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“Tips My Dad Says” Downloadable Card

Here’s a downloadable card we put together of some of the best content from our Tips My Dad Says collection. Why not print out some copies on card stock and give one to dad (and the other makers in your life)? And print one for yourself and post it in your work area or slot it into the back of your Maker’s Notebook. The PDF is available here [PDF, 48K].

52 thoughts on ““Tips My Dad Says” Downloadable Card

    1. And if you ever hear the term “maximizing shareholder value”, it’s time to update your resume and start looking for a company that’s *doing* something.

  1. Why “don’t tell your mom”? If your dad married someone he has to keep secrets from, what makes him so wise?

  2. Why “don’t tell your mom”? If your dad married someone he has to keep secrets from, what makes him so wise?

  3. “life is a participation sport, not a spectator sport” The worst that can happen is you fail and that puts you in the majority!

  4. “life is a participation sport, not a spectator sport” The worst that can happen is you fail and that puts you in the majority!

  5. here’s one from my dad-these are truly words of wisdom:

    “if it don’t smell right, don’t eat it. and never stick your pecker anywhere you wouldn’t stick your tongue”.

  6. Some of the best advice i got from my father (R.I.P.) are 1. Be honest no matter what. 2. Save at least 10% of your earnings. 3. Don’t ever argue with your wife in front of someone. 4. Don’t get the fanciest, get the best your money can buy.

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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