19 Unusual Answers To The Question: “What Would Happen If…”

There’s an old saying that, if you ask a stupid question, you will get a stupid answer. I don’t think any of us doubt the truthfulness of that saying because we may have seen it in action far too many times.

There is also something interesting at play when you ask a question that has an open-ended answer. It gives people the opportunity to get creative and you may just learn something in the process.

We have 19 different things below that not only teach you a lesson, they show you the interesting way that the question can be answered. The question is, What Would Happen If… Let’s see where we can take this.

1. This is what happened with the leather goods in a shop that was closed for 53 days (it happened in Malaysia where the humidity level is very high).

2. This is also Malaysia — movie theaters are covered in mold.

3. This is what’ll happen to money if you try to disinfect it in a microwave.

4. This is what happened after 2 years of use with a cheap dish scrubber (on the right). On the left — a high-quality dish scrubber that has been used for 15 years.

5. Here’s what will happen to potato sprouts after 3 weeks if you let them grow.

6. A matte surface will look like this (in this case, it’s a pen) if you put transparent tape onto it. This trick works with matte glass too.

7. Here’s what will happen with a sheepskin rug if you comb it.

8. This can happen with a screen protector if you’re constantly using your phone and always scroll the screen with your thumb.

9. This key was in a lock that no one touched for more than 20 years.

10. Here’s what will happen with a completely transparent skull after 7 years of sitting on a windowsill.

11. This is what happens to bottles of soda (the 2 bottles in the middle) when they spend several weeks in the shop window under bright sunlight.

12. This is what happens to roads in flood zones after heavy rains.

13. The grass will turn into this if you put a glass door on top of it for a little while.

14. Here’s how a sofa will be transformed if you clean all the pilling off of it.

15. Here’s what happened to a pole that’s been a place to hang flyers for several decades.

16. This happens to a wooden door when it gets hit by a doorbell for 30 years.

17. A tree will look like this if it grows too close to a fence.

18. This is what’ll happen if a bird runs into your window.

19. Here’s what happens to rice after it gets left in a rice cooker for a week.