These People Are Clearly Smarter Than We’ll Ever Be

One of our greatest resources in life is the people we surround ourselves with, or in this case, the people we look up to on the internet. There are geniuses walking among us and we have so much to learn from them.

Luckily, people love to share their genius moves and life hacks on social media so it's easy to learn how to sneak snacks into a movie theater or keep your belongings from being stolen at the beach.

Instant Cooler

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If your kids are about to start a brawl in the backseat and you need to get food in them ASAP, cool their fries down quickly using the vent so you can feed your hangry children.

Just make sure your vents are cleaned regularly.

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Little White Lie

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Every parent knows that lying is acceptable if it's for the greater good.

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If you have a particularly stubborn sick kid — or spouse — who refuses to take medicine, trick them by hiding the medicine in a juice box.

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Ultimate Napping

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dad snorkel so he can nap
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Though women will outlive men, this dad is a breed of his own and will outlive everyone.

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He figured out that you can nap in the pool using a snorkel, and now he's unstoppable.

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Always Ready For Snack Time

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This woman on Twitter shared her new-found hack for sneaking snacks in the movie theater and it proves why women live longer than men.

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Someone else suggested this could come in handy for concerts or festivals. You don't have to limit yourself to just movies!

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Check Mate

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This little boy is not here to be held down by his parents' rules. No iPad in the kitchen, and no food in the living room?

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Challenged accepted, and challenge won.

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Resourceful AF

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coco puffs built in bowl
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Why waste your time doing dishes when you could just use the built-in bowl it comes in?

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You know you're going to eat the whole box the day you buy it anyway, so you might as well save your energy for eating.

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Anti-Theft

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At least if you're arrested for some form of intoxication, then you'll have a criminal defense attorney's number at the ready.

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Night clubs look like they're spicing it up and turning the wristbands into something that's... Useful?

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Instagram Ready

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baseball binocular zoom trick
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If you don't want to pay the big bucks but want to be able to pretend you had those seats right behind the dugout, use binoculars to get that clear zoom.

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Your Instagram followers will be none the wiser.

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A Snack For Later

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One mom on Twitter discovered that her 9-year-old was far smarter than her and she couldn't resist sharing.

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Valerie discovered that her daughter had swapped out not one, but two tubes of lip balm and replaced the balm with cheese to snack on during class. Incredible.

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The Best Way To Get Your Kids To Do Their Chores

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It's a bit tedious to change the wifi password every single day but mom is not here to mess around anymore.

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What if she's not even changing the password, she's just turning the router on and off?

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Makeshift Nail Salon

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If your dog or cat hates getting their nails clipped or gets too anxious going to the pet store, this man has your solution.

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We're not confident this will work with your St. Bernard, but please try it and take pictures...

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Make It Easier For Yourself

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chocolate milk hack with gatorade lid
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You know you're probably going to end up drinking the whole cartoon in one sitting, so make it easier on yourself and switch out the regular lid for a Gatorade lid to make a chocolate milk sippy cup.

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This is efficiency at its finest.

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Pizza Box Inception

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This pizza company is making your life easier by giving you a smaller box within its regular pizza box so you can store your leftovers without hassle.

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We prefer to just eat the whole pizza every time so we won't have to deal with the leftovers!

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In case you ever need a bit of time to work up some courage

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Found a guy/girl you're super interested, but you can't work up the courage to go talk to them? No problem!

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Just make sure to carry some string plus balloons around so you can tie them onto the person to find them later!

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Dads Are The Ultimate Lazy Geniuses

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Kids are a close second, but dads take the top prize when it comes to figuring out the easiest solution for a job. Dads all want to kick back, relax, and enjoy a drink.

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But they have these pesky things called kids in need of constant attention. This man's swing string is the ultimate easy way out.

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Hands-Free Eating

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This couple is truly living in 3019. While the rest of us peasants are out here trying to balance our plate of food at the buffet and hold our drink, they've found a handsfree solution.

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Now they can carry double the food and have their drink ready at all times.

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Distracted Passengers

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If you're in the passenger seat, you're typically deprived of any seat-back entertainment considering there is no seat-back, but this woman has solved that issue.

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As long as the driver doesn't brake too hard she'll be good to go all the way down the I-94.

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Snack Hack

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This is perfect for any college student who's up late working on that paper that's due in two hours or for a hungry office worker who doesn't want to have to go to the kitchen every time they want a snack.

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It might also encourage them to wash their hoodie more often.

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Solve For X

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If you're lending your card to someone but you're worried about writing down your PIN, this is your solution.

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It'll deter anyone who finds the card if it gets lost, plus if the person you're giving it to is bad at math, it'll stop your card from ever being used.

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Social Butterfly

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Everything about this picture says "I don't like my coworkers at my part-time minimum wage job and didn't want to eat in the break room or talk to anyone on my lunch break."

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The best part about this is if she doesn't want to go back to work, she can quickly just drive away.

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Luxury Living

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No TV? No problem.

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Just buy a couple of command hooks and make yourself a wall mount for your phone or tablet and you've got yourself a TV for your next binge-watching session.

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The solution to fake lashes everywhere

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Someone finally found the cure for misplaced lashes, but it doesn't even work in the US.

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Thanks for putting plastic bulbs in your mouth and ruining it for the rest of us, little kids.

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Drift Away

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These guys get it. Don't waste gas driving to get food if you can just float your way there.

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Do you think there's also a swim-up bar at the next window?

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Special Notes Come In Handy

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Think about it. You get food and toilet paper — it's a genius move.

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This probably isn't even the weirdest request a delivery person has ever had, but do you think they actually followed through?

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Win-Win Situation

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This grocery store sells bags of bananas that are overripe at a discounted cost, and they come in a bag that has a recipe for banana bread printed directly on it.

