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Here Are Some Funny Ways Mexicans Have Upped Their Security Systems

So you don’t want to get robbed, but you’re too cheap to buy a security system. Well, here are some creative ways to make sure you keep those ratas out.

Plant nopales inside your walls.

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They might get over the wall, but they’ll regret it instantly.

Buy resorteras for all your kids.

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You’re probably gonna need new windows though.

Hire a velador to watch over your stuff.

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You can trust Don Gaspar… to fall asleep every night.

Get a “Beware of Dog” sign.

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Maybe it’ll boost her confidence. Maybe.

Make sure you have the biggest chismosa as your neighbor.

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She’ll stop any burglar in his tracks… and tell him all your secrets.

Hang saints and crucifixes all over your house.

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It might not stop them from robbing you, but at least they’ll feel really guilty about it.

If you don’t have barbwire, make your own.

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It works because they’ll immediately know how broke you are.

Put up a Donald Trump sign.

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Cause nobody fucks with the crazies.

Put a cut-out of Vicente Fernández on your front porch.

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It’ll bring all the burglars to their knees outside your house.

Blast “La Macarena” on repeat.

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Trust me, it’s torture. I mean sure, it’s fun… for like a minute… when you’re 12… in the 90s.

Hire a Curandera to get rid of evil spirits.

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She’ll get rid of all the malas vibras… and your place will smell like sage.

Get a Chupacabra.

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Oh wait, never mind, this thing only scares goats… and isn’t real.

Add more frijoles to your diet.

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The nuclear option. This will keep EVERYONE out. Nice knowing’ ya!

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Well, there you go, you’re all taken care of. What else would you do to keep your place safe? Let us know in the comments below!

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