In a world where we're constantly being told what to do, it's often tempting to rebel against the system and stop doing as we're instructed. But as you can see from this hilarious list compiled by Bored Panda, there's another, more subtle way to fight back against the establishment. How? By following the rules as literally as possible! Don't know how? Then scroll on for some covert anti-establishment inspiration. Don't forget to vote for the funniest!

#1 You Are To Assume The Role Of A Chinese Immigrant In 1870

You Are To Assume The Role Of A Chinese Immigrant In 1870

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Hàolín Huang 1 year ago

Translation: My life here isn't quite good... the working environment is bad, and there's no such thing as sufficient welfare. But don't worry, only about a dozen people are severely injured everyday. I try my best to be careful. We opened a small bodega and the business is great. Even though I don't know much English, it isn't hard to understand these white people. Hopefully I'll achieve something! I'd work really hard and take care of myself... are you guys doing well? I miss you a lot, wish we can see each other again...

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#2 This Peanut Sale

This Peanut Sale

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John L 1 year ago

Free Enterprise! Nothing in the world beats it, and organizations/governments can't squelch it.

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#3 Mortality Is Real

Mortality Is Real

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rakuninaru 1 year ago

hahaha remind them our mortality in scary doses...

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#4 My Wife Wanted A Run-Of-The-Mill Birthday Party. I Asked Her, "So Just A Generic Party?" This Is The Result

My Wife Wanted A Run-Of-The-Mill Birthday Party. I Asked Her, "So Just A Generic Party?" This Is The Result

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Sweep the Leg 1 year ago

This is awesome! Look how much work he put into a creative "uncreative" generic birthday. I'd appreciate a guy like this!

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#5 By Customer Request

By Customer Request

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JEFF THE KILLER 1 year ago

Challenge excepted XDD

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#6 My Mom Told Me To "Clean The Bathroom Like The Queen Of England Is Visiting"

My Mom Told Me To "Clean The Bathroom Like The Queen Of England Is Visiting"

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John L 1 year ago

Somehow I just can't picture Elizabeth sitting down to read Harry Potter. Otherwise.... ;)

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#7 Breastfeeding Request

Breastfeeding Request

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rayo UV 1 year ago

The sign on spanish says "if you need mom, get food please cover, thank you"

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#8 Arriva Has Banned Shorts As A Part Of Their Uniform, Offering Only Pants Or Skirts Regardless Of Weather

Arriva Has Banned Shorts As A Part Of Their Uniform, Offering Only Pants Or Skirts Regardless Of Weather

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darknessIsMyOutfit 1 year ago

Nice legs buddy!

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#9 You're Welcome, Mum

You're Welcome, Mum

TooManyHappy Report

Amanda Panda 1 year ago

lmao you done messed up now GIMP BOY!!

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#10 My Wife Asked Me To Take Some Pictures With My New Selfie Stick When Doing Stuff Throughout The Day

My Wife Asked Me To Take Some Pictures With My New Selfie Stick When Doing Stuff Throughout The Day

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Kalo Sk 1 year ago

I'm gonna try this :D

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#11 Denise Ain't Fucking Around

Denise Ain't Fucking Around

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Hans 1 year ago

Marcus seems to be desperate.

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#12 Insert Card As Shown

Insert Card As Shown

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Just a Purpler 1 year ago

i can't breathe hahaahahha

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#13 How To Draw A Sheep

How To Draw A Sheep

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John L 1 year ago

Just imagine a whole herd of these critters moving around the hillside.

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#14 Saw This On My Facebook Feed Today

Saw This On My Facebook Feed Today

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darknessIsMyOutfit 1 year ago

Poor puppers. Sorry dad's gotta fallow rules.

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#15 I'm On It

I'm On It

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John L 1 year ago

Weird is Wonderful!

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#16 Found Some Amazing Indian Writing

Found Some Amazing Indian Writing

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Shirley Richard 1 year ago

This is exactly how we got to this place in time. No one is being racist, sorry. The Indian (whether he's native or not) clearly took this picture and endorsed it, else he wouldn't be standing there writing. Now, he thought this was clever enough so maybe you all should too. If everyone wasn't so busy policing each other and looking so nasty things to say to each other then this country wouldn't be as screwed up as it is now. You don't need to be butthurt over this photo...laugh.

