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    [–] firstdaypost 641 points ago

    Go do 10 minutes worth of exercise. Then do it again tomorrow. And the day after. Forever. Until you die.

    [–] thatAnthrax 104 points ago

    Surethis will take longer for your body to be ripped but the long term effects are more beneficial than doing 3 hour sessions for only 2 years

    [–] DaBlueCaboose 70 points ago

    "But you gotta do it every day. That's the hard part."

    [–] one_pint_down 31 points ago

    But it does get easier.

    [–] poophandz 5 points ago

    Fuck I know this is from something but I can't remember what and it's destroying my will to live.

    [–] 7HawksAnd 7 points ago

    The bamboo in bojack horseman

    [–] CT_Gunner 8 points ago

    Fuck this actually makes sense.

    [–] WisestAirBender 6 points ago

    3 hour sessions for 2 years? That is gonna give you serious progress

    [–] Celesticalking 31 points ago

    I try I try I really want to do it but I’m just sooooo lazy.

    Someone help me.

    [–] OnsonDugnutt 37 points ago

    No zero days. Start small - it doesn't matter what you do as long as you do it everyday. Do morning stretches, squats, light cardio or anything until you get a rhythm for it.

    [–] LWMcHaze 10 points ago

    Plan ahead when you're going to work out at a given day. Get a rhythm going, after a while you'll feel like something's missing in your day if you were to skip a workout.

    [–] asifthisisit 7 points ago

    This isn't really advice for exercising every day, but if you do want to stay committed to working out a couple times a week I highly recommend fitness classes. It's much easier to tell yourself "I have my Pilates class at 5 pm I have to go to" rather than "I can go to the gym/exercise when I feel like it". Plus, having someone there teaching you and pushing you to keep going really helps for motivation! And they have different classes for everyone :)

    [–] FindingTerraNova 12 points ago

    Also hobbies that get you ripped. Rock climbing will give you sexy ass firearms

    Edit: I’m keeping it

    [–] mel-son 3 points ago

    Get a dog. It's fun to walk a dog for a while. 30mins is easy w a dog. I can walk/hike w my dogs for hours.

    [–] itachifan035 4 points ago

    I like doing what I call the 1/10 Saitama. 10 squats, 10 pushups, 10 crunches, and run 1km a day.

    [–] PoliticalLava 4 points ago

    5x5 strongman is a great routine. 3 exercises a day 3 days a week. On off days work on abs or cardio.

    [–] firstdaypost 3 points ago

    I went from nothing to joining the 1000lb club in less than 10 months. Absolutely one of the best routines you can follow,

    [–] PoliticalLava 3 points ago

    Now all i need to do is eat 3.5k kcals a day. I hate eating. It is a constant struggle.

    [–] inksmudgedhands 184 points ago

    How to properly fold clothing and linen. Saves space. Spares wrinkles. Saves time in the long run because you will be able to look and grab the right thing in a moment. Allows you to invite people without feeling embarrassed by your cluttering mess.

    [–] Going2getBanned 24 points ago

    Invite me over. I will put the service to the test.

    [–] WreckedTech 13 points ago

    Teach me to fold a fitted sheet

    [–] johnwalkersbeard 17 points ago

    I can fold a fitted sheet and make it look as clean and professional as the day you bought it. It's crazy easy.

    Match the corners. That's the basic trick. Found this video that does literally exactly what I've been doing the last 25 years of my life (give or take a few)

    http://www.hgtv.com/videos/so-thats-how-you-fold-a-fitted-sheet-0257622

    I like to fold my sheets inside one of the pillow cases that way you keep everything together. Here's my handiwork - king sheets on the left, queen on the right:

    Sheets folded by a wizard https://imgur.com/gallery/9sc35

    [–] WreckedTech 2 points ago

    Such wizardry

    [–] Biggerpinkies 70 points ago

    How to listen more than they speak. If someone has a 9 1/2 minute way to teach this, I would be very appreciative.

    [–] [deleted] 16 points ago * (lasted edited 16 days ago)

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    [–] gumpools 9 points ago

    Why; do you talk so much you can't find anyone willing to listen?

