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People Reveal What They'd Un-Invent If They Could

Be gone with you!

There are so many things that have been invented over time that were meant to enlighten and enhance our lives. And many have... the car, the movies, cellphones... snuggies. But many things that have been produced that really just bring down morale and cease any reason to live. I jest, it's not that serious, but it's close. There are just a few things we can all do without and wish we could make disappear.

Redditor StonerCPA wanted everyone to admit... What would you un-invent, if you could?

Pay the piper!

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Payday loans. Damn predatory pigs.

That's not real work..

Telemarketing

Is unsolicited calls about political candidates considered telemarketing? If not, F whatever that is!!

Caragor

Brilliant!

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Un-invent the wheel so I could re-invent it and be famous for the most important invention of all time.

PurpuraHumanum

Just give me gas!!

The stupid impossible to use gas can spouts.

Chip89

Useless!!!

Keurig cups.

westsideHK

The guy that invented them publicly regrets it. Shows how one person can really make an impact.

UsernameNumberThree

A ton of waste in exchange for a modicum of convenience.

lordorwell37

Save the animals!

Styrofoam. That stuff is terrible.

Musketeer00

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Landmines.

jumpin_judo

Living in Croatia, can confirm. To hell with landmines. When I was a kid, parents took me to the countryside once. Me and my sister were having a walk trough some field when suddenly some older man warns us to stop and get back on track. Turns out the area still wasn't 100% cleared of mines. There's still thousands of them in Croatia from the war.

Outsider203

Education for all....

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Student loans. There is no way the cost of an education would have spiked as much as it did without them.

01kaj10

Amen!

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Reality TV.

mcloaded

Gross addiction!

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Cigarettes.

buffywho

The five-day work week.

9/80 and 4/10 schedules make so much more sense than the traditional 5/8s. I honestly have no clue why more businesses don't offer their employees custom work schedules. It doesn't cost the company anything and allows employees the luxury of a day off (or even a 3-day weekend) every week or every 2 weeks.

DesertTripper

REDDIT

"It wasn't me!"

There's not much you can do when the righteous fist of the law comes down on you. Call it a mix-up, or call it a mistake, if someone's pegged you at the scene of a crime there's not much you can do but trust the justice system to prove you innocent. However, that's a gamble, and just because you've been given a "not guilty" doesn't mean the effects won't follow you for the rest of your life.

Reddit user, u/danbrownskin, wanted to hear about the times when it wasn't you, seriously, it was someone else, when they asked:

Redditors who were once considered suspect of a crime they did not commit, what's it like being held under suspicion and how did it affect your life?

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