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WHERE TO STORE SPARE PARTS
Store spare parts for an item as close as possible to the item.
Matthew Butterick, writer
(71) Contributions from this contributor since (2011-01-08)
Current Rating: 9.4 out of 10 based on 10 reviews
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STORING THE CORD ON AN APPLIANCE
When storing a cord on a vacuum cleaner or carpet shampooer with integral cord rack posts, wind the cord in a figure-8 around the posts rather than an oval. Doing so wil prevent kinks from forming when you pull the cord loose to plug it in.
Wankel, Computer analyst
(69) Contributions from this contributor since (2009-06-07)
Current Rating: 9.1 out of 10 based on 14 reviews
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AVOID AN ACCIDENT
If the driver in front of you makes a mistake, give him plenty of room because there is a high probability that he is going to make one or two more shortly.
Dick Gehring, Consultant, NY
(56) Contributions from this contributor since (2008-05-27)
Current Rating: 9 out of 10 based on 14 reviews
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WITHIN RANGE
If the enemy is within range, so are you.
Dick LNU, Corp Exec, Oakton, VA, USA
(3) Contributions from this contributor since (2008-01-27)
Current Rating: 9.0 out of 10 based on 21 reviews
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PLANNING A HIKE
Plan on one hour for every three miles of hiking plus 1/2 hour for every 1,000 foot increase in elevation. For example, a six mile hike up a 2,000 foot mountain would take three hours.
Mary D. Welch, Medical Assitant, Daytona Beach, Florida, USA
(1) Contributions from this contributor since (2008-02-25)
Current Rating: 9 out of 10 based on 15 reviews
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THINK TWICE, SPEAK ONCE
When I tried carpentry, years ago, I learned, measure twice, cut once. It applies to many things in life.
Glenn Cobb, Sales, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
(1) Contributions from this contributor since (2008-01-28)
Current Rating: 9 out of 10 based on 15 reviews
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HAVE A PLAN
If you don't have a plan for subordinates,they will have a plan for you.
Jim Koenig, U.S. Army Ret., Mountain City, Tennessee, USA
(1) Contributions from this contributor since (2008-12-25)
Current Rating: 9.0 out of 10 based on 14 reviews
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WHAT WILL YOU WEAR?
Most people wear 20% of their wardrobe 80% of the time.
teressa glazer, resale shop owner, gainesville, ga, usa
(1) Contributions from this contributor since (2009-03-01)
Current Rating: 8.9 out of 10 based on 15 reviews
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RULE OF LEAST INTEREST
The person with the least interest in maintaining the relationship has all the power.
linda fowler, retired, ohio
(2) Contributions from this contributor since (2008-01-27)
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APOLOGIZING
A quick apology difuses most of a tense situation. Even if the person is being unreasonable, it is best to start explaining yourself only after they've calmed down.
Serge Sokolin, Writer, comic artist
(9) Contributions from this contributor since (2010-08-03)
Current Rating: 8.8 out of 10 based on 11 reviews
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APPLE TEST
If you're not hungry enough to eat an apple, you're not hungry.
Ann, CA
(29) Contributions from this contributor since (2009-12-16)
Current Rating: 8.8 out of 10 based on 12 reviews
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