You've probably heard about the phenomenon of malicious compliance, which may be intentional or purely accidental. The logic is simple: you follow the rules way too directly and you end up conforming to the request, but not its spirit. Almost always, it results in hilarious accidents and you can check them out in Bored Panda’s previous compilation.

But this time we are getting delicious, and correct me if I’m wrong, but if there's food involved, the absurdity level is likely to increase ten times. From asking for extra pepperoni and being served every single pepperoni in the world to mistyping 12-inch pizza and getting a solid 1-inch treat, these are the real incidents that could have happened to me and you.

"Be careful what you wish for" has never sounded so hangry!

#1

When Your 3 Year Old Asks For A Rainbow Dinosaur Donut Birthday You Deliver. Drew Up The Design And Had It Made And They Did An Awesome Job

When Your 3 Year Old Asks For A Rainbow Dinosaur Donut Birthday You Deliver. Drew Up The Design And Had It Made And They Did An Awesome Job

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Monty Is Fiennes
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2 months ago

Awesome!!!....

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I Told My Son He Could Only Get One Donut

I Told My Son He Could Only Get One Donut

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Max L.
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2 months ago

Outstanding move.

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#3

Friend Ordered Chicken On Her Pizza In Israel. Reasonable Execution

Friend Ordered Chicken On Her Pizza In Israel. Reasonable Execution

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Scagsy
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2 months ago

That is literally the most insane madness that my eyes have ever seen. Ever. Insane. Pure madness.

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It seems like there’s no big deal in going to a restaurant, sitting down, and ordering yourself a feast. But unfortunately, things can turn sour really fast and there are some rights you should know about that the waiter will likely not tell you.

First of all, food in restaurants should always be of a nice, decent (well, at least satisfactory) quality. Most importantly, it should be safe to eat and it should match the description on the menu. If you feel like your meal fails to meet the standards, you should first report the problem, and second, you are entitled to claim a refund.

#4

A Customer Called Asking If We Were Practicing Social Distancing With Her Sandwiches. I Told Her We Are, But Tbh Guys I'm Running Out Of Space

A Customer Called Asking If We Were Practicing Social Distancing With Her Sandwiches. I Told Her We Are, But Tbh Guys I'm Running Out Of Space

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Nico Di Angelo
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2 months ago

Finally I'm glad to see people are doing this! I mean we have to protect our sandwiches.

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#5

Olive Garden Is Proving A Point!

Olive Garden Is Proving A Point!

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Rissie
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2 months ago

Sometimes you just know it.

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#6

Asked For Extra Pepperoni

Asked For Extra Pepperoni

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Troux
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2 months ago (edited)

Pizza Hut will do a pepperoni lover's with extra pepperoni and stack it even thicker than this - think three layers of pepperoni before you touch cheese. A year's worth of sodium in one sitting...

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Second, if you feel like the quality of service is low, you should report it to the manager and refuse to pay the service charge. Again, remember that you should have a legit reason for doing so, and simply not liking your waiter doesn’t qualify as one.

And third, any establishment which is licensed—and which serves alcohol—has to give free tap water. Meanwhile, restaurants that are not licensed to sell alcohol may even charge you for this, since it’s considered a part of service.

#7

Asked If I Could Buy One Single Munchkin For My Dog's Birthday (Who Loves The Drive-Thru) And They Blessed Her With All This. Glazed Munchkins, Bacon, And Whipped Cream!

Asked If I Could Buy One Single Munchkin For My Dog's Birthday (Who Loves The Drive-Thru) And They Blessed Her With All This. Glazed Munchkins, Bacon, And Whipped Cream!

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Scagsy
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2 months ago

Everyone's a sucker for a hound. Hope he enjoyed his... um.. whatever that is

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#8

Asked For Extra Cheese

Asked For Extra Cheese

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Melissa Wong
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2 months ago

There's no such thing as too much cheese. Especially on a pizza.

