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People are confessing to things they figured out a lot later than the rest of the world

It’s the Life Hacks for Dummies thread.

EVERYDAY’S A SCHOOL day; that’s the long and fecking short of it.

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But there are some learning curves you’ll remember for all the wrong reasons, and that’s because there’s a high chance you’ve been in the dark for a really, really long time.

Or worse, had the entire thing arseways all along.


Don’t worry though; we’ve all had those revelatory moments when you realise your life has been a lie.

Whether it’s song lyrics, general knowledge or the pronunciation of a word, Twitter is here to remind you that no matter how obvious it might have seemed to everyone else, you probably weren’t alone in your ignorance.

In a thread entitled Life Hacks for Dummies, you’re among friends – friends of questionable intellect, but friends none the less.

So, let’s get stuck right in.

1. Look, she’s never really thought about it before.

2. How often does anyone use it anyway?

3. Look, it left a lot of us shook, to be fair.

4. Excuse us?

5. Hard liquer… and soft drinks.

6. A buzz down at the bargain butcher.

7. Look, we’re not ones to judge but…

8. Be honest, did you actually know?

9. You definitely didn’t cop it the first time.

10. We all remember the first time we learned this, right?

11. Wait now, what?! 

12. Ah, here.

13. If you didn’t know, you’re welcome.

14. Well, did you know this?

15.  Sure look, it’s never too late to learn.

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