There's something about broken patterns, a symmetry that's out of order, and flawed elements that seem to trigger us... Even if you're not a perfectionist, our brains just seem to prefer things that are ordered in a nice way. Not to mention how annoying things not in the right place can be.

To show you what we're talking about, Bored Panda has put together a list of disturbing photos that are guaranteed to invoke OCD. Don't believe me? Just take a look below and try to go through the whole imperfections list without muttering "aarrgh."

Do you have any awkward photos that annoy you? Add them to the list, and don't forget to vote!

#1

This Guys Laptop On My Flight

This Guys Laptop On My Flight

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Spinaap
Community Member
4 years ago

some of my colleagues do this, I sometimes ask them for a file that I know is in there. It frustrates them too at that moment :-)

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#2

Seriously... Whose Idea was This?

Seriously... Whose Idea was This?

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Jamal W
Community Member
4 years ago

xD

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#3

This Grass Grew Right Through My Aloe

This Grass Grew Right Through My Aloe

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Speedy_Sloth
Community Member
4 years ago

HOW JUST HOW!?!?!?

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#4

I Took A Ride In A Triangular Elevator Today

I Took A Ride In A Triangular Elevator Today

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Daria B
Community Member
4 years ago

Uncomfortable on multiple levels.

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#5

This Door In North London Makes Me Hideously Uncomfortable

This Door In North London Makes Me Hideously Uncomfortable

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Jamal W
Community Member
4 years ago

Makes me want to lean just to walk through haha

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#6

Been Living Here For 5 Years, Only Noticed Today...Time To Move

Been Living Here For 5 Years, Only Noticed Today...Time To Move

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JillVille Child Care
Community Member
4 years ago

Yeah that is not OK by any means!

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#7

I Think This Would Make Me Feel Uncomfortable

I Think This Would Make Me Feel Uncomfortable

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Ronja Rövardotter
Community Member
4 years ago

I guess this might be good for kids. My little sister (8 years old) was sitting next to me and she laughed like a crazy person when she saw this :-D I don't know, I thought it was creepy at first, but now I really don't know what to think about it when she found it so funny :-D she said that their smiles look like rabbits and Sponge Bob :-D I love children's imagination :-))

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#8

Parking Lot In Romania

Parking Lot In Romania

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Jhoa
Community Member
4 years ago

If one does it that way, everyone has to.

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#9

This Makes Me Uncomfortable

This Makes Me Uncomfortable

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Silent Skeleton
Community Member
4 years ago

...I might do this to annoy people ;o)

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#10

When Pencils Do This Garbage

When Pencils Do This Garbage

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Jamal W
Community Member
4 years ago

True frustration!

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#11

This Sink Is Out Of Sync

This Sink Is Out Of Sync

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Mick and Lee
Community Member
4 years ago

Cringe!

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#12

Had A Friendsgiving Last Night. I Forgot I'm Friends With Wild Animals

Had A Friendsgiving Last Night. I Forgot I'm Friends With Wild Animals

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Mick and Lee
Community Member
4 years ago

Hahaha, someone doesn't like pie crust. :)

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#13

Stockholm

Stockholm

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Monty Is Fiennes
Community Member
4 years ago

intentional???... I kinda like it....it's like a immovable mat....

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#14

My Moms Copy Of Fifty Shades Of Grey. I Dare Not Look At What Those Bookmarks Represent

My Moms Copy Of Fifty Shades Of Grey. I Dare Not Look At What Those Bookmarks Represent

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Jamal W
Community Member
4 years ago

LMAOOOO mom has a wild side!

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#15

My Loaf Of Bread Was Sliced The Wrong Way

My Loaf Of Bread Was Sliced The Wrong Way

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Jamal W
Community Member
4 years ago

xD

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#16

This Toilet Stall Has An Elevator Inside

This Toilet Stall Has An Elevator Inside

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Ovidiu Pop
Community Member
4 years ago

Oops...sorry, wrong floor :)

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#17

Was About To Bite Into This Today. And Then I Saw It

Was About To Bite Into This Today. And Then I Saw It

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Spinaap
Community Member
4 years ago

wow, if it was on purpose that would be very cool

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#18

This Stock Image Of A Girl Soldering Her Hand

This Stock Image Of A Girl Soldering Her Hand

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swellsdesign
Community Member
4 years ago

hahahah!

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#19

My Smoke Detector Caught On Fire

My Smoke Detector Caught On Fire

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Stille20
Community Member
4 years ago

Nope. That should totally bother a person

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#20

This Guy's Earbuds Situation Is Bothering Me On A Deep Personal Level

This Guy's Earbuds Situation Is Bothering Me On A Deep Personal Level

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Jamal W
Community Member
4 years ago

*Grabs earphone* ...here let me just... there!