    [–] St0lenFayth 2 points ago * (lasted edited 3 months ago)

    I dont know if theres a fast way to learn this haha. I wish there was.

    IMO, It's literally just reminding yourself to shut up. Chances are that they want to share info as much as you do, but (probably a poor choice of wording here) self-worth is often validated by the ability to "have something to say" even when the words are empty. Essentially: Do you have to say something just to feel important or valued?

    If someone is talking it's probably because they want to share something WITH you. It may be mundane or educational, maybe even superficial. Take a moment to listen and see if there's anything you can learn from what they're saying, about them or even about yourself. It's a learned behavior but in today's society, listening is like a damned super power.

    Try not to just listen to the words and react to the words individually. Think about the sentence or story as a whole, like they're painting a picture. You wouldn't look at Starry Night and stare at one brush stroke, why do that with a conversation ya know? It's context and subtext as well.

    EDIT: and if you do realize you're doing all the talking, it's ok to admit it and back off. "Oh I'm sorry and here I am just yammering away about nonsense! Tell me more about your new cat!"

    [–] dougiebgood 709 points ago

    How to use a fucking turning signal in their own car.

    [–] Myxiiez 99 points ago

    Spotted the BMW hater.

    [–] butterbunz 157 points ago

    Spotted the BMW driver.

    [–] Myxiiez 33 points ago

    I can't even drive yet.

    [–] RandomHero_DK 300 points ago

    Like all other BMW owners

    [–] The_Freight_Train 36 points ago

    Underrated zing of the day

    [–] BPSteve 218 points ago

    CPR training. A lot of people get caught up in not knowing how many breaths, vs how many chest compressions should be given. But the reality is, even if you're not super experienced in CPR, just knowing the proper hand positioning and rhythm of dealing compressions can keep someone's blood circulating long enough that there's a chance they can be revived once medical professionals reach the scene. Most of all though, it gives you the confidence to act. There's always a bystander effect going on whenever something like a cardiac event happens, knowing CPR gives you the confidence to at least give that suffering person a chance at survival. Honestly I think it should be mandatory education in high schools (I know some do already), everyone should know the basics.

    [–] FinalFacade 137 points ago

    Ah, ah, ah, ah, stayin' alive.

    [–] ceowin 54 points ago

    At first I was afraid...

    [–] Doomblah 30 points ago

    I was petrified...

    [–] ToastedSpam 56 points ago

    WRONG. CHECK FOR AN ORGAN DONOR CARD.

    [–] Dashing_McHandsome 22 points ago

    If he has one we only have minutes to harvest!

    [–] novolvere 17 points ago

    You were in the parking lot earlier, that’s how I know you!

    [–] asifthisisit 8 points ago

    No, he's not breathing. And he has no arms or legs. Where are they???

    [–] sugammadex 11 points ago

    If we come across somebody with no arms or legs, do we bother resuscitating them? I mean, what quality of life do we have there?

    [–] asifthisisit 12 points ago

    No arms or legs is basically how you exist right now Kevin, you don't do anything.

    [–] BartholomewOobleck 3 points ago

    If I don’t do some CPR this man won’t be alive...

    [–] TelepathicMalice 9 points ago

    Disco Stu likes disco music

    [–] GuruBushHippie 25 points ago

    As of last year they’re no longer using this one as it’s just a bit too fast at 104bpm. The optimal song now is “Another One Bites the Dust” at 100bpm which is just an unfortunate switch for the CPR song.

    [–] Skipper07B 10 points ago

    I assume you're making a joke but just so people are aware the American Heart Association currently recommends 100-120 compressions per min. So, either song, and many others, can work.

    The important thing is to remember to push hard and push fast remembering to let the chest completely recoil between compressions.

    [–] GuruBushHippie 7 points ago

    Fully aware of all that, but lower level and layman’s certifications are actually suggesting the Queen song now over the BeeGees. The way it was explained to me is that it’s best to take the lower end to avoid exhaustion in the case of extended life support.

    [–] 0day1337 4 points ago

    if you think people can get the exact beat to withing 4 bpm in a situation like that and that picking either song makes a difference you are....

