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8+ Odd Solutions That Got The Job Done

When you really think about it, there are geniuses all around us. I'm talking about ordinary people who come up with extraordinary solutions for everyday problems.

These folks always seem to think fast on their feet exactly at the moment they need to. And for that, we should all be eternally grateful to them. Where there's a will, there's a way! Am I right?

1. This Cooking Hack

Reddit | MockThe3

Never worry about hot oil splashing you when you fry something on the frying pan. This person came up with the most useful way to stay protected. It may seem quite unorthodox but it seems to work.

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2. This Slipper Solution

Imgur | CoolNickName

Speaking of using an empty water bottle to your advantage, how do you like this idea? OMG, I can't say I've ever seen anybody make slippers quite like these before, ha, ha! It would make perfect sense to me if you were desperate, though.

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3. This Instant Noodle Hack

Reddit | SpyNoah64

What am I looking at here, ha, ha? Am I seeing what I'm seeing? Is this person using their Keurig to make instant noodles? I never would have thought of that but it seems to work like a charm.

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4. This Scuba Tank

Imgur | WullieBlake

This isn't exactly what I would think of when I image a scuba tank. I can't say I even endorse this type of solution but if you want to take a chance, it's your choice I suppose.

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5. This Mowing Hack

Reddit | GordonVi0003

Well, this is one unusual way to trim the hedges, if I do say so myself. I gotta give it to whoever came up with this idea. It's quite brilliant. Isn't it? It looks like it gets the job done.

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6. This Car Trick

Imgur | WullieBlake

Have you ever had a problem opening your car? Perhaps your door handle broke? If you're in this particular jam don't let it bother you. Just use the solution this person did and voilà!

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7. This Door Handle

Imgur | WullieBlake

Speaking of uncooperative door handles, here's another clever solution to fix that problem. If you're not going to use your bike any time soon you too can use the pedal as a door handle, ha, ha! Clever, huh?

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8. This Car Mirror

Imgur | WullieBlake

If you're prone to fender benders and are constantly losing your car mirrors, maybe just stock up on this item. It looks like it came in handy for this person. I gotta say, I kinda like it ha, ha!

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9. This Floatation Option

Imgur | WullieBlake

Why get a real floatie when you can just do this? Am I right? I dunno how safe this might be but you can give it a try if you must. Just don't quote me on it.

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10. This Headlight Fix

Imgur | WullieBlake

I dunno about you but I think it would've been much easier to just replace that broken headlight instead of doing this. Call me crazy, but I think this is actually more time consuming than anything, ha, ha!

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11. This Frying Hack

Imgur | DaFunOne

If you're like me and really love your fried kielbasa you may want to take note of this hack. Now you don't even need to rely on a frying pan as long as you have an iron. Just don't use it on your shirts afterward.

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12. This Toaster Solution

Imgur | WullieBlake

What do you do when your toaster is broken and you're really craving toast? If you can make yourself a clever contraption like this one, you're pretty much good to go. Oh golly, this is so neat.

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13. This Upcycled Toilet

Imgur | DaFunOne

Oh my goodness, I can't say I've ever seen anyone upcycle a toilet quite like this before. I dunno how sanitary this is, but it does look pretty extraordinary. Is this not making you laugh or what?

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Who knew there were so many interesting albeit unorthodox solutions to common problems? Am I right?

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I certainly wouldn't have thought of pretty much all of these. Boy do I feel a little inadequate just looking at all these hacks and odd solutions.

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