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The Forehead Ticket Trick

So, you’re going to a ticketed event, like a concert or a ball game. It’s out of town. You’re carpooling with four other people. How do you ensure that everyone in the car has their ticket with them?

The car doesn't move until each person takes out their ticket and holds it to their forehead.

Been doing it for 20 years, and you’d be amazed how often it saves the day.

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Jeremy, I do the same...

Jeremy, I do the same thing. Except I do it as I close the door ... which unfortunately means that if I don't have them I've just locked myself out. Luckily I have a spare set hidden somewhere, so once a month I have to jump the fence and break into my own house.




An Oblique Strategy:
Honor thy error as a hidden intention


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