What everyday items would you recommend everybody should own?

What items do you find yourself using that improve your quality of life? I am making a list of stuff to keep an eye out to buy as gifts for the upcoming holiday season.

AirPods Pro - I use mine 40+ hours / week
High quality bedsheets & pillows
Air fryer / toaster oven: quicker to heat food
6ft+ charging cable for phone
Sound system for television (subwoofer key)
Safety razor + brush for shaving
Nice auto toothbrush w small head
Nice sunglasses

I made a topic a while back about splurges that were worth it - this topic is more for those everyday items, regardless of price, that improve your daily life.

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5mo 
Anonymous Monkey, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Condoms, I still remember that one time when I didn't have one on me and missed out on some pu$$y. Now I always carry one in my wallet. 

5mo 
nycmadison, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Airpods emit a crazy amount of EMF radiation. It's literally like strapping a wifi router over both your ears. 

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5mo 
Dr. Rahma Dikhinmahas, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Specifically the issue is that you're emitting all that radiation into your ear canals where there's more nervous system exposure.

It's a lot less of a problem with over-the-ear or any other device where the bluetooth is outside the ear canal.

Also, it may not even be an issue inside the ear canal, but that's where there's more debate.

If noise cancellation is the main interest in airpods, I recommend custom-molded buds with wires.  They'll block noise better than the airpods.  Not quite as good as the best over-ear noise cancelers (from Bose/Sony/Apple) but very good for in-ear.  It's a little chore because you have to get molds done at the audiologist, but worth it.

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5mo 
GWT, what's your opinion? Comment below:

I would recommend a Yogibo Traybo or any sort of laptop tray/desk. Makes working from your laptop while sitting on the couch 10x better. 

https://yogibo.com/collections/accessories/products/traybo-laptop-tray

5mo 
Isaiah_53_5 💎🙌💎🙌💎, what's your opinion? Comment below:

- Oversize headphones for the gym

- Shockz Swimming bone conduction headphones 

- Wahoo Tickr X chest HR strap

- Garmin fenix watch

"If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them." - Bruce Lee

5mo 
Isaiah_53_5 💎🙌💎🙌💎, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Use Strava - all my workouts automatically upload to there from my Garmin watch.

"If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them." - Bruce Lee

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5mo 
Anonymous Monkey, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Use Trainingpeaks. Strava is gay as fuck, too many attention whores 

5mo 
Dr. Rahma Dikhinmahas, what's your opinion? Comment below:

How do you deal with the headphones not being sweat proof.  Just replace them a lot?

5mo 
Isaiah_53_5 💎🙌💎🙌💎, what's your opinion? Comment below:
Rahma Dikhinmahas

How do you deal with the headphones not being sweat proof.  Just replace them a lot?

I use Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless oversize headphones for the gym and I sweat a lot and they haven't broken. They are only $52 on Amazon so if they broke I wouldn't be too concerned. 

The Shokz swimming headphones are waterproof. I use those for swimming and cycling. 

"If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them." - Bruce Lee

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5mo 
stay thirsty my friends, what's your opinion? Comment below:

- Anything Vuori/Lulu/Alo. Maybe expensive but so comfy.

- Vegetable chopper. Makes prep so much easier. 

- Furry moccasins for chillin around the house.

- High quality computer camera.

- Spotify premium.

- Tommy Bahama chairs for beach.

- Wallet case for cellphone. Life is easier not having to worry about two items.

- Tile for keys. Maybe only use a few times but they are a life saver. I also keep my airpods on my keys so I have the major items covered (can call phone with tile or tile on keychain with phone)

- Steamer for clothes

- A lot of crest white stripes. Seriously such an easy and cheap way to improve your appearance.

5mo 
UCSDThrowaway, what's your opinion? Comment below:
stay thirsty my friends

- Anything Vuori/Lulu/Alo. Maybe expensive but so comfy.

- Vegetable chopper. Makes prep so much easier. 

- Furry moccasins for chillin around the house.

- High quality computer camera.

