23 Funny Times People Took Instructions Very Literally

There are some people who can’t follow instructions, whist others take them to a tee. Here we have some amusing photos showing times people took instructions very literally. They all deserve an award for being outstanding!

Told our 3-year old daughter New Year is special because you get to toast to a new year. She asked, “Are we gonna make a toast now?” Hence, a new ritual was born.

little-girl-holding-a-toast
littleasskicker/reddit

Asked my friend to peel half the potatoes in the bag and this is what she did…

half-peeled-potatoes
FrYedRice/imgur

So I asked for a half pint of beer and this what I got…

half-pint-glass-of-beer
burghquay/reddit

Problem solved!

taser
yannyyanny/twitter

“My daughter London fell asleep in her car seat so I told my husband to put her to bed. He did exactly that. Bless him.”

baby-girl-on-the-bed-sleeping-in-a-car-seat
allhailla/twitter

My way of eating “more greens.”

green-chocolate-chip-cookies
AriBot/reddit

One pepperoni pizza please.

one-pepperoni-pizza
G17/reddit

My mom said to bring only rolls for dinner…

different-kinds-of-rolls
Tx_Ag_2010/reddit

Girlfriend requested a sponge cake for her birthday and I happily obliged – I’m confused why she got mad at me.

sponge-cake-made-out-of-real-sponge
zphantom/reddit

Had this gift wrapped as ugly as possible. Wish granted!

horribly-wrapped-gift
lardman1/reddit

I ordered a lettuce burger…

lettuce-burger
xlittlewolf/reddit

Asked my son “to give me a hand.” Well, at least he’s a good boy.

boy-holding-a-mannequins-hand
lynnireland22/twitter

Keep Going To See Even More Photos Of Times People Took Things Very Literally!

Wanted mushrooms at a Chinese restaurant and it was still growing on a log when it was served.

mushrooms-at-a-chinese-hotpot-restaurant
xavier_x007x/reddit

I was asked to cook dinner in the oven at 120 degrees. It took some time but I think I managed it just right.

food-in-the-oven-at-120-degrees
iapologiseinadvance/imgur

Asked my grandpa to put my phone in rice to dry it out, but he cooked it with rice instead.

cook-cellphone-together-with-rice
EthiopianChica/reddit

My brother asked me to save him a little bit of everything as he had to work…

plate-with-a-little-bit-of-everything
Seely2593/reddit

Someone’s trying to be funny…

do-not-print-large-jobs
Ishtpreet Singh/imgur     imgur

This isn’t what I wanted…but yeah, technically it’s correct.

burger-with-only-ketchup
scottishsteveo/reddit

I was asked to put toilet paper on the shelf…

toilet-paper-on-a-shelf
Gorcsewi/reddit

Smart kid.

little-boy-who-could-not-go-outside
rerational/reddit

Told the wife to set a reminder on her phone. Obviously, we have different ideas.

post-it-at-the-back-of-phone
Foreknown/reddit

I told the new guy at work we wanted a copy of his passport. This is what I got.

copy-of-passport
tattoopuppy/reddit

Dad was asked to get an “unconventional tree” that didn’t need decorating.

unconventional-christmas-tree
NostalgiaIsADrug/reddit