17 bright ideas from people who needed a quick and easy solution

Some people get their best ideas when they're in a hurry or are feeling too lazy to do something properly.

From household chores to DIY repairs or making sure there's always a meal by deliberately buying food you love but your roommates hate... The important thing is to come up with a genius hack that also requires virtually zero effort.

Here are 17 people who came up with a quick and easy solution!

1. When you hide valuables in the first thing that comes to hand

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2. No need to pay for a repair

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3. Pretend you did the washing up by using a photo

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4. For when you only have a wall socket

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5. The best tip a store could ever give!

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6. Just make sure you buy a good quality tape

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7. Sometimes the simplest things work best

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8. Trick your kid into taking their medication

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9. Plus it looks pretty

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10. Need more shelving?

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11. When you forget to buy a new toaster

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12. Homemade meat tenderizer

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13. For a lazy shave

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14. Laptop overheating?

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15. Cat owners will understand

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16. Why repair it when a knife will do?

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17. Because privacy is important

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