40 Hilarious Ideas That Seemed Good...Until They Didn't

Diply 3 Jul 2018

Sometimes things in life backfire...heck, sometimes your whole life backfires and what seemed like a good idea at the time leaves you standing there, caked in that black powder that cartoon characters get covered in after an explosion. Anyway, just to make you feel a little better, here are 40 people who know that exact struggle!

1. This relaxing bubble bath

Tumblr | surfspupp
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2. The logo placement that spoke the truth

Imgur | Imgur
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3. The romantic gift that turned into a something a little more sinister 

reddit | djmushroom
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4. Saving money by dyeing your hair at home doesn't sound like a bad idea...

Twitter | @Rebecca___R
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5. I don't have to explain this one to you guys, do I?

reddit | to_be_quite_frank
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6. This college hashtag campaign 

Imgur | TankTheTurtle
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7. This person who thought they could actually build something from IKEA...what a chump!

Tumblr | Tumblr
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8. This sentimental yearbook quote...not in any way ironic...

Imgur | Eukodol
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9. This first driving lesson in the parking lot 

reddit | domechromer
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10. This attempt at a Valentine's Day bouquet

Twitter | @why_not_flowers
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11. Cooking pizza drunk always seems like a good idea

reddit | dusty1993
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12. It turned out pretty well...until you started thinking...

Instagram | @livingthepettylife
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13. This attempt to give a "stray dog" a new home

Twitter | @brookeondayog
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14. This attempt not to drink and drive

reddit | elsewhere1
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15. That attempt to relive your childhood is always bittersweet 

reddit | No1s_Perfect
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16. This attempt to win back your ex

Reddit | nullbence
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17. Red lipstick always seems like a good idea

Instagram | @theonlywayisbanter
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18. So you wanted an authentic nature experience...

reddit | thevato
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19. "It'll be out before you know it..."

reddit | rydog12145
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20. Have fun in the ER 

reddit | MakeMeASandw1ch
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21. Why not break in those new heels tonight? 

Instagram | @hilariousblacks
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22. "Tell her how you feel, they said...What do you have to lose? They said..."

Instagram | @hilariousblacks
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23. This attempt to cleanup trim the ivy 

Reddit | this_bores_me
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24. WOW. You should not have done that

Instagram | @isawitandii
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25. This person posted before thinking things entirely through.

Reddit | poccoscfc
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26. I'm sure the parents are wishing they hadn't left their child alone with the roll of tape right about now. 

Reddit | [deleted]
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27. There's only going to be one winner by the end of this game.

Imgur | thund3rbolt
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28. This girl who just realized that maybe she doesn't like "Sorry" that much.

Reddit | @mjbatt

And now it's too late. Not to say sorry, of course, but well, you get it...

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29. I'm always up for a wild game of checkers but...

Imgur | Paperkut

No one can possibly love the game that much, can they?

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30. "I heard glasses make you look smarter".

Imgur | Paperkut
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31. I mean, if this is the only way he's going to learn not to put sand in his mouth, then so be it.

Instagram | @yin__ko
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32. It might be hard to tell because he's a Lego piece, but this is the true face of regret.

Reddit | ShawnX232

And trust me, I know Lego expressions.

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33. And here it is in the flesh.

Reddit | xsited1

A spitting image, really.

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34. It's okay, there's plenty of other fish in the sea...

Instagram | @masturhbating

None of them look as good swimming the 100-meter butterfly though

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35. What would compel someone to do such a thing? 

Reddit | Double-decker_trams
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36. That's an unpleasant sensation...to say the least.

Reddit | waxlrose
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37. Who could have predicted that future-you would be such a sucker?

Reddit | whatsup280
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38. I'm sorry to say that you can't just brush this one off.

Sizzle | Sizzle
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39. As somebody who is currently on week two, I can say that the struggle is oh so real.

Sizzle | Sizzle

Tonight's dinner is the leftover Ramen noodles from last night's dinner.

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40. I want to say nice try but I can't bring myself to do it.

Twitter | @lydia_heap

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