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Things People Accidentally Trained Their Pets to Do

Pavlovian conditioning can be a powerful thing. Just by sheer association, pets can learn very specific things, like how this smart dog learned the dinner criteria. Some pets take it a step further, like this dog who figured out how to herd a lawn roomba. Pets can learn a lot of very specific things. Usually it has to do with treats.

Things pets learned or were accidentally trained to do | mother_of_dragons011 8.1k points 13 hours ago My cat will open tray my Xbox he thinks been playing too long. Even if just started
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Embarrassingly Basic Stuff Adults Didn't Know

Every responsible adult has to learn some really basic, extremely necessary information to help them through life. It can range from paying your bills to how to cook and egg to knowing that metal doesn't go in the microwave. Sure, there are plenty of factors people didn't anticipate about adulthood, but sometimes people learn basic things embarrassingly too late in life.

Stupidly Basic things adults didn't know | ReddishWedding2018 40.1k points 16 hours ago edited 16 hours ago friend who pushing 40 had never paid bill before. She had gone living with her parents living dorm living with her parents again until she got married, then she got divorced and living on her own first time. Got text her asking if my power out too, then she realized just her. Her excuse she never paid attention bills because she thought they were "receipts" and cost included her rent. Her
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Factors People Didn't Anticipate about Adulthood

Adult life is a bit of a surprise to everybody. There are things that you expected but still don't enjoy, like paying bills. Then there are other strange things that are hard to expect, like the childishness of other adults, and the realities of dusting. It starts with your first encounter with total BS and just keeps sliding from there. Here are some adult life equivalents of calling the teacher mom.

Things people didn't expect about being an adult | Chaseybabe 19.9k points 12 hours ago many adults actually dislike younger thought my parents liked all our neighbours, all my teachers, all my coaches, etc since found out they thought most people were morons kind like do.
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Tumblr Thread: Dude Gets Schooled On Car Safety And Physics

This guy got a quick lesson in physics, and that is that physics ain't tossing out any freebies. 

Tumblr user learns about car safety and physics in enlightening thread | becausedragonage guys are obscenely, dangerously wrong s not planned obsolescence s physics. Modern cars crumple absorb and distribute forces impact an accident an effort protect occupants cars didn't have those crumple zones oc- cupants, being soft, squishy things they were, took those forces and were mangled or killed horrible ways. Also, those older cars took hidden damage often went unnoticed and made them very dangerou
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Frustrated Tutor Gives Wrong Answers to Lazy Student

School can be hard and regrettably expensive. Seeing your classmates not take anything seriously and still pass can be frustrating when you value your education, like this entitled college slacker who demanded their classmates notes and got denied. Also, if they're trying to be something like a doctor, you'd hope they actually study and know their field. This tutor got so frustrated with a ridiculously lazy student that he went and gave him some answers. Not the right answers, just some answers. Other teachers have wily ways of outsmarting cheaters, like this old professor.

Frustrated tutor gives lazy student wrong answers | r/MaliciousCompliance Posted by DiaPsy He asked answers, didn't ask right ones used tutor subject my uni called 'Psychological Statistics is one major requirements any psychology related major and minor (any other science can take this place their statistics course if their
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Teachers Share Their Worst Parent-Teacher Conferences

The life of a teacher is pretty wild. Teachers can see some incredibly dumb kids. Sometimes a good teacher will do a kid a solid. Teaching can be funny and full of chaos. Sometimes parents have a very limited idea of what a teacher's job actually is, and take any criticism of their child personally. These are some of those times parent-teacher conferences were a little wild.

Stories of bad parent teacher conferences | She had received 97% on an essay, and she and her mother were both tears demanding be reprimanded and re- trained unfair grading policies think my mouth agape entire time.
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Funny Observations on Language that are Frustratingly Interesting

We know that languages are all weird, and the one we use can be particularly confusing, but that can make it a more fun and nuanced thing to explore. We're all for seeing some creative uses and misuses of the English language. If you just wanna see people totally suck at English, then here are people who failed at using the English language.

Funny and interesting observations on languages.
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The Dumbest Things People Had To Explain Adults

If there was ever a reason to pay attention in school, this would be it. You'd be surprised how many grown-ups  don't know basic stuff like what pasta is made of or that submarines exist. There is no shortage pf people saying dumb things. Seriously, people hear some really goddamn dumb things. These people found themselves explaining really basic stuff to folks who either didn't do their homework or never paid attention in the first place.

Dumb things people had to explain to adults.
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Stuff People Learned Embarrassingly Late In Life

Sometimes what we think of as common knowledge isn't actually as common as we thought. Well, also people can be pretty dumb. In fact, there might be one or two of these that make you go "holy crap I'm a moron." If you still think Alaska is an island there's probably no hope for you but, what the hell, live and learn.

Obvious things, facts, and common knowledge that people learned too late in their lives.
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29 Miserable Misspellings That Made the Word-Gods Weep in Shame

We get it, spelling is hard. Sometimes autocorrect gets the best of you. Some words just suck. No one knows how many "r"s are in tomorow and the placement of the "a" and "u" in restuarant are a complete mystery. But the amount of effort you have to not spend to end up with misspellings like these is god-damned amazing. Check this out for some more dumb misspellings.

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Well this is an experience. Oh man you guys, he was right, it's all a simulation. This machine learning AI model even learned to generate timing and breaths to sound closer to the real thing. For us, it felt like the real thing when he got into all that talk about chimps. Chimp obsession is some patented Joe Rogan.

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25 Amazed People Share the Biggest Idiots They've Ever Met

The world is a big amazing place filled with all types of people. Some of these people lack self awareness to a profound degree. Like it's actually amazing how bad some people are at thinking.And we love to hear about them. Here's some more dumb stuff people have said.

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12 Brilliantly Vandalized School Text Books That Doodled Smiles on Our Faces

Sure, you could mess around with mustaches and devil horns but these ones are professional. We all had that friend in school who had a pen and a dream. Maybe you were that kid. If you're out there, we applaud your creativity, lack of respect for authority, and short attention span. Here are some bathroom stall musings from people with markers and a sense of humor.

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15 Brainiuses Whose Titanic Minds Could Crush Your Noggin Like an Ant

People often privately think they are the smartest person in the world, and that's fine for the most part. But when they get in strangers faces and waste peoples time bragging about their own false sense of superiority, things get cringey. They get real cringey real fast.

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"They never told me that we're living on top!" @LoveMahalHappy tweeted the mind-blowing realization her sister had when she was keyed into the fact that we don't live on the inside of the planet. It's just a matter of time til the conspiracy theorists get to her.