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Ridiculously Simple Tip: Straws & Soda Cans

Ridiculously Simple Tip: Straws & Soda Cans

I don't drink a lot of soda, but every now and then, the crisp bubbly beverage sounds great. Last week I broke down and decided to get one from the kitchen, my gal FabSugar was doing the same thing and we ended up chatting about sodas and straws. That's when Fab did something that totally blew my mind. When she opened up her soda, she pushed the tab forward and shoved the straw through the top tab opening. Voila! Instant straw holder. Although I love to use straws (especially with soda), I hate the way that they bob around, and sort of float when in a soda can. Well, with this ridiculous "gee, why didn't I think of that before?" trick, I don't have to worry about that anymore. I was so excited by it, that I rushed out of the kitchen and shared it with everyone who would listen. A few others (well mostly just geeksugar) were super excited too, and I figured hey if a few of us were interested in this tip, maybe a few of you might be too. So enjoy and pass it on!

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saffy1227 saffy1227 10 years
cool, never thought of that.
imtheheppest imtheheppest 10 years
Yeah it's better to drink soda out of a straw..but I agree, the bobbing straw is annoying. I think I'll try this little nifty tip :) Thanks!
krys786 krys786 10 years
you should get a patent on this idea!
1missy 1missy 10 years
cool idea
Talldiva45 Talldiva45 10 years
OMG-I feel silly that I didn't think of that so cool!
Schaianne Schaianne 10 years
That is sooooo simple! Thanks for sharing!!
justme17you justme17you 10 years
omg genius
rainonme224 rainonme224 10 years
thats a really good idea!
bluepassion bluepassion 10 years
Cool! I feel like I need to show someone now.... :)
sugar_me_sweet sugar_me_sweet 10 years
this is an old trick i have been doing for years
amandak3011 amandak3011 10 years
pretty ingenious. i wish i had something at my house besides 2-liters so i could try it!
Drewsfan Drewsfan 10 years
Fab is a genius!!
mireille mireille 10 years
awesome. i almost wish i drank soda.
stickyheels stickyheels 10 years
WOW. Thanks for this, seriously!
misogi misogi 10 years
Love this tip! I'm definitely going to start doing this from now on. :)
pinkpetal7 pinkpetal7 10 years
That is a fantastic idea!!! Thanks!! =)
mellie_608 mellie_608 10 years
That's pretty neat! It's great when something so small and makes so much sense amazes me! SmileyCentral.com
jennifer76 jennifer76 10 years
I do this too! I started spinning my tab around because I have a weird fear of bugs crawling into my drink when I'm outside. :oops: But, then I noticed it doubles as a straw anchor. :P And for those skinnier straws, just scooch the tab over closer to the edge of the opening, which makes the hole a little smaller. :D
purplesugar purplesugar 10 years
Molly (and anyone else who's interested)- you could just spin the tab around instead of flipping it over so it doesn't break off...
Mme-Hart Mme-Hart 10 years
i did this once and my husband had the same amazed reaction :D
Hera119 Hera119 10 years
I just finished my workout and Im really thirsty..
crispet1 crispet1 10 years
Awesome.
kiki5571 kiki5571 10 years
This is a pretty neat idea!
mandiesoh mandiesoh 10 years
neat :)
wynter wynter 10 years
Great idea!
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