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What can a person learn within 10 minutes that will be useful for life?

Asked by Love_my_doggie (9482points) September 19th, 2018

Here are some thoughts:

How to fold socks. I started using this quick-and-easy method years ago, and it’s great. No more chaos in the socks drawer or suitcase. If you stand them on end, like in the final photo, you can see your entire sock collection with a quick glance.

Create an account to access your full Social Security earnings history and the current status of your benefits:

How to find a car’s fuel tank. When approaching a gasoline pump, check the fuel-level indicator on the car’s dashboard. You’ll see a small arrow beside it; that arrow points to the side of the car where the tank is.

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janbb's avatar

Where the turn-off valve for the water mains is.

yesitszen's avatar

Best question this week.


Jeruba's avatar


LuckyGuy's avatar

How to tie a taut line hitch knot.
It is so useful.

notsoblond's avatar

How to stitch.

Caravanfan's avatar

Here you go. 9 minutes long. You’re welcome.

kritiper's avatar

Why one shouldn’t litter.

ucme's avatar

Colouring with crayons without going over the lines.
Handy tip…stick your tongue out slightly, helps with concentration.

LuckyGuy's avatar

How to slow dance. Side, touch, side, touch,
You’ll use it at every wedding or night out.

raum's avatar

How to spot signs of a stroke.

How to spot signs of cancer.
ABCDE rule.

mazingerz88's avatar

How to boil an egg, soft and hard.

LuckyGuy's avatar

They are expecting high winds here tomorrow. I used a couple of taut line hitches to tie weights the legs of a temporary shelter I put up to cover some of the items I had to take out of my barn.

ragingloli's avatar

Location of the main arteries on a human, and how to use a knife.

raum's avatar

Geez, loli.

ragingloli's avatar

Hey, it is just for self defence. :D

raum's avatar

In self-defense, you learn how to neutralize your opponent not eviscerate them.


ragingloli's avatar

What better way to “neutralise” the target, than to make sure they bleed to death within minutes, making sure they do not get up again.

ragingloli's avatar

Checkmate, Atheists!

janbb's avatar

You know, I’m starting to feel affectionately towards loli. Maybe it’s time to leave Fluther!

raum's avatar

Fluther wouldn’t be Fluther without loli.

MrGrimm888's avatar

Learning to swim. Even if it’s just treading water.

Caravanfan's avatar

Loli cheats at online chess, though.

LuckyGuy's avatar

This question inspired me!!!
I learned and practiced 2 more knots: the Bowline and the Double Fisherman’s knot.
I am ready!

Did anyone else learn the taut line hitch?

LostInParadise's avatar

Learn how to bend so as not to injure your back. Link

MrGrimm888's avatar

I use bowline knots all the time.

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