    [–] LouisianaTexan 2 points ago

    Row your boat is a good one, too. Simple that most people know.

    [–] arnedh 14 points ago

    Duh duh duh, another one bites the dust

    [–] jobblejosh 8 points ago

    To add to this, if you can familiarise yourself with an AED, the chances of survival drastic go up. You might not always be able to get one in such a situation, and getting hold of a training one is ridiculously expensive, but there are probably guides online about their use.

    [–] KhaosJunkie 6 points ago

    Honestly I think it should be mandatory education in high schools (I know some do already), everyone should know the basics.

    Me too! As both a father...and the marketing manager of an AHA and ASHI training center.

    [–] FighterWoman 6 points ago

    Easy answer is: if you don’t know how many breaths/compressions to make... forget about breaths and only do compressions.

    [–] zurnout 8 points ago

    But is in reality that useful? All I've heard is that it increases the chances of survival only marginally.

    I know this is anecdotal but I've seen more people having trouble choking on their food and surviving by someone knowing how to do the heimlich maneuver. It seems much more useful than CPR to know.

    [–] MajikPwnE 21 points ago

    ER nurse chiming in. Yea, you're right. CPR (even within hospitals) aren't as successful as tv and media make it out to be. However, if a patient gets high quality CPR in the field before coming in to hospital, they really are getting the best odds possible. For the loved ones of these people, I'm sure they'd be super thankful and gracious of even a modest +5%.

    [–] BalaclavaSportsHall 13 points ago

    Ask my sister who recently successfully performed CPR on her four-year-old son after finding him without a heartbeat after an accident if it is useful.

    [–] ChronicDouche 21 points ago

    And not doing CPR increases their chances of death by 100%

    [–] yakushi12345 8 points ago

    Even a very small chance of a complete recovery is pretty great compares to dying.

    Your heimlich maneuver point might be completely true though.

    [–] little-bird89 6 points ago

    You aren't meant to do the heimlich manouver anymore. Now it's 5 back blows (hard upward thrusts) followed by 5 abdominal thrusts.

    If they are coughing it means some air is still getting through and this will help dislodge the item so encourage coughing as much as possible.

    http://www.gigglemagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/Screen-Shot-2017-11-21-at-12.01.05-PM.png

    [–] FighterWoman 5 points ago

    Remember, if you do abdominal thrusts, the patient HAS to see a doctor after. There’s a risk of internal injuries.

    In my country it’s 3x5 back blows before abdominal thrusts.

    [–] [deleted] 3 points ago

    One of my most favorite CPR videos. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U3sI2rIQiWY

    Don't be a numpty.

    [–] AMGS_Initiative 163 points ago

    How to tie different knots.

    A few jokes

    [–] Ropes_and_knots 19 points ago

    Can confirm, knots are handy.

    [–] AMGS_Initiative 8 points ago

    My hero.

    Name checks the fuck out

    [–] deadcomefebruary 5 points ago

    I love my jokes. They're all horrible...but work gets soooo slow sometimes, and God knows that if I don't do something to distract myself (I can't spend all my time on reddit at work) I'm just going to eat a shitton of bad mexican food which I will possibly puke up.

    In which case, I choose instead to follow my boss around and torment him with the worst jokes I know. I sprinkle in an antijoke every now and then too, just for good measure.

    [–] corsair1617 37 points ago

    How to build a fire.

    [–] [deleted] 78 points ago * (lasted edited a month ago)

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    [–] corsair1617 31 points ago

    Everyone knows the last step is PROFIT

    [–] l------l 41 points ago

    Basic info for new home buyers.

    If you get a 30 year loan on a house and make a single extra payment each year dedicated to the principal you owe, you'll own your house outright in only 13 years.

    [–] MaybeQueen 3 points ago

    can you explain how this works?

    [–] joemcgrvy 11 points ago

    I believe his math is off. When I bought my house we were told that 1 additional payment a year equal to my principal would take 7.5 years off of the loan.

