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VISITING DISNEY WORLD
At Disney World, the crowd is most likely to turn to the right. Therefore, the rides to the left are less crowded.
Carolyn Lloyd, 15-year-old student, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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EATING ON THE ROAD
When traveling, eat what the natives eat. It's cheaper and tastes better than anything else.
Norman Brenner, Fleetwood, New York
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RIDING THE NEW YORK CITY SUBWAY
To determine where subway doors will open, look at the yellow stripe painted along the edge of the platform. The doors are most likely to open adjacent to the areas where the paint is most worn.
Steven M. Keisman, New York City high school resource coordinator
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RIDING THE NEW YORK CITY SUBWAY
The subway car carrying the conductor is the coolest in the summer and most comfortable in the winter. It is also the safest.
Steven M. Keisman, New York City high school resource coordinator
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SPOTTING A GOOD SHOW
Follow the worn path in the rug to find the most popular exhibit in a museum.
Steven M. Keisman, New York City high school resource coordinator
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DRIVING IN NEW YORK CITY
In New York City, the two Fridays before Christmas are the heaviest traffic days of the year.
Steven M. Keisman, New York City high school resource coordinator
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FINDING AIR FOR YOUR TIRES
In New York State, any gas station with four or more pumps has an air hose.
Steven M. Keisman, New York City high school resource coordinator
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PREDICTING SPICINESS
The closer to the Tropic of Cancer, the spicier the food.
Thomas W. Neumann, anthropological archaeologist, wildlife ecologist, and field crew crisis manager
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SPOTTING GERMANS
If you see someone drinking a bottle of orange juice, replacing the cap on the bottle, and putting the bottle down after each sip, the person is probably German.
Jeff Brown, astronomer, Bloomington, Indiana
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HOW TO BEAT THE CROWDS
Ninety percent of visitors see only 10 percent of a national park.
Cheryl A. Russell, demographer, mother, editor-in-chief, American Demographics
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GETTING SOMEWHERE
Go the way you know, it will always be faster.
Anonymous
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Current Rating: 5.3 out of 10 based on 17 reviews
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