01/02/2012 11:57 am ET Updated Jan 03, 2012

The Stupidest Things Redditors Ever Had To Explain To Someone

Reddit users have a knack for pointing out how common sense isn't so common, especially with this latest thread asking, "What is the stupidest thing you ever had to explain to somebody?."

We had more than a few laughs reading through these follies of human understanding, including everything from "That 'The Onion' is fake" to "how clouds can move when they 'attached' to the sky." And don't even get us started on some of the technological explanations.

Check out our favorite responses so far below, vote for your favorites and be sure to check out the rest on Reddit as users continue to add them.