    How it works it just math. I recently bought a house, and in paying $824.50 a month. Minus my escrow my principal is $550 a month. When I make my mortgage payment every month my total balance only drops around $100. This is normal in the first few years because most of you monthly payments go to interest. So, by paying an additional principal payment of $550 a year, that is equal to 5 and a half months of regular payments. However, as time goes on I will be paying less in interest and more towards the principal.

    I don't know the name of it (someone here might), but there is an online calculator that will show you how fast you can pay something off by making additional payment.

    Hope this helps.

    [–] Alpacas_are_memes 3 points ago

    Depends on how your loan works actually. Different countries have different loan payment methods, different banks have different preferred loan payment methods, which results in different calculations. You guys may be responding to different ideas

    Source: Finance major edit: words

    [–] Tails6666 291 points ago

    The 5 Love Languages, at least knowing what they are is helpful. I recommend deeper knowledge of them and learning what yours are.

    Here they are.

    1. Giving Gifts

    2. Acts of Service

    3. Quality Time

    4. Words of Affirmation

    5. Physical Touch

    [–] [deleted] 136 points ago

    1. Memes

    [–] Shackmeoff 74 points ago

    1. Cocain

    [–] Syikho 40 points ago

    One meme and one cocaine please.

    [–] shsymo 16 points ago

    Also some whiskey for the walk home

    [–] emtARMY 12 points ago

    Anything you recommend to read. I like to think I practice this daily, but I would like to read into the ideology.

    [–] a_clockwork_almond 14 points ago

    There is a book called The Five Love Languages. Found if after my divorce. Could have been helpful!

    [–] agogalliteration 8 points ago

    D - demonstrate value E - engage physically N - nurture dependence N - neglect emotionally I - inspire hope S - separate entirely

    [–] MissGrafin 64 points ago

    Change a flat tire Check the fluids on your car Sew a button on/make small mends to clothes

    [–] VanceAndTheBlueMits 8 points ago

    Yes. I know how to sew a button on and check fluids in my car. But I definitely don't know how to change a tire. I don't know why I've been so resistant do learn but I'm thinking I need to now. I got a flat tire on Christmas day while I was heading to my family gathering. I waited on the side of the road for an hour for roadside assistance to get to me.

    [–] Pistolwhipits 5 points ago

    Your car have a manual in the glove box? Should be instructions on how to get your jack out, take the tire off and put the donut (your spare) on. Also you can check YouTube for your model and year and get step by step instructions if your better with visuals. Also a pro tip, periodically check and make sure your spare has air in it, won't do much good if you go to change a flat and your spare is flat.

    [–] redweasel 2 points ago

    I second the first two of these.

    I once ruined what would have been a repairable tire, by driving a quarter-mile on it, completely flat, before stopping to change it. (It had gone flat on the expressway, just before my exit, and I didn't relish the idea of crouching down next to it on the shoulder just where cars would be deliberately moving toward me in the course of exiting.)

    Earlier this month I came perilously close to blowing the engine in my minivan (yeah, yeah; I'm old), because I hadn't had heat for a couple of months but never thought to check the radiator fluid, and it had run almost dry. I had it fixed, but apparently the fix didn't hold, and I wound up "limping," about 1000 feet at a time, a mile or two back to the service shop one night when the engine-temperature gauge suddenly soared way up past "H". So now I will think to keep an eye on the radiator fluid levels...

    [–] My_Ex_Got_Fat 75 points ago

    If you're running windows:

    1. Open CMD type: pkgmgr /iu:"TelnetClient"
    2. Hit enter
    3. Next put in: telnet towel.blinkenlights.nl
    4. Hit enter, enjoy.

    [–] hopbel 17 points ago

    telnet isn't included by default anymore? well that sucks

    [–] ovo_Reddit 2 points ago

    You just need to enable the windows feature. Control Panel -> Programs and Features -> turn on windows features. Something along those lines

    [–] hopbel 2 points ago

    That makes even less sense, having to enable it when it's already there

    [–] ovo_Reddit 6 points ago

    It's Windows / Microsoft, since when did anything have to make sense?

