Lighting a Match With a Rubber Band Is a Handy Trick

If your five o’clock shadow isn’t rugged enough to light a match with, and there’s no where else to strike one, a rubber band and a second match are all you need to get a fire started. This one’s going to require some practice to master, and some amateur sniper skills, but MacGyver would be proud.

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how is this HANDY exactly? In what world do you live where you have two matches and a rubber band and nothing else to strike match against?

I have seen people light matches against clothes... glass.. striker side of match box etc... this is hardly a trick.. never mind a handy one