Turns out you've been using post-it notes wrong your whole life

What kind of sorcery is this?


You learn something new every day, ladies and gentlemen.

In today's installment of I Can't Believe I've Been Doing This Wrong All My Life, blogger Martin Schapendonk (what a name) shares his secret knowledge on how to peel sticky notes correctly.

Schapendonk points out that most of us peel sticky notes from the bottom up, which results in the sticky part curling up. Dark times.

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Apparently, to avoid the curling, the correct way to peel a post-it is from the side like this:

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Now your notes can stay all nice, sticky, and flat.

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You're welcome, world. You're welcome.

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