You've definitely been using Post-Its wrong your entire life
If you've been separating Post-Its from the non-sticky side your entire Post-It-using life, we have some bad news: You've been doing Post-Its wrong.
As we all know, peeling sticky notes from the bottom up leaves you with an obnoxiously raised note protruding from your surface of choice:
Allow us to present you with a quick, life-changing tutorial on best practices for Post-Its, discovered by blogger Mark Schapendonk.
Ripping sticky notes from the side, right below where the sticky part ends (a technique Schapendonk found from years of experience), leave you with a flat sticky note that lies flawlessly against a surface:
Congratulations. You've officially won the battle with non-flat sticky notes.
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