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Important Tips for Successful Living

In these complex times as we wander through life tilting at Windmills and trying to fix all the problems of the World it is important to remember to not avoid the little things in life that can, if left unchecked still cause you problems. So here is a little list to start making life more simple.

Please feel free to add to it.

  1. When choking on an ice cube, simply pour a cup of boiling water down your throat. Presto! The blockage will instantly remove itself.
  2. Avoid cutting yourself slicing vegetables by getting someone else to hold while you chop.
  3. Avoid arguments with the Mrs. about lifting the toilet seat by using the sink.
  4. To treat high blood pressure: simply cut yourself and bleed for a few minutes, thus reducing the pressure in your veins. Remember to use the timer.
  5. A mouse trap, placed on top of your alarm clock, will prevent you from rolling over and going back to sleep after you hit the snooze button.
  6. If you have a bad cough, take a large dose of laxatives, then you will be afraid to cough.
  7. You only need two tools in life - WD-40 and Duct Tape. If it doesn't move and should, use the WD-40. If it shouldn't move and does, use the duct tape.
  8. When confused remember, everyone seems normal until you get to know them.

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I like # 5.

And I have to assume # 8 now applies to Joe and I.

# 7 reminds me of Tim Allen's comment on duct tape. Something along the lines of "Everyone should have duct tape handy. Remember, if you can't fix it...


Nice list, thanks for sharing.

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I was most moved, to laughter, by the Daily Thought. I am actually looking forward to tomorrow's offering mcbear. Just to make sure it is clear to all what the Daily Thought was, I will repeat it here:

"Daily Thought: Some people are like Slinkies. Not really good for anything but they bring a smile to your face when pushed down the stairs."

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Wow Yosey, you are so pithy this morning.
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