26 Half-Baked Solutions That Solved Huge Problems

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Ron Swanson leaves us with the brilliant advice to not “half ass two things, but whole ass one thing.” It turns out, even the mighty Ron is sometimes wrong.

People enjoy plans (particularly their personal plans) whenever it comes to addressing issues that make difficult decisions, so they typically make a huge deal about them. 

Remember this the next time someone tells you that you can't half-ass your way through life: one of those half-asses could actually save the planet from certain doom.

We're talking about prisoners copying escape maps using jello, mid-air surgeries using coat hangers, and astronauts using snorkels in a space station to avert certain doom. Sure, people may be lazy, but they are also ingenious.

Here are some half-baked solutions to major issues. Our readers gathered examples of problems that appeared to be solved with little to no effort. The winner is listed below, but first, let's look at the runners-up...

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