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#9

I Got Another Mac And Cheese Burger. This Time I Asked For "As Much Mac And Cheese As You Can Without Getting Fired." I Might Not Survive

I Got Another Mac And Cheese Burger. This Time I Asked For "As Much Mac And Cheese As You Can Without Getting Fired." I Might Not Survive

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Foxxy (The Original)
Community Member
2 months ago (edited)

Mac and Cheese on a burger???

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#10

I Left A Note In The Delivery Instructions Asking For As Much Extra Ranch As “Legally Allowed By State Law”

I Left A Note In The Delivery Instructions Asking For As Much Extra Ranch As “Legally Allowed By State Law”

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visvalin Vamadevan
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2 months ago

They gave a whole extra box for all that sauce.

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#11

Ordered An Espresso Shot Over Ice This Morning

Ordered An Espresso Shot Over Ice This Morning

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Pseudo Puppy
Community Member
2 months ago

as a barista (makes coffee)... this is both hilarious, and ludicrous. Either your barista doesn't know their job, or are torturing you.... or maybe they're trying to be nice, so you can combine them when you want...? Regardless, this is funny.

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#12

I Asked My Thai Place To Make It So Spicy Someone Would Get In Trouble ... They Gave Me This

I Asked My Thai Place To Make It So Spicy Someone Would Get In Trouble ... They Gave Me This

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MrTree1779
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2 months ago

When I worked at a Chinese restaurant 22 years ago, we had a customer whose order was always so spicy that it made the owner (who was also the head chef) evacuate the cooking area. He'd then throw on a *mask and goggles* and add the amount of chili sauce the customer wanted while cooking. The steam and smoke made us cough, and we weren't even *in* the kitchen. --- I don't think the customer had any taste buds left.

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#13

Her Mom Asked For A "Child Sized" Cone

Her Mom Asked For A "Child Sized" Cone

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Foxxy (The Original)
Community Member
2 months ago

And....? I don’t see the problem lol.

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#14

A Customer Jokingly Complained To The Bartender That His Blue Cheese Wasn't Blue The Last Time He Ordered It

A Customer Jokingly Complained To The Bartender That His Blue Cheese Wasn't Blue The Last Time He Ordered It

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ImaDerp
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2 months ago

Hahaha

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#15

Just Ordered A 12 Inch Pizza And Meant To Ask For It To Be 10 Inch, I Mistyped And Put 1 Inch…

Just Ordered A 12 Inch Pizza And Meant To Ask For It To Be 10 Inch, I Mistyped And Put 1 Inch…

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Troux
Community Member
2 months ago

"INSTESSD PLEAADE" says it all. This is what alcohol and online ordering leads to!

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#16

Ordered 12 Tacos At Jack In The Box At 2am, Drive Thru Person Must’ve Accidentally Put In 12 Twice Because We Were Asked Again How Many We Got At The Window, When We Said Twelve He Just Shrugged And Told Us To Take All Of Them (24). We Deliciously Complied

Ordered 12 Tacos At Jack In The Box At 2am, Drive Thru Person Must’ve Accidentally Put In 12 Twice Because We Were Asked Again How Many We Got At The Window, When We Said Twelve He Just Shrugged And Told Us To Take All Of Them (24). We Deliciously Complied

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Rissie
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2 months ago

Yes, because 12 tacos is a totally average order to begin with.

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#17

I Manage A Deli For A Small Chain Supermarket. One Of The Cart Guys Asked Me To Make A Pizza With 4x Extra Cheese. That's 30oz Of Cheese

I Manage A Deli For A Small Chain Supermarket. One Of The Cart Guys Asked Me To Make A Pizza With 4x Extra Cheese. That's 30oz Of Cheese

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ThreeOfAKind
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2 months ago

At least you can still see the crust though

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#18

I Asked The Lady To Cut My Sandwich Into Three Pieces

I Asked The Lady To Cut My Sandwich Into Three Pieces

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WilvanderHeijden
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2 months ago (edited)

You didn't say "Even pieces". Mission successfully accomplished.

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#19

I Mean I Like Mushrooms On Pizza But This Is Too Far!

