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What is one of the craziest things you've ever tried to describe or explain to someone?

Asked by Dutchess_III (42443points) January 1st, 2017

A few days ago I spent 10 minutes trying to explain what a Solo cup was to my Dad’s wife…..

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stanleybmanly's avatar

Trump’s election.

cinnamonk's avatar

Women don’t pee out of their vaginas. (To a male high school senior.)

Call_Me_Jay's avatar

Tax brackets. People refuse to understand that you don’t lose money by making more money.

RedDeerGuy1's avatar

Psychic time travel.

JLeslie's avatar

Why the bread dries out in the toaster oven if you don’t remove it as soon as the toasting is done.

@Call_Me_Jay LOL. In my experience they understand it when it’s explained, they just don’t believe it. Or, if they do believe it, they spent a lot of years not understanding it.

abcbill's avatar

Why the Laffer Curve is just about the stupidest piece of economic twaddle to come out of the Reagan era.

chyna's avatar

@AnonymousAccount8 I had to explain that same thing to a high school boyfriend way back when!

Pachy's avatar

The nomination and ultimate election of Donald Trump as leader of the free world.

SQUEEKY2's avatar

Peoples absolute dependency on these stupid smart phones.

abcbill's avatar

The inability of folks to use apostrophes properly

Rarebear's avatar

The General Theory of Relativity.

RedDeerGuy1's avatar

Having to explain to my father why I skipped whole week of school In junior high.

Pandora's avatar

Why by bed time rhythm is causing me stress. They didn’t understand why I simply just don’t try to go to bed earlier. (Well why didn’t I think of that!)

Espiritus_Corvus's avatar

@abcbill The laffer curve. LOL. The Golden Shower Economic Theory.

Cruiser's avatar

Quantum mechanics.

LostInParadise's avatar

What a second price sealed auction is and why it causes people to bid honestly.

janbb's avatar

Myself to a therapist.

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gondwanalon's avatar

A guy I know is into physics research for a hobby and it was pretty crazy when he was describing “gravitational echo”. He said that researchers have measured the gravitational echo of 2 black holes colliding that happens many millions of years ago. They have a sound recording of it and it sounds like a “whoop, whoop, whoop, whoop”. Also they are now trying the measure the gravitational echo of the big bang.

One time I tried to tell a friend the difference between exactness and precision. I gave up when I saw the eyes glaze over.

LuckyGuy's avatar

The fact that erections, orgasms, “squirt”, and active sperm delivery are not directly tied to each other. Men can have one, or any combination of them.

Kardamom's avatar

Anything in any manual about troubleshooting any problem on any electronic device in my house.

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