There's a good chance that some of you reading this post served in one of the conflicts of the last 15 years. Those of you who have, and even those of you who haven't, what does it tell you that both the claymore mine, and the M-72 LAW, need to have "this way towards enemy" (or similar) written on the device? Clearly, if you need to be told to heat your MRE with "A rock or something," it means that most people have a hard time interpreting even the simplest of instructions.

Bored Panda has compiled this list of instruction-fails to pay tribute to those who just didn't understand, and who followed instructions all too literally. Which one do you find the most absurd? Vote on your favorite, or if you have a photo of someone that took a set of instructions too far, submit it below!

#1 Second Grader's Homework

Second Grader's Homework

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Quant 2 years ago

this is easily the best one... :)

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#2 Just Following Instructions

Just Following Instructions

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AmandaPanda 2 years ago

YASSSSS!

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#3 My Friend's Daughter Taking The Instructions Literally

My Friend's Daughter Taking The Instructions Literally

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Debbie 2 years ago

I love this!...So cute and funny!!!

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#4 Signs Can Be Confusing

Signs Can Be Confusing

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Quant 2 years ago

I don't think the dog appreciates the gravity of the situation... oh wait... ;P

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#5 Directions Unclear

Directions Unclear

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Meg 2 years ago

The spanish translation is even funnier because it makes NO sense at all. "If you need mom, feed yourself please, cobered (mispelled)Thank you"

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#6 Literally

Literally

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TinyDynamine 2 years ago

Curbs need love, too.

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#7 Found Some Amazing Indian Writing

Found Some Amazing Indian Writing

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TinyDynamine 2 years ago

Ha, is he there all day/ week/ his life?!

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#8 Plant Sign

Plant Sign

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AmandaWhittaker 2 years ago

LOL Who thinks of these signs?!

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

Future Lawyer? Was Told He Couldn't Go Outside

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JoChrisco 2 years ago

SCHOLARSHIP from Panama in the mail.

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#10 Draw Bridge

Draw Bridge

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ShaudaySmith 2 years ago

nice touch with the krakken.

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