What can I use instead of a lock?
Alternatives to the Traditional Lock and Key Frontdoor
How do you secretly lock a door?
Tape a coin over the door's strike plate.
Use thick tape, like masking tape or duct tape. You may want to place the coin over the door's latch. This can hold the door handle at an open angle, allowing you to push the door open and closed without turning the knob. This will also prevent the door from locking.
How can I make my room lock?
You'd be surprised what you'll find under your floormats or under the seat! A makeshift spoon can actually be quickly fashioned from an empty soda bottle. Just cut out the shape of a spoon along the curvature of the bottle!
Nun Translator is correct, a "sock on the door" is a signal to others not to disturb, because there is (hopefully) sex occuring inside.
Penny locking is the technique of applying pressure between the door jamb and the door. Inmates generally do not have access to pennies, but anything – plastic sporks, metal or even folded paper – will work. If done correctly this will prevent, or at least make it extremely difficult, to turn the key.
In a pinch, a simple fork can be used to temporarily lock a door that inwardly opens. To secure the door, bend the tines of the fork so that the tips of the tines fit into the door latch and the rest of the fork can comfortably remain in the gap between the door and the doorframe when the door is closed.
To pick a lock with a knife, begin by inserting your knife as far into the lock as you can – until you feel the tip hit the back of the lock. Next, apply a very light turning force on the knife just like if you are trying to turn to a key.
lock verb (FASTEN)
to fasten something with a key, or to be fastened with a key: If you shut the door it will lock automatically.
Back in the old days, and it would not be a bad idea for some in these days, when a man came back home after being away for a while, he would throw his hat in the door before entering. If it was thrown back out, he knew that he was not welcome. If it stayed in, he was home free (another idiom).
"A scrunchie on the doorknob and I'm not inside." Lloyd, Undeclared. When people have to share a living space funny situations are bound to happen, and when you factor in sex things are bound to get messy, so many roommates have a signal that tells their roommate not to come in when things are hot and heavy.
Insert the keyhole lock key into the keyhole lock. Twist the key to fasten the metal lock pins into place. Remove the keyhole lock key. The keyhole lock remains in place and prevents unwanted visitors who may have keys to your residence from entering.
The key is just on the shelves on the top of the fireplace besides the picture frames and base. After getting that key, go to Madison's Master Bedroom and there should be a new selection for “Lock”. You can now locked the door and talk to Katherine to get your reward.