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Terrifying Reason You Should Always Have Your Blinds Pointing Up

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Terrifying Reason You Should Always Have Your Blinds Pointing Up

TikTok has taught us more than our schools ever have, with the video sharing platform showing us new ways to cook, apply make-up and even how to catch out a cheating partner.

But the app has also shown us vital ways to protect ourselves, like this blind ‘hack’ right here.

You can watch the video below.

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Carpenter @texascarpneter took to social media to share why it’s always important to close your blinds pointing upwards.

The video quickly went viral on TikTok, having amassed 6.6 million views on the platform.

The video shows just how much we can see through (Credit: TikTok - @texascarpneter)
The video shows just how much we can see through (Credit: TikTok - @texascarpneter)

And people were shocked that they have been closing their blinds wrong all this time.

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One grateful viewer simply commented: “THANK YOU!” in response to the video.”

“Thank you, I did not think of this!” added another.

“I just, got up, fixed my blinds, feel violated, and thank you sir,” said a third, while a fourth said: “Well all I can say is the neighbour must get a good show …must remember to change them tonight.”

Shutting the blinds upwards reflects the ceiling (Credit: TikTok - @texascarpneter)
Shutting the blinds upwards reflects the ceiling (Credit: TikTok - @texascarpneter)
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Other Smart Alecks in the comments offered an alternative solution for people having blind woes.

“That’s why you use curtains,” snarked one viewer.

“I have blackout tints and curtains,” admitted another.

“Or just buy curtains and close them at night?” said a third.

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Well, we’re glad we’ve learned this nifty blind trick!

In other life hack news, people who are struggling with insomnia have been thrilled to find a new way to ease them off to the land of nod.

We're glad to learn this trick (Credit: Unsplash)
We're glad to learn this trick (Credit: Unsplash)

Fitness expert Justin Agustin shared his review of mastering the 120 second technique that now helps him fall asleep anywhere and at any time he wants to.

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It's a tricky technique to master, but it can help those who are really struggling to catch some zzz's fall asleep pretty much...anywhere?

You can read more about that here.

Featured Image Credit: Alamy

Topics: Home, Life, TikTok

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