By now, it looks like crappy design is something inherently human. There's such an abundance of it, we'll probably never run out of it. And that's not necessarily a bad thing. I mean, is there a better way of getting your daily dose of whahahahahahaha if not judging others for their mistakes? Bored Panda has prepared another crappy design list for you, poking fun at some of the most ridiculous projects that saw the light of day. From coffee mugs that were created to poke your eyes out to photography services producing outdated leaflets and beyond, scroll down to enjoy the crappy crappiness and upvote your faves.

#1

This Ad Was Meant To Depict How Much The Tiger Had Grown In 10 Years. Instead, It Looks Like....

This Ad Was Meant To Depict How Much The Tiger Had Grown In 10 Years. Instead, It Looks Like....

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Ms.M
Community Member
1 year ago

2019 tiger: "Humans are grrreat!"

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So we've seen the consequences of bad design, so what makes for good design? There are a few basic principles to stick to if you want to make sure your design is practical, relevant and makes sense!

According to Dieter Rams, a German industrial designer who was responsible for the design of Braun’s consumer products for many years, there are 10 principles of good design, also known as the '10 commandments.' Even though they were written long ago and technology has advanced beyond his wildest dreams, Dieter's principles still apply today!

#2

The Elders At My Brother-In-Law’s Church Got To Design The Church League Softball Shirts. The Thought “Cli” (Christian Life International) Alone Wouldn’t Signify A Church, So They Added The Cross. Magnificent

The Elders At My Brother-In-Law’s Church Got To Design The Church League Softball Shirts. The Thought “Cli” (Christian Life International) Alone Wouldn’t Signify A Church, So They Added The Cross. Magnificent

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Ms.M
Community Member
1 year ago

They seem extremely excited about softball.

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#3

I’m Never Going To Find Any Help Here...

I’m Never Going To Find Any Help Here...

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diane a
Community Member
1 year ago

Haha - Love this one.

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#4

This Ad For Graduation Photography

This Ad For Graduation Photography

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Erin
Community Member
1 year ago

Well on the plus side, you won't have to look very far!

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Furniture designers Vitsoe have worked closely with Dieter Rams for decades, and helpfully summarize his founding principles of good design with the following explanations:

Good design is innovative The possibilities for innovation are not, by any means, exhausted. Technological development is always offering new opportunities for innovative design. But innovative design always develops in tandem with innovative technology, and can never be an end in itself.

Good design makes a product useful: A product is bought to be used. It has to satisfy certain criteria, not only functional, but also psychological and aesthetic. Good design emphasizes the usefulness of a product whilst disregarding anything that could possibly detract from it.

Good design is aesthetic: The aesthetic quality of a product is integral to its usefulness because products we use every day affect our person and our well-being. But only well-executed objects can be beautiful.

#5

Nothing Like The Smell Of Coffee And A Good Eye-Stab In The Morning

Nothing Like The Smell Of Coffee And A Good Eye-Stab In The Morning

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Ms.M
Community Member
1 year ago

Nothing like a good stab in the eye to get you going in the morning.

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#6

Unfortunate Hole Placement

Unfortunate Hole Placement

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Ms.M
Community Member
1 year ago

It's simple, human, you're getting too cocky.

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Good design makes a product understandable: It clarifies the product’s structure. Better still, it can make the product talk. At best, it is self-explanatory.

Good design is unobtrusive: Products fulfilling a purpose are like tools. They are neither decorative objects nor works of art. Their design should therefore be both neutral and restrained, to leave room for the user’s self-expression.

Good design is honest: It does not make a product more innovative, powerful or valuable than it really is. It does not attempt to manipulate the consumer with promises that cannot be kept.


#7

Commas People

Commas People

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John Doe
Community Member
1 year ago

Commas save lives Let's eat Grandma Let's eat, Grandma

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#8

Paypal Fail

Paypal Fail

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Erin
Community Member
1 year ago

Aww don't be mean, he's still learning! Doing his best.

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Good design is thorough down to the last detail: Nothing must be arbitrary or left to chance. Care and accuracy in the design process show respect towards the user.

Good design is environmentally-friendly: Design makes an important contribution to the preservation of the environment. It conserves resources and minimizes physical and visual pollution throughout the lifecycle of the product.