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#17 He Chose... Wisely

He Chose... Wisely

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Hans 1 year ago

"Hi , my name is Wisely." - "Carefully, nice to meet you! May I introduce you to Think Twice?"

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#18 Can't Argue With That

Can't Argue With That

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John L 1 year ago

And they thought they had everything covered, aye?

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#19 School District Doesn't Allow Halloween Costumes

School District Doesn't Allow Halloween Costumes

Picklwarrior Report

Daniel Billingsley 1 year ago

The mystery gang! Where's scooby?

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#20 Marc With A C

Marc With A C

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#21 Question Everything

Question Everything

heredami Report

Hope Floats 1 year ago

Because the answer you receive isn't necessarily the right one...

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#22 My Dad Asked The Waitress For "One Very Small Check" I Think That She Out-Dadjoked Him In Response

My Dad Asked The Waitress For "One Very Small Check" I Think That She Out-Dadjoked Him In Response

Banana_Man15 Report

John L 1 year ago

People with a rich imagination make the world an interesting place.

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#23 How To Cook Pork & Caramelised Chestnut Stuffing

How To Cook Pork & Caramelised Chestnut Stuffing

Panteloons Report

Superluminal1 1 year ago

I this how Spielberg started?

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#24 Girlfriend Told Me To Wear A Plain Tie To Dinner Tonight

Girlfriend Told Me To Wear A Plain Tie To Dinner Tonight

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darknessIsMyOutfit 1 year ago

Well what's wrong? Should it have been a biplane instead of a jet plane...?

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#25 Future Lawyer? Was Told He Couldn't Go Outside

Future Lawyer? Was Told He Couldn't Go Outside

rerational Report

-- 1 year ago

more like "you can't put a foot out of the house"

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#26 Because, Screw You And Your "End User License Agreement"

Because, Screw You And Your "End User License Agreement"

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Hans 1 year ago

Well done...good thing is that these EULAs usually violate so many national laws that they are void anyway.

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#27 My Wife Asked Me To Put The Cake In The Oven At 120 Degrees. Took Some Doing, But I Managed It

My Wife Asked Me To Put The Cake In The Oven At 120 Degrees. Took Some Doing, But I Managed It

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darknessIsMyOutfit 1 year ago

Glad she didn't ask in Fahrenheit she'd have a dough ball.

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#28 Hug Left Curb When Leaving

Hug Left Curb When Leaving

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Tiny Dynamine 1 year ago

Aw, the curb feels a lot better now!

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#29 I Never Imagined The Golden Gate Bridge Was As Bike Friendly As It Is

I Never Imagined The Golden Gate Bridge Was As Bike Friendly As It Is

Leland_Stamper Report

Hans 1 year ago

Another case of discrimination of overweight people! (/sarcasm)

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#30 The Poor Girl Actually Stopped Walking

The Poor Girl Actually Stopped Walking

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Hans 1 year ago

Some grow to be rebels...others not.

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#31 My Dad Asked Me To Hand Him His Ginger Ale. I Don't Know What To Do

My Dad Asked Me To Hand Him His Ginger Ale. I Don't Know What To Do

Thedaveabides98 Report

darknessIsMyOutfit 1 year ago

That's quite a dilemma.

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#32 Complying With The Rules

Complying With The Rules

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JEFF THE KILLER 1 year ago

um theres an x.... XD

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#33 Literally

Literally

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JEFF THE KILLER 1 year ago

Good idea

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#34 I Have No Words For This One

I Have No Words For This One

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Just a Purpler 1 year ago

Thug life hahhahaha I love these so much

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#35 When You're Told To Change Ur Shirt Before Thanksgiving Dinner So You Happily Oblige

When You're Told To Change Ur Shirt Before Thanksgiving Dinner So You Happily Oblige

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Regina Dew 1 year ago

You go girl!

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#36 My Wife Just Told Me She Is Pregnant, And Wanted A Toasty Shower. First Dad Joke Executed

My Wife Just Told Me She Is Pregnant, And Wanted A Toasty Shower. First Dad Joke Executed

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John L 1 year ago

Depending on her mood of the moment, this could be a Serious Mistake.

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#37 I Noticed This Bottle At A Local Coffee Shop, And Asked The Owner About It. He Said "Health Inspector Asked 'What's This Jar?' And I Said Nothing, It's Empty, And She Said 'Everything Has To Be Labeled' So I Labeled It."