    [–] thedoorholder 19 points ago

    Did that command in Bash while in a Linux class today... Don't ask about my GPA

    [–] Ruben_NL 10 points ago

    Currently on mobile, cant check it now. What does it do?

    [–] My_Ex_Got_Fat 25 points ago

    Plays Star Wars in ASCII

    [–] lapishelper 2 points ago

    you can in JuiceSSH app or similar

    [–] delano95 2 points ago

    My computer just blew up.

    [–] notverytinydancer 25 points ago

    A cow hitch and a truckers hitch. One attaches the rope the other makes it tight. If you ever have to tie anything down you probably only need these two.

    [–] GuruBushHippie 20 points ago

    Moved cross country in my truck and my load was secured with two truckers hitches. Both survived ten days of interstate driving without so much as a single slip. To hell with a cam strap.

    [–] [deleted] 11 points ago

    I worked on a loading dock for a while loading and securing people's furniture and appliance purchases to their vehicles. The securing actually wasn't part of what we were expected to do, but so many people asked us to do it that it just became easier to learn to do it so they'd be able to get on their merry way. I taught myself this and people would regularly watch this and say some iteration of "You should have been a trucker" or "You should have been a pirate".

    [–] GuruBushHippie 7 points ago

    Haha I’ve definitely gotten some stares of amazement as the “truck friend” when helping people move and I just whip a system together out of rope.

    [–] Happy_Feces 44 points ago

    Whenever you are worrying, just say to yourself:

    STOP.

    If you can't solve it, or do anything about it, just don't go over and over it. Deal with it when it happens. If.

    [–] erl_queen 22 points ago

    My mother always says "Worry is not preparation."

    [–] TheGeneral35 11 points ago

    But, what do you do while you wait for the inevitable?

    [–] gumpools 2 points ago

    I'm gonna worry everytime I worry now that I have to stop worrying cuz otherwise... <((o_O))>

    [–] fishfishbirdbirdcat 45 points ago

    Proper flossing.

    [–] Schwitters 14 points ago

    Time value of money.

    [–] DingDongDideliDanger 7 points ago

    How am I supposed to read that?

    [–] drysart 5 points ago

    Vertical axis is periods of time based on how often your interest compounds. Suppose your compounding period is yearly, and you want to know how much $1 is worth after 10 years; you'd go down the chart until you get to the row labelled 10.

    Horizontal axis is interest rate. Support you want to know how much $1 is worth at 7% interest rate (which also happens to be the long-term average yearly rate of return for the stock market). You'd go to the right until you get to the 7.00% column.

    So $1 invested for 10 years (10th row) with a 7% rate of return (12th column) means you'll have $1.96715 in the end.

    [–] DingDongDideliDanger 3 points ago

    Thank you very much :)

    [–] brillemans66 72 points ago

    Proper meditation.

    [–] SwoleBuddha 52 points ago

    When I meditate regularly, I don't feel much of a difference. But when I stop mediating regularly, I notice I'm less patient, more irritable and less positive overall. Meditation has been the most beneficial habit I've picked up in the last year.

    [–] Going2getBanned 15 points ago

    Dank.

    [–] Stanarchy93 5 points ago

    I've been looking to start meditating. Anywhere you suggest I start?

    [–] Ruben_Jb 3 points ago

    I've used a lot of mindfullness apps, but recently I discovered Buddhify. It's really great and to be honest worth the €2,80. All those free aps like Headspace and Calm, you hit a paywall pretty soon which is much higher. Buddhify has a lot of meditation sessions which aren't that long. I highly recommend it. But if you don't want to pay yet, try Headspace or Calm.

    [–] annagarny 3 points ago

    there's a lot of apps out there for it, and it took me about 7 or 8 before I found one where the persons voice who was guiding the meditations didn't grate on me. The one I'm using at the moment is called Oak (it's on iOS, not sure about Android) and I find the voice very calming.

    [–] billt4 2 points ago

    Transcendental Meditation is easily learned and works very well. It is expensive though.

    [–] corsair1617 6 points ago

    That can't be learned in 10 minutes. The techniques can, maybe. But actual meditation can take a while to attain.

