Kids' playgrounds are supposed to be a hub for a child's imagination, so the designs must yield to creativity. While Danish brands such as LEGO and MONSTRUM are superstars with innovative playset creations, some jungle gym designers just seem to miss the mark.

Below is a compilation of playground design fails that are far from friendly. Who knew that once wholesome characters like Frosty, the Snowman or Spiderman could become so inappropriate with just a few bad design placements. Yes, some of these backyard playgrounds are so disturbing you will wonder how the designer or parents missed it. Scroll down below to see photos of hilariously shady playground equipment that are definitely not age-appropriate, but are sure to give you a good laugh. Don't forget to upvote your favs!

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Laugh Fan
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1 year ago

Flipping hell... no-one in their right mind, surely?

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All Aboard Thomas The Existential Angst Engine

All Aboard Thomas The Existential Angst Engine

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Kaisu Rei
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1 year ago (edited)

He's just going through some stuff, okay?

Sergio Bicerra Descalzi
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1 year ago

Yeah... she thought she could, she thought she could, she thought she could... but couldn't :(

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Aaron Kara
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1 year ago

"Hello darkness my old friend..."

My O My
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1 year ago

And how am I gonna get rid of the song now??

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Just another user...
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1 year ago

T^T sad *plays intro to Sad (Bo Burnham)*

seauf
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1 year ago

"I think I can't, I think I can't, I think I can't."

Rowlie
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1 year ago

What a trainwreck

Siddharth Rath
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1 year ago (edited)

"MAMAAAAA OOOOHHHHH. I DON'T WANNA DIE, I SOMETIMEE WISH I'D NEVER BEEN BORN AT ALL"

glowworm2
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1 year ago

I think this is Thomas' emo cousin!

Christina Sersif
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1 year ago

waterproof mascara can save lives Thomas

pandamonium
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1 year ago

Awe Tomas needs a hug

Ms.Maria
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1 year ago

I must have missed this episode of Thomas and Friends :(

The Girl on Fire
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1 year ago

Thomas's mascara is smudging.

Dian Parama Kosala
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1 year ago

I hear its whisper

Janina Prado
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1 year ago

Wooden't you know it? Thomas has been knotty again.

BusLady
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1 year ago

😄

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S.
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1 year ago

Me on the last day of vacations.

Howard McEachron
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1 year ago

He needs a nap. Looks like he's run out of steam

Alison Marchand
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1 year ago

More like Thomas the Trainwreck

LoneWolfie
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1 year ago

It's not a phase mom!!

StarKitten
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1 year ago

alexa wake me up inside

AliFab
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1 year ago

Damn, life has not been kind to Thomas the Tank Engine.

Markus McCloud
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1 year ago

"All around me are familiar faces..."

Valerie Anne
Community Member
1 year ago

The little engine that just couldn't go on

Luke Valentine
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3 months ago

hahaha thomas

Aitchilm
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1 year ago

That's the most depressing "train" I have ever seen.

TomiSmith
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1 year ago

He/she only cries when empty. Haha

Curious Cat
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1 year ago

awesome..

Todd Chesser
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1 year ago

I can't stop giggling

Calum Sanderson
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1 year ago

me irl

arthur lindsay coker
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1 year ago

Thomas, showing the state of thenation

Colette Chicoine
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1 year ago

I'm just really sad today. I'll be better tomorrow

Tracy Moorhead
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1 year ago

He looks so sad!!

MinnowClaw666
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1 year ago

I relate to this train

MCathenaE
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1 year ago

Charlie the choo choo!

Slune
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1 year ago

I know that lady from the neighborhood

Jan Quin
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1 year ago

Such a happy choo choo !!

AvengingDragon
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1 year ago

"Were you dumped?" ".....yes....."

Pipi
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1 year ago

Opening song is My immortal

Donna Reynolds
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1 year ago

Sad, sad train.

Kirk Ross
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1 year ago

he's been on the gin again...

Bill
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1 year ago

Thomas the Train after listening to a Cure album

Noodle Nio
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1 year ago

Why not let the man have a bad day?

HoffLensMetalHedLovesAnimalsUK
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1 year ago

Heroin goth Thomas.

stellermatt
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1 year ago

chuffed to bits

BusLady
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1 year ago

Thomas lost all his friends after he tried to recruit them into his latest MLM scheme.

cher rye
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1 year ago

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Parmeisan
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1 year ago

Why don't you smile for me, sweetie?

Natasha Forchione
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1 year ago

Those are some huge lips there...LOL

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Really? For Kids To Play?

Really? For Kids To Play?

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Антон Христов
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1 year ago

Depends how you look at it. It can be quite useful for explaining how did they came to existence.. OR NOT.

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#4

Uhhh... You Alright There, Pikachu?

Uhhh... You Alright There, Pikachu?

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Kaisu Rei
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1 year ago

There is no excuse for this, who thought it was a good idea???

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#5

Just A Regular Russian Playground, Nothing To See Here

Just A Regular Russian Playground, Nothing To See Here

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Laugh Fan
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1 year ago

Did someone wake up with the head next to them on a pillow Mafia-style?

