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Here are just a few of the important questions people are asking. Yes, it has come to this.

Questions like "Why can't I sell my kidney?" and "How can I keep from singing?" shake my faith. Deeply.

Zeitgeist Sampling

General Issues

How could I ask for more?

How do people do extreme couponing?

How can I sell my soul?

Who can I sue?

Why can't I hold all these limes?

Why can't I sell my kidney?

Why don't people like me?

Why do people hear voices in their head?

Why do I always feel like murdering everyone?

Why do I never see baby pigeons?

I don't understand how Lost ended.

I don't understand where I went wrong.

What's up with the World

Is the world really flat?

is the world being controlled by aliens?

Has the world gone mad or is it me?

What in the world is god doing?

How in the world can a poor man eat?

Who in the world am I, ah that's the great puzzle.

Will the world be a better place without religion?

What do people see when they close their eyes?

Why do I always see the same time on the clock?

Limits & Desires

I need to poop.

Why can't I make myself vomit?

Where can I find Chuck Norris?

What happens if I make a formal commitment to Satan?

Love & Heart

What is my husband doing online?

Is my wife right?

Will my girlfriend get fat?

How can my son get out of a gang?

Why isn't my girlfriend affectionate?

Why is my boyfriend so insecure?

Why is my girlfriend so emotional?

Why isn't my boyfriend romantic?

Money

Can money make me happy?

How do I finance an engagement ring?

How do I cheat at poker?

Career & Education

Is my job redundant?

Is my boss reading my email?

Can my job be given to someone else?

Should I study or sleep?

Health

Is my doctor useless?

Is my body hair normal?

My head is full of pretty lumps.

How do I heal a broken heart?

Why is my poop green?

Sizes & Extremes

What is the smallest unit of life?

What was the most common form of sacrifice in Aztec society?

Who is the most powerful Jedi?

Where is the hardest part of your head?

Religion & Faith

What will heaven be like?

Is faith a gift from god?

Is god an alien?

Can Jesus microwave a burrito?

Can I pray with my eyes open?

Should I pray for a husband?

World's Most Popular Questions — Today's Zeitgeist

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Discover the most popular questions about

Man's Earliest (and Toughest) Questions

Even before we explored outside our caves, mankind has been plagued by unanswerable questions.

How do I heal a broken heart?  ·  Why do I never see baby pigeons?  ·  I don't understand how Lost ended

What we know defines us as much as what we ask. Let's look at who we are.

Modern Look at Questions, Old Yet Ever New

Using Google's autocomplete feature, which suggests the most similar searches to the one you have entered, you can discover a great deal about what kind of Google searches people perform.

This process yields insight into the zeitgeist of thoughts, interests and problems of the population.

Specifically, if you apply the autocomplete to words that start a question, you can discover the most popular questions of the time. Systematically constructing a question, term by term, can reveal very entertaining, if alarming, patterns.

To visualize a comparison between suggestions for two terms, use Web Seer.

Questions and Statements

While most of the phrases listed here are questions, some are statements (see Limits & Desires, e.g. I need to vent.).

Example

Below are combinations of the terms why can't I and how can I with the words make, have, buy and sell.

What are people looking to sell? What do people want to have, but can't? Autocomplete suggests an answer, in the form of a question!

why can't i
make have buy sell

why can't i…

sleep

poop

lose weight

download flappy bird

get pregnant

why can't i

download itunes

cry

get a boner

get a job


why can't i make…

friends

a new folder

myself throw up

a crusader

a decision

money

calls on my phone

eye contact

google my homepage

a saddle in minecraft


why can't i have…

sex

you

a baby

fun

a slice of that pie

nice things

grapefruit with latuda

a bowel movement

a boyfriend


why can't i buy…

minecraft

dragonblade riven

flappy bird

rp

fallout on steam

kindle books on ipad

a ps4

gems on clash of clans

anything on itunes

buy


why can't i sell…

flappy bird on ebay

my adder

on ebay

sell

my house

my tf2 items

my car in gta 5

on amazon

my stock

units in brave frontier

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how can i
make have buy sell

