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FOIL pick pockets by placing a freshly toasted “Pop Tart” in each pocket.

Would-be thieves will quickly rupture the fragile pastry and receive


finger burns from the steaming hot jam inside.

CONFUSE shopkeepers by buying a sheet of wrapping paper and asking them

to wrap it.

SMELL GAS? Locate the suspected leak by striking an ordinary match in

every>room in the house until a loud explosion reveals the source of the

ecaping gas.

SAVE time when crossing a one-way street by only looking in the direction

of oncoming traffic.

ALWAYS keep a pound of lard in your pocket so that if you get your head

stuck in railings you’ll be able to grease your ears and slide out.

SMASH the entire contents of your home with a sledgehammer before going

away on holiday. Then any would-be burglars who break in will get a taste of

their own medicine.

WHEN buying fruit by the pound, buy grapes instead of apples. Apples are

much heavier.

CIGARETTES are a much cheaper and more widely available alternative to

nicotine patches.

BEAT bicycle theft by towing a horse box behind your bike. When you stop,

simply padlock the cycle securely inside the horse box.

BEAT the credit card companies at their own game. Run up a massive bill

on your credit cards and then kill yourself before your statement arrives,

thus avoiding repayment.

TO delay paying your electric bill simply lock the electric-board man in

the cupboard under the stairs whilst he reads the meter. This will not work

if you have a coin meter.

STOP losing your keys, by chaining them to a large object: such as a

chair. Then if you get tired of carrying your keys you can always sit down

for a


BY putting a camera with a time-lapsed shutter (set to trigger in 10

seconds or so) into a refrigerator, one can later develop the film in order


find out if the refrigerator’s internal light switches off when the door is


INTERNATIONAL master criminals. Tell your guards to shoot James Bond in

the head at the first opportunity. Under no circumstances give him a guided

tour of your base, or leave him in the custody of attractive women in


AMERICAN organised crime leaders. Upon capturing the ‘A’ Team do not

under any circumstances lock them in a shed full of tools and useful scrap


OLD telephone directories make ideal personal address books. Simply cross

out the names and address of people you don’t know.

WHEN reading a book try tearing out the pages as you read them. This

saves the expense of buying a bookmark, and the pages can later be used for

shopping lists.

BUS DRIVERS. Pretend you’re an airline pilot by wedging your accelerator

pedal down with a heavy book, securing the steering wheel with some old

rope, and then strolling back along the bus chatting casually to the


FOOL other drivers into thinking you have an expensive car phone by

holding an old TV or video remote control up to your ear and occasionally

serving across the road and mounting the kerb.

BOMB disposal experts’ wives. Keep hubby on his toes by packing his

lunchbox with plasticine and an old alarm clock.

SAVE money on doorbell batteries by removing them and simply popping to

the door every two minutes to see if anyone is there.

SAVE electricity by turning off all the lights in your house and walking

around wearing a miner’s hat.

RE-SPRAYING your car? Cover it with ‘Cling Film’ first. If you don’t like

the new colour, simply peel it off and start again.

AVOID being wheel clamped by jacking your car up, removing the wheels and

locking them safely in the boot until you return.

AVOID parking tickets by leaving your windscreen wipers turned to ‘fast

wipe’ whenever you leave your car parked illegally.

MAKE shopkeepers feel like criminals and con men by carefully checking

their change and holding bank notes up to the light before accepting them.

HIGH blood pressure sufferers. Simply cut yourself and bleed for a while,

thus reducing the pressure in your veins

DOG owners. Give passers by the impression that your dog is well trained

by ordering it to do whatever it happens to be doing already.

CREATE instant designer stubble by sucking a magnet and dipping your chin

in a bowl of iron filings.

WHEN out drinking take a picture of your mum and dad in your wallet. It

makes a handy ‘drunk-o-meter’ to gauge when you’ve had too much. When you

start to fancy your mum, stop chatting up the girls. Don’t even look at

them. If you start to fancy your dad, leave the pub and catch the first

bus home. (This is not advisable if you live with your parents).

MUMS, a strip of banana peel tacked to the bottom of children’s shoes

allows them to be towed effortlessly around supermarkets.

CONVERT black labrador dogs into seals by feeding them pastries, sweets

and cakes, starving them of exercise, slipping a pair of black socks onto

their front paws and smearing their coats in vaseline. Then encourage them


balance a beach ball on their nose in return for fish-shaped dog


STOP birds nesting in your garden by collecting all the twigs and moss in

your neighbourhood and hiding it in your garden shed.

STOP squirrels and birds taking food from your bird table by placing the

food inside a biscuit tin, and securing the lid with heavy duty tape.

PREVENT bees and butterflies stealing your pollen by enclosing each

flower head in a plastic bag securely fastened around the stem with a



DISAPPOINT wasps this summer by smearing cold tea on your ears instead of


REVIVE dying moths by placing them on a small droplet of sugary water.

EMPTY cereal packets make ideal holders for old toilet roll tubes and

milk bottle tops which one should never throw away as they are most handy,


have a variety of uses.

READERS with old or perished hot water bottles may, after filling, wish

to leave the problem bottle in the sink or bath and so reduce the risk of

damp bedclothes.

WHEN buying toilet tissue always unwind each roll carefully and number

the sheets individually using a Biro or felt-tipped pen.

SAVE several hundred pounds every year on household wear and tear by

living in a tent in the garden.

HANG a Corn flakes packet on a piece of string in all the doorways of

your house. Bumping into the brightly coloured boxes as you pass through


remind you to close the door behind you.

WEIGH toilet rolls on your kitchen scales and record their weight after

each visit to the toilet. On each occasion deduct the new weight from their

previous weight. The figure remaining will be the exact weight of toilet

tissue which you have used on that particular ‘visit’.

STOP nosey neighbours from knowing which room you’re in by stealthily

crawling around the house on all fours.

LIVERPOOL fans. Save money on expensive new kits by simply strapping

a large fake penis to your forehead. It is now clear to all, as to your

allegiance.(Not recommended for use in sermons!)

DYSLEXICS. Try deliberately spelling words wrongly. This way at least you

have a chance of spelling them correctly.

HIJACKERS. Avoid a long stressful siege and the risk of arrest,

imprisonment or death by simply making sure you book a flight to your


destination in the first place.

Suck the eyes from attacking zombies using a Black & Decker ‘Dustbuster’.

The zombies will then wander aimlessly and can be dispatched by the more

usual methods at a more leisurely pace.

X File fans. Create the effect of being abducted by aliens by drinking

two bottles of vodka. You’ll invariably wake up in a strange place the

following morning, having had your memory mysteriously ‘erased’.

A Hedgehog trained to scuttle up and down the table from guest to guest

makes an unusual mobile cheese and pineapple cube nibble dispenser at

cocktail parties.

Domestos is an ideal substitute for Blue Curaco, and far less pricey. It


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