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baby_bear Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-26-06 02:30 PM
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19. What an interesting tip
You're right, I did get it open before seeing this, but I will definitely keep it in mind for next time.

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  -Any tips on get a lid off a jar of pasta sauce? baby_bear  Dec-26-06 01:40 PM   #0 
  - bang to bottom with your hand, then give it a twist  malta blue   Dec-26-06 01:41 PM   #1 
  - Break the jar and pick the glass outta the sauce  HEyHEY   Dec-26-06 01:42 PM   #2 
  - Use a sabre to cut the top off the jar, just like you see people do with...  JVS   Dec-26-06 03:17 PM   #28 
  - Take the handle of a table knife and rap the corner of the lid...  Richardo   Dec-26-06 01:42 PM   #3 
  - Bingo -- this has never failed for me n/t  LostinVA   Dec-26-06 01:43 PM   #4 
  - I do that except with a bottle opener.  Rosemary2205   Dec-26-06 01:44 PM   #8 
  - righto! n/t  AZDemDist6   Dec-26-06 01:52 PM   #12 
  - I tried numerous variations on this theme  baby_bear   Dec-26-06 02:37 PM   #23 
  - I usually hit the bottom of the jar with the palm of my hand then twist...  FedUpWithIt All   Dec-26-06 01:43 PM   #5 
  - Step 1: Run hot water over the lid area  Lydia Leftcoast   Dec-26-06 01:43 PM   #6 
  - This did it!  baby_bear   Dec-26-06 02:29 PM   #18 
  - take an old fashioned can/bottle opener and release the vacuum  AZDemDist6   Dec-26-06 01:44 PM   #7 
  - ...  Oeditpus Rex   Dec-26-06 01:45 PM   #9 
  - I tried that....  baby_bear   Dec-26-06 02:36 PM   #22 
  - Turn jar upside down, whack it straight down on the countertop, lid side down.  Lex   Dec-26-06 01:50 PM   #10 
  - All is said before:  Call Me Wesley   Dec-26-06 01:51 PM   #11 
  - Microwave for twelve minutes on HIGH  Rabrrrrrr   Dec-26-06 01:55 PM   #13 
  - I disagree.  Twillig   Dec-26-06 02:13 PM   #15 
     - You guys are a riot  baby_bear   Dec-26-06 02:32 PM   #20 
     - It doesn't have a plastic lid, idiot. It has a metal one.  Rabrrrrrr   Dec-26-06 02:47 PM   #25 
  - 1) Tap the lid on the counter EXACTLY three times. Really.  Redstone   Dec-26-06 02:09 PM   #14 
  - Grasp the lid tightly and turn the jar  BrotherBuzz   Dec-26-06 02:20 PM   #16 
  - My grip wasn't strong enough for this, I think.  baby_bear   Dec-26-06 02:34 PM   #21 
     - keep a rubber glove in the kitchen--it makes the job very easy,  elehhhhna   Dec-26-06 05:44 PM   #32 
        - Hah! Just one rubber glove?  baby_bear   Dec-26-06 07:42 PM   #33 
  - Fold over a piece of plastic wrap several times, hold it over the lid, and twist. Although  bertha katzenengel   Dec-26-06 02:29 PM   #17 
  - What an interesting tip  baby_bear   Dec-26-06 02:30 PM   #19 
  - Put on a Nice clean white shirt...  texas1928   Dec-26-06 02:43 PM   #24 
  - here's mine  carly denise pt deux   Dec-26-06 03:15 PM   #26 
  - here's mine  carly denise pt deux   Dec-26-06 03:15 PM   #27 
  - A couple of thick rubber bands around the lid help a lot.  fifthgendem   Dec-26-06 03:55 PM   #29 
  - Don't bother with rubber bands  ironflange   Dec-26-06 05:13 PM   #30 
     - Ditto  caty   Dec-26-06 05:23 PM   #31 
        - Right on!  ironflange   Dec-26-06 07:51 PM   #34 
  - put the rubber glove over the lid, then put it between a cupboard door and cupboard  uppityperson   Dec-26-06 08:02 PM   #35 
  - Hot water on metal lid, tapping with knife COUNTERCLOCKWISE, or the "Easy Twist"  Kali   Dec-26-06 08:43 PM   #36 
  - Try using a spoon to pop the seal.  Ms_Dem_Meanor   Dec-26-06 08:46 PM   #37 
  - Use the handle end of a knife and tap all around the lid  DeposeTheBoyKing   Dec-26-06 08:53 PM   #38 

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