Some situations require heavy out-of-the-box thinking which produces solutions that seem too dumb to work. But sometimes they do. Sh0tgunLlama has asked reddit “What is the dumbest solution to a problem that actually worked?” and there were quite a few responses, but one of them stood out from the rest.

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Stellapotamus’s response has received nearly 21K upvotes on the site, surpassing all of its competitors. The best part? As other people pointed out, you can probably apply the same method to other places as well. Scroll down to hear Stellapotamus tell his brilliant ‘game plan’ in his own words!

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People loved the solution and started sharing their thoughts about it