Impossible Questions for December 2017

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IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: We’ve all done this. On average, it takes just over five minutes to do it.

ANSWER: Find something you’ve misplaced (5:20 to be precise) [source].


IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: In a new survey, most people say photos are the #1 thing they keep as a reminder of past relationships. This was #2.

ANSWER: Ticket stubs [source].


IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: The largest one of these in the world is about 100 feet long and 50 feet wide.

ANSWER: Christmas stocking [source].


The world’s largest Christmas stocking measured 106 feet and 9 inches (32.56 m) long and 49 feet and 1 inch (14.97 m) wide. It weighed as much as five reindeer and held almost 1,000 presents. It was made by the Children’s Society in London on December 14, 2007. – Source


IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: This travels at about 3 mph.

ANSWER: A snowflake [source].


IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: This is something that is of concern to about 15% of the population (adults).

ANSWER: Saying “Happy Holidays” instead of “Merry Christmas”.

The Pew Research Center found that 15% of the population said they would prefer something less religious, like “happy holidays” or “season’s greetings,” slightly up from 12% in 2012.


IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: There are 12,000 of these in Canada (that number is going up) — there are 121,000 in the US (that number is going down).

ANSWER: Gas stations [source].






IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: When it comes to buying this, price is the 3rd consideration, quality is 4th.

ANSWER: Jeans!

“The look” and fit were #1 and #2.


IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: Only 55% of people said they were happier after they did this.

ANSWER: Win the lottery [source].


IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: The average price of this was $4.36 (as of 2014).

ANSWER: A tooth (from the Tooth Fairy) [source].


More Impossible Questions here!

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