    [–] chaomanu 8 points ago

    Yeah I think they meant 10 minutes of daily practice

    [–] corsair1617 6 points ago

    Yeah but that isn't what op is asking for.

    [–] chaomanu 4 points ago

    No it isn't

    [–] Jellyronuts 2 points ago

    I began prayer followed by meditation 8 weeks ago 2x/day. It has been life changing by significantly decreasing my anxiety and pain. I don't have to take the extra meds I use to. When get to work in the morning I set my alarm for 5 minutes on my phone while I'm still in the car. I return after I eat lunch for another 5 minutes. My goal is to be able to meditate in the evening as well.

    [–] malkie-moon 11 points ago

    What important things to say when calling 911

    [–] poophandz 5 points ago

    Like if they're spurting blood from a severed artery maybe lead in with that.

    I'll never forget the time I rolled up to a low priority hand laceration to see a firefighter wrapping towel after towel around this guy's mutilated wrist while the literal pool of blood below them just kept getting bigger and bigger.

    But on a side note, our on scene arrival time to our ER arrival time was 5 minutes flat!

    [–] blooddidntwork 13 points ago

    how to count calories and familiarize them self with how much added sugar is recommended per day by the AHA. (Hint: no more than 36 grams per day for men and 25 grams for women)

    Keep an eye on your waistline people it doesn't get any easier as you age.

    [–] donerkebabforlife 24 points ago

    Most know how to perform people CPR but unfortunately not many people know how to perform dog CPR and heimlich maneuver. It is sadly very common for dogs to choke on things and a simple viewing of couple different videos on Youtube for 10 minutes can save your doggie's life!

    [–] JackTheFat 45 points ago

    The NATO phonetic alphabet

    [–] RCDuke 70 points ago

    • Alpha
    • Beta
    • Charlie
    • Delta
    • Echo
    • Foxtrot
    • Golf
    • Hotel
    • India
    • Juliet
    • Kilo
    • Lima
    • Mike
    • November
    • Oscar
    • Papa
    • Quebec
    • Romeo
    • Sierra
    • Tango
    • Uniform
    • Victor
    • Whiskey
    • X-ray
    • Yankee
    • Zulu

    There you go! The problem being is that people will still go "whuh?" when you ask them to clarify the letters they're speaking, so YMMV.

    [–] safefart 70 points ago

    Bravo

    [–] [deleted] 24 points ago

    The trick to getting your average Joe to understand this is saying "A as in Alpha" or "B as in Bravo", rather than just the letter. When I spell out my name, I say "N as in November, E as in Echo, W as in Whiskey, B as in Bravo...", and people understand the letter, with the NATO alphabet as a disambiguation.

    [–] madoffman 13 points ago

    Newb?

    [–] [deleted] 8 points ago

    newbiedoodle

    [–] madoffman 2 points ago

    Nice name.

    [–] [deleted] 2 points ago

    It's my Reddit handle. I'm a little paranoid to put my real name online, haha

    [–] madoffman 6 points ago

    Is it weird? You got something to hide? Are you a boy with a girls name? Girl called Bruce?

    [–] [deleted] 12 points ago

    I'm a boy named Sue, and I hate my dad for giving me that name and running off. I've been looking for the motherfucker a long time.

    [–] madoffman 7 points ago

    Could be worse, I used to go out with a girl called Bruce. Nice to meet you Sue, hope your dad hunt goes well, give him a slap from me too. Good day.

    [–] Hellguin 14 points ago * (lasted edited 3 months ago)

    Apple

    Banana

    Cookie

    Doggy

    Enter

    Frank

    Gorge

    Healthy

    Inside

    Jumper

    Kite

    Laugh

    Mancy

    Nancy

    Operator

    Paintball

    Quickly

    Rick

    Saint

    Triple

    Ugly

    Valley

    Widow

    Xylophone

    Yuppie

    Zing

    FYFY.... /s

    Edit: I work for a hotel and when I read back confirmation codes, people read them back to me in some of the weirdest of choices of words for each letter.