Good design is as little design as possible: Less, but better – because it concentrates on the essential aspects, and the products are not burdened with non-essentials. Back to purity, back to simplicity.

So three you have it, pretty simple right? If you are tasked with designing something and want to avoid the hilarious mistakes found in this list, check these principles off first and you should succeed!

#9

Ah Yes I Was Looking For A Soap Dispenser Labeled "Ketchup" With A Picture Of Grapes

Ah Yes I Was Looking For A Soap Dispenser Labeled "Ketchup" With A Picture Of Grapes

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Lara L.
Community Member
1 year ago

It is grape ketchup. Gives you a proper inner cleaning. Some call it wine.

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#10

I’ll Take The Next Bus, Please!

I’ll Take The Next Bus, Please!

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Samantha Comerford
Community Member
1 year ago

More money could be spent bringing these monsters to justice, rather than paying for a sign on the back of the bus. Ugh 🙄

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#11

Who Thought This Placement Would Be A Good Idea?

Who Thought This Placement Would Be A Good Idea?

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Erin
Community Member
1 year ago

I truly laughed at this one! So ridiculous! I almost want it in my house in a weird way.

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#12

The Placement Of This Smaller Baby Care Booklet Within This Magazine Doesn’t Seem Very Well Thought Through

The Placement Of This Smaller Baby Care Booklet Within This Magazine Doesn’t Seem Very Well Thought Through

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BusLady
Community Member
1 year ago

That's one way to tell your big sis to kiss your......

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#13

Found This Masterpiece At A Local Restaurant

Found This Masterpiece At A Local Restaurant

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Erin
Community Member
1 year ago

I hate the sinks that have sensors like that. It goes for like 3 seconds but I need 20 to rinse off the soap!! So I just wave my hands like a maniac 7 times.

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#14

That's Gonna Be An Easy Ride

That's Gonna Be An Easy Ride

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Trius Namowicz
Community Member
1 year ago

You just have to ride on those rocks. It'll be easy I think

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#15

Where’s The 0?

Where’s The 0?

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Erin
Community Member
1 year ago

It's 52! Duh!

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#16

What Animal Is That?

What Animal Is That?

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Erin
Community Member
1 year ago

Milks are so cute!

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#17

Maintenance Put New Locks And Handles On The Gates For Security

Maintenance Put New Locks And Handles On The Gates For Security

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BusLady
Community Member
1 year ago

In case you forget the code...

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#18

Just Watched A Guy Go Into The Wrong Bathroom At Toronto Pearson Airport. He Was Looking At The Top Sign

Just Watched A Guy Go Into The Wrong Bathroom At Toronto Pearson Airport. He Was Looking At The Top Sign

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Ni Na
Community Member
1 year ago

dw they removed the top sign 2 days after the post on reddit.

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#19

My Local Magazine's Editor Might Need To Double Check Some Stuff

My Local Magazine's Editor Might Need To Double Check Some Stuff

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Blake Leonard
Community Member
1 year ago

*laughs in British*

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#20

Lovely View

Lovely View

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Ms.M
Community Member
1 year ago

Urine trouble now

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#21

Mama Bear Is Welcoming Everyone

Mama Bear Is Welcoming Everyone

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Erin
Community Member
1 year ago

This is frightening for multiple reasons.

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#22

It’s Cool Just Do It At Night Mate

It’s Cool Just Do It At Night Mate

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Samantha Comerford
Community Member
1 year ago

That’s where I live 😂

Noez 🇸🇪
Community Member
1 year ago

Does the sign work? 😁😁

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BusLady
Community Member
1 year ago

I'm sure that all the criminals will take heed. "Hey,man, we can't mug anyone until after 6."

Jasmine Walker
Community Member
1 year ago

People got jobs we ain't got time for crime! THAT or crime is just their second gig after the 8-6?

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LOttawa
Community Member
1 year ago

What happens if your not done by 8:00am, do you just drop everything and come back at 6:00pm?

Nicolae Crefelean
Community Member
1 year ago (edited)

Common sense rule, actually. How else can we have superheroes by night? They have to allow crime between certain hours. :))

He is love
Community Member
1 year ago

What the? What is the point of this sign? Seriously, without even misinterpreting it, what would the designer say was the original intent?

