People Point Out The Things We're All Doing Wrong Without Knowing It

People Point Out The Things We're All Doing Wrong Without Knowing It

People Point Out The Things We're All Doing Wrong Without Knowing It

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_None of us are perfect... well some of us are and everyone else tries to be, which, is a ridiculously tall life order. Sometimes people do the smallest things incorrectly. The good thing is that there are ways to perfect everyday life and Lord knows there are an abundance of people who want to tell others when they're doing something wrong. _

Redditor __pretendstoknow _asked a question about life... *_What is something that most people don't realize they are doing wrong?*


When going around a corner or curve in a car, you should be coasting or accelerating, not braking. The braking should occur as your are approaching the turn. Braking while in a turn is dangerous as you can more easily lose traction.


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Putting out a buffet at a picnic or potluck. The plates should go at the beginning, but the silverware and napkins should go at the end. That way you don't have to carry them as you go through the line.


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Driving with brights on when there is oncoming traffic.

Also: people who don't have headlamp washers who drive with their high-beams on because their headlights are covered in road salt. Go get your car washed.


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_Typing, and working on computers in general. People have the wrong posture when sitting at their desks, monitors are positioned wrong and with improper settings, people don't get up for frequent breaks, don't stretch their muscles. _

Headaches, carpal tunnel, bad backs, blood clots, these can all be caused just by everyday office work.


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Listening. If someone is venting or talking about something personal people tend to respond the moment there is any sort of "awkward silence." Let the silence linger. In my experience, the part they really want you to listen to is after that silence.


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Leaving the tack in your jacket or skirt split. That little "X" of thread is there to keep the garment looking nice on the rack. You're meant to cut it out when you get home.


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Using rowing machines at the gym. The proper way to is not intuitive and mostly uses your legs. Your arms should not bend while your legs are still bent. Everyone looks like they are trying to do the fastest arm workout ever, but if you do it right, it's great for your legs and back too.


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Handling kitchen knives.

  • Don't try to grab them midair if you drop them
  • Don't leave in a sink full of water
  • Don't put them in the dishwasher
  • Make sure they are sharp
  • Should be honed before use


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A lot of young men who start lifting are too focused on the numbers and they aren't thinking about their form. They may be putting up high numbers but they aren't training optimally and are actually cheating themselves out of real gains. They're playing an imaginary game with the brain at their body's expense strangely enough.


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Eating "healthy." Just because you skipped breakfast doesn't mean pizza for lunch is now healthy.


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Holding a wine glass. You're supposed to hold it by the stem. People commonly hold it by the bowl because they think it looks more fancy. They're just heating up the wine with their hand.

Also wine related, a rule of thumb is to pour the wine in the glass up until the glass curves inward.

Source: I took a Wine Appreciation elective in college. Best college class ever.


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Driving without using their indicators - drives me bloody crazy!


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Wearing backpack straps so loosely that the weight is down at your butt. Tighten those straps! the weight should be higher on your back. You may not notice it, but it is damaging your back.

Tighten those straps. Within a week or two you will notice a difference. Guaranteed.


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Until I was about 19 I always washed my body first and then shampoo my hair.. never thought the order of operations mattered much.


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Connecting jumper cables. People always connect them to both terminals of both batteries and don't pay attention to the order they're connected. This can cause a surge and blow your car's ECM (basically, the computer brain of the car).

The correct order to connect the wires is:

1) Connect the positive terminal of the dead battery

2) Connect the positive terminal on the donor battery

3) Connect the negative terminal on the donor battery

4) Connect the final lead to a grounded location on the dead vehicle. (An unpainted surface on the engine block is preferred, but on the body will work)


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Sitting on the toilet the wrong way.


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Thinking. And while that sounds like a joke or a dig, it isn't. We humans are notorious for believing we think clearly and logically but instead have a whole host of common cognitive and logical issues that take serious effort to combat and avoid. Most aren't even aware, and many wouldn't want to expend the effort.


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People put bed linens away wrong. Put the sheet, fitted sheet and matching pillow case into the other pillow case. It keeps the matching linens together so you only have to grab one thing plus it helps keep the linen closet tidy.


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The garbage disposal in your sink is not there to grind up whatever leftover food you dump in it. It is there to protect your plumbing by grinding up the inevitable SMALL pieces of food that get washed down the drain as you do dishes. It is not designed to handle large amounts, and most failures are caused by people misusing it. Scrape the food into the garbage can, folks.