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You get banana bread and they get rid of their rotting produce.

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Test Track

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This shoe store has a testing area for you to try your new shoes on a variety of different surfaces like wood chips or gravel, and there's even a specific testing area for Legos.

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Dads across America are lining up to test out their New Balance sneakers on this badboy.

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Sugar-Free

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This grocery store has a 'candy-free' checkout line so parents with children can have their transactions go a little smoother.

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Now you don't have to have the "no you don't need a chocolate bar" conversation.

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Picture Perfect Pizza

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Everyone has been in a restaurant before where they've ordered something but it didn't turn out how they were expecting.

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This pizzeria, though, has eliminated the guessing game by making a menu that's shaped like a pizza and has a picture of each kind.

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Looking For A Player Two?

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projector pwoer in public
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Do you have a long layover or lots of time to kill before your ride comes?

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Just always carry your projector and gaming system of choice with you so that you're ready at any moment.

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Precision Is Key

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drilling hack for hanging something
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If you're trying to hang something but you're worried you're going to get the measurements wrong, photocopy the item and drill right through the photo.

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That way, you're guaranteed to have the right spacing.

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Shady Stuff

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These parents made a tent into a sandbox that now keeps their son from getting a sunburn.

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Now, they can close it up at night to prevent animals from getting inside.

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When You Want To Get In The Spirit, But You're Lazy

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This house looks like it lives on a street where people take Christmas decorations way too seriously, and they're over it.

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If you live on one of those streets, consider doing this genius idea and make it seem like the Grinch took all your lights.

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This Kid Is Living In The Future

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kid laying on couch watching iphone through glass table
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Kids today don't know how easy they have it. This kid now has a mobile device he can place in front of his face and watch hours of TV on.

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Back in my day, we only have six local cable channels to choose from, and we had to go all the way up to the television to change the channel.

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Standing In The Kitchen For An Extra Few Minutes Is Too Much

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Waiting for water to boil is as dull as watching paint dry.

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This kid probably spent way too much time setting up the perfect Facetime angle...but he got in an extra few minutes on the couch, so it's a personal victory.

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They Must Have One Of Those Really Long Driveways

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I don't blame this person for taking their trash out with their car.

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There have been a few times I've debated letting my kitchen garbage overflow for another week just because putting on shoes is way too much work.

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Crumbless Pringles

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One of the big annoyances of eating Pringles is that they are more fragile than a college student's confidence on their first day of freshman year.

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If you apply even the smallest amount of force onto the chip it’ll crumble into a million pieces and conjugate at the bottom of the container. This life hack is brilliant and more importantly, useful.

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An Oven Mit For Driving On Hot Days

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Sometimes, it's hard to park where there's shade. Steering wheels soak up the heat like no tomorrow, especially the dark ones.

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It looks silly to some, but using oven mitts will make sure your hands don't burn off.

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Personal Space Is Invaluable

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If you have to deal with being packed into public transit like a sardine, but you actually really valuable personal space, then this is the genius hack for you.

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You might look a little silly walking around with the metal cube around you, but that's the price you pay.

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TV Dinners Have Changed

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This man knows that to truly enjoy a TV dinner, you need to have a table readily available. When that isn't possible, an extra toilet seat works the exact same.

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Just make sure that it's clear or else this "hack" is not worth it.

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Call The Traffic Warden's Bluff

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Honestly, you have to respect an idea like this.

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It takes some time to build up all these parking passes, but if you are diligent and keep them on hand, then you can probably get away with a few days of not paying the fare.

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No Chicken Fights On This Car Ride

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For all those times that you need to transport your chickens and roosters in the car but don't want them to be fighting or flying around for the whole ride, this is your solution.

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You can also wrap your kids in newspaper, but they might still fight verbally.

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HGTV, But On A Budget

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The best part about this solution is that it's not even wasting the product.

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You can still use the toilet paper when you need it, then pull down the roll to replace the blind.

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Swap Your Shovel For A Flame Thrower

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Why go to the effort of chipping away at the snow and ice every morning, wasting all your energy before you even get to work, when you could melt the snow away?

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Never throw your back out again shoveling the driveway!

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Pumping Iron Helps Everyone

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That old carpet cleaner has seen better days and doesn't clean the way it used to, so maybe it's time for it to start lifting weights.

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That extra weight will help your carpets look as good as new!

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Channel The Computer Heat Into Something Good

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You always complain that your old computer generates enough heat to power an apartment, so why not channel some of that heat into something productive and keep your hands warm while you work?

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Offices everywhere, take notice if you're not going to adjust the thermostat.

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Call It An Open-Faced Grilled Cheese

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It might be a fire hazard, but that's beside the point. Y

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ou wanted a grilled cheese, you didn't want to turn on the stove, and you don't own a toaster oven, so here's your solution.

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Decrease Your Electricity Bill And Your Natural Light

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Covering your apartment with solar panels is a great way to save money on your electricity bill, as long as you don't care about having any source of natural light in your apartment.

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At least this kind of blends in with the windows.

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This Is How You Win A Text Argument

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After his laptop broke, this man was forced to get creative in the meantime, and he came up with a solution that could come in handy in more than one situation.

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You can finish that paper before it's due, or you could quickly demolish someone in a text argument thanks to your speedy typing.

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Never Make More Than One Trip

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One of these men apparently left his shirt at the grocery store, but he didn't leave any of his groceries, so that's all that matters.

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There's always a way to carry them all in one trip.

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Think Smarter

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moving sofa using bicycles
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Save your back muscles or the money you would've spent on movers by using the tools you already have lying around your apartment to move that brand new couch back home.

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Maybe this is what bikes were always meant for.