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How To: Cheat on a math test using a calculator

In this tutorial, we learn how to cheat on a math test using a calculator. The first way to cheat is to go into your calculator where the programming is. After this, you can type in the information that you need to store into the calculator and then save it to look at later. The other way to cheat is to write down the information that you need on a small piece of paper. After this, tape it to the inside of your graphing calculator on the shell. If a teacher comes by, simply put the calculator...

How To: Get Free Drinks from a Vending Machine

Thirsty? Forgot your wallet? Well if you have one arm, you will be able to get a drink from a vending machine for free anytime you want! Well only if you can find the type of vending machine shown in the video. Watch this conning how-to video to see how easy it is to con a soda vending machine to get a free drink.

How To: Open a lock using a fork

Have a lock on your bike or shed but you have lost the key? Watch this hacking how-to video and learn the art of picking a lock using a common kitchen utensil. Yes all you need to crack open a lock is a fork for your kitchen drawer. Follow along and see how easy it is to pick any lock with a fork. Open a lock using a fork.

How To: Hack a British Vending Machine Using Tinfoil

Stuck in the middle of London with only 1p in your pocket? If you're hungry, have lost your "A to Z" and need to know how to get free goodies out of a British vending machine, check this out! In this video, you will learn how to take a 1 pence coin, wrap it in tin foil and trick the machine into thinking you've paid full price. This hack most likely works in the USA as well, as long as you get the right sized coin. Good luck!

How To: Crack open a Dudley combination lock

Alright, there are lots of videos out there dealing with Master combination locks, but this how-to video will show you how to open a Dudley combination lock. These locks are commonly used in schools, so you've likely seen one there. This method opens the lock permanently, meaning you won't be able to close it afterward. You'll need a flat head screwdriver and a little patience. The method involves prying off the style, allowing you to get to the insides of the lock. After that, you'll be push...

How To: Con an Electronic Parking Meter into Unlimited Parking

Need to save a few quarters for laundry? Then skip paying at the parking meter when you're out and about. The video below will show you how to con your way out giving up your hard-earned coins at a city parking meter. With this trick, you'll get unlimited time. It works by simply holding a quarter in the slot for a long, long time. This will create an error in the electronic parking meter system, causing an "out of order" sign to appear, which means... free parking!

How To: Beat an arcade penny slot machine

While any form of gambling is set up to make you lose, there are some tips and tricks, shown in this how-to video, to help even the playing field. Penny arcade slots are a reasonable place to start, as the stakes aren't too high, so neither side (you or the arcade) has that much to lose. Watch this video conning tutorial and learn how to beat an arcade penny slot machine.

How To: Open any cylindrical bike lock in 30 seconds or less

This hacking how-to video focuses on the art of lock picking in less than half a minute. It will teach you the mechanics of cylindrical lock so that you will be able to take advantage of the lock's poor design without any lockpick skills. Follow along with this hack tutorial to learn how to open any cylindrical bike lock in thirty seconds or less. Open any cylindrical bike lock in 30 seconds or less.

How To: Pick a lock using two paperclips

In this video, we learn how to pick a lock using two paperclips. First, take your lock and make sure it's locked. Then, grab two paperclips and open them up using your fingers. Then, take some pliers and bend the end of the paperclip so there is a small angle at the end. Now, stick the bend clip into the top of the lock. Then, take the other paperclip and make a large loop in it. After this, push it into the lock with the other and then twist the clip. Now your lock will become open and you w...

How To: Win money on a losing dog race ticket

In this gambling con video, con man Derren Brown helps a guy win money on a losing dog racing ticket twice. If you look and listen carefully, you will be able to work out how exactly this works, and you will be winning money on losing dog track tickets in no time. Win money on a losing dog race ticket - Part 1 of 2.

How To: Crack a Master Lock No5 Padlock with a soda can shim

Here is a short instructional video describing the weakness of large Master brand locks. See how to crack a Master Lock #5 with a soda can shim. It is so easy to hack and crack open almost any type of lock if you know its weaknesses. The only tool you really need to open a lock is an aluminum can shim made from a soda can. Check out this how-to video and embark on your new career in delinquency.

How To: Cheat on a test with a water bottle

Check out this conning how-to video of the classic water bottle cheat sheet. As an homage to some of our favorite tricks, here's an old one that has been around for ages but some of you may not be aware of. In this video we show you how to utilize modern technology to always have your notes in plain view. We will do this by taking a common object that no one will think twice about and altering it to fit our needs. Watch this video tutorial and learn how easy it is to con your teachers into th...

