Annoying Things That Happen When People Take Instructions Way Too Seriously
We all know what happens when instructions are followed too closely. There is a blunder that is always bound to happen. Human brain functions in such a way that it takes instructions very seriously and when doing important tasks, always try to do things as per the instructions. But what happens when people start following instructions to the point that they stop using their brains? Yes, there are times when people take instructions given to them in a literal way and the results are not always hilarious but at times can be really frustrating too, especially when you are at the receiving end. Here are some people who followed instructions very closely and the results were definitely not that they expected. Go through the gallery and enjoy!
#1 Following caution while doing tricky questions
2nd Graders homework. My friend's (awesome) 6 yr old son is autistic and takes instructions literally. from r/funny
#2 Wonder if he followed instruction sarcastically?
By customer request. from r/funny
#3 Things that happen when you have a smart immigrant kid in your class
You are to assume the role of a Chinese immigrant in 1870... [PIC] from r/pics
#4 This post sums up the saying, "as dumb as it gets"
You're welcome, Mum (x-post /r/FirstWorldConformists) from r/MaliciousCompliance
#5 Clean it like the Queen is coming. Interesting.
Insert card as shown from r/MaliciousCompliance
#6 Denise is smart. Be like Denise.
Denise ain't fucking around from r/firstworldanarchists
#7 THe idiot thought the post is talking about putting the dog in the bin.
Saw this on my facebook feed today from r/funny
#8 Perfect idea of keeping a man cool during summers.
Arriva has banned shorts as a part of their uniform, offering only pants or skirts regardless of weather. So 13 male employees opted for the skirt as a protest. from r/pics
#9 Honestly, does it even matter?
Marc with a C from r/funny
#10 Very smart kid
I noticed this bottle at a local coffee shop, and asked the owner about it. He said "health inspector asked 'what's this jar?' and I said nothing, it's empty, and she said 'everything has to be labeled' so I labeled it." from r/funny
#11 When you are told to label everything and everything.
Plant sign from r/FirstWorldConformists
#12 Things that happen when you take a joke too far.
My 8-year-old son takes his homework directions literally from r/funny
#13 Kids taking instructions in a literal way.
I told my 2 year old to put her shoes by the front door. She takes me very literally sometimes... from r/funny
#14 Ughh not funny at all.
Job well done. Xpost funny from r/FirstWorldConformists
#15 Don't worry. The sign here is talking about a different green arrow.
3 hours later... from r/funny
#16 Oh wow.
#17 Draw hands on the clock.
Directions were to 'draw hands on the clocks'... from r/funny
#18 Keeping it as simple as possible.
As simple as I want from r/FirstWorldConformists
#19 Advertising blunder at its best.
literal advertising from r/funny
#20 Not good at comforting.
I'm not very good at drawing, but I hope this suffices. from r/FirstWorldConformists
#21 *Facepalm internally over the sheer stupidity of the person*
I'm not 100% sure but I think that I misread the directions. from r/funny
#22 Old trick indeed. Oh and very annoying one too.
Pizza delivery for /r/firstworldconformists from r/FirstWorldConformists
#23 Mom's kid is very clever
Mom said the only thing I was allowed to bring to dinner today was rolls from r/pics
#24 Whoever did this to a burger should be sued.
So I ordered a lettuce burger thinking it would come on two PIECES of lettuce.. from r/funny
#25 One pepperoni pizza, please
We ordered "one pepperoni pizza" ... from r/funny
#26 It may be hard cash but there is nothing cold about it.
Literally, it is what you wanted from r/funny
#27 A big WOW to the parent who didn't try to clear up the misunderstanding.