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RULES (Inspired by ELI5):
- Blatant speculation *only*. If you know the answer to a question, keep it to yourself! We only want the best and most creative wild guesses here. Even if you know the answer, make up something better.
- Never cite sources. We're not looking for verifiable facts here. Your source should be your own crazy imagination.
- Reference ELI5. Cross-posting good questions from /r/explainlikeimfive is encouraged, but if you do it, include a link back to the original question there (this will also help people who are interested in the "real" answers).
- Please begin your questions with "LIC" or "ELIC".
- If you're posting a non-question, do not use "LIC" or "ELIC".
- Answers can be as simple or complicated as you want, but aim for humor. The spirit of the subreddit is to have a humorous exchange of completely made-up answers to life's burning questions. Feel free to add to other people's answers, or to follow-up with more questions for clarification.
- Humor is necessary, but don't be a jerk. Try to avoid especially touchy subjects in questions, or giving blatantly offensive answers.
- Feel free to pose a possible answer with your own question if you have a good theory.
- "It builds character" is a perfectly appropriate answer, but remember that original answers also build character.