We might act like Muppets sometimes, but we’re nowhere near as good at counting as Count von Count. One! Two! Three! Hahaha. And that’s more or less where our worldly wisdom with numbers ends.

(Un)fortunately, we’re not the only ones whose brains sometimes derp out and throw their math skills out of whack! And that’s what the ‘They didn’t do the math’ subreddit is all about. It documents all of the biggest math fails on the net and all of the times people messed up when doing school-level counting. (Just remember not to mix this community up with its counterpart, the ‘They did the math’ subreddit.)

Check out some of the funniest ‘They didn’t do the math posts’ and upvote your fave pics by giving them a big old upvote. Do you have any embarrassing math fails to share with all the other Pandas? Drop us a comment below. Who said that math can’t be fun?!

#1

Not Age Appropriate

Not Age Appropriate

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Berry Budgie
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1 month ago

Hehe

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#2

Small Brain Moment

Small Brain Moment

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I'm a makeup addict
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1 month ago

oooooh snap!! XDXDXD

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#3

A Penny A Day For A Year Will Get You Nowhere

A Penny A Day For A Year Will Get You Nowhere

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Skyler Harris
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1 month ago

I know how the guy/girl thought it was 9,125 dollars with the quarter. Because he probably did 25x365 and not 0.25x365

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The subreddit has over 24.3k members and has been active for 6 and a half years at the time of writing. And the community is all about making your inner numbers’ wiz groan and cringe. There’s nothing like feeling like a genius at math when you compare yourself to the worst of the worst, is there?

But suppose that being better than the worst isn’t enough for you. You like a challenge. You enjoy improving yourself. Pushing past your limits. You’re a Panda, after all! Luckily, there are countless (pun not intended) free and paid resources online to help you sharpen your skills with numbers. From big names like Khan Academy to small scale websites and projects that you’ll find hiding in the cracks of the internet, right in-between posts about cats.

#4

Not Sure That’s How That Works

Not Sure That’s How That Works

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Bardhi's Dad
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1 month ago

How for God's sake he came to that?

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#5

🤦‍♂️

🤦‍♂️

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Hans
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1 month ago

Welll...yes. Good luck.

Monika Soffronow
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1 month ago

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Sip, Slurp, Guzzle, Swallow

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Leo Domitrix
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1 month ago

Oh God. On behalf of Americans everywhere... who DO know metric... THIS IS NOT ALL OF US!

Petra, princess of Brigid
Community Member
1 month ago

Thank you for putting this. I'm tired of people thinking America is like, the dumbest country in the world. And when they make memes about it... I just feel a little sick. Like, how would you like it if I made fun of your country, say, because your country is poor? But only like 48% of the people there are poor? And then everyone laughs about it, except for the people from that country, because it isn't really funny for them.

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troufaki13
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1 month ago

He contradicted himself and didn't even realize...

Bardhi's Dad
Community Member
1 month ago

Why are you laughing? He's right, 1 is less then 1.6! Lol

Krazy Kanuck
Community Member
1 month ago

1 km is equal to 0.621 mi. to walk 1 mile is the equivalent to walking 1.6 km

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bobdapotatooo
Community Member
1 month ago

Why can't America just use the metric system, everything would be so much easier.

Bellatrix Lestrange
Community Member
1 month ago

We use both.

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Kevin Donegan
Community Member
1 month ago

I love driving in countries where the road signs are in kilometres ... the trip goes by much faster!

chi-wei shen
Community Member
1 month ago

Judging by the avatar of Ufal Salman this statement might have been a joke.

Monika Soffronow
Community Member
1 month ago

Of course it was - and a pretty good one

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Lord Mysticlaw
Community Member
1 month ago

Natural selection at work...

Martha Meyer
Community Member
1 month ago

Someone slept all the way through 5th to 12th grade math.

Octavia Hansen
Community Member
1 month ago

Nature (well, probably intellect) has a way of culling the stupid from the herd. Unfortunately, they usually breed before going extinct. Darn!

Id row
Community Member
1 month ago

Please don't judge all of us by this idiot.

kjorn
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1 month ago

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Aragorn II Elessar
Community Member
1 month ago

No can do

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Natalia
Community Member
1 month ago

🤦🤦

elfin
Community Member
1 month ago

Not just Americans get it wrong, apparently.

soni w
Community Member
1 month ago

He voted Trump 🤣🤣

Grumble O'Pug
Community Member
1 month ago

Taught my mon this way: divide kilometer by 10 then multiply by six. Conversion factors made easy.

Celtic Pirate Queen
Community Member
1 month ago

As an American, can I just "Face palm".

Cathy Carey
Community Member
1 month ago

Almost twice as far but I think he'll make it.

