Life can be both complicated and confusing, and it's often not in the remotest bit fair, either.
That often leads us to try to tip the balance -- just a little bit -- in our favor. After all, in a hard world, who doesn't deserve just a little comfort?
The trouble with this strategy is that it often backfires. We begin with the best of intentions but somewhere down the road, we run off track.
That's what we bring you here -- a bunch of people who meant well but found their inability to deliver on their goals put them in the opposite situation they were hoping for.
1. When Bubble Baths Go Bad
A nice relaxing bubble bath -- what could go wrong? When you use too much of that stuff it goes from relaxing to consuming you instead...
2. The Trailer Of Irony
This one is so self-explanatory that it hurts. You'd think the guy would have taken just five minutes of his life to read his own trailer, wouldn't you?
3. The Bank Gets Its Just Desserts
Somebody in the marketing department thought this was an excellent idea. Some student has proven that their education has not gone to waste. The student wins and loses in the same breath.
4. IKEA Instructions Aren't That Hard To Follow
We'd have curled up into a small ball and rocked back and forth if our IKEA furniture turned out like that. To stop that from happening, we hire a nice man from IKEA to do it for us.
5. Parking - Challenge Accepted And Failed
In an absolutely empty parking lot, you'd think there wasn't much that could go wrong. This terrible driver decided to prove us all wrong.
6. The Gift Of Disaster
There's nothing wrong with asparagus, but it's not a very traditional Valentine's Day gift. It's always best to check with the "florist" as to what you are taking home.
7. The Flip Flop Over What To Have For Lunch
When you put a pizza in the oven, there's only one thing you need to make sure of - that you put it in the oven the right way up.
8. The DUI Proceedings Were Hilarious
"No, officer, we haven't been drinking, we're on our way to the bar now. Would you like to join us? We can still move in a straight line. "
9. The Swing Snap Of Doom
Back when you were young, lazy days on a swing were wonderful, but swings aren't built for adults. The timing is great here -- the other girl looks like she planned this.
10. Some Secrets Really Should Be Hidden
These two people need to go and clean their faces. Then they need to take kissing lessons. There's really no need to end up with lipstick on your chin folks.
11. The Worst Idea In History
While it may be true that lions don't often eat people, dressing up as a zebra and frolicking through their home is still a very bad idea.
12. Two Guys Who Deserve Everything They Get
There's a reason that most gyms have a supervisor present. It's to stop people from doing ridiculous things like this. This will only end badly. Please don't do it at home.
13. When You Misread The Signs On Social Media
Sometimes, it's best to keep things to yourself rather than share them with the world. This was definitely one of those times. Sorry dude.
14. Trimming The Ivy Isn't As Easy As It Looks
You send out a guy to gently trim the ivy on the side of the building and this is what happens. We'd never have believed it if we hadn't seen it.
15. What We Have Here Is A Failure To Keep A Secret
Note: If you want to keep things secret, it's best not to announce them on Facebook.
1. This Is Going To Hurt Me More Than It Hurts You
This little girl is going to learn a very painful lesson in why covering your face in sticky tape is not a good idea. Bless her.
2. This May Smart A Little
It's quite incredible how long an elastic band can be stretched out for, but when it snaps, one of these people is going to wish they hadn't found this out.
3. No More Beliebing
The moment to decide you're just not that into Justin Bieber is the moment before you have his name tattooed on his arm. Crying won't fix it.
4. The Worst Tattoo Idea Ever
We've seen some terrible tattoos before, but this one takes the absolute cake. On the bright side, you can play chess on his face now.
5. Because Glasses Don't Exist?
It defies any kind of rational explanation that someone would have a pair of glasses tattooed on their face rather than, you know, buying some glasses.
6. Might Be Better With A Lime In A Coconut
A glass full of sand might have seemed like a good idea in theory, but the drinking of it proves very much otherwise. This must have been awful.
7. When You Regret The Trip To The Maternity Ward
Who would have thought that a Lego character with its limited facial expression would so clearly signal a single emotion? That is, of course, "regret."
8. When Reality Is Hard Thing To Come To Terms With
This father doesn't look entirely ecstatic to learn that he's fathered triplets, does he? In fact, he's just mourning his right to play golf for the next 21 years.
9. When You Really Miss The Boat
There is a price to be paid for thinking that you're too good for someone else and this person's bill turned out to be astronomical.
10. We Can't Even Fathom It. Why?
Take a glass of milk and then add a glass of Pepsi and you have to wonder what would possess you to combine them and drink them. We don't have to ask why he looks so unhappy that he did, that's for sure.
11. Somebody Spiked His Dinner
One of the things that you really don't want to learn with your tongue is that cacti are covered in thorns. This cat did it anyway.
12. The Moment You Find You're Not So Clever After All
Your password hint is: "Hints are for suckers!"
It probably felt really good to type that and now it feels really stupid, doesn't it?
13. There Is A Solution To This
We can empathize with this to a certain extent, but if you change your hygiene pattern to rinsing the brush first and then adding toothpaste, this doesn't happen.
14. Why Budgeting Is An Important Skill
We can criticize all we like, but everyone does this at some point in their lives. Making sure it doesn't happen twice is a top priority.
15. The French Polish Fail
This isn't even a decent attempt at getting a French polish to pan out right. Just no.
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