There are many things we humans still haven't figured out. Like, what came before the big bang, will AI eventually overtake us, and why do all dads grunt when they sit down. Or why they take grilling so seriously. In fact, there are probably more mysteries about dads than the universe. To try and get to the bottom of them, people have started Tweeting them, and the questions perfectly describe every dad in the history of dadness. The sad part, however, is that even with all that attention, most of them remain unanswered. Science is one way we make sense of the world around us, but it appears that even rationality can't explain everything.

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Kris
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1 year ago

They think sleep is for the weak and they don't wanna be weak OR they know falling asleep in front of a loved one is rude and they don't want to be rude to their loved one

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Kris
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1 year ago

It's satisfying. Try it.

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Kjorn
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1 year ago

for prevented them to stick to their skin

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Kris
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1 year ago

Because 'in their day' they didn't have to use no stinkin' GPS

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Kris
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1 year ago

They exhausted

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Troux
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1 year ago

This is the "at ease" pose that many servicemen are used to. He's relaxed but observant.

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Martti Laurson
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1 year ago (edited)

Because they do not want some fancy s**t. They ask what they need.

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Benjámin Dorogi
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1 year ago

Well I'm not a dad but I do take grilling or any kind of meat cooking seriously. I mean the animal had to die so you can eat it, the least you can do to respect that, is being really focused on making it really delicious :D

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Blakkur Sverrir
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1 year ago

Back pain, mostly

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Peter Smith
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1 year ago

It hides our terrible handwriting.

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Laura Zappenduster
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1 year ago

I think I´m a Dad then... ^^

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birdhouse
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1 year ago

because silence is golden when you have kids.

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Kris
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1 year ago

Because most food dates are arbitrary

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Sleep Meister
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1 year ago

we mentally stop ageing around 18.

Sarah Burghart
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1 year ago

I think women do this, too. In my case, I'm under the impression that I'm 16. Right.

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Kris
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1 year ago

Everyone over 40 is always 20 years younger in their head

Carole Reid
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1 year ago

Why not?

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Laura Zappenduster
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1 year ago

By dad (57 yo) always tells me how his brain is stuck at 18 ^^

Carrie de Luka
Community Member
1 year ago

Don't all adults do that???

KT Trondsen
Community Member
1 year ago

In all fairness this happens to women as well

Paul K. Johnson
Community Member
1 year ago

I was going to say... I mean look at who the vast majority of marketing is targeted toward to "stay looking young".

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Adam Cantor
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1 year ago

"You're only as old as you act" is a better motto than "you're only as old as you feel"....because if we were as old as we feel we'd mostly likely be 90.

Slune
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1 year ago

Yeah, I like to Rock'n'Roll ....ups.....why feel like 90???;(

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tuzdayschild
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1 year ago

Because we all do.

Chris Challis
Community Member
1 year ago

and three inches taller, not to mention sexy even with the gut...

ANDREA SERRANO MORALES
Community Member
1 year ago

My dad is 53and he says he’s 15

Falcon Storm
Community Member
1 year ago

Because time passes faster once you're in the real world and before you know it, you're avoiding your 20-year high school reunion and damn it, I'm old.

similarly
Community Member
1 year ago

Oh, trust me, I think I'm a lot younger than that!

Michelle Mendoza
Community Member
1 year ago

My dad has been 29 for 30 years, I finally became older than my dad! 😂

Perry Swift
Community Member
1 year ago

I feel about 20 years older than I am. Who are these crazy dudes who feel 20 years younger?

notquiteso anne
Community Member
1 year ago

not only dads. we grow old, but never really grow up 😆

Clinton Yew
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1 year ago (edited)

because they still standing strong? #ifyouknowwhatimean #mrbeanmeme

M O'Connell
Community Member
1 year ago

Because we are perpetually stuck in the last good year of our lives, which just happened to be 20 years ago.

Lisa Stewart
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1 year ago

Boys never grow up.

Shadow
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1 year ago

Men’s mind frame is stuck in there child hood

Adam Hendron
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1 year ago

So they'll keep providing for their family rather than excusing themselves on account of age.

Ben Steinberg
Community Member
1 year ago

Lost track of time from all those times we had to watch the same damn cartoon/show/movie with you, over and over...twenty years sounds about right.

Pug Pug
Community Member
1 year ago

Becuase all moms think they are older, so we have to balance it out. If we are younger, then they think they are younger too!

Eden-Rose Huntsman
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1 year ago

yup my dad always tries to play basketball with 18-year-olds and pulls at least 1 muscle each time

Meyer Weinstock
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1 year ago

My kids complained that I acted 20 years older than I was...

