17 Life Pro Tips For People Looking To Develop Their Street Smarts

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.We have heard many-a-tale of street smart tips, here are some of the best answered from u/lofisky's ask reddit.


  • 1. Always Get The Money Upfront

    From Redditor u/ Scallywagstv2

    Always get the money up front.

    People who want to pay later probably won't and then things can get messy.

  • 2. Never Leave Your Drink Unattended

    From Redditor u/watch_over_me:

    Ladies, never leave your drink unattended, and don't accept drinks from strangers when you didn't see the drink being made.

  • 3. Walk Away From Alleys Late At Night

    From Redditor u/ChicagoPhan

    Walk on the road if you’re in a real shady neighborhood and it’s late at night. Not in traffic but away from alleyway entrances

  • 4. Drive Around If Someone Is Following You

    From Redditor u/DeBryn

    If you notice somebody following your car whilst you’re driving, try and drive in a circle by taking consecutive right or left turns and see if they’re still following you.

  • 5. Carry Bags In Front Of You

    From Redditor u/Actuaryba:

    In crowded areas, carry bags, purses and packages in front of you rather than behind you.

  • 6. It's Okay To Run From A Fight

    From Redditor u/SuvenPan

    There is no shame in running away from a fight.