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Offline thaiga

Tips & tricks
« on: December 05, 2015, 01:35:18 PM »
Gift Wrapping

WOW! it's nearly christmas and if you have trouble wrapping your pressies like i do then maybe this clip will help out.

Japan Gift Wrapping Hack Explained

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Re: Tips & tricks
« Reply #1 on: December 06, 2015, 01:09:35 PM »
DIY Mosquito Trap

What with Denge fever on the rise ... The WHO estimates that about 50 million new cases of dengue fever occur each year, but a recent study said the number could be four times as high due to underreporting.

Here's a clip on how to make a cheap effective DIY Mosquito Trap. You'll need water, sugar and yeast and of course a plastic bottle. Cut the bottle in half turn the top half upside down and push it in to the bottom half, there you have your trap.
I've heard that beer works as effective as yeast, if you can bare to part with it.

DIY Mosquito Trap That Really Works Review. Watch this before you build one.

                                                                      videoCredit@Midwest Gardener
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Offline thaiga

Re: Tips & tricks
« Reply #2 on: December 07, 2015, 01:02:32 PM »
Amazing Balloon Skewer

Here's a great party trick, who knows, people here might think you have magic powers and start giving you money :)

Amazing Balloon Skewer Party Trick

videoCredit@DaveHax
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Re: Tips & tricks
« Reply #3 on: December 08, 2015, 03:38:58 PM »
How to Open a Stubborn Jar

Amazing how people make things look so easy. Wonder if it works.

Is there a stubborn jar lid standing between you and something delicious? Well, not for long. In this episode of Everyday Genius, our fearless host Kari Byron shares an easy way to pop open those sticky jar tops.

How to Open a Stubborn Jar | Everyday Genius with Kari Byron

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Offline takeitor

Re: Tips & tricks
« Reply #4 on: December 08, 2015, 06:34:46 PM »
Cheers Mr T

That DaveHax site is great.  I can now fold a shirt in under 2 seconds, make a small battery from coins and vinegar and stop my car windscreen from steaming up....perfect for my inner science geek.
 

Offline thaiga

Re: Tips & tricks
« Reply #5 on: December 08, 2015, 06:45:04 PM »

You've not mentioned the patpong party tricks  :lol :lol :lol
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Offline takeitor

Re: Tips & tricks
« Reply #6 on: December 08, 2015, 07:12:32 PM »
You've not mentioned the patpong party tricks

Why do you think the windscreen was steaming up??!
 

Offline thaiga

Re: Tips & tricks
« Reply #7 on: December 08, 2015, 07:19:18 PM »

Don't grow up it's a trap ;)
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Offline thaiga

Re: Tips & tricks
« Reply #8 on: December 09, 2015, 01:29:17 PM »
Despite the stab in the back by TAKEITOR, I was impressed with  this clip from DaveHax, To help make your holiday that little bit simpler. Great idea using your sunglasses as a phone holder.

Travel Hacks - The Low Down


Credit@DaveHax
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Offline takeitor

Re: Tips & tricks
« Reply #9 on: December 09, 2015, 03:21:13 PM »
Despite the stab in the back by TAKEITOR, I was impressed with  this clip from DaveHax,

Honestly, no stab intended Mr T.  My habitual sarcasm has come back to haunt me!  I genuinely loved the site for "life-hacks".  Some ideas are a bit pointless, but others will be put to good use (the 2-second shirt folding is genius...seriously...no stab!!! :salute)
 

Offline thaiga

Re: Tips & tricks
« Reply #10 on: December 09, 2015, 04:09:15 PM »
Don't call me dave
Well DAVE who's a regular reader of this site is not too happy, I"ve calmed him down a bit and shown him some tricks you can do with a piece of rope, he ran off looking for the nearest tree.

Don't take life too serious Mr.T and i just know you'll love this very useful clip below
How To Open a Locked Door With a Banana  :lol

How To Open a Locked Door With a Banana

Clip@HowToBasic
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Re: Tips & tricks
« Reply #11 on: December 13, 2015, 02:06:05 PM »
Well DAVE'S back he never topped himself with the rope i give him, in fact he has come back with some more tips on how to cut a piece of rope with a piece of string.

Personally i would rather use a knife or scissors to do the job, who knows might come in handy one day.  "Pretty Cool, Huh"

How to Cut Rope in an Emergency

Credit@DaveHax
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Offline thaiga

Re: Tips & tricks
« Reply #12 on: December 15, 2015, 10:48:16 PM »
14 Incredible Edible EGG Tricks!

I thought this clip was eggstra special, in fact clucking good.
The guys voice might crack you up though

14 Incredible Edible EGG Tricks!

credit@ HouseholdHacker
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Re: Tips & tricks
« Reply #13 on: December 16, 2015, 07:56:03 AM »
Thaiga....  Very good video with great tips....  One might suggest even it's an eggstravaganza.....  ( pun intended! )  Seasons greetings...
 