how can i…

keep from singing

make money

get taller

not future

gain weight

not future download

lose weight

keep from singing chords

lose weight fast


how can i make…

money

money online

money from home

extra money

more money

my boobs bigger

my computer faster

money today

myself throw up

a difference


how can i have…

twins

a miscarriage

more energy

two instagram accounts

a girl

a baby

a lucid dream

a boy

my baby early

an abortion


how can i buy…

bitcoins

stock

a house

a house with bad credit

google glass

gold

a star

dogecoin

penny stocks

a monkey


how can i sell…

my car

on amazon

my eggs

my soul

my soul to the devil

my hair

on ebay

my phone with flappy bird

my kidney

my house fast

retrieved on 17-04-2014 from Google
why is my
life body boyfriend girlfriend

why is my…

internet so slow

poop green

eye twitching

computer so slow

printer offline

iphone so slow

period late

mac so slow

dog shaking

dog throwing up


why is my life…

so hard

so bad

lifeproof case screen bubble

so difficult

so messed up

boring

so horrible

so boring

so good

so terrible


why is my body…

sore

shaking

so itchy

temperature low

aching

so sore

always warm

so hot

always hot

so cold


why is my boyfriend…

so cute

ignoring me

so stupid

so annoying

so hot

so jealous

gay

a jerk

so clingy

so boring


why is my girlfriend…

so mean to me

so emotional

so weird

so insecure

so fat

insecure

always tired

acting distant

jealous

so cold

retrieved on 17-04-2014 from Google
why isn't my
life body boyfriend girlfriend

why isn't my…

iphone charging

iphone 5 charging

imessage working

wifi working

snapchat working

phone charging

hair growing

iphone turning on

iphone syncing

internet working


why isn't my life…

going anywhere

better

like a movie

my life is not working

my life isn't exciting

my life isn't moving forward

like a situation comedy

my life isn't getting better

my life isn't perfect

like skins


why isn't my body…

absorbing nutrients

burning fat

growing

absorbing iron

absorbing vitamin d

developing

digesting food

toning

absorbing water

retaining water


why isn't my boyfriend…

texting me

sexually attracted to me

talking to me

romantic anymore

texting me back

romantic

calling me

ever in the mood

jealous

attracted to me


why isn't my girlfriend…

texting me

sexually attracted to me

affectionate

getting her period

texting me back

getting pregnant

my girlfriend isn't talking to me

getting wet

ever in the mood

pregnant yet

retrieved on 17-04-2014 from Google
I don't understand
the why how who where

I don't understand…

i don't understand

in spanish

vine

meme

gif

in french

shirt

in japanese

t shirt


I don't understand the…

question and i won't respond to it

bible

movie enemy

ending of lost

taco bell commercial

ending of american psycho

movie her

world

shining

doge meme


I don't understand why…

i don't understand why

i sleep all day

i owe taxes

he likes me

he loves me

alice left wonderland

destiny

i get off on you


I don't understand how…

i don't understand how

to use reddit

to kiss

to use twitter

to play 2048

you're number one

i feel

icloud works


I don't understand who…

i don't understand who's afraid of virginia woolf

i am

i don't understand that reference

i don't understand that's what she said jokes

i don't understand

i don't understand dr who

i don't understand i know who killed me


I don't understand where…

the wild things are

you got this idea

sorry all this is coming from

i fit in barry michael

i'm sorry all of this is coming from

i'm sorry all of this

i'm sorry this is coming from

retrieved on 17-04-2014 from Google
I think
I you he she people everybody

I think…

therefore i am

we're alone now

i love my wife

i love you

i wanna marry you

i'm turning japanese

about you

im pregnant


I think I…

love my wife

love you

wanna marry you

I think i'm turning japanese

I think im pregnant

I think i'm fallin for you

love you better now

I think it's going to rain today


I think you…

i think you're swell

i think your crazy

freaky

i think your a nazi

i think you're wonderful

i think you're cute

are just write printable

i think you're swell chords

i think you're a contra meaning


I think he…

likes me

loves me

i think he's cheating

took his wallet

i think he's the one

likes me quiz

hates me

i think he's losing interest in me

knows i like him

i think he's gay


I think she…

likes me

i think she's special childish gambino

hung the moon beer

knows

foreign

ready

i think she's the one


I think people…


I think everybody…

should like everybody

i think everybody's weird

i think everyone hates me

i think everybody's nuts johnny depp

is laughing at me

who falls in love is a freak

i think everybody's after me

retrieved on 17-04-2014 from Google

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