Phoebe Bean
Community Member
1 year ago

After 6PM you´re your own.

Hope Floats
Community Member
1 year ago

Before 8am and after 6pm,you can do what the hell you like... Ha ha ha ha.. :)

Alyeck Melendez Seda
Community Member
1 year ago

d-_-lb

Orionpax75
Community Member
1 year ago

Purge hours 6pm-8am :/

Lu
Community Member
1 year ago

6:01pm - crime begins!

Ed Souza
Community Member
1 year ago

So after 6pm, that area basically turns into the purge.

Nate Hull
Community Member
4 months ago

Now I know why 3 AM is scary

Christopher Dixon
Community Member
1 year ago

I can see the typical stripe shirt ski mask burglar standing next to this sign impatiently tapping is foot and looking at his watch.

Elijah Shaulis
Community Member
1 year ago

the crime sign

Frozengeckolover
Community Member
1 year ago

Why don't they just outlaw crime 24/7? Then there would be no crime, ever, and we could all live happily-ever-after. Duh!

SHYLAH CAFFERY
Community Member
1 year ago

when villans arise at night...

Tbritt
Community Member
1 year ago

If you do a crime after 6pm does it cancel itself out?

Janine Randall
Community Member
1 year ago

Have a drink of water while you're doing crime.

Jocelyn
Community Member
1 year ago

Remember, always do what you're told. Now, go steal a TV, its already 7:30!

Schrödinger's Dog
Community Member
1 year ago

Aww...But I needed to rob the bank to buy lunch! Stupid restrictions!

lyra vincent
Community Member
1 year ago

Oh so this is where the purge happens!

Geoff Barber
Community Member
1 year ago

Same Joker Crime, same Joker channel!

Johanna-Nicollette Kidd
Community Member
1 year ago

There's a time for that?

Bettye McKee
Community Member
1 year ago

Well, that settles it, Shifty. We'll have to come back later.

Gregor Rosenauer
Community Member
1 year ago

The Purge, every night from 6pm to 8am

Lynn B
Community Member
1 year ago

Otherwise, have at it!!!

Harleen
Community Member
1 year ago

.......what do we do Mistah J? They've got a sign

Leesa DeAndrea
Community Member
1 year ago

Fair game after dark, though. You've been warned!

Debra Starr Moon
Community Member
1 year ago

I'm picking someone's pocket at 7. Can we do it later?

Ashley Wright
Community Member
1 year ago

14 hours of crime-spending! Wheeee!!

Vonny Browne
Community Member
1 year ago

Well that's all right then. No worries there then. A BIG thumbs up!!!!!

Id row
Community Member
1 year ago

All bets are off after 6.

Beatrice Beladi
Community Member
1 year ago

Lol, it is a street art piece by Subvertiser, check him out in Instagram

Mya Lugar
Community Member
1 year ago

Hey, PARTY AT 6:05 !! Everybody's invited !BYOB (bring your own blowtorches)

Louise Stange-Wahl
Community Member
1 year ago

They need a boatload of these signs where I live in New Mexico...it might help put a dent in here in the stolen car capital of the US (NOT!--Our truck was stolen, a brand-new F-250 Super duty the month we bought it). We were VERY fortunate...got it back in a few hours. Most peeps aren't so lucky!

magdalena stasko
Community Member
1 year ago

Where is that?

Bob Beltcher
Community Member
1 year ago

This place must be fun after 6:01

Wil Vanderheijden
Community Member
1 year ago

7PM : I'm going to commit a real crime and leave this empty water bottle here.

Minnie-me
Community Member
1 year ago

well damn there goes my plans for the day

Analyn Lahr
Community Member
1 year ago

Also that looks like an X-Men symbol. The colors probably aren't right, but I'm no expert.

kathryn stretton
Community Member
1 year ago

The criminal water bottle is hiding.

