Tricks you use to weigh less

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    JH posted Tue, 14 Feb 2006 19:45:00 GMT(2/14/2006)

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    If you weigh a couple of pounds more than you thought, do you try moving the scale around a few inches left or right to see if you weigh less.... and then feel better if you do?

    How about stepping more in the back or front of the scale and see if you weigh less.

    Or maybe put the needle at -1 lbs just to feel better

    JH posted Tue, 14 Feb 2006 19:46:00 GMT(2/14/2006)

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    I tried doing that a few times, when I felt that I gained 5 or 6 lbs in a short period of time.

    Super_Becka posted Tue, 14 Feb 2006 19:48:00 GMT(2/14/2006)

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    How about stepping more in the back or front of the scale and see if you weigh less.

    Tried it, it doesn't work.

    I find that the best trick for losing weight is to spend a few semesters in university. I've always been thin, but I've lost about 15lbs since I started university. Having no money is a great weight-loss plan!!

    -Becka :)

    M greendawn posted Tue, 14 Feb 2006 22:55:00 GMT(2/14/2006)

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    I pretend that the needle was not totally on zero and fiddle around with it but it's silly trying to lose weight fast you will come to that point a few weeks later by keeping to the diet.

    M IP_SEC posted Tue, 14 Feb 2006 22:57:00 GMT(2/14/2006)

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    I know someone who turns the calibration dial on the scale to -10 pounds empty so it reads 10 pounds lighter with a body on it.

    F arrowstar posted Tue, 14 Feb 2006 22:58:00 GMT(2/14/2006)

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    I know it's not me cause I don't own a scale.

    HA!

    F BrendaCloutier posted Tue, 14 Feb 2006 23:02:00 GMT(2/14/2006)

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    Use the toilet just before.

    Weigh before showering, not after - it's amazing how much wet hair weighs!

    At the dr office, take out all keys, change, wallet, jacket, shoes. And make sure you've used the restroom first.

    At weight watchers, wear the same clothes each time you get weighed. And use the restroom first.

    Did I mention use the restroom?

    Oh yeah, before eating any meal. Never at night.

    F damselfly posted Tue, 14 Feb 2006 23:02:00 GMT(2/14/2006)

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    Simply just don't weigh yourself. That's what I do!

    Wasn't it Elsewhere who posted his little secret this summer? Weigh yourself after your morning "deposit"

    Dams

    M xjwms posted Tue, 14 Feb 2006 23:33:00 GMT(2/14/2006)

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    Eat Less?

    F kls posted Wed, 15 Feb 2006 00:14:00 GMT(2/15/2006)

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    I don't weigh myself . I am to ascared that the shock would kill me

    F BrendaCloutier posted Wed, 15 Feb 2006 00:23:00 GMT(2/15/2006)

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    ((( KLS )))) You cant be more than what, 9 or 10 pounds? Soaking wet??

    M AuldSoul posted Wed, 15 Feb 2006 00:23:00 GMT(2/15/2006)

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    I'll let 'em tell my wife how much my body weighed after they take out my usable donated organs and before they cook me bones to ash. I refuse to obsess over weight, I think that is where a lot of the weight associated stress comes from. Note: There is not one shred of credible evidence I am aware of that supports that delusion.

    AuldSoul

    F kls posted Wed, 15 Feb 2006 00:29:00 GMT(2/15/2006)

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    ((( KLS )))) You cant be more than what, 9 or 10 pounds? Soaking wet??

    10 1/2 before i use the corner and 9 when i am done . I never get soaking wet , it does terrible things to my fur

    JH posted Wed, 15 Feb 2006 00:30:00 GMT(2/15/2006)

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    I can't button my jeans anymore. I ate too much chicken for dinner.

    F kls posted Wed, 15 Feb 2006 00:35:00 GMT(2/15/2006)

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    Yummy chicken and you didn't even share

    It's all about food isn't it Sounds good to me

    F whyamihere posted Wed, 15 Feb 2006 00:50:00 GMT(2/15/2006)

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    Stop eating.......works every time.

    Brooke

    M CountryGuy posted Wed, 15 Feb 2006 01:01:00 GMT(2/15/2006)

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    At weight watchers, wear the same clothes each time you get weighed. And use the restroom first.

    Did I mention use the restroom?

    BINGO! I always go to the restroom before I weigh. Actually, truth be known, I go before and after.... (Is the TMI? Just in case you wondered, I'm usually about 0.5 to 1.0 lighter.)

    CountryGuy: who's lost 87lbs since last July

    Carmel posted Wed, 15 Feb 2006 05:20:00 GMT(2/15/2006)

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    Get a hair cut!

    carmel

    M FairMind posted Wed, 15 Feb 2006 11:32:00 GMT(2/15/2006)

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    I like to weigh right after a long hard workout. I have dropped as much as seven pounds (sweat) this way. Of course, by the next day the weight is back. Another approach (which I used years ago) is to take a good dose of Epsom salts and after it is through working you, weigh. There will definitely be a noticeable weight loss.

    M Elsewhere posted Wed, 15 Feb 2006 13:08:00 GMT(2/15/2006)

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    Wasn't it Elsewhere who posted his little secret this summer? Weigh yourself after your morning "deposit"

    Who me?

    Hey now, we were having a "Make the most stupid thread" contest!!!

    I'm sure one could quickly loose a good 30 pounds by cutting off a leg.

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