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Why do people ask other people pointless, unanswerable questions?

Asked by weaselope (49points) January 14th, 2008
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sndfreQ's avatar

how do I answer this question?

segdeha's avatar

Why do people ask pointless questions? You mean like this one?

sndfreQ's avatar

What’s the sound of one hand clapping?

Couldn’t resist…

cwilbur's avatar

The same reason that people ask other people questions that are trivially answerable with a web search: people are dumb, and when we’re not dumb, we’re lazy.

vanguardian's avatar

Probably the same reason you asked this…

In this case, reading what they write…
but the same principal of some people like to hear themselves talk.
I guess you fall into that category now. congrats

Poser's avatar

Ironic question, no?

gailcalled's avatar

*principle.

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