Impossible Questions for May 2019

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Photo by Juan Pablo Arenas from Pexels

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: Most of us feel guilty about this when we do it, but we do it anyway.
ANSWER: Throw out food.

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: The average age for accomplishing this task is now 27.
ANSWER: Becoming a first time mother [source].

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: 28% of people admit they don’t like to travel because they’re afraid of this.
ANSWER: They’re afraid they won’t get a good night’s sleep [source].

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: Generally speaking, at any given moment 30% of us think we SHOULD be doing this, but we keep putting it off.
ANSWER: Get a haircut.

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: Over 50% of men say this happened to them by the time they were 21, only 33% of women say it happened to them.
ANSWER: Got fired from a job [source].

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: Apparently, last year we spent about $175 on this.
ANSWER: Mother’s Day!

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: You usually have this for about six years.
ANSWER: A couch [source].

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: 14% of us do this several times a day (most of only do it once).
ANSWER: Wash your face.

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: 65% of us actually consider this inanimate object “a close friend”.
ANSWER: Our car [source].

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: If this happens to you, it was probably your partner that did it (if it wasn’t them, then it was likely a close friend).
ANSWER: Had someone steal your food [source].

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: You’re more likely to do this if it’s raining outside.
ANSWER: Give a restaurant a bad review [source].

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: The average person will need to do this about 75 times before doing it right!
ANSWER: Try to solve the Rubik’s Cube [source].

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: 31% of Canadians admit they haven’t done this in the last six months.
ANSWER: Floss [source].

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: If last year was any indication, today should be the worst day for THIS.
ANSWER: Scam, fraudulent or nuisance robocalls [source].

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: Only about 570 people have ever really done this.
ANSWER: Been in space [source].

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: The answer is “Merry Christmas”, what’s the question?
ANSWER: What was the first text message ever sent [source].

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: Cersei Lannister is #1 on this list.
ANSWER: Game of Thrones character most likely to die in the final season [source].

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: 6% of people of people say they never eat this.
ANSWER: Eggs [source].

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: The average woman has one more of these than the average man.
ANSWER: Pairs of jeans (on average women own 7 pairs and men 6 pairs).

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: Most people who do this, do it as a full time job, but for 4% of people it’s a hobby (not a job).
ANSWER: Computer coding [source].

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: If you get one of these, on average it will travel about 2,400 km to get to you.
ANSWER: A Google search [source].


IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: We count on this a lot, but really, it only works about 34% of the time.
ANSWER: Looking up a health problem on the Internet [source].

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: Waiting for this can take 1-3 days.
ANSWER: Poop [source].

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: According to a new study on dating, having this skill makes you more attractive than someone with a “great body”.
ANSWER: Speaking a second language [source].

Checkout our month-by-month listing of all the Impossible Questions.

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