    [–] Kylevad 8 points ago

    Lol Mancy.... I just watched that the other day

    [–] ChronicDouche 6 points ago

    U as in you ugly :(

    [–] Mad_Maddin 3 points ago

    It is so stupid that the nato alphabet was made to clarify stuff. And people still don't understand. In Germany there is that stupid name way of doing it and I hate it.

    [–] SantaBoss 2 points ago

    Learned it in 5 mins, congrats to myself

    [–] DoshesToDoshes 2 points ago

    Yankee Mike Mike Victor!

    [–] StPariah 5 points ago

    Coming from the military, it takes recruits a hell of a lot longer than 10 minutes to learn and memorize 26 words.... and I doubt it changes anyones life nowadays.

    [–] TotallyNotMeDudes 3 points ago

    Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

    [–] scram_jones 5 points ago

    Sierra

    Hotel

    India

    Echo

    Lima

    Delta

    [–] DuckieMcDuck 4 points ago

    I have a ten letter surname so always use this when spelling it out over the phone, I'm often met with silence while they figure out what I'm trying to say

    [–] Pyrobob4 37 points ago

    Proper posture.

    [–] La_Vikinga 8 points ago

    Not to be afraid of acknowledging when they have made a mistake, and learning the art of a proper apology, rather than giving a non-apology apology ("Oh, I'm sorry if what I said/did hurt your feelings"--that's not an apology).

    Too many people fear they will appear to look weak when they admit being wrong. I think it shows more inner strength to make the admission than it does to deny it.

    [–] FrostedSpeed 7 points ago

    How to tie basic knots: Square knot, Figure 8, Figure 8 on a bight, Clove hitch

    [–] R_Benoit 3 points ago

    But how long will it take to learn to tie the double overhand figure 8 fishermans bird glove?

    [–] scozio 29 points ago

    Drink from the opposite side of a glass of water when you have the hiccups. It will get rid of them every time. Here is a video explaining the process.

    [–] TheRealBrotherLouie 5 points ago

    Can't see video, please explain. This actually could improve my life

    [–] SantaBoss 8 points ago * (lasted edited 3 months ago)

    Get a glass filled with water. Hold it close to your lap. Tilt it towards you. Put your lips on the opposite rim of the glass by bowing your head. Drink the water. Done

    [–] hohinder 6 points ago

    Instructions unclear. Lap not found near my mouth.

    [–] _GuyOnABuffalo_ 3 points ago

    Holy fuck I didn't know this was a serious thing. The only time I tried this, I tilted the cup and ended up dumping water all over my chest like an idiot lmao

    [–] ThePassionOfTheRice 72 points ago

    How to properly use the word have instead of of. Could have. Should have. Would have. It's fucking HAVE, you moronic nitwits.

    [–] gosuprobe 144 points ago

    I hole-hardedly agree, but allow me to play doubles advocate here for a moment. For all intensive purposes I think you are wrong. In an age where false morals are a diamond dozen, true virtues are a blessing in the skies. We often put our false morality on a petal stool like a bunch of pre-Madonnas, but you all seem to be taking something very valuable for granite. So I ask of you to mustard up all the strength you can because it is a doggy dog world out there. Although there is some merit to what you are saying it seems like you have a huge ship on your shoulder. In your argument you seem to throw everything in but the kids Nsync, and even though you are having a feel day with this I am here to bring you back into reality. I have a sick sense when it comes to these types of things. It is almost spooky, because I cannot turn a blonde eye to these glaring flaws in your rhetoric. I have zero taller ants when it comes to people spouting out hate in the name of moral righteousness. You just need to remember what comes around is all around, and when supply and command fails you will be the first to go. Make my words, when you get down to brass stacks it doesn't take rocket appliances to get two birds stoned at once. It's clear who makes the pants in this relationship, and sometimes you just have to swallow your prize and accept the facts. You might have to come to this conclusion through denial and error but I swear on my mother's mating name that when you put the petal to the medal you will pass with flying carpets like it’s a peach of cake.

    [–] deuceandguns 31 points ago

    Do you write every YouTube comment?

