Top Ten Things That Are Impossible to Do


The Top Ten

1 Lick Your Own Elbow

I can do it (barely). I have a long tongue, and don't bend my elbow the right way. Yeah, they hyperextend. I lift my arm so my elbow is in front of my mouth and fully extended. - Cyri

Bet the guy or girl with the longest tongue can do it

Wait let me try (wait an hour.)Yup it is impossible.

Well, if you have a long tongue/ rip out your tongue, then it is not impossible.

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2 Read With Your Eyes Shut

Read with your mind, it works!

They don't read braille, they communicate via braille

Blind people can do this.

If you can do this please let me in on the secret. - Britgirl

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3 Make a Top Ten List of 'Things to Love About Justin Beiber'

Not if I make an account. But most people on here are 10-16 year old boys who hate him and random girls who hate him.

This is too impossible - Meg21

Even though I hate JB I will do this to piss off people. - DarkBoi-X

Are you KIDDING ME? Love? You mean JUSTIN BIEBER? That's so Impossible that will never gonna happen. I suggest bieber to just have a rest and sleep.

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4 Travel at Light Speed

If may still be possible in a way, if worm holes are real and they can patch you through to a different part of your universe almost instantiations then we can in fact travel faster than the speed of light.

Yeah there’s no way this is happening - Randomator

Lets face it if we could the us government would probably hide from us so we can't do it

Yes it is impposible

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5 Stand on Your Palms and Race Against Usain Bolt on Feet

Well, you can race against him, you won't win, but you can do it.

It's possible, it's just nigh impossible to win. - BlackAngel_ZombieBoy

Why would you do this? - Randomator

Tie his limbs together and make him hop. If he falls, he will have some trouble beating you... - Cyri

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6 Fly

What’s an airplane? - Randomator

Airplanes bro

Because unless your dead and your in heaven then you don't have wings I'm sorry to tell you folks but that is impossible for a living human to do

You can fly in an air plane

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7 Run a Two Minute Mile

I have ran 1 mile in like 6 mins so it must be possible with usain bolt or mo farah

I can run a mile in 10 minutes! Wow, I'm so slow.

Its easy just call usain bolt

I think it might be Impossible even though I'm a little chubby

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8 Stand at the Checkout in a Supermarket Without Looking at What The Person in Front Has in Their Trolley

Blind people duh

It is possible just look up

I talk to them, compare prices and things. I do it all the time. Can't stop.

It's not exactly hard, all I have to do is look @ my dad, anyway, I'm short...

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9 Love Two People at the Same Time

It is only possible for double daters...

You love your mom, you love your dad, you love your aunt and your grandma and your grandpa and your kids, and your husband/boyfriend

That's kind of hard 'cause I like this boy in my class since 4th grade and now I am in 6th grade and I still love him. I think I won't like another boy in my life

That's not impossible

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10 Read This List 1000 Times Without Feeling the Need to Sleep

Yeah because by the time you reach 100 it would probably be an even longer list - Randomator

I could Barely get this Far and it's like 5:00 where I am

I managed two times. - Britgirl

999 to go... - Elina

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The Contenders

11 Walk on Walls


It is possible to run on walls and it is possible to walk on walls with boots that can make your feet stuck to the wall, but without any boots like that, it is impossible to walk on walls!

If you go fast enough you can do it


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12 Eat a Banana Without Making a Horrible Smacking Noise

I can do this! - Userguy44

It's just as well that bananas taste horrible to me, so I'm never in that gross situation. But I'm addicted to curries, though, so I'm always careful. And it's not impossible to avoid getting it on me, as long as I sit upright. - PositronWildhawk

I think I'm a monkey, bananas are one of my favorite fruits for some reason. - Icantbelieveitsnotbutter

That really is disgusting

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13 Teach a Goldfish to Play the Clarinet

I only got my squid to learn... - Cyri


My fish is very talented. He can not play the clarinet. The flute is a different story.


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14 Watch Stevie Ray Vaughan Perform at London 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony

But ever the optimist, I live in hope... Haha! :)) - Britgirl

15 World Peace

Never will happen unfortunately - Randomator



16 Beat Ninja Gaiden (Xbox) Without Dying

So, untrue I did it

Obviously you can't do that he is impossible

17 Telepathy

It is impossible. I wish it wasn't, but it is. I just can't get through.

I would always use it if I had it...

It would be more frustrating than anything if it was possible. - Cyri

It's always possible

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18 Beat Donkey Kong Country Returns Without Losing a Life

yes indeed

No it isn't me and my mom play ALL the time!

Become a pro at this game

That game is hard af

19 Be at More Than One Place at Once

I am at 8 places at once right now
North America
New Jersey
United States
Magnolia town
Walnut Avenue
My House
My Room - DrayTopTens

Quantum Superposition. Everybody? - Kevinsidis

I'm on Earth. But also in my own world... - Cyri

By the way if some smart alec says something being at the 4 state corner that doesn't count

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20 Sneeze With Your Eyes Open

Yeah its impossible - Randomator

It is possible for some human beings to sneeze with both eyes open. However, I would recommend not trying to do so because sneezing with your eyes open will result in a major migraine. Also, just to let you know, your eyes will not "shoot from their sockets". That is a hoax. There is no muscle behind the eyeball that can possibly contract and push it out of the socket. Most people think that the eyelids help keep the eye in place while you sneeze, when in reality the eyelid doesn't have enough muscle capacity to do that anyway. The only reason why eyelids close when sneezing is because of a simple nerve reflex. (I'm 14 and I'm explaining simple anatomy to adults. *Face palm* )

Ugh! Your eyeballs would shoot from their sockets in a nanosecond. - Britgirl

This is literally the most impossible thing on the list. Unlike all the others, you can't do this, no matter how hard you try.

