This is the best for several reasons:
Another related strategy I’d suggest using is when you’re at a big family gathering and it’s time to clean the kitchen, excuse yourself to go to the bathroom for a while. Take your time. Check your e-mail on your iPhone 3Gs.
Then when you finally come out of the bathroom, be super helpful for the remaining 2-3 minutes needed to finish cleaning. Everyone will remember you being there the whole time, and you will be a family hero, showered with praise and hot cousins. (What?)
Does this make me lazy, strategic, brilliant, or despicable? I hope my mom doesn’t read this one. Or anyone who’s ever helped me move.