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20 People Who Didn’t Expect That Setup

Usually, people’s planners are full of mundane tasks that don’t promise anything unexpected. These plans consist of trips to the store, commuting to work, or a traditional family dinner. It might seem that life is smooth and predictable. However, the universe makes its own plans! These unexpected moments don’t let us relax and often present themselves as not-so-pleasant surprises to the most routine events.

Internet users shared their unfulfilled expectations and awkward situations they became trapped in and we at Bright Side became assured once again that none of us are insured against occasional failures. And the bonus at the end of this article will show that it’s not only humans who tend to get into this kind of trouble.

1. “When you’ve driven 30 miles home after buying a new suit and then spot that the seller hadn’t taken away the anti-theft device from it.”

2. “I drove over 4 hours away to see the Grand Canyon today. The view was stunning.”

3. “My dad ordered fake teeth to improve his smile just as the description said...”

4. “I wanted some grapes...I think I’ll just go get some oranges or something.”

5. When you just wanted a snack but couldn’t quite get to it:

6. Did you think that a firework salesperson’s life was a continuous holiday?

7. When your overconfidence takes a toll on you:

8. When you realize that dogs aren’t only good companions, but are a great reason to hire professional cleaners:

9. “I planned on having some avocado for dinner.”

10. They say the less you know, the better you sleep.

11. “Target sent me my order with a security alarm on it...and it’s blinking.”

12. “My friend won a hair curler.”

13. “These chocolates my school sold are wrapped up to look like Brussels sprouts.”

14. “Here’s a baby cow 15 seconds before licking my phone”

15. “I went to turn on the lights and got sanitized instead.”

16. “My parents were at a casino that had a promotion going on where you win a free pasta dinner if you get a ‘4 of a kind’. This was their free pasta dinner.”

17. “I went to pour myself a nice bowl of cereal and this happened.”

18. “I’d better just use the women’s...”

19. “My London tourist mug has The Louvre on it.”

20. “The close-door button fell off, revealing it was never connected to the control panel.”

Bonus: Animals’ lives are full of unpleasant surprises too!

Have you ever become a victim of such unexpected turns? Please tell us about them in the comments!

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