- Spotify premium.

- Tommy Bahama chairs for beach.

- Wallet case for cellphone. Life is easier not having to worry about two items.

- Tile for keys. Maybe only use a few times but they are a life saver. I also keep my airpods on my keys so I have the major items covered (can call phone with tile or tile on keychain with phone)

- Steamer for clothes

- A lot of crest white stripes. Seriously such an easy and cheap way to improve your appearance.

I strongly disagree on the wallet case cell phone

if you lose 1, you lose both and you're mega fucked then 

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5mo 
Isaiah_53_5 💎🙌💎🙌💎, what's your opinion? Comment below:
UCSDThrowaway
stay thirsty my friends

- Anything Vuori/Lulu/Alo. Maybe expensive but so comfy.

- Vegetable chopper. Makes prep so much easier. 

- Furry moccasins for chillin around the house.

- High quality computer camera.

- Spotify premium.

- Tommy Bahama chairs for beach.

- Wallet case for cellphone. Life is easier not having to worry about two items.

- Tile for keys. Maybe only use a few times but they are a life saver. I also keep my airpods on my keys so I have the major items covered (can call phone with tile or tile on keychain with phone)

- Steamer for clothes

- A lot of crest white stripes. Seriously such an easy and cheap way to improve your appearance.

I strongly disagree on the wallet case cell phone

if you lose 1, you lose both and you're mega fucked then 

Yeah good point.

"If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them." - Bruce Lee

5mo 
Pierogi Equities, what's your opinion? Comment below:

been really thinking about getting a steamer, do you have any recommendations?

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5mo 
ImALawyer, what's your opinion? Comment below:

After market sound system on your car if you don't love the one it comes with

Le Creuset  dutch oven I use mine weekly

Vitamix

power rack

musical instrument of any kind

books

Shotgun

First aid kit

Futon

Table

Pair of sneakers

Pair of dress shoes

A suit

A swim suit

A morph suit

Measuring tape

Duck Tape

Stud finder - that's how my girlfriend found me

5mo 
Isaiah_53_5 💎🙌💎🙌💎, what's your opinion? Comment below:

easyname

After market sound system on your car if you don't love the one it comes with

Le Creuset  dutch oven I use mine weekly

Vitamix

power rack

musical instrument of any kind

books

Shotgun

First aid kit

Futon

Table

Pair of sneakers

Pair of dress shoes

A suit

A swim suit

A morph suit

Measuring tape

Duck Tape

Stud finder - that's how my girlfriend found me

"Duck" tape? hahahaha you mean "Duct tape"?

"If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them." - Bruce Lee

5mo 
Exponius, what's your opinion? Comment below:

To find out if Duck Tape is right for you, all you have to do is take a quack at your project, and if it doesn't fit the bill, you get your money back!

5mo 
WolfofWSO, what's your opinion? Comment below:

BulbHead Copper Flipwich Non-Stick Grilled Sandwich and Panini Maker ,Red,1 pack https://a.co/d/86aJSnC

Best grilled cheese, panini, melt ever!

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5mo 
jackstraw001, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Interesting topic.  
 

1. Legit best item I have purchased in the last few years - bidet attachment for my commodes.  I don't know how I lived so many years without using one of these things.  Seriously, best $50 I've ever spent. 

https://www.amazon.com/Bidet-Non-Electric-Mechanical-Attachment-Self-Cleaning/dp/B00P2XZDGG?source=ps-sl-shoppingads-lpcontext&ref_=fplfs&psc=1&smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER

2. Corby pants press - found one at an estate sale a few years ago, use it multiple times a week. Saves a me a ton on dry cleaning. 

https://www.amazon.com/Corby-Windsor-7700-Pants-Press/dp/B00BEHMYU2/ref=sr_1_1?crid=29I0TYOYDRVF1&keywords=corby+7700+pants+press&qid=1661322949&sprefix=Corby%2Caps%2C166&sr=8-1
 

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Texas Tea, what's your opinion? Comment below:

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