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Re: How can I deal with a food stealer?

Article: 7341 of alt.hackers
From: (Deil C. Bland)
Newsgroups: alt.hackers
Subject: Re: How can I deal with a food stealer?
Date: 11 Feb 1995 20:38:44 -0800
Organization: Adult Day Care Center
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Message-ID: 3hk3ck$
Status: RO

In article <3hjjua$>,
Eric Hietala <> wrote:
>Subject: How can I deal with a food stealer?
>I share a freezer/fridge/microwave at work.  Someone on the night shift
>is taking some of my frozen food, once or twice a week.  So far they have
>taken burritos and small pizzas.
>I could identify them with security camera recordings, but I don't really
>care about who they are.  What would teach them not to eat someone
>else's food?  Do you know of commonly available substances that could be
>used in small quantities to induce 1) vomiting 2) diarrhea 3) other
>memorable discomfort?  Or other ways to deal with this.  I have already
>started to spit in some of my food; it helps a little.
>I am still considering ExLax or making a shit burrito, catfood sandwich,
>etc.  But I would like something a little more subtle than bulk excrement.
>For a weight of 160 pounds, what is a non-fatal dose of rat poison, I
>wonder.  But that would only make them thirsty, with a headache I
>suppose.  No, they should be worshipping the porcelain god.
>I have heard that if one eats a small amount (how much?) of excrement
>contains E.coli?), that it can cause diarrhea.  Is this true?  I should
>check alt.folklore, perhaps.

If you can find it at a farm or livestock store croton oil is a
powerful purgative. Cascara segrada is a root that can be found
in some herb shops. Boil it down to a thick syrup and mix it with
something sweet. Both are fast acting and can produce total loss of
control. This can be awsome!

Disclaimer: This information is presented for entertainment purposes

ObHack: Found a way to look at other users screens on the Sun system at

rsh <somemachine>
screendump > <filename>
screenload <filename>

Lame but it worked.

Deil Bland                          In a dog eat dog world                      You gotta eat some dog!
                 Finger for PGP key



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