How To: Cheat on a test with an eraser

In this video we show you how to take a normal eraser and turn it into a cheating device. As usual, we will do this by taking a common object that no one will think twice about and altering it to fit our needs. Cheating on tests is a serious offense - be careful!

How To: Make a clear cheat sheet for a test

In this video we learn how to make a clear cheat sheet for a test. If you're in a time crunch and need to ace a test, this is a great option to cheat. First, you will print out what you need to know on a piece of white paper. From here, take some clear packing tape and tape it over the information on the paper. After this, dip the paper into water and cut it out into sections. Next, you will peel the paper back from the tape and you will be able to see the print on the tape! Use this with a t...

How To: 3 Simple Methods to Cheat on a Test!

for those that did not study for an important test, here are 3 simple ways you can easily cheat on a test if you really need to. Only school supplies are needed so you won't really have to go out an buy anything. For further instructions please refer to the video tutorial provided!

How To: Cheat on a test using tape

If you are not afraid of cheating during an exam or test follow these tips on how you can cheat using tape. Acquire tape, pen or pencil and non-construction paper. Start by writing your notes in the top part of the paper where there is a blank area. Afterwards cut a piece of tape and stick it onto the paper on the part where you wrote your notes. Once you have done this peel the tape slowly from the paper. The notes will be included on the tape practically. Afterwards just stick that piece of...

How To: Pick a lock with a hacksaw blade

Can't open a lock because you've lost the keys? Well this conning how-to video will teach you how to crack open a keyed lock with a hacksaw blade.Our host uses a hacksaw blade as his pick. Follow carefully and learn the art of picking locks with a hacksaw blade. Pick a lock with a hacksaw blade.

How To: Cheat on a Test with an Eraser

There are a few ways to successfully cheat on a test without getting caught, Here's one of them! Like most, office and school supplies will be needed. For this one though all you pretty much need is an eraser. By the time you're done with this hack, you'll be getting straight As for sure.

How To: Extend the length of a class paper

Watch this video to learn a simple cheat that will make your paper longer. Good trick to know when you are in a crunch and need to stretch your class paper. You will need to use your existing term paper and either Microsoft Word or Open Office to use the Find&Replace command. Here's some forums you can post anonymously with other like-minded, less scrupulous people:

How To: Make a stash can out of an Axe deodorant bottle

Looking for a place to hide your small valuables? Look no further! In this clip, learn how to hack an Axe can and turn it into a stash box for anything that will fit. The can will look so real that no one will ever assume there is something of value inside. So whether you are hiding cash, jewels, ganja or whatever else, give this hack a try.

How To: Pick a lock using household items

If you are into lockpicking but don't have a ton of supplies, check out this video to learn how to lockpick with merely a bobby pin and a pen. With a bit of pressure you should be able to get all of the pins up and open the lock. If you don't get it as fast as the person in the video, keep at it. It may take longer depending on the lock!

How To: Make a compact cheat sheet for a test

In this video, we learn how to make a compact cheat sheet for a test. First, grab a sheet of copy paper and fold a rectangle into the bottom and make a crease. Next, do this once more, and on the other side as well. Then, tear the paper where the crease was made and fold the strip into a small booklet. Next, use a stapler to staple the side of all the papers together. Next, you can write in all the answers and questions that will help you cheat on your test. Hold this in the palm of your hand...

How To: Cheat on exams with a hidden coaster

A easy, but effective cheat for exams. You will need a beer mat and a needle. Stick the cheat sheet on the coaster. Then put a pushpin in one corner and stick it under the desk. Now you can pop it up when your teacher isn't watching and slide it under when he is. Fun and easy way to cheat on tests.

How To: Pick the lock on your front door

Use the powers of lock picking for good and get yourself back in the house when you've locked yourself out! No need to climb through windows, this video shows you how to pick the lock on your front door. You need a tension bar and a lock pick. Pick the lock on your front door.

How To: Con a free meal from the drive-thru at McDonald's

Want a free meal at McDonald's restaurant? Forget those money-saving (supposedly) weekly coupons, that's nothing compared to an actual free meal. Coupons won't get you that. But this method of free food, perfect for the freegan or the poor (or maybe just the rude). This would technically be qualified as a prank or con, but hey, you got to eat, right?

How To: Cheat on a test or exam, like a professional

Learn how to make the coolest and most professional cheat sheet ever! Warning -- this video is for educational purposes only. We are not responsible for any damage caused by cheating at school. You take the responsibility, because it was you who didn't study, right?