Did I just make a pun about writing utensils and poop, based on a popular idiom? Yes. Yes I did. You're welcome.
From the submitter:
It's actually a clever theft deterrent - it shows thieves you have nothing worth stealing.
Don't worry guys:
I got this.
They were so close to stealing the whole extension cord.
It's also the only way to get air inside. Bullet-proof glass is intense.
Be careful, there are schoolchildren about.
Just remember your network key.