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Design Failures That Didn't Work Out

In a world where people are constantly asked to make new things, some of those things are not going to work out exactly as planned. That means we get some design fails that were someone's one job. Sometimes it's an accidentally filthy sign, sometimes it's a toilet that drains to nowhere. There are infinite ways to end up with design failures that don't quite cut it.

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Bad But Impressive Budget Engineering Solutions

People may not have a whole lot of money, but what they do have is creativity and ingenuity. And sometimes they have more of that than decent sense. What results are gutters made out of old boots, precarious ladder formations and a whole lot of other impressive and dumb low budget DIY solutions.

Bad and funny DIY solutions | Tugboat sandbox boat person floating in a small boat | shower head attached to a water container hanging on the wall
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Few things in this life are as satisfying as watching a true professional explain something related to their craft. In case you always wondered why the rivets on a tape measure slid, now you can be enlightened. This guy should start his own channel. 

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"Not My Job" Moments of Unimpressive Professionalism

People want work done fast, cheap and well. Unfortunately, all three of those are never going to happen at the same time. There are some impressively unprofessional "not my job" moments that slip through when no one's looking. But hey, it's better to get the job done-ish than not done at all, right?

funny "not my job" failure moments | grey shorts with long sleeves sewn in instead of pockets | street light drilled through a bridge built overhead
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Off-Duty Building Supervisor Has Karen Tenant Talk to Toddler

Karen's out for blood after her own kids drew all over her walls. Given a completely reasonable option, she chose to not listen and hound this building supervisor on vacation. That choice netted her nothing but the toddler. For some more outrageous Karen-ness, here's a bridezilla Karen who ended up looking like a Pauper at her own wedding and some more unfortunate times people went full Karen.

Crazy demanding tenant talks to toddler | r/MaliciousCompliance Posted by u/Dark909911 1 day ago e7 34 92 12 5 2 2 VOTED Want talk boss? oC M Cast My son who is 2. Crazy tenant. Building owner. Back 2012 2015 worked as building supervisor with 7 buildings took care also had side job as contractor paint any apartment needed only did this part time because other duties my buildings.
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"Not My Job" Moments that Got the Job Done-ish

What would the world be without impressively unprofessional "not my job" moments? Probably more efficient. It just so happens not every task is as easy as we'd like it to be, but that doesn't stop us from putting in the minimum amount of effort. There's staircases to nowhere, misspelled everything, and a straight up general lack of responsibility. Not bad.

funny not my job moments | Please satanise hands here misspelled sign coronavirus safety social distancing sanitize | holes cut in walls in order to fit a toilet
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Incompetent Sales Rep Measures Wrong, Loses Six Figure Client

Oh man, seeing an unruly short-sighted person get their comeuppance just feels some kind of right. You'd think that given the context, and the fact that they were dealing with a big time, six figure client, that they'd have been more professional, but no they put their pride first. Yeah, they put their pride first and ended up paying the ultimate price. Definitely a valuable lesson. 

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Design Failures That Could Use Some Work

Designing stuff is hard, and it's conducive to all kinds of design fails. If it's a sign, you have to check for embarrassing spelling mistakes. If it's a building, you have to make sure there aren't any pipes going straight through any staircases. People are pretty good at their jobs in general, but there are still a lot of impressively unprofessional "not my job" moments.

funny and dumb design failures | NOTHING IS POSSIBLE ink running out when printing poster | rail with too much space left over the ledge
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Weird, Bad and Dumb Building Decisions

When it comes to construction work, it helps to have an idea of the end result in mind. Without that you get some impressively unprofessional "not my job" moments. There's pipes going every which way, extremely inconvenient toilets, and unsafe maneuvers being attempted all over the place.

stupid and funny construction fails | standing electric light going through roof tiles | faucet and sink installed sideways inside a hole carved in a tiled wall
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Dumb Design Fails from The Lazy and Incompetent

People are asked to make a lot of things, but sometimes we're not up to the challenge. This leads to some prime fails of people not doing their jobs correctly. Words get left off of shirts, signs stop making sense, and people start building pathways to nowhere. We're not mad, we're actually pretty stoked about it.

funny design fails in construction, products and signs | ONLY UNICS pencil case unicorn misspelling | concrete tracks above the ground floor leading to a garage door on the second floor unsafe scary wtf
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Here's a skilled craftsman showing a handy little trick to cutting string when there's no knife around. He makes it look way too easy. Depending on how soft your hands are this will probably go differently.

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Design Fails That Need Some Work

If you're into stupidly redundant construction decisions,  shirts that accidentally say "anus," or signs for businesses that also accidentally say "anus" than you've come to the right place. Let's be real, some design can use some extra thought, and some of it, like these magazine layout fails, are freakin awesome.

Stupid and dirty design fails.
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He is right though. Whoever thought this wasn't confusing is kind of a malicious b-hole. In cases like this, it's probably best to have more specific directions than "next to Taco Bell."  Someone said "On the other side of Tire Discount is a Bell Taco."

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Father Win: Dad Builds His Kids a Sand Box with Built-In Fossils

It's always cool when people throw in some creativity to make something new. Our dads didn't do stuff like this for us, and frankly that could explain our outlook. Anyway, as for people who go the extra mile and make create stuff for their loved ones, here's a guy who pulled off an incredible birthday surprise.

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