I Noticed This Bottle At A Local Coffee Shop, And Asked The Owner About It. He Said "Health Inspector Asked 'What's This Jar?' And I Said Nothing, It's Empty, And She Said 'Everything Has To Be Labeled' So I Labeled It."

DelicateLadyQueefs Report

Kjorn 1 year ago

bureaucrats... In the province of Québec here where everything must be... and i say MUST be in french we have inspector who goes everywhere and give penalty if it's in English. people has to put sticker in french over microwave or coffemaker where it was written in English... like people doesn't know what POWER or START mean...

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#38 My Brother Got Bored Waiting At The Pharmacy

My Brother Got Bored Waiting At The Pharmacy

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Jason Hook 1 year ago

No, but I scraped my knees when I crawled from hell

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#39 Why People Don't Obey Signs

Why People Don't Obey Signs

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-- 1 year ago

bellyflopping all the way

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#40 Bus Driver Near Busy Stop Ticketed For Letting Passengers Get Off Early Due To Congestion. Reaction: Today Bus Drivers Coordinated To Do Things By The Book And Only Stop Exactly At Bus Stops; Huge Line-Up Ensues

Bus Driver Near Busy Stop Ticketed For Letting Passengers Get Off Early Due To Congestion. Reaction: Today Bus Drivers Coordinated To Do Things By The Book And Only Stop Exactly At Bus Stops; Huge Line-Up Ensues

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John L 1 year ago

Pointing out the evils of a bloated bureaucracy.

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#41 I'm Screwed

I'm Screwed

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Bunnies are better!! 1 year ago

Use your hand

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#42 Draw Bridge

Draw Bridge

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Pi... 1 year ago

The sun is pissed off too!

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#43 My Brother Had To Work, So He Asked Me To Save Him A Little Bit Of Everything

My Brother Had To Work, So He Asked Me To Save Him A Little Bit Of Everything

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Hisseefit 1 year ago

As I said on previous post, where's the pie?!?!

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#44 Mom Asked Me To Put The Toilet Paper On The Shelf

Mom Asked Me To Put The Toilet Paper On The Shelf

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Totally Magical Unicorn 1 year ago

I hate it when people make you use up the cheap toilet paper before you get to the soft stuff.

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#45 Well... Okay

Well... Okay

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ADHORTATOR 1 year ago

OBEY!

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#46 My Parents Are On A Short Vacation And Asked Me To Stop By And "Secure The Dog". Mission Accomplished

My Parents Are On A Short Vacation And Asked Me To Stop By And "Secure The Dog". Mission Accomplished

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Omg! My Thid! 1 year ago

I want to pet that dog!

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#47 This Bathroom Closure

This Bathroom Closure

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ADHORTATOR 1 year ago

Bang..!!

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#48 My Wife Asked For A Coach Bag For Her Birthday. Let's Just Say She's Pretty Happy Today

My Wife Asked For A Coach Bag For Her Birthday. Let's Just Say She's Pretty Happy Today

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Hans 1 year ago

Awesome

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#49 He Was Just Following Orders

He Was Just Following Orders

leahz_kek Report

darknessIsMyOutfit 1 year ago

I hope his boss has a sense of humor.

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#50 It's Not Working

It's Not Working

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Hans 1 year ago

Deer does not approve.

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#51 Following The Rules

Following The Rules

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I Am Who I Am 1 year ago

when you are looking desperately a place to smoke

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#52 Touch Only With Your Eyes

Touch Only With Your Eyes

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Em Jay 1 year ago

that's his face

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#53 Roommate Asked Me To Talk To Her Plants While She Was Away

Roommate Asked Me To Talk To Her Plants While She Was Away

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JEFF THE KILLER 1 year ago

At first, I thought the handwriting was in another language

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#54 When You Pause And Say "Uh" When They Ask Your Name At Starbucks

When You Pause And Say "Uh" When They Ask Your Name At Starbucks

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Intensive Panda 1 year ago

why would someone need time to answer the own name?

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#55 Siri Conforms

Siri Conforms

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darknessIsMyOutfit 1 year ago

Seri is a bitch.

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#56 What A Smart Ass

What A Smart Ass

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darknessIsMyOutfit 1 year ago

Can this be argued if they towed the van? It's green...

