We're always looking for the best life hacks, but this Reddit thread did the work for us and rounded up 80 of the most popular life cheats suggested by commenters. Take these tips with a grain of salt; we did our best to filter out the NSFW, illegal, and seemingly ridiculous ones (it is Reddit after all).
- Skip ads: When you're watching a DVD, hit stop, stop, then play to skip ads and head straight to the movie. If hitting stop twice doesn't work, hit it three times before you hit play.
- Skip the operator: Dial 0 to go straight to the operator. If that doesn't work, "mashing buttons" can work, too. Or you can keep saying "representative" if the system is voice automated. You can also use the site GetHuman.com.
- Biking benefits: You can save a lot of money on gas, parking, and gym memberships by adopting a bicycle as a mode of transportation.
- For worn-out credit cards: If the magnetic stripe is worn out from use, you can cover it