These problem-solvers got creative with their kitchen gadgets and random objects. At least they’re keeping everyone around them in fits of giggles.
No two households are the same, so the things you find normal will be foreign to someone else. Even something as simple as operating a can opener or a toaster can be confusing at another person’s house. Maybe one of the most common ones in my experience is trying to figure out how to work someone else’s shower. You don’t want to push, pull, or turn the faucets too hard, but they all work completely differently!
Not every item is very intuitive, either. No matter how many words are on the device, sometimes people just don’t understand how to use it. The people below have had a few encounters like that, which they shared to r/AskReddit. From paper clips to shovels to cordless phones, these people were having trouble using them. Young people and old people alike seem to have some issues learning simple tasks until someone shows them the right way.
Check out these great stories below. Then, this dude wound up with a 17-inch ice wall surrounding his home, all because he rebuffed a neighbor who was just trying to help him out.