Impossible Questions for October 2018

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IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: On average we’ll consume about $27 worth of this in a year.

ANSWER: Vending machine products [source].

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: Most of us never forget to do THIS, but 7% of us admit we have forgotten to do it.

ANSWER: Celebrate their own birthday.

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: About 40% of us say we’ve done this without telling our partner.

ANSWER: Changed the thermostat.

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: This won’t happen for two more years.

ANSWER: Full moon on Halloween [source].

The moon being full on Halloween happens on an average of every 18 to 19 years so it is quit a rare event happening only 4 or 5 times in a century. The last time the moon was full on Halloween was October 31st, 2001. The next Halloween full moon will occur in 2020.

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: We have about 7 now, 10 is the most we can have.

ANSWER: Billion people on Earth [source].

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: People in Nova Scotia are the most likely to do this (people in Quebec are the least likely), in BC we’re right in the middle.

ANSWER: Get a flu shot [source].

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: We use 57 of these every day!

ANSWER: Sheets of toilet paper [source].

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: 18% of us keep one of these at work.

ANSWER: A picture of our pet.

Child 31%
Wife 21%
Pet 18%
Car/truck 16%
Sports hero 9%
Movie star or celebrity 2%

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: The day after Thanksgiving is usually the busiest day for people in this profession.

ANSWER: Plumbers!

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: This has happened at least once to almost 70% of us. For 13% of us it happens almost every day.

ANSWER: Phantom Phone Vibration (you feel your phone vibrate when it’s not) [source].

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: On average every Canadian consumes over 9.25 pounds of this.

ANSWER: Turkey [source].

IMPOSSIBLE: Most people think this got it’s name from a country and not from the man who invented it.

ANSWER: German chocolate cake is named after Sam German, not the country [source].

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: This is true of almost 30% of us.

ANSWER: We are debt free [source]!

Checkout a month-by-month listing of all the Impossible Questions here!

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