you had one job

You had one job to do.... Just one... And you blew it. So as you're pondering the mishaps and misdeeds that led you here, take solace in and enjoy some other people who really made a mess of things by screwing up just a simple job. You're not as alone as you think.

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"Not My Job" Moments of Professional Inadequacy

Work is tedious and boring, and most of us in the working world have developed a genius strategy to get through the day known as "doing the bare minimum." Sure, it might result in moments of professional ineptitude like misspelled banners and improperly installed toilets, but at least it gets us to 5 pm. Man, there's a lot of unprofessional "not my job" moments of failure.

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"Not My Job" Moments of Questionable Professionalism

Most of us pride ourselves on being at least halfway decent at our jobs. Sometimes things get forgotten, done too quickly, or done by exactly the wrong person. What we get are "not my job" moments of quality unprofessionalism. The world is populated with crap infrastructure, stupid signs, and painted over spiders because somewhere along the line someone said, "eh, not my job."

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"Not My Job" Moments of Unpredictable Unprofessionalism

Work is hard. That's why we try our absolute hardest to not try our hardest. These moments of quality unprofessionalism spring forth in the form of misspelled signs, messed up products, extremely curvy highway lines and totally useless staircases to nowhere. And we couldn't have it any other way.

funny unprofessional not my job moments | square pizza in a box with the pizza wheel cutter embedded in the center | sign on wall 3th floor stupid misspelling
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"You Had One Job" Moments of Occupational Incompetence

People make a lot of mistakes while working, and that's even when they're doing things for ourselves. Throw in a third party or having to do something on behalf of a boss you don't like, and things start to not get done at a fantastic rate. Thanks to these unprofessional circumstances, we have just tons of instances of incompetent construction as well as "not my job" moments of quality unprofessionalism.

funny unproffessional "you had one job" moments | car wheel with the screws inserted in the wrong placements | water pooling around a street gutter that is too high up to drain it
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"Not My Job" Moments from The World's Slackers

In this busy world of ours, it's easy for things to slip through the cracks. Maybe a pole gets installed wrong here, or some road signage gets misspelled there. Many of us would look at these and say "we better fix that" but another great many of us say "good enough." The resulting impressively unprofessional "Not My Job" moments are indeed good enough, but in a different kind of way.

funny not my job fail moments | AMBULANCE EMERGENCY ENTERTRANCE | case sink overheats or catches fire kitchen design not thought out properly
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Terrifically Unprofessional "Not My Job" Moments

Work isn't all that much fun, so most of us try to develop a series of shortcuts to get ourselves through the day that much faster. Sometimes these can get a bit out of hand, look ridiculous, ruin other people's good work or become a nuisance, but hey, that's the way of the laziness blade. This world is chock full of "not my job" moments of advanced laziness.

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Unprofessional "Not My Job" Moments Of Incompetence

Half of us couldn't bothered to be better at their jobs, and the other half have been bothered so much about it that we do a bad job out of spite. These "not my job" moments of professional ineptitude are good reminders that nothing's for sure in this crazy world. Toilets get installed backwards and road signs get misspelled. Anything goes when it comes to unprofessional moments of failure.

funny and unprofessional not my job fails | traffic cone cemented to the road | toilet blocking the door from closing
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"Not My Job" Moments of Professional Ineptitude

There are loads of reasons to have a "not my job" moment. Maybe your boss didn't give you the proper tools. Maybe you had to do twice as much work in half the time. It could be that you seriously don't care. Or it could be that you're just seriously bad at it. For those or any other reasons, we see a whole lot of unprofessional "not my job" moments unleashed onto the world. We are here for it.

funny unprofessional "not my job" failures | electronic road sign WINTER CONDITIONS DRIVE WITH CAKE | crooked parking space road marks
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Unprofessional "Not My Job" Moments of Failure

Most of us will do whatever it takes to avoid doing our actual jobs. For some, it's almost a challenge to see how much we can get away with not doing. Our drive to not do any actual work leads to some impressive "not my job" moments of professional ineptitude. Toilets get installed sideways, billboards get crammed with typos, and things go awry in these "not my job" moments of professional failure.

not my job moments | Repair guy did this combat overheating punching holes in a computer | sign billboard MY BOSS SAID PUT SOMETHING UP
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Design Fails That Need An Extra Look

People are constantly making new things, and it seems like we're burdened with making every single mistake before getting things done the right way. It leads to some stupid oversights and design fails that were someone's one job. If you want to feel good at your own job, check out some stupid design fails that need some help.

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Fails and Mistakes That Were Someone's One Job

There are a lot of reasons for failure at someone's one job. Sometimes it's negligence or laziness. Sometimes someone is in the process of learning something new. Sometimes an otherwise competent person has to do the same job with no resources and in a quarter of the time. Sometimes it's the profound ability to ignore common sense. That one is our favorite. It's the main force behind design fails that didn't go as planned.

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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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"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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"Not My Job" Moments of Dubious Professionalism

It's easy to say that "straight line painter" isn't in your job description as a "line painter," but that decision makes for some very creative looking roads. These impressively unprofessional "not my job" moments may be poor excuses for well done tasks, but they're definitely spectacles. If nothing else, these "not my job" moments sure got the job done-ish.

"not my job" moments of failure | ceiling fan blocked by a pole so that it can't spin | elevator with a plank of wood with buttons drawn on it instead of a control panel
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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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"Not My Job" Moments of Quality Unprofessionalism

Professional life leaves a lot of opportunity for impressive "not my job" moments of unprofessionalism. Sure, we'd all like to do our jobs well, but sometimes there's not enough time in the day. Of course there are other times when people aren't paid nearly enough to care. Whatever the reason, we have some nice "not my job" moments.

funny unprofessional not my job moments | truck dragging towing an upside down car behind it | swirly white markings on a road
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