Here's How The Simplest Tasks Just Totally Get Away From You

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The world is an objectively convenient place. We've got a ton of tools at our fingertips to simplify our lives. Yet somehow we still manage not to get anything done.

We asked readers to figure out why, by tracking the process where seemingly uncomplicated tasks turn absurdly complicated, and we gave cash to our favorite explanation.

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Entry by Tee Ngin Rui

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Entry by CagedWill

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Entry by PookieJones

CRAGKED 1. I remember I should back up my files. (368 MB) About 2. 29 Minutes remaining The computer keeps giving me ridiculous estimates of how long

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Entry by scandata

1: Went to go for a ride, but found my tire was flat. 2: Good thing 0 always keep a spare tube in my bike bag! 3: Got another flat miles from home.. a

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1, Wonder what time it is... 2. 12:29 MESSENGER Notice Larry Garson now Omg have you seen Glass??? a anotifcation! 3. Omg have you Giass7?9 seen OMG Y

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Entry by scandata

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Entry by Tee Ngin Rui

1. It's movie night. Go on Netflix. 2. Take forever to find something I haven't seen. 3. Eventually get tired and fall asleep. CRACKEDOON

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Entry by CagedWill

CRACKED C COM Call customer service Wait 45 minutes fora representative Get transferred because you have the wrong extension