Teresa Baker-odonnell
Community Member
1 month ago

Canadians and Latinos are American also so who is this about?

Eric Lafleur
Community Member
2 weeks ago

1 Km=1000 meters 1 Mile = 1609 meters

Eric Lafleur
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2 weeks ago

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François Carré
Community Member
2 weeks ago

How to make a comment feel even Americaner than the OP.

Marilyn Ransberry
Community Member
2 weeks ago

If it takes more kilometres to equal a mile than kilometre are shorter!

Josh Tall
Community Member
2 weeks ago

sometimes I hate being grouped in with these imbeciles!

Viv Hart
Community Member
3 weeks ago

The only country not using the metric system!

Marianne Nielsen
Community Member
1 month ago

OMG...

Kent Fishburn
Community Member
1 month ago

There was ONE US interstate signed in metric between Tucson and Nogales, AZ. Halfway back that sign saying "Nogales-50" pranked me every time. WHAT? I've been driving for a half-hour and STILL 50 to go? Anyone know if there are more metric-signed US roads now? That was in the 80s. Back when I drank a little.

Vicki Perizzolo
Community Member
1 month ago

I see someone who's going to die first....

NELS HEDMAN
Community Member
1 month ago

Haha lol

Awangutann
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1 month ago

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veveve
Community Member
1 month ago

omg,,after he said 1.6

Bob Belcher
Community Member
1 month ago

Actually, the majority of Americans know the metric system just as well as the imperial system. Stop getting all your info from the trailer park.

H Edwards
Community Member
1 month ago

Do they really, though? If I told you that I am 165cm tall and weigh 59kg would you be able to get an immediate picture of my size? Maybe you could, but I don't think it comes naturally to a lot of Americans.

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M Kate McCulloch
Community Member
1 month ago

yeah... so a kilometer is less than a mile... because it takes 1.6+ km to equal 1 mile - meaning 1 Kilometer = 0.6 Miles or 1 Km < 1 Mile.

Loraine MacGinness
Community Member
1 month ago

YOU are soooo wrong a kilometre is 5/8ths of a mile !!

Sandy Kavanaugh
Community Member
1 month ago

Ha ha ha! Good one!

Jane Dorothy Warner
Community Member
1 month ago

I don't get this. One kilometre is about two-thirds of a mile.

Jane Moore
Community Member
3 weeks ago

that is the point

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Doug Thomas
Community Member
1 month ago

A mile is longer - a kilometer is .62 of a mile

I'manoob!
Community Member
1 month ago

I thought this was a joke refering that the united states are basically the only ones that don't use the metric system, but I read the comment below it and now I'm confused /:(

Saico Hipe
Community Member
1 month ago

This wouldn't hurt so badly if not for the fact that so many people like this make more money than I'll ever see...

Corey Brown
Community Member
1 month ago

i am dumbfounded

Erek Elliott
Community Member
1 month ago

why did he not just use the big brain

Dan Buczynski
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1 month ago

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I stopped reading at "Americans are right" because everyone knows that is irrefutable.

Petra, princess of Brigid
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1 month ago

Please stop insulting America.

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#6

Tipping Ain’t A City In China

Tipping Ain’t A City In China

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Csaba Hegedűs
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1 month ago

Karen...

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While some peeps have an easier time learning math, I sincerely believe that everyone can reach the genius tier if they put in enough time, effort, and focus. I for one was really awesome at math when I started school (multiplying stuff was my bread and butter). However, I started struggling when they started throwing in letters and weird concepts into my calculations. I’m sure that more than one of you has been there, dear Readers.

But one thing that I learned was how much carving out an hour or two for practicing basic math problems helped me out. That and knowing some amazing math wizards who explain to you the illogical logic behind numbers. TL;DR—practice makes perfect and soon enough you’ll be a Muppet like Count von Count.

#7

Centaur Proportions.

Centaur Proportions.

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Berry Budgie
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1 month ago

HAHAHAHHA MY FAVOURITE

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#8

So Close

So Close

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I'm a makeup addict
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1 month ago

0_0 ok then....

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#9

Ah Yes, Calculation

Ah Yes, Calculation

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Csaba Hegedűs
Community Member
1 month ago

Well, if he sleeps just three hours less, then it means he can drive for 27 hours per day...

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#10

Ignore The Comment

Ignore The Comment

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Bellaaaa
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1 month ago

😂🤣😂the comment

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#11

What A Genius

What A Genius

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Bardhi's Dad
Community Member
1 month ago

I'm sure he is not trolling, so it means that the second solution is correct

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#12

At Least They Tried

At Least They Tried

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Berry Budgie
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1 month ago

Hehe🤣🤣😂

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#13

Seems Right To Me..

Seems Right To Me..

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banana man
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1 month ago

what if they live in africa? u never know!

