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20 Simple Solutions To Annoying Everyday Problems

A simple guide to living a less annoying life. Post your annoying everyday problem on Florida Orange Juice's Little Annoyances, Big Prize Contest for a chance to win a comedy-filled trip for two to Chicago! Contest is now closed.

1. Keep Your Tube Clean

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All you need is two Q-tips and two rubber bands for an awesome homemade toothpaste squeezer.

2. Tunes To Go

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Fold a sock into a sleeve to carry your music with you on a run

3. Java Jacket

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Use a sock as a sleeve that will make a great coffee koozie.

4. Use a clip as a phone stand

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5. Stop Searching For The Tiny "L" and "R"

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Tie a knot in your left or right bud so you always know which ear it belongs to.

6. Drip-Proof Painting

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Place a rubber band around your paint can to scrape of excess paint.

7. Save Your Fingers

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Use your free comb from picture day to hang the picture you took by sticking the nail in between its teeth.

8. A Faster Fold

It's the 21st century, start folding your t-shirts like it.

9. Bagel Mate

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Keep your bagel sandwich fresh by putting it in an old CD case. The middle part goes through the hole!

10. Tape Tip

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Never struggle to find the end of the tape roll again by putting the plastic fastener from your bread at the end of your tape.

11. Key Key

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Mark your keys with a coat of nail polish.

12. Cord Keeper

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Place a cool knot between cords to keep them from coming unplugged.

13. Drill Spill

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Catch drill debris by folding an upside down sticky note below the hole.

14. If You Travel With A Suit, This Will Save Your Life

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Three minutes and thirty seconds of pure genius.

15. Tangle Free Jewelry

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Slide your jewelry through a straw to keep it organized.

16. Elevator Express

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1. Press and hold the close door button before the door closes

2. While holding the close door button press and hold the button for your floor

3. When the elevator starts moving release both buttons and move to your floor unimpeded.

17. A Better Twist Tie

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Save old water bottle tops to keep bagged items fresh by cutting off the top of the bottle, stringing the plastic bag through the top, and then using the twist cap to close the bag.

18. Bag Box

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Keep plastic bags in a neat and accessible empty kleenex box.

19. When You Run Out Of Gas

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Grab a cone and use it as a funnel for your gas can.

20. A Cuter Cut

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Stop mowing and start gnawing. Put your bunnies cage on wheels on the grass, and he'll eat away while you move it around.