Tying a safety knot is something that just doesn't stick in my brain.
Photo 2005 K. Blocksdorf
That's why I own a lot of trailer ties with panic snaps. I also have the same sort of problem with locks and keys. Which is why it sometimes looks like I am trying to break into my house rather than just opening the door and walking in. For those of you with better retention than I, here are step-by-step instructions on how to tie a quick release knot
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