So Aaron the office lackey comes up to you, asking for the key to the supply closet. You don't want to take the time to finagle that key all the way around the loop of your keyring, do you? Particularly since you clipped your fingernails this morning and prying those things apart is like trying to split an atom?
At the same time, you can't give him your entire keyring. The reason the supply closet is locked in the first place is so that these animals don't go home with their pockets lined with stacks of Post-Its and Sharpies; do you really want him walking around the corner with the fob for your Lexus?
I think not! A better solution is Scott Amron's carabiner-plus-key combination, which suffers from the somewhat unfortunate name of the Lock Climber but is a damn sight easier to get off of the keyring.
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They're pricier than your average key at $12.50 a pop, but if you don't know how to bury $12.50 in an office expense report without raising eyebrows, then you don't deserve to be in charge of the key in the first place.
Please note that they only come in KW1 and SC1 key shapes. (If you don't know anything about keys, the KW1 looks like a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle and the SC1 looks like the Maximillian robot from The Black Hole.)
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They come blank, of course, so you'll have to head down to the locksmiths to get them cut. But you can turn this into a win by using that excuse to miss the weekly Marketing meeting. And when they ask you why you can't just send Aaron to get the key made, you answer, within earshot of Aaron, that it's "Because some people can't be trusted and might make another copy of the key for themselves. Before we started locking the cabinet, I know there were 34 packs of Post-Its in there, not 29." Then you press the chirp on your Lexus and you're like, so out of there.