Stop Tim Horton's or Other Coffee "to Go" From Spilling!

Have you ever went through a Tim Horton's (McDonald's or whatever) drive thru to pick up a tasty extra large coffee only to open the lid and spill a few drips, on your seat or just make a mess with one at home?

This is a quick easy solution, and might possibly be the best instructable of all time, all in One Step!

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Step 1: Stop the Insanity!

Spills are bad!

But there is an easy fix, instead of pulling the tab back as in the first picture, you need to push the tab into the cup. My father and I were enjoying coffees at Tim Horton's one day, when he let me in on this little secret, he is a genius, jack of all trades.

Just look at the pictures.

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    13 Discussions

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    ksnewells

    4 years ago on Introduction

    Damn it, I literally just wrote an slightly comedic instructable on this. I should of checked for other geniuses.

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    ckocur

    12 years ago on Introduction

    This is very helpful and plan on using it soon, but I need an instructable that stops Starbucks spills. I don't know how many times I've ruined my shirt for the day drinking from their cursed cups.

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    frydaddy

    9 years ago on Introduction

    ...and oh yeah....it keeps flys out!!  long live the tims

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    shinibana

    10 years ago on Step 1

    I learned this trick from a friend. It has single handedly save uncountable numbers of precious coffee drops from escaping my grasp. I fully endorse this method! XL Triple Triple for life!

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    jeff-o

    10 years ago on Introduction

    Huh. I thought every Canadian coffee drinker knew this trick. Thanks for letting the rest of the world in on this secret! ;)

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    xini

    12 years ago on Introduction

    You mean I can "unban" drinking Timmy's in my car? Not having coffee drip on my person nor all over the car will be a sheer novelty. Thanks!

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    jesterdayFenwick

    Reply 12 years ago on Introduction

    You are obviously not Canadian, or from the Northern United States. Tim's will eventually take over the world, You will see! This place is bigger than McDonald's in Canada.

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    Fenwickjesterday

    Reply 12 years ago on Introduction

    I am from the very northern US, and I've never seen one. Which is odd, because everyone here seems to know what they are.

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    rexcarrs

    12 years ago on Introduction

    still waiting for TH to expand to Texas. Thanx to you and your dad for the tip.

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    armindilo

    12 years ago on Introduction

    you know whats almost as good as Tim Horton's coffee? NOTHING! Awesome trick, thank your dad for the secret!

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    rerat

    12 years ago on Introduction

    Holy damn! I'm in LOVE with my pre...tim's coffee, this is greatest idea since..since...tim's coffee...I love you timmy tim tim...come to daddy..