How to Pass an Exam Using a Pencil




About: I'm just a prankster and love life hacks

First off I'd like to say that I don't endorse cheating, I think you're better off studying and hoping you get a good grade but then again, I am a problem solver and I believe in short cuts. With that being said, I'd like to present you with an easy method that will help you pass any test.

You will need: 
1 pencil
1 pencil cushion
cutting tools
cheat notes

Step 1: Creating Your Cheating Tool

So it's the night before the big test and you didn't study, most likely you're bound to fail unless you can miraculously remember everything which is not likely to happen, so here's what you do to ensure you pass the big test.

#1-First- Take a #2 pencil and carve out or shave off about an inch, it has to be the area where the pencil cushion will go.
#2-Make yourself a cheat note, which is the information you have a hard time remembering during the test such as spelling words. Try printing it out on really small font.
#3-Protect the cheat note strip with clear tape, both front and back.
#4-Cut out your cheat note in the for of a strip.
#5-Put a piece of tape on one end of your cheat note and wrap it around the carve area on the pencil.
#6-Cut a vertical slit on the pencil cushion, a bit wide on the center to be able to feed the cheat note strip through.
#7-Put the cushion on the pencil, make sure a piece of the cheat note sticks out.
#8-It's optional but you can color in the tip of the cheat note to match the color of the cushion to avoid further suspicion.

And now your cheating to is ready and you're all set to get yourself an A+

Step 2: How You'll Pass the Test

When test time arrives you'll show up confident that you'll A's the test no problem. Here's how it works.

While taking the test and you come across a problem that you don't know the answer to, simple refer to your notes for help. By pulling on it, it'll reveal the information you need.

Now if your teacher is close by or becomes suspicious, simple twist on the pencil while hold the pencil cushion and the cheat note will retract back inside.

You will not get caught, 

That's it, remember though cheating won't take you far, It's best if you prepare ahead of time and study. Not only will you be doing the honest thing but also you'll gather all the knowledge you'll need.

Thanks for checking out this instructable, don't forget to watch the video tutorial provided in the steps.



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    7 Discussions


    3 years ago

    Pencils? We are allowed only to use pens...


    4 years ago on Introduction

    Clever, but maybe you should tape the notes so that they will be easily read while holding your pencil.


    4 years ago

    if you aint cheatin, you aint tryin


    4 years ago

    Cheaters = losers.


    4 years ago on Introduction

    This pencil is the magic key. The key to living in your parents' basement when you're 35.


    4 years ago

    only hurting yourself. down the road you will be expected to know the material. tests are too text knowledge and a person's ability to manage time and resources


    4 years ago on Introduction

    and this is why schools and collages accross the uk have started providing pecils for exams...

    that said, nice approach, certainly a novel cheat tool