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Old 04-06-2021, 01:03 PM   #1
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Starting a life hack thread. Please post up your best life hacks. Doesn't have to be hunting related. Can cover any topic. Let's spread the knowledge of the green screen! Some of you may still prove to be useful!

I'll start with the first one:

Rule of 9 Finger Trick:
To do 9 times "X", use your two hands for an easy trick. Hold up 10 fingers, then lower the finger corresponding to the number you are multiplying by 9. The answer will be the the number on the left side of your lowered finger plus the number on the right side of you lowered finger.

Example: 9 times 4. Hold up 10 fingers, you count left to right, then lower the 4th finger. This leaves 3 fingers to the left of the lowered finger and 6 fingers to the right = 36.
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Old 04-06-2021, 01:06 PM   #2
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Rule of 9 Finger Trick:
To do 9 times "X", use your two hands for an easy trick. Hold up 10 fingers, then lower the finger corresponding to the number you are multiplying by 9. The answer will be the the number on the left side of your lowered finger plus the number on the right side of you lowered finger.

Example: 9 times 4. Hold up 10 fingers, you count left to right, then lower the 4th finger. This leaves 3 fingers to the left of the lowered finger and 6 fingers to the right = 36
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I don't understand this sorcery.
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Old 04-06-2021, 01:06 PM   #3
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Wouldn't it be quicker just to say 36? Seems like if you're past the 5th grade you shouldn't need your fingers to math anymore

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Old 04-06-2021, 01:12 PM   #4
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Old 04-06-2021, 01:14 PM   #5
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Old 04-06-2021, 01:14 PM   #6
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Old 04-06-2021, 01:15 PM   #7
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When you cook your bacon wrapped dove for a crowd, straighten out a metal coat hanger, then bend it in 1/2 into a long "U". Stab your dove wraps on down each side, then twist the ends of the coat hanger together together. Now you can turn all 30 of your dubs at once with a pair of leather gloves, and you don't have toothpicks catching on fire.
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Old 04-06-2021, 01:16 PM   #8
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Wouldn't it be quicker just to say 36? Seems like if you're past the 5th grade you shouldn't need your fingers to math anymore

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I have 9.5 fingers, it messes me up Every time!
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Old 04-06-2021, 01:19 PM   #9
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I have 9.5 fingers, it messes me up Every time!
It's just rounding - it's ok
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Old 04-06-2021, 01:21 PM   #10
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Old 04-06-2021, 01:39 PM   #11
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Old 04-06-2021, 01:50 PM   #12
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Women’s panties and fingernail polish can both be taken off with a little alcohol.
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Old 04-06-2021, 01:55 PM   #13
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Old 04-06-2021, 01:55 PM   #14
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Real hack for wrenches. After you use silicon sealant on a gasket recap the tube and put it in the refrigerator. It will be good for years.
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You posted the best one so far
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Old 04-06-2021, 02:07 PM   #17
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Old 04-06-2021, 02:18 PM   #18
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When you cook your bacon wrapped dove for a crowd, straighten out a metal coat hanger, then bend it in 1/2 into a long "U". Stab your dove wraps on down each side, then twist the ends of the coat hanger together together. Now you can turn all 30 of your dubs at once with a pair of leather gloves, and you don't have toothpicks catching on fire.
A fish basket (made for the grill) works great too.
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Old 04-06-2021, 02:19 PM   #19
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Old 04-06-2021, 02:23 PM   #20
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I was on here for years before I realized the little arrow next to a thread title will take you to the last post you read.

I've never had the courage to admit that before. Feels great.
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Old 04-06-2021, 02:25 PM   #21
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Old 04-06-2021, 02:27 PM   #22
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Old 04-06-2021, 02:28 PM   #23
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Old 04-06-2021, 02:42 PM   #25
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I've never had the courage to admit that before. Feels great.
....this is great....
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Old 04-06-2021, 02:45 PM   #26
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Wait till your wife goes to bed then bring her some water and an aspirin. If she says “I don’t have a headache “, you say “Gotcha”! This is good for one shot only so save it till your in dire need of nookie!
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Old 04-06-2021, 03:21 PM   #27
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If you can’t cook at the beach without getting sand in your food then only chew halfway down and double the amount of chews..you won’t feel the gritty crunch of sand. Or just learn to not get sand in your food.
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Old 04-06-2021, 03:22 PM   #28
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I've never had the courage to admit that before. Feels great.
Holy #!@* mind blown!
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Old 04-06-2021, 03:32 PM   #29
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Starting a life hack thread. Please post up your best life hacks. Doesn't have to be hunting related. Can cover any topic. Let's spread the knowledge of the green screen! Some of you may still prove to be useful!

