“As much as I love him, Hercules is kind of a middling hero. He’s not the strongest (that’s Atlas), or the most cerebral (Odysseus, imo), or the #1 boner-inducer (Achilles, duh). He’s just kind of…a guy. The big thing that makes Hercules great is his labors—the fact that he is just constantly going on quests and punching an awesome monster. The monsters are kind of his deal.”—Brett Ratner’s Hercules Is Bullshit and I Will Never Forgive Him
The idea is that a person will likely spot the tape and remove it, unless they’re on vacation! Clever! The trick is also occasionally used with UPS and FedEx stickers, and some thieves even peruse social media, searching for hashtags like #vacation and #OopsHahaILeftMyDoorUnlocked, or something.