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#21

My Aunt's Hand Soap Is Way Too Literal And Makes Me Uncomfortable

My Aunt's Hand Soap Is Way Too Literal And Makes Me Uncomfortable

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Silent Skeleton
Community Member
4 years ago

I wanna give it a low five :oD

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#22

This Strawberry's Seeds Started Sprouting While It Was Still On The Plant

This Strawberry's Seeds Started Sprouting While It Was Still On The Plant

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an actual phan trash can
Community Member
4 years ago

ewww i dunno why but that makes me feel so grossed out

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#23

One Job. You Had One Job

One Job. You Had One Job

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Roberta Scheer
Community Member
4 years ago

my eyes are burning

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#24

This Sliced Ham Looks Like It's Out Of Focus

This Sliced Ham Looks Like It's Out Of Focus

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Daria B
Community Member
4 years ago

A bug in the Matrix.

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#25

This Stovetop

This Stovetop

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kat lia
Community Member
4 years ago

this is so wrong, just wrong.

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#26

The Way These Pictures Are Hung In The Hallway At Work

The Way These Pictures Are Hung In The Hallway At Work

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Yvonne Bernal
Community Member
4 years ago

Tomorrow I would have a hammer and nail in my purse.

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#27

When "Erasers" Do This

When "Erasers" Do This

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Mick and Lee
Community Member
4 years ago

I'm sighing more at the questions. Assuming the last question talks about vestigial organs as fact, they simply aren't.

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#28

I Think This Speaks For Itself

I Think This Speaks For Itself

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Mick and Lee
Community Member
4 years ago

My hubby leaves his plate with the cutlery inside the plate all the time. Drives me mad. I feel your pain. XD

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#29

I Found A Pool Above The Sidewalk Today

I Found A Pool Above The Sidewalk Today

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Mick and Lee
Community Member
4 years ago

You couldn't pay me to use that. No support underneath? Yikes.

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#30

At My Friend's Apartment. I Think It Bothers Me More That This Doesn't Bother Her

At My Friend's Apartment. I Think It Bothers Me More That This Doesn't Bother Her

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Emre
Community Member
4 years ago

I'd go nuts

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#31

My Tomato Sprouted

My Tomato Sprouted

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Jamal W
Community Member
4 years ago

This is freaking me out!

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#32

Not Exactly The Colour Pattern You Like To See In A Bathroom

Not Exactly The Colour Pattern You Like To See In A Bathroom

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Spinaap
Community Member
4 years ago

perfect lol

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#33

Off The Glass

Off The Glass

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Jamal W
Community Member
4 years ago

Prim example of a "accident waiting to happen!"

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#34

None Of My Neighbor's Windows Match

None Of My Neighbor's Windows Match

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Silent Skeleton
Community Member
4 years ago

The Sims are real :o0

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#35

The Seat Is Smaller Than The Bowl

The Seat Is Smaller Than The Bowl

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Jamal W
Community Member
4 years ago

LMFAOOOOOOOOOOOOO now this takes the cake!! I have never!!!!

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#36

This Makes Me Uncomfortable

This Makes Me Uncomfortable

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Monty Is Fiennes
Community Member
4 years ago

Miniature discomfort???....

Notchimine Mette
Community Member
4 years ago

How can you tell?

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Wendy
Community Member
4 years ago

The only thing missing is the cat to knock things off the table ...

heyerlein
Community Member
4 years ago

Add the doggy to it thats sleeping below the table and we have a perfect comic situation.

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Wombat34
Community Member
4 years ago

If it were one thing I couldn't stand it but many makes it kind of interesting.

iblowsheep
Community Member
4 years ago

what the overuse of tilt shift photography? yeah it bugs me too.

未周 陸
Community Member
1 year ago

Who Set the Table? And Who Took the Photo?

Pirkko Vega
Community Member
2 years ago

Set up for a cat?

Sandi Cunningham
Community Member
3 years ago

Add cat in 3..2..1...

Jex Hibe
Community Member
3 years ago

exactly how my husband stacks the shelves after a shopping trip

Jex Hibe
Community Member
3 years ago

exactly how my other half fills the shelves in te cupboards

Margaret Cromack
Community Member
3 years ago

Likewise

Maryam Fatima
Community Member
3 years ago

Plz someone put them in the centre

Sheri Farlow
Community Member
3 years ago

This is how my son places everything on the counters. Now I do it just to tease him.

Revö Nizé
Community Member
3 years ago

Now bring the cat in

Tonia Milton
Community Member
3 years ago

Why,,, just why?!?!

Victoria Pietsch
Community Member
4 years ago

This made me get real tense real quick... If the table got bumped...what would you try and catch? There is too much to process that could go wrong, if this were a real danger...

