The Shoelace Hack That Proves You've Been Tying Them Wrong All Along

This shoelace-tying video on Twitter is mindblowing. Slip-ons, anyone?

Tying your shoelaces is something you learn at kindy, right? And once you've mastered that and going to the bathroom by yourself, you're pretty much set for adulthood.

Except now, the above video -- which has been viewed over 13 million times -- clearly shows that it turns out we know nothing about laces at all and should all head back to kindy, stat. It shows 12 ways to tie your laces that range from the clean and clear to the bleedin' bonkers.

It's enough to make you want to finally invest in some velcro-fastening footwear.

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The video was uploaded first on Weibo -- the Chinese social media site -- and then reposted on Twitter, where it has attracted thousands of comments as people try to come to terms with their serious lace shortcomings.

"I don't have time for this," wrote one user.

"I don't think I have enough lace for this either," answered another.

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We're off to buy some thongs.

Feature image: Weibo/Twitter