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!
Seriously... Whose Idea was This?
This Door In North London Makes Me Hideously Uncomfortable
Been Living Here For 5 Years, Only Noticed Today...Time To Move
This Sink Is Out Of Sync
Had A Friendsgiving Last Night. I Forgot I'm Friends With Wild Animals
My Moms Copy Of Fifty Shades Of Grey. I Dare Not Look At What Those Bookmarks Represent
My Loaf Of Bread Was Sliced The Wrong Way
This Stock Image Of A Girl Soldering Her Hand
This Guy's Earbuds Situation Is Bothering Me On A Deep Personal Level
My Aunt's Hand Soap Is Way Too Literal And Makes Me Uncomfortable
This Strawberry's Seeds Started Sprouting While It Was Still On The Plant
At My Friend's Apartment. I Think It Bothers Me More That This Doesn't Bother Her
Not Exactly The Colour Pattern You Like To See In A Bathroom
People Who Do This Should Die A Slow Death
Somehow, I Managed To Go 5 Blissfully Ignorant Stair-Traversing Years Without Noticing
This Penny Had A Misprint
If You're Going To Invest In 5 Paper Towel Dispensers, Invest In A Contractor With Mild Pattern Recognition
Note: this post originally had 441 images. It’s been shortened to the top 50 images based on user votes.