Chelle Jones
Community Member
4 years ago

Poltergeist 5 ... The haunting of Ken and Barbie

Sel Bonda
Community Member
4 years ago

You missed placing a knife too! I really get worked up when i see this at home.

TheReader19
Community Member
4 years ago

This is art

David Daisy May Boldock
Community Member
4 years ago

Suspenseful.

Iapetos
Community Member
4 years ago

Someone really wanted to torture somebody.

Ildiko Okido
Community Member
4 years ago

I suddenly feel like jumping up and down... 😜😈

Susana Rodrigues
Community Member
4 years ago

ai,ai,ai

josieapricot
Community Member
4 years ago

my eye's gone all twitchy

Trisha Kate
Community Member
4 years ago

*breathing heavily and walks on tippy toes*

Starry Night Lover
Community Member
4 years ago

bruh... you can just do that

Can't Ever Think Of A Username!
Community Member
4 years ago

The soda..."...........

Pi...
Community Member
4 years ago

I like ur username! :-D

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Sas
Community Member
4 years ago

Mothers correct these situations blindly without even noticing they do..

Roos
Community Member
4 years ago

Only the breakable things like that glass bowl make my uncomfortable.

Kerry McCullough
Community Member
4 years ago

The fact that the cap is on that bottle in the back, satisfies me enough.

Cameron Johnson
Community Member
4 years ago

what if they bumped the table while setting it up :/

Elaine Mejia
Community Member
4 years ago

🍷fixed it.

Ana Lavinia
Community Member
4 years ago

My mom would freak!😂😂😂

Flora Polvado
Community Member
4 years ago

A well balanced good time for all.

Mick and Lee
Community Member
4 years ago

Say goodbye to these possessions if you have a cat around!

The Laugh Fan
Community Member
4 years ago

My husband always puts things down half off the surface. The worst of the damage so far has been an expensive bottle of Port caught by my elbow and smashed on the floor and the dog managing to reach a used paintbrush and then happily chewed it on our red sofa - leaving white paint everywhere. He has no idea when he does it or why...

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#37

Just.. Just.. Oh FFS

Just.. Just.. Oh FFS

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Stille20
Community Member
4 years ago

Its only annoying if you eat it like that.

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#38

My Son's Toothpaste, Ugh

My Son's Toothpaste, Ugh

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Jamal W
Community Member
4 years ago

LOL he probably doesn't even squeeze anymore, just uses whats already there

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#39

This Makes Me Uncomfortable

This Makes Me Uncomfortable

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Monty Is Fiennes
Community Member
4 years ago

Uhhhh ......ok

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#40

These Benches

These Benches

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Spinaap
Community Member
4 years ago

no need for a sing when painted tho :-)

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#41

This Toilet Stall

This Toilet Stall

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Ronja Rövardotter
Community Member
4 years ago

Wait what? :-D Nooo :-D I had to scroll back because I didn't understand what I saw :-D did you realize it is a mirror? At first I thought it is a transparent glass. But both options would definitely make me very very uncomfortable :-D

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#42

This Crap

This Crap

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Mick and Lee
Community Member
4 years ago

All the time. D=

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#43

This Cable Management

This Cable Management

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Mick and Lee
Community Member
4 years ago

This looks neat compared to my hubbys setup, LOL.

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#44

I Offer Free PC Clean-Ups

I Offer Free PC Clean-Ups

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Anna Brandigi
Community Member
4 years ago

I think I'm having a stroke

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#45

People Who Do This Should Die A Slow Death

People Who Do This Should Die A Slow Death

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Monty Is Fiennes
Community Member
4 years ago

Damn straight..

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#46

For All Perfectionism Enthusiasts Out There

For All Perfectionism Enthusiasts Out There

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Fire Bird
Community Member
4 years ago

I think the guys that open that to fix something intentionally put it back that way just to mess with the public.

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#47

Somehow, I Managed To Go 5 Blissfully Ignorant Stair-Traversing Years Without Noticing

Somehow, I Managed To Go 5 Blissfully Ignorant Stair-Traversing Years Without Noticing

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JillVille Child Care
Community Member
4 years ago

I was looking at the bottom corners thinking a spindle was twisted and then I saw it... oh dear!

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#48

This Penny Had A Misprint

This Penny Had A Misprint

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J.B.
Community Member
4 years ago

This sort of things actually worth a lot to collectors.

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#49

My Friend Chooses Tablets At Random From The Packet

My Friend Chooses Tablets At Random From The Packet

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Sasy
Community Member
4 years ago

I do this :P sorry people

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#50

If You're Going To Invest In 5 Paper Towel Dispensers, Invest In A Contractor With Mild Pattern Recognition

If You're Going To Invest In 5 Paper Towel Dispensers, Invest In A Contractor With Mild Pattern Recognition

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Monty Is Fiennes
Community Member
4 years ago

Whoa....

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