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.