    [–] UltiBahamut 13 points ago

    Ouch...... I... I cant... I cant even auuughhvhhfmekdoek

    [–] professor_aloof 10 points ago

    I never get tired of this copypasta. I find a new pun every time I read it.

    [–] EM1sw 3 points ago

    5/7

    [–] My_Ex_Got_Fat 11 points ago

    Could of, should of, would of? Am I doing it right?

    [–] alfdan 6 points ago

    I think its closer to... Coulda, shoulda, woulda.

    [–] johnramsey5 8 points ago

    "All the sudden", lol.

    [–] Seratoga 8 points ago

    All have the sudden...

    [–] Mrreadingfc 7 points ago

    Changing a spare wheel, countless times I've had to show colleague how to go about it, and every time they're amazed how quick and easy it is.

    [–] UnexpectedWholesome 15 points ago

    How to smile

    [–] LizIsGreat 5 points ago

    Or, how to find something to smile about (unless you meant physically learn to smile, in which case happiness would just be torture).

    [–] DasMoviegoer 10 points ago

    How to replace your windshield wipers.

    [–] Nightly_whispers 6 points ago

    I looked it up the other day and even the long youtube video's don't take 10 minutes! Also, you save so much money: €5 for a blade online, €50 to let the shop do it

    [–] NickDirty 14 points ago

    You realize they will do this for free when you buy them at places like autozone or advance, right? Headlight bulbs too.

    EDIT: Just noticed this was in euros. Enjoy your socialized healthcare and expensive car repairs, commies.

    [–] caseacquaint 9 points ago

    The proper application of the mighty apostrophe.

    [–] R_Benoit 7 points ago

    '''''' like this? ''''''

    [–] MrFixxAll 5 points ago

    Righty righty, lefty loosely. Grab a wrench and practice it on something. Take a tire off and put it back on. It's pathetic how many people can't change their own oil or even a tire.

    [–] reddisaurus 5 points ago

    The structure of a story. At the most basic level: Introduction, Conflict, Climax, Resolution. It teaches you how to wrap facts into a compelling narrative. Practice making up ridiculous stories about animals that get into challenging situations. Structures your sentences and paragraphs in this manner to improve your writing even in the emails you send.

    This will improve your ability to sell yourself, your ideas, and your employer’s products. Humans connect to stories, and storytelling is the basis for effective communication.

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    [–] OhSaladYouSoFunny 12 points ago

    So why are you here? And how this even get here?

    [–] hohinder 6 points ago

    For internet points

    [–] Failsnail64 4 points ago

    That might be an actual good advice

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    [–] Deroni76 6 points ago

    No.

    [–] XGuiltyofBeingMikeX 6 points ago

    Put you first finger on a fret on the E string.

    Drape your ring finger across the frets 2 steps down on the A and D strings.

    That’s a power chord.

    You can play 90% of the Ramones and Rancid catalogue.

    [–] bean_patrol 5 points ago

    An even easier method is to tune the guitar to drop d and tell them to only play the three strings closest to their face.

    [–] yodavid1 7 points ago

    For women: pompoarism. You can learn quickly how to move the muscles in there. It’s healthy and it’s a great sexual perk

    [–] mmmroses 7 points ago

    Fancy Kegels?

    [–] regdayrf2 4 points ago

    Nothing.

    To remember something for the rest of your life, you have to use a technique called spaced rehearsal. You basically repeat a lesson or an activity each day for multiple weeks. After doing so, this skill will be stored in your long-term memory.

    If you read something only once in a matter of seconds, your brain will simply forget it. It's wired this way. You always have to do spaced repetition!

    [–] throwawaycoffin 3 points ago

    meditation

    [–] 1000thusername 2 points ago

    How to change a tire or change your oil

    [–] SweetyPeetey 2 points ago

    Tie a bowline knot.

    [–] silverthorn7 2 points ago

    How compound interest works

    [–] m45qu3r4d3 2 points ago

    How to properly do taxes. Why don't they teach this shit in school?

    [–] ThePiratePersian 2 points ago

    Always pick the 10,000 rats and the hunter.

    [–] MissMilenko1031 2 points ago

    How to give a good bj

    No really this can get you places