Post your "Life Hacks" here!

Discussion in 'Random Thoughts' started by la Principessa, Aug 9, 2013.

  1. la Principessa

    la Principessa Old School HF Member

    I think the term sounds pretty stupid, but whatever.

    One thing that has worked for me was a disc cleaner. My fiance had this old game Republic Commandos, and it was pretty scratched up and didn't work properly anymore. So he's tried several pricey disc cleaners and even peanut butter (heard that helps but it didn't work) and finally he tried rubbing a banana (peeled, of course) all over the disc. He then rinsed it, wiped it off, and then surprisingly it worked perfectly. So if you have any damaged discs, don't throw them away until you try this :2thumbsup:
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  2. deleted

    deleted Visitor

    Ive a shoe buffer. works really good fixing CD's.. but I dont use CD's anymore..
  3. Meliai

    Meliai Banned

    I recently discovered using dryer sheets to clean your baseboards if you have a pet that sheds a lot. I have a furry black dog that sheds a dustpan full of thick hair every day, so this comes in pretty handy for me.
  4. Heat

    Heat Smile, it's contagious! :) Lifetime Supporter

    To make your own hummingbird nectar, boil 1 cup of water and add 1/4 cup of sugar, stir until dissolved and add bright food colouring.

    Far cheaper to make your own than to buy it. :)
  5. la Principessa

    la Principessa Old School HF Member

    Forgive my ignorance, but what do you use this for? To attract hummingbirds?
  6. SpacemanSpiff

    SpacemanSpiff Visitor

    superglue fun

    superglue a quarter to the floor near the gumball machines
  7. Heat

    Heat Smile, it's contagious! :) Lifetime Supporter

    To fill their feeders. They drink from them. :)[​IMG]
  8. deleted

    deleted Visitor


    however, in my case., I have a whole row, probably 60 feet or more of Rose of Sharon's..
    I have many humming birds.. and BEES.. :eek:
  9. la Principessa

    la Principessa Old School HF Member

    The hummingbird feeder looks really nice!
  10. SpacemanSpiff

    SpacemanSpiff Visitor

    theyre also good for feeding bears :p
  11. porkstock41

    porkstock41 stay positive and love your life ~311

    and does it have to have food coloring? i imagine that could be bad for the birds.
  12. AceK

    AceK Scientia Potentia Est

    I've heard that tooth paste will fix a scratched cd if you apply it and then rub it off but not any whitening kind that has abrasives because that will scratch the disc more but supposedly it fills in the scratches and allows it to work
  13. Tyrsonswood

    Tyrsonswood Senior Moment

    Leave out the food coloring, the color of the nectar isn't what attracts the birds... I used to feed hundreds of them when I lived in California, 3 feeders and 2 gallons of nectar a day. Was quite a busy place.
  14. needed a place to chill outside, neighbor through away a couch...was like haul that shit over here, but mom made me get rid of it....was a cool place to take a nap, I had it propped against the side of the house, and the roof gave me some shade. I figured why pay a bunch of money for an outside couch.
  15. AceK

    AceK Scientia Potentia Est

    word, i've slept on a couple before myself
  16. a couch outside or just a couch?
  17. AceK

    AceK Scientia Potentia Est

    a couch outside, wasn't mine tho
  18. SpacemanSpiff

    SpacemanSpiff Visitor

    athletes foot powder is also safe for major sack rash

    true story bro
  19. skitzo child

    skitzo child PEACEFUL LIBRA

    I use baby powder on my nads every day just bc its hot just saying

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