Mike’s Impossible Question – March 2017


IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: Last year 13,500,000 of these were sold – making this the #1 selling one of these.

ANSWER: Turbo Tax. The #1 selling computer software program in North America [source].


IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: If you ran very quickly for 355 days, you would almost be here.

ANSWER: The moon. To cover the distance to the moon, you would have to run, continuously for 356 days [source].


IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: If you’re average, you can probably only do this for about 8 or 9 seconds.

ANSWER: Pay attention (the average attention span is 8.5 seconds) [source].


IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: When this thing starts out, it’s barely visible to the human eye. It’s home is only about 0.02 ft². The largest one of these can get to be almost 3 times the size of it’s home.

ANSWER: Ear hair [source].


IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: The oldest one of these lasted 353 months (29.4 years).

ANSWER: A dog (The world’s oldest dog, an Australian cattle hound named Bluey – in human years) [source].


IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: Not everyone does this (only about 49 million people in the US – 12 million in Canada), but those that do, spend about $243 a year doing it.

ANSWER: Online dating [source].


IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: If you want to be friends with a 4 yr old, having this in common with them will put you way ahead of the pack.

ANSWER: Knowing the same songs [source].


IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: An average woman will do this about 7,718 times in her lifetime.

Answer: Shave [source].


IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: On average we each pay about $35 for this (per year).

Answer: Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day.


IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: 47% of people in Sweden do this (27% of people in Canada do it).

Answer: They live alone [source].


IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: 38% of women say they usually invite this person to a party they’re throwing.

Answer: Hair stylist [source].


IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: In 2010, 23.2% (an all-time high) of all the songs on the Billboard Hot 100 shared a common characteristic.

Answer: A one word title [source].






IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: This thing renews itself about 6 times a year (every 64 days).

Answer: Your eyebrows [source].


IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: You are way more likely to be attacked by this animal than by a bear or a wolf (combined).

Answer: Moose [source].


IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: Even though we know we’re not supposed to do this, 10% of adults say they’ve done this anyway.

Answer: Chilled red wine (or put ice in red wine).


IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: Only about 44% of 8-18 yr olds think they can do this.

Answer: Tell the difference between fake news and real news [source].


IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: Who is this?
Middle name: Christopher
Height: 5’8
Weight: 181 lbs
Pants: 36×32 or 36×30
Show size: 7.5
Sign: Aquarius

Answer: Ed Sheeran[source].


IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: A new study shows that women deal with stress by eating and men deal with stress by THIS.

Answer: Watching porn [source].


IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: 23% of people believe this is the best way to let someone know you’re “interested” in them romantically.

Answer: Let them know through a mutual friend [source].






IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: The average woman does THIS 150 times a year; average men about 10 times.

Answer: Check their horoscope [source].


IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: 15% of iPhone users do this.

Answer: Use a phone with a broken screen.


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