Tales from the Crypt

This sounds cool:

For those of you who have a car that can be unlocked
that remote button on your key ring: If you lock your
keys in the car and the spare keys are home, and you
don't have "OnStar," here's your answer to the

If someone has access to the spare remote at your
call them on your cell phone (or borrow one from
someone if the cell phone is locked in the car too!)
Hold your (or anyone's) cell phone about a foot from
your car door and have the other person at your home
press the unlock button, holding it near the phone on
their end. Your car will unlock. Saves someone from
having to drive your keys to you. Distance is no
object. You could be hundreds of miles away, and if
you can reach someone who has the other "remote" for
your car, you can unlock the doors (or the trunk, or
have the "horn" signal go off, or whatever!)

(Editor's Note * It works fine! We tried it out and it
unlocked our car over a cell phone!) Distance doesn't
seem to be a factor.

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