As an adult, problem solving is a priceless skill to have in both your personal and work lives. Being able to come up with a solution for your conflicts and roadblocks is vital. However, it might not be such a sought-after skill if your ideas are … ridiculous. These people were so close to being experts at creative problem solving. They had pretty surprising solutions to their problems. Unfortunately, what they came up with was also ridiculous and hilarious.
1.) Just don’t drive over bumps. Please.
2.) He ALMOST got away with it.
3.) Ha! Can’t open the door, criminals.
4.) Mixer? Psht.
5.) A door is a door. Just don’t crash.
6.) Now, my clothes smell like meat, too.
8.) This is almost an improvement.
9.) This just screams “explosion waiting to happen.”
10.) Baby geniuses.
11.) … 20-something genius.
12.) How was drilling those holes easier than finding a button?
13.) BOOM. Couch fixed.
14.) If you wired your brakes to this, why not just fix the brakes?
16.) EVEN BETTER.
17.) Functional AND friendly.
18.) Hey, it holds the coffee doesn’t it?
19.) Mmm, smells like Wal Mart.
20.) Man, he’s gonna be so cool playing his new CDs.
21.) Never. Ever. Use. This.
Technically, their problems were temporarily solved (as long as they didn’t get hurt or arrested after these photos were taken). These people are modern day (and slightly insane) MacGyvers. Share their awesome solutions, but please, don’t try them at home. (H/T BuzzFeed)