Manic Impressives often struggle with things. Organizing them. Keeping track of them. And often, finding them. It is estimated that the average Manic Impressive will spend 7.2 years* of his or her life searching for lost things (*oh yeah, I totally made this up). Which is why we need to know how to find lost things.
The answer can be found in the second act of the cinematic gem, “Dude Where’s My Car?” Ashton Kutcher and Seann Willam Scott play stoner party boys that come out to the curb after a night of fierce partying to find their car is missing.
After Ashton delivers the movie’s title line, Seann gives him the solution that all of us need to use whenever we lose something:
“We need to get back into the state of mind we were in last night. That way we can retrace our steps. Sense memory, simulated perception, altered conscious memory retrieval. Discovery Channel.”
Yes, Discovery Channel indeed. Continue reading How To Find Lost Things