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    Coulndt Open Jar of jelly


    I was unable to open a jar of jelly, very humbling and embarassing.

    I started training my grip and I think it is pretty strong. But I still failed at opening the jar damn it! I guess turning the lid is a lil diff from grip strenght striaght up.

    Any1 else ever failed miserably at an everyday task like that?

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    I also cant spell "Couldn't" still dont know if thats right.
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    Yes, but my excuse is a broken finger
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    Quote Originally Posted by Steveoph View Post
    Yes, but my excuse is a broken finger
    Yea that works, good luck with that.
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    Tap around the rim with a knife and then open it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dpfisher View Post
    Tap around the rim with a knife and then open it.
    worked! lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by dpfisher View Post
    Tap around the rim with a knife and then open it.
    Yup - that's the old school trick. Not sure why it works, but it does.

    Speaking of opening things... anyone ever do the deal where you flex your forearm and then use it to open beer bottles? Love doing that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ShakesAllDay View Post
    Yup - that's the old school trick. Not sure why it works, but it does.

    Speaking of opening things... anyone ever do the deal where you flex your forearm and then use it to open beer bottles? Love doing that.

    :bb:
    Man, It would be cool if you could flex it and the bottle tops simply popped off. Throughout the whole bar. People would love that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Manimalia View Post
    Man, It would be cool if you could flex it and the bottle tops simply popped off. Throughout the whole bar. People would love that.
    usually when I flex, anything in the vicinity that is made of glass just completely shatters.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Esox Express View Post
    usually when I flex, anything in the vicinity that is made of glass just completely shatters.
    Hahaha.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Steveoph View Post
    Yes, but my excuse is a broken finger
    and it was KY Jelly?
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    I did that with a pickle jar and then pumped myself up and freaked out on it and the lid came flying off and I spilled it all everywhere.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Clickster View Post
    I did that with a pickle jar and then pumped myself up and freaked out on it and the lid came flying off and I spilled it all everywhere.
    Thats hilarious.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pleonastic View Post
    I was unable to open a jar of jelly, very humbling and embarassing.

    I started training my grip and I think it is pretty strong. But I still failed at opening the jar damn it! I guess turning the lid is a lil diff from grip strenght striaght up.

    Any1 else ever failed miserably at an everyday task like that?
    NO and the reason y........I take 1-T
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    Quote Originally Posted by dpfisher View Post
    Tap around the rim with a knife and then open it.
    Old school!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pleonastic View Post
    I was unable to open a jar of jelly, very humbling and embarassing.

    I started training my grip and I think it is pretty strong. But I still failed at opening the jar damn it! I guess turning the lid is a lil diff from grip strenght striaght up.

    Any1 else ever failed miserably at an everyday task like that?
    occasionally i have this problem. i blame it on my kids tightening the lid.....

    seriously though, i would try using a towel to grab the lid. this lets your fingers "dig into" something. if that fails, run the lid under hot water, as the metal will expand, but the glass will not.
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    Quote Originally Posted by suncloud View Post
    occasionally i have this problem. i blame it on my kids tightening the lid.....

    seriously though, i would try using a towel to grab the lid. this lets your fingers "dig into" something. if that fails, run the lid under hot water, as the metal will expand, but the glass will not.
    Or you can get one of those little pads that allows you to grip the top of a jar. I don't know what they are called, but they sell them at the grocery.
  

  
 

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