You Didn't Ask For This

You Didn't Ask For This

Is cereal just soup? When, specifically, is Miller Time? How many times can one "circle back?" Join Matt and Eric every other Thursday as they provide you with deep dives, thorough debates, and unnecessary answers to life's least-pressing questions.Submit yours at youdidntaskforthis@gmail.com

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April 11, 2024 81 mins

One of our nearest, dearest, and neatest podcast friends joins us for this episode: The Neatcast! Mike, Zack, and the spirit of Jer stop by to pepper us with some questions including: are beverages snacks? What are the best and worst replacements for rain? What quest would you assign to your best friend? Plus an actual math problem you can help us solve...if you so dare.

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This is it! The moment has finally arrived to choose a mascot for the show. We asked you to send in your suggestions and boy did you deliver. In this super-sized episode, we put these candidates to the test in a March Madness-style bracket. Not only that, we also debut a new closing segment and announce an exciting and unique upcoming themed episode...

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March 14, 2024 58 mins

Matt pitches an exclusive event while Eric grapples with a clapback voicemail from someone near and dear. Then: how will AI impact reality shows? Will there be AI-based reality shows like Love is AI? We tackle this growing conundrum before taking some questions from Chad, GPT.

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February 29, 2024 68 mins

Does America really run on Dunkin'? If not, what does run on Dunkin'? And what does America run on? Plus: Eric and Matt are handed a very-specific ultimatum from Tim at Against All Oddities.

LAST CALL FOR MASCOTS! If you haven't yet, don't forget to enter the YDAFT Mascot bracket! Who should represent this cluster of a pod? Send us your suggestions!

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February 15, 2024 76 mins

Today's questions: Why do you have to put your two cents in, but it's only a penny for your thoughts? If each of us could use a "challenge" via instant replay once per day, how would you use your challenge? The Charmin Bears come in different colors. Blue, Red, Brown…why is this? Plus, we address some bingo card-related news items and report the results of the Venetian Canals Google Gripes incident. 

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February 1, 2024 83 mins

How do you write a notes app apology? If you had to swap two of your senses, what would they be? And...what would you do for a Klondike bar? These are the questions on our docket before the thrilling (and controversial) season three finale of Google Gripes.

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January 18, 2024 71 mins

How do you get to Sesame Street? What are the most mildly infuriating curses you can think of? What would the Pokemon "Floridaman" be like? All will be revealed before we start the final round of Google Gripes season three.

Want to play YDAFT bingo? Submit your own card using this template!

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January 4, 2024 86 mins

A new year means one thing: our second annual Bingo Card drafting. Find out what the candidates are for this year's 2024 YDAFT Bingo Cards...and submit your own! Just use this link to download the template, drag your selection of choices, and submit it to us at youdidntaskforthis@gmail.com, or on  Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook at @udidntaskpod.

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December 21, 2023 96 mins

It's time for our annual Christmas episode and with it comes a new definitive ranking! This year we're rating the misfit toys from Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer in order of their misfittiness. But first: are there any actual "Christmas cookies," or are they only called that because of the season? Then: a controversial second round of Google Gripes.

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December 7, 2023 75 mins

We all know the children's rhyme "The Itsy Bitsy Spider," but have you ever considered the profound metaphors hidden within its simple lines? We unravel this classic nursery rhyme to find out what drove that spider to the top...only to be struck down again and again. Then: if time is money, are ATMs time machines? All this before starting round two of this season of Google Gripes.

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November 23, 2023 85 mins

Enough is enough: what is Humpty Dumpty? Is he actually an egg...or something more? Why are the royal family interested? And what wall was he on? We answer these age old questions in a new YDAFT Investigation. Plus: what is the 8th day of the week that The Beatles sang about? Then we cap things off with two local legends you won't want to miss.

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November 9, 2023 77 mins

Left Twix vs Right Twix: what's the difference? We explore these two rivaling candy bars before tackling some of our lowest-brow humor yet: What is your most shameful poop sesh? Do you have a poop you’re especially proud of? Yes that's right: it's all candy and toilet humor on this one. Until the back half of Google Gripes S3 R1 that is!

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October 26, 2023 71 mins

It's here! Our annual spookisode is back with lots of ghost-based questions:
Can ghosts see each other? Do they have to take turns haunting people?  How crowded is the afterlife? Can ghosts be haunted in the afterlife? What professions are NOT represented as Halloween costumes, but are terrifying nonetheless? Does anyone still “Trick” during Trick-or-Treat? If so, where is the line between appropriate and inappropriate Tri...

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October 12, 2023 71 mins

How does one mosh? Matt grills Eric on his concert-going habits before the two tackle another more universal question: how would Clifford the Big Red Dog live in real life? Then the boys have a circleback/follow-up from the one and only JG Toesworth.

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September 28, 2023 78 mins

The Baja Men have been asking for over twenty years and now we need to know: who did let the dogs out? And speaking of early 2000s pop hits: what does 'she listens like Spring and talks like June' mean anyway? And, perhaps most importantly: who is delivering the Ninja Turtles' pizza and where are they getting the money?

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September 14, 2023 47 mins

Matt and Eric are on a secret mission to rescue a small, but friendly mountain goat who has gotten himself stuck on the side of Mount Kilimanjaro, so we'll need to roll-out some of the best bits from YDAFTs gone by...enjoy!

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August 31, 2023 79 mins

Which animated duck has the best life? If Winnie the Pooh is a living stuffed bear, where does the honey go? If Spice Melange was a real spice, what food would you put it on? Posing these question to us is none other than actor and oft-mentioned question submitter, Alexander Kafarakis!

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August 17, 2023 92 mins

Here's the story  about eight people named Brady, one named Alice, and who in this family is the best. That's right, we've got a brand-new Definitive Ranking for you: The Brady Bunch. Plus, What would a complicated bake oven look like?"

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August 3, 2023 70 mins

When do people in the Peanuts universe start talking with the adult “wah-wah” voice? If trees could walk, would they form their own societies? What are alien relationships like? Plus: we go over some recent 2023 bingo card items and bring to you Ian the Holy Mole's mashup of Mr. Brightside and Margaritaville. 

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Get ready: this episode we answer questions given to us by...an inhuman source. Plus: the triumphant return of Fast Five and a circle-back/followup to our millennial retirement home discussion: what is the millennial margaritaville? 

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