Hisseefit
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1 year ago

Because they don't want to appear weak. Running to tell my 86 year old dad to get off the ladder. 8/

Άρης Παπαδόπουλος
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1 year ago

To counterbalance the teens that believe older people are stupid and that all problems have easy solutions or even solutions at all

knittin' kitten
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1 year ago

Age is just a number mentality is whatever you want it to be dad give me ten or a hundred depending on situation and mood

David Glover
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1 year ago

Its because we don't live as long. : )

Wil Vanderheijden
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1 year ago

All men grow old, but no man ever grew up.

David KH Wong
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1 year ago

When old enough, everyone is 20 years younger

Shinomi Chan
Community Member
2 months ago

Age is but a number. (Plus my dad looks 20-years younger than he really is) to me at least.

DeWayne Hixson
Community Member
8 months ago

Never give in to the darkness. Stay young and keep truck.... Ouch what was that... damn it... .. ...

PAN-cake ;)
Community Member
1 year ago

If my dad thought that hed think hes 14 with a 13 year old daughter..

Jaye Rodger
Community Member
1 year ago

Young in mind, not in body

Arlene Reber
Community Member
1 year ago

It's heartbreaking when they do realize just how old they are.

Fermer Lee Nonez
Community Member
1 year ago

Dads need to think like they're 20 years younger so they're better suited to help their slacker kids accomplish everyday tasks.

S Piott
Community Member
1 year ago

That's my husband! He'll comment on how OLD someone is, and I remind him they're pretty much the same age as he is!!

Jim Lowe
Community Member
1 year ago

Just remember, inside ever man there is a little boy and inside ever woman is a mother, so everything works out good.

Silvia Jafet
Community Member
1 year ago

wait until you get there...

Gregg Bender
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1 year ago

Because we don't want to admit we're getting old.

Roberto Durante
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1 year ago

well if you are still 19 it will be a bit complicated for you to fell like 20 years younger than you are

Šimon Špaček
Community Member
1 year ago

Because we go from puberty directly to retirement. Or to grave...

Bruno Mruzin
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1 year ago

guess they have...daddy issues XD

Kanga9ine
Community Member
1 year ago

When dad was in the hospital, a young male nurse said there just a few papers to go over and would need my signature. The nurse was acting kind of nervous and it me. I said "you think I'm his wife. Look at us, does he look like I married him for his boatload if cash? Look at me, do I looiiiiiôoioooooo so hard and the nurse was so embarrassed. I looked at the nurse and told him what my brother, the diplomat, had asked me. "What happened. You used to be cute?" It was then I realized that I could ioooiiii

Michael Turk
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1 year ago

Because we are

Paula Dee
Community Member
1 year ago

omg right

Leodavinci
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1 year ago

Well... if families stopped expecting dads to do things someone 20 years younger is expected to do...

Kanga9ine
Community Member
1 year ago

Same reason we all do. They think about what they could have done or been. Plus it's helps them believe the 18 year old with the big boobs sees him that way.

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1 year ago

The same reason women think they look 20 years younger than they actually are.

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birdhouse
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1 year ago

because we don't have purses.

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Ray Heap
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1 year ago

Because Homer Simpson started it.

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Wil Vanderheijden
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1 year ago

To make room for the desserts.

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birdhouse
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1 year ago

Why do kids always have to pee as soon as the car moves?

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Mangoes'nRum
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1 year ago

Dumb question. Answer - Easier to get out, easier to load/ unload the trunk when it isn't facing traffic, Dads don't see it as a special showy thing, just an obvious thing to do.

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David Glover
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1 year ago

Do you have change in your purse?

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Kris
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1 year ago

Not just dads do this ...

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Peter Smith
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1 year ago

Dad jokes are our God given right and we are going to use them.

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Martti Laurson
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1 year ago

The mirrors and seat clearly need to be adjusted, because the car is so badly parked they need to move it.

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Sleep Meister
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1 year ago

Put a jumper on, save the world/wallet

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birdhouse
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1 year ago

Is it an Irish Setter? I talk to Scottish Terriers in a Scottish accent.

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Kris
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1 year ago

They are showing self restraint, they know they will accidentally keep any pen they accept

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Kris
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1 year ago

Free

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birdhouse
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1 year ago

Never! Why do wife and kids always have theirs on silent and miss every message a dad sends?

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Wil Vanderheijden
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1 year ago

Because they would look silly in a Hello Kitty shirt.

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birdhouse
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1 year ago (edited)

Secret for you...we hate texting. We are not 13 yr old girls. A 30 second phone conversation can take the place of 20 text messages and misunderstandings.

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