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    People Are Calling Out Everyday Things That Don't Make Sense, And It's Absolutely Hilarious

    We're gonna need some answers. Immediately.

    The world is a complex place — and let's face it, there are just some things we all don't understand completely.


    From credit to time zones, people on TikTok are listing everyday things that don't seem to make sense, and they're making some funny and valid points.

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    While the origin of the trend isn't clear, people have been making these videos for months, and they just get better with time.

    1. @iamjmist (also known as @iamjmist on Instagram) has a list of things that ranges from the president's paycheck to secondhand embarrassment. The video, which has over 8 million views, is hilarious from start to finish:

    @iamjmist / Via

    Things I just don’t understand. Spam My Instagram 💋💋💋 #greenscreen #greenscreenvideo

    ♬ original sound - J Mist Official 🛍

    If you were wondering, many in the comments agree. Like, we need answers, people!!!

    Comments from the TikTok agree with several points from the video, like credit and secondhand embarrassment
    @iamjmist / Via

    2. @iamjmist followed up her viral video with a Part 2 and Part 3, which questions how bridges were built and how fax machines work:

    @iamjmist / Via

    Thing I don’t understand pt 3 !! Spam my Instagram💗🤪 #greenscreen

    ♬ original sound - J Mist Official 🛍

    3. @katie.pearce's list of things, which went viral back in 2020, includes electricity, the ocean, and outer space. And you can't lie...every point is valid:



    ♬ original sound - Katie🦋

    4. @ericroberts44 questions several things, like hangovers, accents, and taste buds:

    @ericroberts44 / Via

    Things I don’t understand #fyp #foryoupage #irish #thingsidontunderstand

    ♬ original sound - Eric Roberts

    5. @liljeya (known as @jeyabaeya on Instagram) adds some very important questions — because we REALLY need to know how calculators know the answer to every math problem:

    @liljeya / Via

    Idk some stuff just doesnt make sense in my brain. World debt makes no sense in my brain #thingsidontunderstand #greenscreen #fyp

    ♬ original sound - Lil jeya g

    6. And finally, @brennaberg put a twist on the trend and listed things that don't make sense with "modern dating" — like using Snapchat to get to know someone:

    @brennaberg / Via

    things I just don’t understand #moderndating #tinder #breakup #dating

    ♬ original sound - Brennaberg

    We're gonna need some explanations. Immediately. (And NO, we will not search it on Google!!!)


    You can catch more TikToks from the "Things I Don't Understand" trend here.

    According to you, what are some everyday things that don't make sense? Tell us in the comments below!

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