How to light a match with just a rubber band (and a little practice)

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You don't need a matchbox to get lit.

With one lowly office supply and some amateur archery skills you can light a match.

How to Light a Match With Just a Rubber Band (and a Little Practice)
Source: YouTube

Tie a rubber band around the matches, pull the match back and fire for fire.

How to Light a Match With Just a Rubber Band (and a Little Practice)
Source: YouTube

In one instance, the match stays nestled in its rubber trap — but in others it appears to fling free.

How to Light a Match With Just a Rubber Band (and a Little Practice)
Source: YouTube

The question remains as to whether the other match is also lit across the room — so maybe don't try this in a dry desert or at a gas station.

How to Light a Match With Just a Rubber Band (and a Little Practice)
Source: YouTube

Or maybe just invest in a lighter.

How to Light a Match With Just a Rubber Band (and a Little Practice)
Source: Melanie Ehrenkranz/Mic
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