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21 Pushing a Boulder Up an Icy Mountain

This would be pointless to do anyway - Randomator

Don't push a boulder up an icy mountain

This I agree with for impossible.

22 Eat Just One Potato Crisp

I can eat 13,999 though.

Betcha can't eat just one lol

What is a potato crisp?

Actually it's possible. eat one then eat one again your still eating one

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23 Watch the news without hearing about someone dying

I added this and I didn't add it because I want to hear that. I added it because it happens every time - DrayTopTens

omgosh why

24 Stay Clean While Eating a Curry

I can stay clean

Just lick it

Bits of yellow stuff all over me. Not good. - Britgirl

25 Watch the Artist Without Falling Asleep

I LOVE the Artist. I love everything about the film. Cannot fault it at all. I love the music... EVERYTHING about it. It's one of my favourite films OF ALL TIME. It'd be impossible for me TO sleep through such a wonderful film. Sorry for going on but the Artist is a film I'm so passionate about. Erm...I'll get off my soapbox now, shall I? - Britgirl

I have tried 3 times to get through this movie but end up falling asleep half way I don't know why anyone would put up with this garbage I hate this movie and nothing anyone can say will change my mind about it. - egnomac

Sleep and sleep

26 Make Your Own Animal

If you wanted to you could probably do it with genetics or something like that - Randomator

Done. Writing has its perks. - Cyri

True but you can in robot style,duh,do you have a brain

This is not impossible! someone's done this before while trying to make a new species of bees (which the man succeeded) the species accidentally escaped quarantine and spread through South America into North America by the way the species was the africanized honey bee.

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27 Beat Catherine Without Dying
28 Beat Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas Without Dying or Failing a Mission

That is not impossible, I beat 8 missions without dying

Grand theft auto 5 even harder because there is a godamn mission with ARMY THAT CHASES YOU so u will HAVE to die on that one a few timesp

29 Try to Have a Poo and a Pee and a Fart and a Burp

Who would do such a thing

Why would you try this? - Randomator

This is easy

I poo pee fart at the same time but I burp rarely

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30 Lick Your Bladder

Why would you attempt this in the first place - Randomator



31 Open a Pack of Gum Without Being Swarmed

...Ha can't do that

Just do it when there’s absolutely nobody around. Simple - Randomator

32 Walk On Water

You can walk on ice, which is water

There’s this thing called ice which is basically frozen water don't know if you’ve heard of it before but yeah it exists - Randomator

U can walk on Ice which is water! Problem Jesus? :3

33 Go to Heaven Without Dying

Reference to Heaven Is For Real

Heaven isn't real though

They said a boy once saw God and came back to his life and knew all about it - FerrariDude64

That's actually possible!

34 Think Two Thoughts at Exactly the Same Time

It seems impossible

You can if you think in split screen mode

I discovered I couldn't whilst thinking of something else. - Britgirl

I can do this

35 Put Your Foot Behind Your Head

Flexible people could do this - Randomator

Never mind how I know this isn't impossible; just know that I... I mean - some people - can, in fact, still do it. - Britgirl

I can do this

I've tried it, and believe me, it's impossible.

36 Make Your Own Color

No matter how much you mix the colors you’ll always end up with an existing color - Randomator

That’s easy

37 Hold Your Breath for an Hour

It's called dying. - Cyri

The highest breath hold in history was 22 minutes but with the right technology and training we could probably do this in the next 75 years

Nah, it's physically impossible anyway. If you hold your breath for more than 3 minutes, you'll eventually pass out/die. If anyone can actually do this, please let me in on how to!

This is one you probably shouldn't try at home kids - Randomator

38 Divide 100 Into Three Equal Parts

Actually, it's 33.333 but if you round it off and the answer is 33

No matter how close you come the parts won't ever be truly equal - Randomator

33.333 forever I think.

Think of 100 not as a number but as a quantity of length, or fraction and it isn't impossible

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39 Flush the Toilet Without Looking First

A lady NEVER does this... Yes, I do it all the time. Why do we do this? It's just weird but somehow...necessary! Haha! - Britgirl

Haha I'm guilty for this because I dunno I guess we want to look at what just came out of us and be liek
" That thing came out of me Yikes" - Curti2594

40 Not Pop Bubble Wrap When It's Right in Front of You

I love piping it too

Yeah it’s hard to resist the urge - Randomator

I love piping it

41 Play Sonic 06 Without Experiencing Glitches

The whole game is a glitch. - Dominicmgm

42 Play Geometry Dash Without Raging
43 Remix the List: Top Ten Songs that Always Make You Smile

If you are experienced, well...

It really is impossible; there are SO many songs which actually, physically bring a smile to my face. And to try and preference them... It just blows my mind. - Britgirl

44 Bite Your Own Face

Its not impossible I can bite my chin fools

Your lip is on your face. - Cyri

Basically I'm the one who thinks it's impossible so if you don't think that's possible post it here.

It’s not

45 Resolve the Uncertainty Principle

Is this possible? Some people are uncertain. (sorry) - Cyri

46 Like Kevin Federline
47 Beat Ninja Gaiden (NES) Without Taking Damage
48 Beat Injustice: Gods Among Us Without Taking Damage
49 Beat Earthbound Without Dying
50 Take a Clear Picture of a UFO

I've tried it just never works... -ahm.g1

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