Tuesday, October 15, 2013

unbiasedmark:

obsessionjason:

Wish I saw this my freshman year when Expos was hell.

Might help me with my philosophy essays that I just typed out oh no

Really solid essay writing advice. :)

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Thursday, June 13, 2013

Safety Tips When Moving

Moving is hard work, and for most of us hiring a moving crew is probably out of the question. Sure we could get a few of our friends together and hope they’ll be happy to heavy furniture in various shapes and sizes up and down six flights of stairs, but the truth is they’d probably rather not. Plus, then what happens when your couch gets stuck and you have no real equipment or know-how to get it down to the moving van? Exactly. Not good.

So before you start loading everything you own into random boxes, let’s go over a few things that will keep you from injuring yourself in the process.

1.) Don’t overpack. Not because your boxes might explode later (that’s just annoying), but because you need to keep your boxes from weighing a million pounds. You should aim for each box weighing under 50 pounds. You should be able to lift each box without much strain. Think about it; when you’re moving upwards of 30 boxes in a day, the less weight you have to pick up each time you bend over is going to be very beneficial in the long run.

2.) Use the right equipment. Got something that is just too heavy to move? Use a dolly! Or straps! These things do not cost much money to rent and can save you invaluable time and stress in the moving process. This also helps move lighter items in multiples, saving even more time. Wouldn’t you rather make the process easier and move faster? Of course you would.

3.) Plan ahead. The route you take to the truck is more important than you think. Instead of walking all the way through your place, out the front door and down to the truck, what if you could just hand stuff out your back window to your friend in the alley? By planning ahead, you might be surprised how much work you can save yourself.

4.) Wear the right clothing and footwear. Not only will you be bending over a lot, you’ll also be climbing into truck beds and squishing yourself into tiny spaces. Your clothes should be comfortable, but it’s also important that they’re relatively form fitting. You don’t want your shirt getting snagged going through a doorway with your hands full. Plus, having a 40 lb box fall on your toes when you’re wearing nothing but sandals certainly isn’t going to feel very good.

5.) Know when you’re outmatched. There are some things you just aren’t going to be able to move on your own (or things that you really, really shouldn’t attempt to move on your own). If you’ve got a piano sitting in your living room, you need to call a professional. Not only could you risk injuring yourself, but you also risk damaging your property, and what’s the point in moving a bunch of damaged property to a new location?

And don’t forget; for dorm safety items (like pepper spraysafes and personal alarms), check out our store at www.secureoncampus.com, and for dorm decorations (like dorm lightingfun drinking games, and wall decals) check out our store at www.thegoodlifeoncampus.com!

Monday, June 10, 2013 Sunday, June 9, 2013 Tuesday, May 28, 2013 Friday, May 24, 2013 Saturday, May 18, 2013 Thursday, April 25, 2013 Monday, April 15, 2013 Monday, March 4, 2013 Saturday, March 2, 2013

When I accidentally close Word without saving my really important essay

whatobushouldcallme:

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You all KNOW this has happened to you at some point!!

Monday, February 18, 2013 Wednesday, February 6, 2013 Friday, February 1, 2013

We all fail every once in a while…

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So here’s to an amazing weekend to make up for any difficulties you may have had this week :). Hang in there!!

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Sunday, January 27, 2013

Like Paintball but Not as Painful

Sometimes you just need to relieve a little bit of stress, and with our Water Wars Water Pistol Game you can have a little fun while you’re at it!

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Ready for a little water gun fun?