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Re: Tips & tricks
« Reply #14 on: December 16, 2015, 11:42:46 AM »
Thanks Buffy by your pun i can see your very egg-u-cated  ::)

Not Too Eggciting

If you think life is bad. How would you like to be an egg? You only get laid once. It takes 4 minutes to get hard. Only 2 minutes to get soft.

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Re: Tips & tricks
« Reply #15 on: December 16, 2015, 12:04:38 PM »
Yes....  I'm glad I'm not Santa Claus - coz he only gets to Cum once a year! boom boom.....  ( as in Basil Brush! )
 

Offline thaiga

Re: Tips & tricks
« Reply #16 on: December 16, 2015, 03:30:00 PM »
BOOM! BOOM! he never got much of that 

Tips & tricks

Here's a couple of google tips.

If you are always burning your oven roasted chicken, Google can help. Just type in set timer for X amount of time and it will start automatically. Just type  👉  set timer for 1 hour 

Also there's the old fun game in the search engine and very few people know about it.
Type Atari breakout or  g.co/doodle/uk3vrq    and start playing.
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Offline thaiga

Re: Tips & tricks
« Reply #17 on: December 17, 2015, 12:32:29 PM »
Reusing Plastic Bottle Tops To Seal Food Storage Bags

This clip i thought was brill on how to seal plastic food storage bags tightly reusing plastic bottle tops. You can skip to 1:10 on the vid.
Ha!Ha! She's oblivious to the kid and he steals the show.

Reusing Plastic Bottle Tops To Seal Food Storage Bags

credit@Learn To Grow
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Re: Tips & tricks
« Reply #18 on: January 01, 2016, 02:02:15 PM »
There's some pretty good tips in this clip on how to make solid passwords, to help protect you.
Like why use a password when you can use a passphrase.  As dave would say - Pretty cool huh

6 "Digital Life" Hacks, for Your Passwords!

credit@Grant Thompson - "The King of Random"
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Re: Tips & tricks
« Reply #19 on: January 06, 2016, 06:20:57 PM »
10 Amazing & Life-Changing Life Hacks!

Well it hasn't changed my life, but the clip has some good tips. Handy little tip on which side the gas tank is on, but who gets in the shower before they turn the water on. Does this clip get the walk of shame i ask.

10 Amazing & Life-Changing Life Hacks!

credit@ Grant Thompson - "The King of Random"
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Re: Tips & tricks
« Reply #20 on: January 13, 2016, 03:14:39 PM »
7 Smartphone Photography Tips & Tricks

7 Smartphone Photography Tips & Tricks

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Re: Tips & tricks - automatically free up more space on your iPhone
« Reply #21 on: April 05, 2016, 06:43:36 PM »
Tips & tricks

bizarre trick to automatically free up more space on your iPhone

Short of storage on your iPhone? This bizarre trick will automatically free up more space, but only if you're running really low.
All you need to do is try to rent a film from iTunes that is larger than the storage space you have available.

Your phone will automatically clear the temporary files (cache) from your device, leaving you with more space for the files you really want. It will work only if you have under 1GB of storage left - otherwise you'll just end up renting the film.

Here's what to do

Check your storage space by going to Settings > General > Usage
Go to the iTunes store and click the "films" tab
Choose a film (any will do - you won't actually get to watch it anyway), and click "rent"
A message will pop up saying "Cannot download. There is not enough storage available"
Check your storage space again. You should have slightly more space than you did previously

this tip was shared on Reddit by a user eavesdroppingyou.  reddit.com

PS: All tips and tricks shown in this thread, do at your own risk
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Offline thaiga

Amazing how they tie up the food bags here, they do it so fast it's hard to see how it's done, here's your chance to learn how to do it. good luck

How to Tie a Plastic Bag with a Rubberband Like a Thai
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Offline Baby Farts

Re: Tips & tricks
« Reply #23 on: May 21, 2016, 10:10:08 PM »
Ziplock bags don't exist in Thailand?  This guy obviously doesn't know.  You can buy heavy duty ones at the place opposite the old bus station.  The place that caught fire years ago.  I just picked up some Double zipper ziplock bags from Home pro today.  Even the market at The Mall sells the name brand ones, "Ziplock" from America.  This guy doesn't know what he's talking about.  he does know how to tie a plastic bag Thai style. 
 

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Re: Tips & tricks
« Reply #24 on: May 21, 2016, 10:57:58 PM »
That's the way to do it - thai style  :o

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Re: Tips & tricks - hope you've eaten
« Reply #25 on: July 15, 2017, 06:31:55 PM »
How odd  ;)  3 posts today all about crap/rubbish - red bull - the elusive monk - how to unblock your loo  :fart
I would hate to see this go wrong - What's wrong with a plunger

South Korea Has the Most Ingenious Method For Unclogging a Toilet You'll Ever See


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