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    Anyone with tricks or ideas for finding a lost item?

    I have misplaced my extra set of car keys and as they are not from a 1970 Dodge, they will expensive to replace.

    I have tried looking in the last place I thought they were....no luck.

    I have even said the un-Catholic version of the prayer to St. Anthony....it goes like this:
    *ahem*
    Tony, Tony, look around
    Somethings lost and must be found.

    I have that one already going.

    It's not that I'm a non-believer, I just want something for back-up!
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    Re: Anyone with tricks or ideas for finding a lost item?

    Did you search the couch? I once upended the old couch in the kids' gameroom and found two remote controls, a spoon, several socks, multiple candy wrappers, a gameboy, a couple of bucks in change, and an unlit firecracker!
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    Re: Anyone with tricks or ideas for finding a lost item?

    If you have small children the possibilities are endless . I have found my keys in my wifes purse several times when they came up missing. I've also found them on top of the fridge , in my tool box. good luck
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    Re: Anyone with tricks or ideas for finding a lost item?

    coat pocket? the weather has been so roller coasterish...
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    Re: Anyone with tricks or ideas for finding a lost item?

    I always find stuff in the last place I expected to, soooooooooooo.....I always check the refrigerator first.
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    Re: Anyone with tricks or ideas for finding a lost item?

    Yeah, you've got to head straight for the last place you're gonna look. They're there.
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    Re: Anyone with tricks or ideas for finding a lost item?

    The car (inside, outside and 4ft perimeter + path to your entrance in case they were dropped, washing machine, under the bed, bathroom/kitchen counter, back pack, briefcase counter. I usually rember the day after or after a nice cold one
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    Re: Anyone with tricks or ideas for finding a lost item?

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    Re: Anyone with tricks or ideas for finding a lost item?

    Buy a new set of keys... you will find the lost set within 2 days
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    Re: Anyone with tricks or ideas for finding a lost item?

    Is it, by chance, a smart key? Meaning, one that doesn't require the metal teeth to go anywhere. If so, check the side of the car seat between console and seats. They like to migrate there. That also explains why you can't get the car to lock with the other key.

    For regular keys, look in the trunk. You may have gotten something out and set them there.
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    Re: Anyone with tricks or ideas for finding a lost item?

    What works for me is to lose something else; looking for that, I find the previous lost thing (this is the Law of Conservation of Lossage). Not 100% guaranteed, sadly; entropy always takes its toll.
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    Re: Anyone with tricks or ideas for finding a lost item?

    You've probably found them by now, but anyway - check the pockets of the pants you were wearing when you last had them - check the closet if you hung them back up or the clothes hamper. That's where I find my pocket knife all the time.
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    Re: Anyone with tricks or ideas for finding a lost item?

    After my wife puts her pants on tomorrow, I'll check her pockets. You know, just in case.
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