Run Your Life with Flowcharts!


Decisions, decisions -you make them constantly about big and little things. Daily decision making might be easier for you if you used these handy flowcharts. On the other hand, they might wreck your life! Choose wisely, but enjoy the ride.

Where should I eat?

Eating the Road has a handy flowchart to guide your decision depending on who you are, what you like, and what time it is.

How can I fix my computer?

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You may as well do it yourself, as Randall Munroe laid out all the necessary steps in a flowchart at xkcd.

Which martial art should I use?

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If you are in a situation in which you must defend yourself, the obvious answer would be "the martial art I know." However, this is a Cracked flowchart, so we will assume that you know all forms. The linked article also includes a time line of the history of martial arts.

Does this webpage suck?

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You don't have a lot of time to waste, especially online where there is so much to explore. This flowchart helps you save time by quickly determining whether a web page is worth your time. See the full chart at Warped Visions.

Is he/she in it for love or for money?

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Are you being taken for a ride in your current relationship? Logic will tell you, thanks to a flowchart by Michelle Lewis and Marek Haiduk. Don't read it if you don't want to know. The complete chart is at MadAtoms.

Should I buy her a drink?

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There are a few things to keep in mind before you start something with a woman you never saw before in a bar. The rest of the chart is at Regretful Morning. The chart and/or the ads may be NSFW.

Should I buy more shoes?

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The answer to this question depends on many things, most importantly your sex. For women, the answer is simple, although the decision-making process is so complicated it requires a flowchart. See the flowchart for men at Cracked.

See more funny flowcharts, including quite a few that will make the decisions in your life simpler, in these other mental_floss posts:
Fun with Flowcharts
7 Geeky Flowcharts
7 Brilliant and/or Baffling Flowcharts
7 Flowcharts for Fun