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We do a ton of stuff, as a society, because we always have. We're beginning to suspect that that's not an especially good reason to keep doing a thing. So we asked our readers to find the most irritating examples of quaint customs that people still adhere to, that make absolutely no sense in this day and age. And we gave cash to our favorites. Because that's a custom that makes sense.

Here's what they came up with:

Entry by Bill Mead

GRACKEDG Handshakes, an important gesture in which many things can gO wrong Fist bumps, a foolproof gesture that usually ends with cool hand motions

Entry by PookieJones

Why are tailgate parties a thing? A burger is better without the exhaust fumes.

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