I'll start with the first one:

Rule of 9 Finger Trick:
To do 9 times "X", use your two hands for an easy trick. Hold up 10 fingers, then lower the finger corresponding to the number you are multiplying by 9. The answer will be the the number on the left side of your lowered finger plus the number on the right side of you lowered finger.

Example: 9 times 4. Hold up 10 fingers, you count left to right, then lower the 4th finger. This leaves 3 fingers to the left of the lowered finger and 6 fingers to the right = 36.
The number to the left of 4 is 3. The number to the right of 4 is 5.

My life hack is this....

Learn how to multiply on the fly so you don't have to drop whatever you're doing and try to figure out some finger counting deal that doesn't work anyway.

Just messin' with ya, man!
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Old 04-06-2021, 03:37 PM   #30
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Actually, here's how you can make the finger trick work when you're multiplying by 9.....

Hold up 10 fingers, then lower the finger corresponding to the number you are multiplying by 9. The first digit in the answer is the number to the left of the lowered finger. The 2nd digit is 9 minus the first digit.

Of course, you have to know how to subtract, but it'll work.
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Old 04-06-2021, 03:42 PM   #31
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Actually, here's how you can make the finger trick work when you're multiplying by 9.....

Hold up 10 fingers, then lower the finger corresponding to the number you are multiplying by 9. The first digit in the answer is the number to the left of the lowered finger. The 2nd digit is 9 minus the first digit.

Of course, you have to know how to subtract, but it'll work.
Where do you get ten fingers to use? I was only born with eight fingers.
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Old 04-06-2021, 03:46 PM   #32
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To keep from bumping your head , wear a hard hat!
For sure
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Old 04-06-2021, 03:47 PM   #33
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I was on here for years before I realized the little arrow next to a thread title will take you to the last post you read.

I've never had the courage to admit that before. Feels great.
I'm gonna just keep acting like I knew that all along...
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Old 04-06-2021, 03:53 PM   #34
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Old 04-06-2021, 04:05 PM   #35
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Where do you get ten fingers to use? I was only born with eight fingers.
Hello, my name is Inigo Montoya. You keeled my father. Prepare to die.

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Old 04-06-2021, 04:06 PM   #36
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Old 04-06-2021, 04:06 PM   #37
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I was on here for years before I realized the little arrow next to a thread title will take you to the last post you read.

I've never had the courage to admit that before. Feels great.
Yep. And click the little arrow next to the most recent poster's name, and it'll take you to that most recent post.
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Wait till your wife goes to bed then bring her some water and an aspirin. If she says “I don’t have a headache “, you say “Gotcha”! This is good for one shot only so save it till your in dire need of nookie!
I saw a think on TikTok last night like this. The guy handed his wife a Red Bull and she said "Whats this? I'm not tired." And he proceeded to say "YES!" and pick her up to haul her to the bedroom. lol
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Hold you breath and stick you finger in an ant pile. They will not sting you...........
They will bite the crap out of ya though.
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Old 04-06-2021, 04:30 PM   #40
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I was on here for years before I realized the little arrow next to a thread title will take you to the last post you read.

I've never had the courage to admit that before. Feels great.
I just tested that and it didn't work. Oh course I usually am drunk when I read this site late at night so It may be accurate.
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Old 04-06-2021, 05:15 PM   #41
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I saw a think on TikTok last night like this. The guy handed his wife a Red Bull and she said "Whats this? I'm not tired." And he proceeded to say "YES!" and pick her up to haul her to the bedroom. lol
Now we're talking real life advice!
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I just tested that and it didn't work. Oh course I usually am drunk when I read this site late at night so It may be accurate.
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Old 04-06-2021, 05:19 PM   #43
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I was on here for years before I realized the little arrow next to a thread title will take you to the last post you read.

I've never had the courage to admit that before. Feels great.
Where is said little arrow? I don't see it on my screen. Nevermind, I found it.
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Old 04-06-2021, 05:22 PM   #44
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I can't remember the last time I counted on my fingers this much just to do something old already knew how to do... I'm somehow more confused than when I started...
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Old 04-06-2021, 05:55 PM   #45
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Old 04-06-2021, 06:16 PM   #46
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Where do you get ten fingers to use? I was only born with eight fingers.

That makes me feel half better . Cause I got 8 fingers too . But I also got 2 thumbs instead of fingers. Am I abnormal or something? Asking for a friend.


My life hack: Go to TBH to learn about life hacks, like how many fingers I should have. And always be asking for a friend.
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Old 04-06-2021, 06:45 PM   #48
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I was on here for years before I realized the little arrow next to a thread title will take you to the last post you read.

I've never had the courage to admit that before. Feels great.
I had no idear, thank you!
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Old 04-06-2021, 10:09 PM   #49
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