Only 2% Of People Know How To Use Ketchup Cups The Right Way

Sometimes we come across a hack that changes how we do certain things and makes us question how we got through life without this knowledge.

In the past, we've shared with you some pretty clever life and kitchen hacks but since you can never have too many tips and tricks, there's one more you can add to your list.

This may come as a surprise to you but you know those little white paper cups you get from fast food restaurants to fill up with condiments?

You've been using them wrong your entire life.

We've all had to fill up multiple of those tiny containers in order to have enough ketchup to dip our fries into. Even then, chances are the ketchup will run out before the fries.

Well, that ends today.

Click on the next page for the correct way to use ketchup cups. It's life-changing!

Notice the neat little pleats on the cups? What you didn't know is that they're meant to fan out so the cup can expand into a larger container that can hold three times the amount of ketchup!


If you've lived so far without any knowledge of this, you're not alone. Many of us have been using the cups wrong our whole lives, but thanks to some selfless individuals on the web, we've know learned something new.

A very popular life hack expert, CrazyRussianHacker, shared the trick on YouTube and nothing will ever be the same. Check out the video below:

Did you know about this hack? Let us know in the comments!

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