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#14

Yep

Yep

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Bellaaaa
Community Member
1 month ago

ah yes 1g = 15g

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#15

Seems About Right

Seems About Right

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Bardhi's Dad
Community Member
1 month ago

Math teachers can also be genius sometimes

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#16

Makes Sense

Makes Sense

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Hans
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1 month ago

I need that anti-aging pill!

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#17

Yay! We All Win

Yay! We All Win

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bryguy
Community Member
1 month ago

It's scary when they double down and try to explain how they are right lol

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#18

Fox Is Making Up Numbers

Fox Is Making Up Numbers

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Vorknkx
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1 month ago

Fox making stuff up? NO WAY!

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#19

How Many Trips Back To The Store?

How Many Trips Back To The Store?

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Jo Choto
Community Member
1 month ago

I have to believe this is trolling or I will cry.

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#20

Ah Yes, The 500 People Population Of The U. S.

Ah Yes, The 500 People Population Of The U. S.

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Hans
Community Member
1 month ago

Back to school. Please!

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#21

Once A Day For Whole Year

Once A Day For Whole Year

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Jo Choto
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1 month ago

It's going to happen every... single... night.

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#22

This Was Not A Joke

This Was Not A Joke

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chrissy
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1 month ago

yeah 190

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#23

20

20

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Brigs
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1 month ago

You won't be hired because your age exceeds your IQ

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#24

For The 0.01th Time?

For The 0.01th Time?

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Hans
Community Member
1 month ago

And even the testing math is not true, as positive rates do not simply scale with the number of tests but are dependent on many factors.

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#25

Hmm...

Hmm...

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Bardhi's Dad
Community Member
1 month ago

I wonder, if they are stupid, or they think customers are stupid

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#26

How Do I Take Advantage Of This Special?

How Do I Take Advantage Of This Special?

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Hans
Community Member
1 month ago

Come with a party of two and share. :)

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#27

When Did Free Become So Expensive?

When Did Free Become So Expensive?

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Hans
Community Member
1 month ago

"Extra free plate: R 10.00"

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#28

Please Explain... Yes...

Please Explain... Yes...

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Bardhi's Dad
Community Member
1 month ago

My brain is burning... it's so difficult, OMG

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#29

Only 4% Of The People Wash Their Hands?

Only 4% Of The People Wash Their Hands?

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chi-wei shen
Community Member
1 month ago

I still hope the numbers by CDC are wrong. Such a low percentage sounds outright disgusting.

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#30

Communicative Property Is Anger

Communicative Property Is Anger

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Csaba Hegedűs
Community Member
1 month ago

No, actually 50 x 0 is 500, 0 x 50 is... uh... 050?

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#31

Tiktokers Can’t Be This Dumb

Tiktokers Can’t Be This Dumb

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Lord Mysticlaw
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1 month ago

Ummm...

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#32

Valentine's Day Instant Baby Or That Elusive 4th Trimester Pregnancy

Valentine's Day Instant Baby Or That Elusive 4th Trimester Pregnancy

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bryguy
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1 month ago

Anyone who puts "lmfao" after every sentence immediately goes down 100 IQ

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#33

Abc Did Not Do The Math

Abc Did Not Do The Math

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Alex Fierro
Community Member
1 month ago (edited)

I'm guessing you could pick more than one option in the survey? It would make sense if the graph wasn't a pie chart

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#34

Social Distancing

Social Distancing

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Ray Ceeya (RayCeeYa)
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1 month ago

IT WORKS!, but only if you can get people to stand in a tetrahedron.

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#35

Wow! What A Great Deal!.....wait....

Wow! What A Great Deal!.....wait....

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Hans
Community Member
1 month ago

1 Comment: "Can I buy them separately?"

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#36

Pemdas

Pemdas

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Bellaaaa
Community Member
1 month ago

well actually this is correct because 10/2 = 5 and 10+5=15

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#37

What A Deal!

What A Deal!

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ADHORTATOR
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1 month ago

No wonder that it is out of stock

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#38

Shouldn't A Vp At A Mortgage Company Understand How Compounding Interest Works?

Shouldn't A Vp At A Mortgage Company Understand How Compounding Interest Works?

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Csaba Hegedűs
Community Member
1 month ago

All these cringy motivational posters...

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#39

Oof

Oof

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Alex Fierro
Community Member
1 month ago

can someone,,, explain what is going on here??? like, I get it, but I also don't - obviously it's wrong but where is the error?

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#40

Off By 100x. Still Way Too High But Holy Crap How Do You Mess This Up?

Off By 100x. Still Way Too High But Holy Crap How Do You Mess This Up?

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Bardhi's Dad
Community Member
1 month ago

What? You expected math knowledge or logic from Trump supporters?

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