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#6

My Friend Is In South Korea And She Saw This In A Playground

My Friend Is In South Korea And She Saw This In A Playground

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Kaisu Rei
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1 year ago

Excuse me but what's going on here??

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#7

Ouch

Ouch

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Just another user...
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1 year ago (edited)

Child: WEEEEEEEEE Child: WEEEEEEEEE Child: WEEEEEEEEE Child: *roblox death sound*

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#8

But Why

But Why

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Paan Sy
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1 year ago

hahahaha at least it is colorful

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#9

Never Split Your Legs When You Slide Down

Never Split Your Legs When You Slide Down

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minerva15
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1 year ago

Looks like a bunch of bananas!

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#10

This Mickey Mouse At A Local Play Park

This Mickey Mouse At A Local Play Park

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Aaron Kara
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1 year ago

please...kill me

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#11

Not Exactly The Right Place For A Playground

Not Exactly The Right Place For A Playground

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Just another user...
Community Member
1 year ago

i can see myself slipping. slipping when it’s dry. slipping when I’m walking slowly. this is my problem ;-;

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#12

Spiderman Bounce House

Spiderman Bounce House

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Aaron Kara
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1 year ago

The pump that inflates the castle probably needs to be inserted into the anus... because, spiderman

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#13

Well That's A Penis...

Well That's A Penis...

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PandaJon
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1 year ago

The Luigi "Penis Pie" Special

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#14

If You’re A 10 Foot Child And Want To Learn Braille Do I Have The Playground For You!

If You’re A 10 Foot Child And Want To Learn Braille Do I Have The Playground For You!

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seauf
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1 year ago

I feel short

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#15

This Awful Slide Placement

This Awful Slide Placement

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Jo Smith
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1 year ago

The hilarious thing is that the other side, elephants have this appendage that would be perfect for a slide... I forget the name... what is it? OH YEAH, THE TRUNK!

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#16

This Terrifying Playground For Children

This Terrifying Playground For Children

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Aaron Kara
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1 year ago

Kill it with fire

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#17

So I Took My Son To A Playground In Poland...

So I Took My Son To A Playground In Poland...

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Daria Z
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1 year ago

Now THAT's what usually springs to mind when I hear "spotted dick pudding"

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#18

Come And Play, Children

Come And Play, Children

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Just another user...
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1 year ago

Child: *copies Pirate role model* Parental figure: where the hell did I go wrong?

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#19

This Spiderman Children's Ride Has A Visible Panty Line

This Spiderman Children's Ride Has A Visible Panty Line

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Stimpy
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1 year ago

Well, I guess they just used a basemodel for a superman-type hero (knickers-on-the-outside-style) and repainted it as spiderman...

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#20

Morg And Lisu

Morg And Lisu

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Enuya
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1 year ago

These are post-apocalyptic Simpsons. I mean, after they turned into zombie.

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#21

Make Fun Safe

Make Fun Safe

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Aahzmandus Pervect
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1 year ago

Help us make fun safe by eliminating the fun!

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#22

Spotted At A Local Park On The Play Structure. Teaching Kids About The Planets... That Revolve Around The Earth...?

Spotted At A Local Park On The Play Structure. Teaching Kids About The Planets... That Revolve Around The Earth...?

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ViolinLover
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1 year ago

And the sun does not exist...?

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#23

This Useless Playground Tic-Tac-Toe Board

This Useless Playground Tic-Tac-Toe Board

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Just another user...
Community Member
1 year ago

OOH! FIRST TO TWO WINS! I WILL CHALLENGE ANYONE TO THIS— anyone under 5

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#24

Guess Donald Duck Really Likes Kids

Guess Donald Duck Really Likes Kids

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Laugh Fan
Community Member
1 year ago

You'd think designers would know by now that certain animals, cartoon characters and people do NOT make good playground rides/games/toys. Maybe it would be best to just put good quality equipment in a playground and give up on this kind of thing.

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#25

This Monstrosity

This Monstrosity

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steve
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1 year ago

why are there so many plagyground things like these...

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#26

Uhh... Spongebob?

Uhh... Spongebob?

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S.
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1 year ago

He's ... He's staring right into my soul ...

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#27

At The Playground

At The Playground

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Laugh Fan
Community Member
1 year ago

Designed by someone dyslexic? It's the kind of thing my husband would do with the form of dyslexia he has.

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#28

This Playground Of A Private Kindergarten In Omsk, Russia

This Playground Of A Private Kindergarten In Omsk, Russia

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Major Houlihan Bear
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1 year ago

You always get in. Out is another question :)

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#29

Kids Playground In Ukraine

Kids Playground In Ukraine

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Potterhead Unicorn
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1 year ago

That's actually pretty damn cool.

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#30

I'm Just Gonna Leave This Here

I'm Just Gonna Leave This Here

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Enuya
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1 year ago

Winnie the Pooh after years of honey and hard drugs abuse.

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