Tear Paper Quickly And Perfectly Straight With A Credit Card

Want to tear that coupon out of the newspaper without ripping up the whole page? Redditor jag0007 shows us a simple method using nothing but a credit card.

Many of you may know this, but for a lot of you -- perhaps those new to coupon clipping -- might find it extremely useful: Just take your credit card (or loyalty card, or gift card), place it on your paper at an angle, and tear along the edge for a perfectly straight tear. Easy, clean, and quick. Just don't do at the checkout counter while an entire line of people is waiting behind you.

LPT: Tear Paper (Coupons) Quickly [Reddit]


    Or you could just fold along the edge first using nothing but your fingers.

    I never thought of using a credit card to cut lines...

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