45 People Share Ironic Moments They Witnessed While Out and About

Ironic moments make our daily lives more interesting. These fleeting encounters have the power to make what would be another unremarkable day quite special. That’s why it’s pretty hard to disregard the idea that irony exists to make our lives interesting. Some people were lucky enough to snap a lasting souvenir from their lucky encounter, and we here at Awesome Inventions have compiled them for your enjoyment.

“Kids, this is what we call irony.”


Amazing Irony


Trump supporters question whether a Navajo American legislator is in the country ‘illegally’.


“Dogs are not allowed on the beach due to the possibility that they might make a mess”

ironic moments dogs aren't allowed on the beach


“The Irony of These Days”


“National Geographic Magazine has arrived. With an alert about excessive use of plastic. It comes in a plastic shrink. And inside a plastic bag to reinforce the protection.”


The irony.


Oh the irony!


“That is a great example of the domino effect.”

This intentionally ironic sticker…

The posting of this photo became an ironic moment when Redditors pointed out that the “sticker” may have actually just been edited onto the picture. It caused quite a debate actually. You can check the thread out and decide which side you’re on in their debate.


The irony present…

You gotta check yo’self before you check someone else! If you’re quick to spy that there’s more than one glaring grammatical error in the post, then we applaud your impeccable grammar knowledge.

Walmart Employee


walmart ironic moments

Stop Texting While Driving.


Oh the irony (of life)…

“This sign in my kid’s elementary school fills me with nihilistic joy.”

“Poor guy probably spent the past decade trying to share it but no one ever replied to his email.”

Quite ironic really…

cycling lane obstruction ironic moments


“Wasps made a nest on my wasp spray bottle.”

Ironic moments can happen anywhere, even at a wildlife park.

beaver eating wooden post ironic moments


Not too good at her job.

My Mom is cleaning out the library at the preschool where she works and sent me this:

Cosmopolitan’s exposed hypocrisy

 You’re welcome!

The irony was strong with this one!

“Ironic that my pup chewed up this specific Cards Against Humanity card.”

Well now, that’s ironic.

How did he get hired?

dumb parking ironic moments


The silent and powerful mocking of a single sign.

“My computer lab at my school is ironically labeled.”

“Lady posts on Facebook to complain about employees not helping disabled customer while simultaneously not helping, either.”

Live. Local. Late breaking.

“My car displays a long distracting message reminding you not to participate in distracted driving while driving.”

In court for shoplifting.

in court for shoplifting ironic moments


Nothing is written in stone.

Author asks why his book called “No. More. Plastic.” was wrapped in plastic.

The epitome of irony.

Didn’t have time to read it, I guess.

The irony of a bar at a Paypal business event.

The irony of this Snickers bar.

I found this picture to be incredibly ironic.

I don’t think the women’s department in the [sic] gets the irony.

The very definition of irony.

“Those gears won’t turn, which I guess makes it a fairly apt metaphor for school districts and education”

I mean, isn’t this ironic?

“I’m a public defender. The ATM in jail always strikes me as a little ironic.”

Can you recall any ironic moments you’ve experienced lately? Tell us in the comments below!