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Reddit users share the dumbest solutions to problems that actually worked

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Emily Reynolds
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Reddit users share the dumbest solutions to problems that actually worked

Life: basically just loads of annoying obstacles to overcome. Sometimes you use your wits, sometimes you use your brains: sometimes, you do something really stupid and it ends up working just as well. 

In the spirit of ingenious stupidity,  Reddit users have been sharing their less intellectual problem-solving techniques - all of which, somehow, worked. 

Take this guy, for example, who found a deceptively and kind of stupidly easy way around an expensive trip to the doctors:

Or this guy, who somehow got out of a responsibility that was probably his to begin with:

Some of them were actually really smart:

Then there’s the solutions in the ‘so stupid it’s kind of genius’ category.

That doesn’t mean that all of the ideas are actually good, though. Don’t try these at home. 

Seriously. Don’t.