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Don't refrigerate your tomatoes. You're sucking all the taste out of them. Store them on the cool, shady counter. And for heaven's sake, don't sit them on their rear! Put them stem-side down to minimize bruising- the back end is way easier to damage.


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_What's wrong? Nothing. You're all doing your best _


People Break Down The Most Beautiful Places To Visit In The United States
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America the beautiful.

So much to see. So much to experience.

Just because we don't have exotic oceans and ancient history doesn't mean there isn't majesty to take in.

There are many vacations to put together.

And now we don't have to use a paper map to plan.

Our apps and GPS have it all planned out.

Redditor driedkitten wanted to compare notes about the greatest ways to see the USA, so they asked:

"Where is the most beautiful place in the United States?"

So far the cliffs of California is my favorite part of the US.

The Falls

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"Subjective of course, but Crater Lake is certainly a sight to behold."


"My home state of Oregon is full of beautiful places, South Umpqua falls, Illinois River, and Multnomah falls. Are some favorites."


Oh Hoh...

"A tie for Acadia, Hoh rainforest, and Rainier in the fall."


"I was going to say Acadia. It's very underrated for some reason. My mom's friend by coincidence ended up being my English professor in college and we went on a trip to see family in ME. We stopped at Acadia for a day and she said it reminded her a lot of her visit to Greece."


"Hoh rainforest is absolutely devastatingly beautiful. Hiked the whole Hoh river trail when I was 17 and it's still near the top of the list for my favorite things I've ever done."


In Awe

"Glacier national park. I was continuously in awe that the place was real life."


"The vistas of this road, on a motorcycle, were beyond breathtaking to experience. Would 100% do it again. Being on a bike allowed for stops at the waterfalls where there was no room for vehicles to pull over, and the views from the tunnels under the road were supernatural."


The Road Ahead

"There is a stretch of the Navajo reservation where there is no cell service, AM or FM radio reception. The road stretches before you for miles surrounded by red rocks touching blue sky. The buzzing undercurrent of modern connectivity fades away and your brain can be truly still."


"We did a little unscheduled off-roading in that area when we came to a road closed barrier. A Navajo couple pulled up alongside us while we pondered the dirt road heading roughly in the direction we wanted to go and assured us it was passable. Really lonely place... but wonderful."


On a Clear Day

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"Mount Rainier."


"If I stand right at the doorjamb of my front door on a clear day, I have a beautiful view. I owned this house for 15 years before I figured that out. You can't see it from any other position in the doorway, or if you're outside."


Mountains are hot. That is all.

See the Country

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"Depends on what you’re looking for. The United States is a big place."

"For me - Hawaii is hard to beat."


Beautiful scenery...

"Zion National Park is the most well-known place in Utah. But my entire state is an outdoorsman's paradise. LOTs of beautiful scenery in both the northern and southern parts of the state."


"Totally!!! And it’s very different. I personally prefer Southern Utah because the red rocks make me feel like I’m on Mars. But I grew up in the salt lake valley, so the mountains lost a lot of their majesty. But if I’m being honest, I miss them terribly."


Smell the old growth

"I’m incredibly biased, but the most beautiful place is the California redwoods. Drive up 101, and then detour towards Petrolia. There is absolutely nothing like it. Roll down your windows and drive 35mph. Smell the old growth. Stop at the pull out. Take a small hike. It’s worth it."


"Yes, 100%. My brother lives in McKinleyville and I am going to see him the end of April. Can't wait. It's my happy place. They are like the Grand Canyon and Niagara Falls... you have to see them to believe them. Those redwoods are something else!"



"Yosemite! You drive thru the tunnel and come out the other side. Looks like heaven/Utopia."


"Did a hike in Yosemite on January 1 last year. A spectacular way to start the year. I had seen photos of it, seen it in movies, watched countless videos on Youtube about it but -nothing- prepares you for the sight of El Cap as you turn that corner. I was very nearly moved to tears."



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"The Shenandoah Valley. Its an amazing place if you're an outdoorsman. Hiking, fishing, hunting, bird watching, camping."


All the wonders of the world. I may have to check all of these out.

What did we miss? Let us know in the comments below.

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