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10 Of The Most Effective Ways To Settle A Dispute

Put the coin away, Karen. Next time you need to decide who gets to use the bathroom first, or who gets to eat the last lemon-flavored Skittles, you'll be prepared.

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1. Force two of your strongest friends to arm wrestle on your behalf.

Play some death metal at full volume to increase effectiveness.
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Play some death metal at full volume to increase effectiveness.

2. Hold a staring contest with your opponent without telling him or her that they're in a staring contest.

Then you can be like, "I WIN," and they'll be like, "Win what...?" and you'll be like, "Don't be such a sore loser, Karen."
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Then you can be like, "I WIN," and they'll be like, "Win what...?" and you'll be like, "Don't be such a sore loser, Karen."

3. Who can stay single the longest?

Think of all the hobbies you'll pick up on the road to victory!
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Think of all the hobbies you'll pick up on the road to victory!

4. Hold a pie slapping contest.

Slap each other in the face with slices of pie until someone passes out from exhaustion.
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Slap each other in the face with slices of pie until someone passes out from exhaustion.

5. See whose initials have a higher value on the stock market.

You'll win the argument and educate yourself on financial decision making.
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You'll win the argument and educate yourself on financial decision making.

6. Who can eat the most spicy food without taking a sip of water?

Outside of settling the disagreement, you look pretty tough. Have you been working out? Totally think you're gonna win this one. ;) Just sayin'.
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Outside of settling the disagreement, you look pretty tough. Have you been working out? Totally think you're gonna win this one. ;) Just sayin'.

7. See who can keep their parents on the phone the longest.

If you have, like, a million hours to spare.
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If you have, like, a million hours to spare.

8. Post the same silly photo on Facebook and see who can get the most likes.

This one is good if you want to lose and be left questioning your entire social life.
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This one is good if you want to lose and be left questioning your entire social life.

9. Chug a gallon of water in each other's faces while another friend sings his favorite showtunes.

Please also film this and put it up on the internet.
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Please also film this and put it up on the internet.

10. See who can hug your cat for the longest amount of time.

Fun fact: All cats enjoy being hugged and touched and loved without breaks. Really get into it.
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Fun fact: All cats enjoy being hugged and touched and loved without breaks. Really get into it.

Or you could always settle it the usual way:

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