Here's a question for you Yakima.

What would you fast forward through or bypass about "life in Yakima" if you had a "Skip" button?

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Things We All Could Skip

I'm all in on bypassing the "Low Clouds & Fog" forecasts that mark portions of our late fall and early spring.

Lance Tormey says he'll "skip into" on "the Summer Months" so he can get back to skiing as soon as possible.

Jacksonian finds himself in need of travel to Seattle and Spokane from time to time and he would "skip intro" on "travel time" getting from Yakima to other cross-state destinations.

No waiting in line at coffee shops....No waiting at the DMV...no waiting for the cherries/peaches/apples to ripen...no waiting for the wine to mature...no waiting for Seahawk's Season or the Mariner's spring training to begin...the list of potential time savers could go on long enough that perhaps our list of short cuts needs a shortcut!  But I am grateful for one shortcut I do get.

Spare Me The Intros

I watch a lot of Netflix shows from around the world and many of them have lengthy produced intros to each episode.  They are good to watch - ONCE.  After that, give me the “Skip Intro” feature and fortunately, they do!

Thanks to Netflix for the real Savings Time and why not,  Netflix users love it. Netflix’s director of product innovation says Netflix users hit the “Skip Intro” button 136 million times a day.

136 million times.... each and e-v-e-r-y single day!  What does that add up to?  How about nearly two centuries of time each day!  (195 years to be exact!)

Good Enough For One, Good Enough For All

Netflix initially originally planned to have the skip intro feature limited to just 150 series in the US, UK, and Canada, but the wildly popular feature was extended to other programs and other streaming platforms including Hulu, Amazon Prime, and Disney+, soon followed suit.
A Netflix engineer is quoted as observing:
I’m not sure that if you put a button that said ‘free cupcake’ that it would get more clicks than ‘Skip Intro'.

READ ON: See the States Where People Live the Longest

Stacker used data from the 2020 County Health Rankings to rank every state's average life expectancy from lowest to highest. The 2020 County Health Rankings values were calculated using mortality counts from the 2016-2018 National Center for Health Statistics. The U.S. Census 2019 American Community Survey and America's Health Rankings Senior Report 2019 data were also used to provide demographics on the senior population of each state and the state's rank on senior health care, respectively.

Read on to learn the average life expectancy in each state.