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10 Photos That Prove Stoners Are Ingenious

Say what you will about marijuana users, but there's no debating this group's ingenuity.

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Natural problem solvers, stoners can turn pretty much any mundane task into an adventure. Faced with a problem — running out of rolling papers after the smoke shop closed — and they will craft, tinker, and carve their way to a solution.

There's a scientific explanation for stoner innovation. The psychoactive effect of THC, the main ingredient in cannabis, can lead users to connect seemingly unrelated concepts, according to a 2011 study reported in Psychology Today. That effect could explain the creative thinking that inspired the handmade smoking apparatuses depicted below.

These 10 makeshift smoking devices prove stoner ingenuity.

1. The nuts and bolts of pipe crafting.

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2. To stoners, all fruits are potential pipes.

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banana

watermelon

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3. "See the rainbow. Smoke the rainbow."

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4. Only a stoner would think to craft a pipe made out of perfectly smokeable rolling papers.

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5. That's right. A neodymium magnet pipe. (Note: it is very dangerous to consume — or inhale — these magnets.)

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6. This person literally made a pipe out of a marijuana stalk.

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7. The perfect choice for your next beach sesh!

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8. Your wake-and-bake, simplified.

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9. Looks like an average pipe, right? Until you realize it was made using a 3D printer.

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10. Alcohol < marijuana.

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[h/t Reddit]

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