Bill
Community Member
1 year ago

Have they thought about installing those in Chicago

Bart Simpsons
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1 year ago

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#23

The Woman Isn't Driving In This Article About Women Being Better Drivers

The Woman Isn't Driving In This Article About Women Being Better Drivers

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Trius Namowicz
Community Member
1 year ago

is she the only person in the car cuz if she is, shes dooomed

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#24

Try Being Drunk And Walking Into This Place

Try Being Drunk And Walking Into This Place

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panda_legerdemain
Community Member
1 year ago

Its making me dizzy even now

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#25

The New Basketball Court In My Neighborhood

The New Basketball Court In My Neighborhood

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Daria B
Community Member
1 year ago

We do only slam dunk here.

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#26

Very Unfortunate Straw Placement

Very Unfortunate Straw Placement

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Noez 🇸🇪
Community Member
1 year ago

Uhm no thanks, I'm not thirsty...

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#27

I Don’t Understand Why These Erasers Exist... They Just Ruin Everything

I Don’t Understand Why These Erasers Exist... They Just Ruin Everything

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Sivi
Community Member
1 year ago

I hate them, I always forget about it when I draw. I have ruined so many sketches.

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#28

This Picture In My English Textbook

This Picture In My English Textbook

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Phoebe Bean
Community Member
1 year ago

My brother is a guitar.

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#29

Alrighty Then

Alrighty Then

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SirPatTheCat
Community Member
1 year ago

Don't try and tell me this wasn't on purpose

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#30

Our Charter Bus

Our Charter Bus

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BusLady
Community Member
1 year ago

A true Pimp mobile. Only the best need apply.

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#31

Your Toe Isn't Stubbed Yet? Challenge Accepted

Your Toe Isn't Stubbed Yet? Challenge Accepted

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Noez 🇸🇪
Community Member
1 year ago

Why??

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#32

Yup I Love Looking At The Back Of My iPhone

Yup I Love Looking At The Back Of My iPhone

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Phoebe Bean
Community Member
1 year ago

"I found it, the parallel universe!"

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#33

Anime Pewds

Anime Pewds

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diarykeeper
Community Member
1 year ago

Poor Shin

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#34

A Pen My Teacher Gave Me

A Pen My Teacher Gave Me

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Erin
Community Member
1 year ago

Oh my. You must not be a very good student!

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#35

He’s Taking Two Steps

He’s Taking Two Steps

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Red
Community Member
1 year ago

lol

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#36

Are We The Baddies?

Are We The Baddies?

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BusLady
Community Member
1 year ago

Welcome to Alabama.

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#37

"Casually"

"Casually"

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No Obstacle (NinJen)
Community Member
1 year ago

That child is frozen in fucking fear 🤪

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#38

Three For The Price Of One

Three For The Price Of One

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BlackestDawn
Community Member
1 year ago

I'm really curious on what they consider "other" here.

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#39

I Was Helping My Cousin With His German Homework And I Saw This Masterpiece

I Was Helping My Cousin With His German Homework And I Saw This Masterpiece

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Biljana Malesevic
Community Member
1 year ago

That's not how legs work.

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#40

Gotta Include One Of These With Every Card! You’re Going To Need It After I Cut Your Hair

Gotta Include One Of These With Every Card! You’re Going To Need It After I Cut Your Hair

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Keanric Choy
Community Member
1 year ago

Let the clients make their own clients

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#41

Ah Yes, The 18-24 Year Old Baby

Ah Yes, The 18-24 Year Old Baby

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John Doe
Community Member
1 year ago

Transgender delayed aging

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#42

What Was This Sensor Original Meant To Do Anyway?

What Was This Sensor Original Meant To Do Anyway?

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BusLady
Community Member
1 year ago (edited)

One urinal to the other: Dude, let's have a pissing contest.

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#43

Replacing The Egg Shell With More Plastic To Go Into The Ocean

Replacing The Egg Shell With More Plastic To Go Into The Ocean

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panda_legerdemain
Community Member
1 year ago

Who would even buy these?

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#44

At A Bar. Almost Madea Terrible Mistake

At A Bar. Almost Madea Terrible Mistake

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Ms.M
Community Member
1 year ago

"OH LORT" - Madea

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#45

May No Child Succeed

May No Child Succeed

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Joanne
Community Member
1 year ago

What was the point they were trying to make? I have seriously no idea.

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