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  1. anitoli

    anitoli Well-Known Member Gold Supporting Member

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    Take a pot of boiling water and put spaghetti in it, what happens to the boil? You have just lowered the water temp. Same with putting room temp water in the freezer, you are raising the freezer temp.

    Now ever hear the claim that hot water in ice cube trays freezes faster than tap water?
     
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    Speaking of jugs and a freezer: To save money on milk and /or running out. ( I only use 2% milk and only use it for coffee creamer). Buy whole milk and pour half in an empty jug. Freeze the two half full jugs. When needed, remove frozen whole milk and add water to make full. Let sit in fridge for a day or to to thaw out. So, I get two gallons for roughly the price of one and don't have to do that, "oh we are out of milk" thing for my morning coffee.
     
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    Substitute the milk in the coffee for Baileys on good days and a cheap-ish whisky for the worse days :thumb:
     
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    Instead of ice, put frozen fruit in your ice tea.
     
  5. Trident

    Trident Well-Known Member

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    Or……Drink it black and than yah don’t need any…:applause:
     
  6. Michael Roe

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    Oh, I do that! Taste great too!
     
  7. Michael Roe

    Michael Roe Well-Known Member

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    I will probably get in trouble for this one:
    When your lady friend is uhm bleeding....use the hole at the top.
    When your lady friend complains about anything, always tell her that the above will fix it.
     
  8. PelliX

    PelliX Well-Known Member

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    When the red river flows, you must either sail the red sea or take the brown dirt path....
     
  9. StrummerJoe

    StrummerJoe Well-Known Member

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    math-is-hard-zfcxxr.jpg
     
  10. StrummerJoe

    StrummerJoe Well-Known Member

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    Just because one ride is closed doen't mean they shut the hole amusement park down.

    EDIT : Saw my typo and thought it appropriate
     
  11. Adieu

    Adieu Well-Known Member

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    I got a better one

    Go on the internet buy socks there. Turns out socks actually have SIZES, and a proper size actually feels so much better.

    It's just the brick and mortar stores stocking only the single middle size
     
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  12. ricksdisconnected

    ricksdisconnected Well-Known Member

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    give mine a try. seriously
     
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    Adieu Well-Known Member

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    I only wear lowcut size XLs ever since I found out about it

    Well except for when needing to wear boots, I got a pair of XL long socks for crap like digging in the garden (scars from digging up mom's garden in high boots over short socks just once this spring still haven't quite faded...lesson learned)
     
  14. anitoli

    anitoli Well-Known Member Gold Supporting Member

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    And buy GOOD socks, merino wool are the best.
     
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    ricksdisconnected Well-Known Member

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    any more hacks guys?
     
  16. anitoli

    anitoli Well-Known Member Gold Supporting Member

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    Yeah, Bon Jovie!
     
  17. Dogs of Doom

    Dogs of Doom >>> Moderator <<< Staff Member

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    specifically rapid boiling water...

    that's because water has different formations. Ice (solid), water (liquid) & steam (gas).

    The reason rapid boiling water freezes faster than lukewarm water, is, because it is already changing from water to steam, so, on a molecular level, it's structure is transforming from one form to another. During that transition, it's easier to change from steam to ice, than it is from middle warm, to either frozen or steam...

    Same reason you can steam ice cubes quickly - quicker than lukewarm water...
     
  18. StrummerJoe

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    Walnuts can get rid of wood scuffs in most cases.

    Doritos make good kindling for a fire starter.

    Freeze grapes to keep white wine cool without watering it down. (ladies like that one)

    Can't find your slide? Half of an old school metal TP holder works in a pinch.
     
  19. anitoli

    anitoli Well-Known Member Gold Supporting Member

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    Ok. I'll ponder this.
     
  20. ricksdisconnected

    ricksdisconnected Well-Known Member

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    not a hack Mr.
    now if you were to tell us how to remove the yellow from the snow before eating......
     
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