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#57 Malaysian Prince Dons Hulk Hands After Being Told He Must Wear Gloves For Handshakes With Women

Malaysian Prince Dons Hulk Hands After Being Told He Must Wear Gloves For Handshakes With Women

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#58 It's Not Working

It's Not Working

Neontc Report

Subhojit Banerjee 1 year ago

Why do they give wrong information?!

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#59 Parking: Nailed It

Parking: Nailed It

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Hans 1 year ago

Must be a lawyer

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#60 Valuables Under Watch

Valuables Under Watch

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Bunnies are better!! 1 year ago

That's not an iPhone

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#61 Is This How I'm Supposed To Do It?

Is This How I'm Supposed To Do It?

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Sreejith 1 year ago

Wait for the creepy bubbles shown in the figure. It will do the thing

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#62 Happened To Notice My Neighbor's Car Door Open During A Massive Sleet Storm. She Told Me To Mind My Own Business Last Time We Talked

Happened To Notice My Neighbor's Car Door Open During A Massive Sleet Storm. She Told Me To Mind My Own Business Last Time We Talked

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darknessIsMyOutfit 1 year ago

Sucks for her. I guess you shouldn't have been mean to him.

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#63 My Grandmother Has Insisted For Years That "A Good Scottish Country House Just Isn't Complete Without A Wall Mounted Stag Head." My Mum Finally Caved

My Grandmother Has Insisted For Years That "A Good Scottish Country House Just Isn't Complete Without A Wall Mounted Stag Head." My Mum Finally Caved

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Tiny Dynamine 1 year ago

At least she knows that killing defenceless animals for human selfishness is wrong. Your mum is cool.

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#64 The Girlfriend Asked Me To Shovel A Path To The Garage

The Girlfriend Asked Me To Shovel A Path To The Garage

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John L 1 year ago

In the military that is what is known as "Good initiative, poor judgment".

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#65 Well Okay, If You Think It'll Help

Well Okay, If You Think It'll Help

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Just a Purpler 1 year ago

Holy giraffe. that was unexpected.

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#66 My Wife Asked For "Laser Hair Removal" For Christmas. She Was Less Than Thrilled

My Wife Asked For "Laser Hair Removal" For Christmas. She Was Less Than Thrilled

BrokenInternets Report

John L 1 year ago

LOL!, give him "A" for originality, and "F" for "Your Time Will Come Buster!"

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#67 It Seems That Malicious Compliance Begins Young

It Seems That Malicious Compliance Begins Young

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Emma Revell 1 year ago

technically it's right half of 4 sweets is 2 sweets well 4 halves add up to 2!!

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#68 Please Fall In Line

Please Fall In Line

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LizzyM 1 year ago

Didn't Alicia Keys sing a song about this? "I'll keep on falling, in and out of line..."

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#69 This Is My Spot

This Is My Spot

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clandango 1 year ago

I think this is a picture from one of the parking abuse protests.

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#70 I Asked For The Restaurant To Go Easy On The Mustard And This Came Out

I Asked For The Restaurant To Go Easy On The Mustard And This Came Out

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John L 1 year ago

You have to love original thinking.

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#71 Well If You Say So

Well If You Say So

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Danielle Sharpe 1 year ago

Was expecting something a bit ruder involving a guy named Bill

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#72 I Was Grumpy When I Came Home From Work So I Asked My Husband For Space. He Handed Me This

I Was Grumpy When I Came Home From Work So I Asked My Husband For Space. He Handed Me This

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Hisseefit 1 year ago

He's a keeper

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#73 So I Asked For Extra Pickles Today At Subway

So I Asked For Extra Pickles Today At Subway

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zheka 1 year ago

that's just mean

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#74 Ok, But I Don't Think It'll Work

Ok, But I Don't Think It'll Work

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Hans 1 year ago

I recommend a flamethrower.

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#75 If You Insist

If You Insist

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Jazlyn J. 1 year ago

Oh, that's great!! Gotta use this one text time. XDD

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#76 Whoever Runs The Overwatch Twitter Account Knows How It's Done

Whoever Runs The Overwatch Twitter Account Knows How It's Done

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PinkFrost 1 year ago

Overwatch is my fav game, and the devs are amazing :)

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#77 Take It They Said. So I Did

Take It They Said. So I Did

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darknessIsMyOutfit 1 year ago

That's just annoying. lol

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#78 Okay, Heads Up!

Okay, Heads Up!

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darknessIsMyOutfit 1 year ago

Calling them throw pillows instead wouldn't improve anything.