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It's difficult when someone doesn't understand what you want them to understand. It can feel like they're purposefully ignoring you, shunning your orders, or spitting on your wishes. However, sometimes it can all be attributed to the other party simply not having any common sense. We want them to comprehend, but it might just be a blank spot.

...Still annoying, though.


Reddit user, u/BadApple-13, wanted to know what people are sorely lacking when they asked:

What's something you feel should be common sense but, apparently, isn't?

Just Take The "L"

Admitting when you're wrong about something.

Everyone makes mistakes

xxZ3taxx

It can be hard to do sometimes but it really is the best option.

loop2loop

Take Your Shoes Off. Seriously.

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Not disrespecting someone's house when you are a guest

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But I Read It Online?

Don't believe everything you read on the internet.

Shattered_Sans

Take. All. Your Medicine.

Finish. Your. Antibiotics.

NurseNotJoy

But I feel better already. I'll save the rest for when I get a cold /s

RusstyDog

Water. AND Soap.

Wash your hands after using the restroom. As a restaurant employee, I can say im terrified how many customers don't do this.

I'll call out the guys to if they don't wash them, and they just shrug it off. That's why I grab handles with paper towels afterwards too.

DieDream

You Are No One Else's Responsibility

Never borrow money unless you are certain you can pay it back.

squeeeeenis

And never lend money unless you can afford to give it away.

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Just Write It Down

Knowing how much it costs to live each month and how much money you take in. Basically keeping a budget.

It's surprises me how many people don't have a grasp on this.

scott60561

They Need Rest, Too

Don't bother an employee when they're clearly on break/lunch break/recently off the clock unless it's an emergency.

sebabdukeboss20

You're Not A Cow

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Eating with a closed mouth..

Aikoon21

Maybe you have misophonia like me. Look it up. It indeed makes you wanna die

reynalattie

Check Yo' Finances

If you can't afford it, don't buy it.

kukukele

Most people know this. What most people don't seem to know is that "afford" does not mean "able to come up with the money." It means "able to set aside the money while meeting all other current financial obligations including age-appropriate savings and retirement goals."

YzenDanek

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