In light of Crossroads’ recent reintroduction to real silverware and reusable dishes, we felt it might be useful to point out that the DC’s forks are bar-none for making doorstops. Not that we’re condoning theft or anything, but should you ever find yourself with a fork that is of similar malleability to the ones found at Crossroads, you’ll know what to do with it. We’d recommend actually eating with the potato starch compostable cutlery that we’ve come to know and love. It is mighty tasty. The spoons add just a hint of flavor to just about any soup or hot beverage, and the forks make great dessert. That is, if your idea of dessert involves gnawing on semi-edible utensils. Anyway, here goes:

1. Obtain fork. We don’t care how, just, you know, pull a Tim Gunn and “make it work.”

2. Locate door that requires stopping.

3. Bend fork so that it curves just past the head. Make sure it curves with the curve of the prongs. There should be a discernible groove just under the head of the fork where the head meets the now-bent handle.

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