11 Simple Tricks That Actually Work

1. Putting hand sanitizer on bug bites.

It’s the most glorious feeling and it works better than any itch spray!

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2. Putting a piece of duct tape on your bike seat so people won’t steal it.

Who wants to try and sell a potentially ripped bike seat, let alone buy one.

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3. Percussive Maintenance

Banging or hitting things until they work is a commonly observed phenomenon. NASA got their Apollo 12 camera working again by hitting it with a hammer, and fixed their Mars Lander with a shovel.

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4. Placebo Effect

Not just the placebo effect, but knowing it’s a placebo and it still works.

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5. Low Hanging Fruit First

I make a to-do list of 3 or 4 things that are just mind-numbingly simple. I knock them out, cross them off, feel productive, and feel motivated to hammer out the tougher pieces.

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6. Non-Static Clothing

Living in a dry climate, static cling was always a problem. I really dislike fabric softeners for multiple reasons, but this trick solved the problem.

Take an old cloth (mine is a cloth napkin) and pin 7-10 big safety pins to it. Just toss it in the dryer with your clothes. The safety pins hit the sides of the dryer, continually grounding your laundry.

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7. Suburban Cooling

On hot days, our neighbor turns on his lawn sprinkler and sits next to it in a lawn chair in his bathing suit.

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8. Old School Cool

Stay at least a year behind in technology and gaming. Better, yet, two. You’ll save a ton of money.

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9. Wrinkle-Free

Putting a few ice cubes in the dryer with a garment that needs ironing. 15 minutes later you have a wrinkle free item of clothing with extra time free to spend on other things.

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10. It Was Really ‘Your’ Idea

Convincing someone that it was their idea to finally get them to agree to it. It works at an incredible success rate.

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11. Jewelry Trick

My aunt puts her expensive jewelry in a zip lock bag, and her cheap jewelry in the jewelry boxes.

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She apparently had a lot of her jewelry stolen in the past by family. She now only has the cheap stuff stolen.

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