere in the mess of my basement that I'm not even brave enough to deal with.
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I ha e a treasure hunt all the time
Old 10-10-2020, 05:24 PM
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There are plenty of things much bigger than a paper clip that can’t find in my house when I need it. I am pretty sure I would win that $ pretty easily. Send them over. I think

I would put it in the pocket of one of my pairs of pants. It would take at least 30 minutYes to get through my dresser and closet.
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Old 10-10-2020, 05:24 PM
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I have quite a few throw pillows that zip open. I’d hide it inside the pillow insert.


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Old 10-10-2020, 05:33 PM
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Inside a smoke detector.
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Old 10-10-2020, 05:35 PM
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Maybe inside one of the many holes in my couch or carpet. Or inside a box of tampons. Or better yet, inside the garbage disposal or attached to some nasty trash in my trash can. Or maybe unfold is and slide it into a half-empty or full toothpaste tube.

There are lots of places- I don't know where to pick!
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Old 10-10-2020, 05:53 PM
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I would attach it to the inside of the dryer, through the opening for the lint trap.

Great question! It's fun to read all the creative answers.
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I'd put it
Old 10-10-2020, 06:06 PM
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with the box of gold paperclips I already have.

https://www.amazon.com/ACCO-Paper-Cl...2381926&sr=8-5
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Old 10-10-2020, 06:06 PM
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Inside a bottle of shampoo!


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I have so much
Old 10-10-2020, 06:13 PM
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school stuff stored in the house right now, it would be easy to hide it.
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Old 10-10-2020, 06:13 PM
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Can I swallow it?
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Old 10-10-2020, 06:15 PM
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I would tape it to the inside nozzle of the leaf blower.
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Old 10-10-2020, 06:21 PM
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I'd put in the toe of a sock, roll then up, and crunch it back into the draw with the the multitude of pairs.
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Great question
Old 10-10-2020, 06:24 PM
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and I’m loving the ideas! I’d tape it on the underside of an air return vent in my hallway.
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Old 10-10-2020, 06:57 PM
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I'd hide it in plain sight. I have a vase filled with flowers on my table- I'd tuck it in the center of the stems.
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Old 10-10-2020, 07:28 PM
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Bottom of one of the litter boxes.

I do have litter liners.
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Old 10-10-2020, 07:52 PM
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I would hide it within one of the cat towers— lift up the carpet in a corner and slip it under there. Then collect my million
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Old 10-11-2020, 01:31 AM
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Under the drawer liner in my sock and underwear drawer. I would probably lose, but that was my first thought.


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Old 10-11-2020, 02:13 AM
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Um, if you were to come into my house right now, I could leave it on the kitchen counter and it would never be found.
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Old 10-11-2020, 02:51 AM
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Um, if you were to come into my house right now, I could leave it on the kitchen counter and it would never be found.

Hmmmmmmm.....maybe to the bottom side of my woodstove or dig a hole in my dirt basement and bury it down there. Slip it in the hem of a curtain? Stick it in one of my baseboard heat registers?

Or......stick in in the flap of the vcr I still have set up but haven't used in probably 15 years, haha !
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Metal on Metal
Old 10-11-2020, 05:44 AM
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I would probably hide it between the ironing board and the pad or in between something metal just in case he was using a metal detector.
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I'm impressed!
Old 10-11-2020, 07:44 AM
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So many clever ideas! Hats off!
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Old 10-11-2020, 07:51 AM
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IMO, award goes to bandmom!
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Golden paper clip
Old 10-11-2020, 08:22 AM
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This is fun!!

Under the stove
Hidden in plain site as a decorative element in one of my Altoid tins
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I think I would hide
Old 10-11-2020, 11:11 AM
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it in a small hole in the lining of our couch in the family room. Our remote hid there for more than four years!
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Old 10-11-2020, 01:00 PM
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My immediate ideas:
-in my bum, depending on the size of the clip- just kidding
-the lining of a shoe
-furnace filter
-under the stove
-in leftovers in the fridge
-behind the back of a picture frame
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Old 10-11-2020, 03:44 PM
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Slip it between the pages of an old book in our library. I’d have to make sure I didn’t disturb the dust because it would be a dead giveaway.
Or just chuck it in my closet. It would never be found.
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Old 10-12-2020, 01:21 AM
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Love the creativity here!
I'd hide it in the coffee jar.
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Old 10-12-2020, 07:44 PM
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I would place it behind a magnet on the outside of our safe room. Then when the metal detector went off, it wouldn’t around suspicion.
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