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Get ready to level up your real-life experiences with the ultimate list of cheat codes! Throughout the annals of gaming history, cheat codes have granted players special powers, extra lives, and secret shortcuts. But what if we could unlock similar advantages in our everyday lives? That’s right. From productivity hacks to social secrets, financial tips to personal growth strategies, this list aims to empower you with shortcuts and insights to navigate life like a seasoned pro. So, gather your virtual pens and prepare to unlock the secrets to success as readers come together to create the definitive list of real-life cheat codes. Game on!
To start, a Redditor replied, “Rainymood.com and simplynoise.com are the cheat codes for studying/working without distraction.”
Financial Tips and Tricks
One user said, “If your credit card magnetic stripe starts to get worn from use and being in your wallet, and doesn’t always read in the card reader, you can use the plastic bag trick. Put the card in a plastic grocery bag and then swipe it. Not sure why it works, but it does.”
Social Skills and Networking
A user commented, “When receiving a call from a solicitor, simply press 9; the call will be dropped, and your phone number is put on the companies do not call list. 95% of companies support this feature. I love it.”
Personal Development Strategies
An interesting comment read, “If applicable, form a good, personal relationship with your head-of-state. It’s amazing what you can do with a powerful person backing you up.”
Health and Wellness Boosts
One Redditor wrote, “Riding a bicycle will save you lots of money on gas, parking, medical bills, and gym memberships.”
A second Redditor added, “Easy splinter removal: dip the splintered body part in some Elmer’s glue, let it dry, and remove glue with the splinter.”
Time Management Techniques
A user replied, “Dial 0 during most automatic menu phone systems to be taken to an operator to route your call. also, mashing buttons may work as well. Whenever you have a voice automated phone system, typically saying “representative” gets you someone right away.”
Career Advancement Shortcuts
A funny comment was, “If you find yourself running late for work, pick up some donuts or breakfast burritos. Then you’re not the guy who’s late, you’re the guy who brought breakfast!”
Another comment said, “When you’re giving a presentation, bring a bottle of water up to the podium. If you find yourself in a spot where you blank, taking a drink will allow you to gather your thoughts. Nobody will be the wiser.”
One Redditor wrote, “Always have some money saved that no one knows about. It could save your life.”
A second Redditor added, “Checkout museum and park passes from the Library.”
Relationship Building Insights
A user commented, “Secretaries, tech support, and janitors are the true power in office buildings. Make friends, remember birthdays, and you can get anything you need or go anywhere you need.”
Communication Skills Mastery
One comment was, “Try to put yourself in as many socially awkward situations as possible. You will be desensitized to it, which makes you more outgoing.”
A second comment said, “When calling a cell phone: after several rings without answer, the cellphone goes to voicemail. If you’ve done voicemail before, and don’t need the lengthy instructions, press the * key to skip it.”
Traveling Like a Pro
A Redditor suggested, “If you ever need an umbrella when out walking, ie it starts raining. Go into the nearest restaurant and ask them if the found your umbrella. If they ask what it looks like, say it’s black.”
One comment was, “Wooden toothpicks make great replacements for those crappy plastic things they put in dress shirt collars to keep them nice and pointy.
Cooking and Meal Prep Tips
A Redditor added, “fiber makes you feel satisfied. oranges have pectin which suppresses your appetite.”
Home Organization and Cleaning Hacks
A user wrote, “WD 40 is not a lubricant. It is, however, a degreaser that is useful for getting rid of old lubricant and preparing a surface to apply a new one.”
Another user added, “If you spill any liquid that will stain on your carpet (red wine, juice, etc), pour some salt on it. Work it into the carpet – just rub it in with your hands. Leave it there for a few hours (for serious stains, up to a day) and vacuum it out. Voila, stain gone.”
Study and Exam Tips
A popular comment was, “A user suggested, “When studying arts at university, take notes on your prof’s political/philosophical ideologies and worldviews. Regurgitate in essays and on exams for an A grade. Also, margins, font, font size, etc. are incredibly important. Never neglect these.”
Another comment said, “Need more time writing that paper? Grab a jpg, mp3, or some other media file and rename it “My Awesome Essay.doc” and send to professor. The “paper” will be look “corrupt” and it’ll buy you a day or two more. Use sparingly.”
A Redditor said, “Shut the f**** up. Wait for the lawyer.“
A second Redditor replied, “If you need to turn the light on at night briefly and don’t want to lose your night vision completely, keep one eye closed.”
A third Redditor said, “Sprinkle some salt on your napkin coaster at the bar.. your beer won’t stick to it EVERY FUGGIN TIME….”
Redditors have come together to create an invaluable resource – the list of real-life cheat codes. With insights spanning productivity, finance, relationships, and more, this compilation offers shortcuts and strategies to level up our daily lives. By tapping into the collective wisdom of Redditors, we unlock the power to navigate challenges, achieve goals, and thrive in various aspects of life.
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