I Mean I Like Mushrooms On Pizza But This Is Too Far!

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Troux
Community Member
2 months ago

There's not mushroom left for any other toppings!

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#20

A Customer Asked For A Breakfast Sandwich In A Bagel

A Customer Asked For A Breakfast Sandwich In A Bagel

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zims
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2 months ago

"Special orders confuse their system!"

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#21

I Asked The Guy Taking My Order For, “As Much Fire Sauce As You Can Give Me Without Losing Your Job.” Turns Out That’s 243 Packets. I Love You Taco Bell, And Promise Not To Ask For Anymore Sauce For A While

I Asked The Guy Taking My Order For, “As Much Fire Sauce As You Can Give Me Without Losing Your Job.” Turns Out That’s 243 Packets. I Love You Taco Bell, And Promise Not To Ask For Anymore Sauce For A While

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Marta Dyrgała
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2 months ago

Yes, yes, that's awesome and funny but I can't stop thinking about how much garbage is produced by those very little sauce packets. Restaurants really should think about a new way of selling them.

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#22

“Can I Have Avocado On The Side?”

“Can I Have Avocado On The Side?”

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Candace Fitzpatrick
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2 months ago

Where I’m from that’s about $12 worth of extra avocado in a restaurant

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#23

Sour Cream On The Side Please

Sour Cream On The Side Please

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zims
Community Member
2 months ago

It's taco bell, what do you expect?

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#24

Dude Asked For Extra Mayo

Dude Asked For Extra Mayo

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Foxxy (The Original)
Community Member
2 months ago

Bahaha, at the description,

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#25

Extra Limes For My Gin And Tonic

Extra Limes For My Gin And Tonic

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zims
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2 months ago

Put limes the rest of the way around and invent the Palm Tonic.

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#26

Asked For A Side Of Onions. Wasn't Disappointed

Asked For A Side Of Onions. Wasn't Disappointed

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HempFairy
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2 months ago

They look delicious! Hummmmm....

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#27

“Can I Get Extra Egg?” In Tokyo, Japan

“Can I Get Extra Egg?” In Tokyo, Japan

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Troux
Community Member
2 months ago

Fun fact: Standard Japanese does not differentiate between singular and plural, so 'egg' and 'eggs' are no different.

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#28

Extra Tomato

Extra Tomato

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Candace Fitzpatrick
Community Member
2 months ago

Makes sense

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#29

Ordered Two Cheese And One Pepperoni. Got One Pepperoni

Ordered Two Cheese And One Pepperoni. Got One Pepperoni

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Foxxy (The Original)
Community Member
2 months ago

Is it common to be able to buy pizza by the slice?

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#30

Customer Asked For An Ungodly Amount Of Pepperoni

Customer Asked For An Ungodly Amount Of Pepperoni

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Pseudo Puppy
Community Member
2 months ago

if you can still see the crust - there's still space for more. ;)

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#31

I Asked For Extra Fried Chickpeas In My Rice Bowl, And Got Exactly What I Asked For. Almost As Much Chickpea As There Was Rice

I Asked For Extra Fried Chickpeas In My Rice Bowl, And Got Exactly What I Asked For. Almost As Much Chickpea As There Was Rice

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Troux
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2 months ago

That is a win! Looks delicious.

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#32

My Husband Ordered A Hot Fudge Sundae With "As Many Peanuts As You're Allowed To Give Me" - He Happily Used Them All

My Husband Ordered A Hot Fudge Sundae With "As Many Peanuts As You're Allowed To Give Me" - He Happily Used Them All

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Scagsy
Community Member
2 months ago

That is such an insane amount it's absolutely... um... nuts. sorry *ashamed face*

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#33

Gin Martini, Extra Olives

Gin Martini, Extra Olives

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HempFairy
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2 months ago

It looks like one of Maximum Derek's cocktail, from The Good Place!

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#34

Not Spaghetti. Extra Cheese At Chipotle Never Hit Like This Before

Not Spaghetti. Extra Cheese At Chipotle Never Hit Like This Before

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BIG FOOT
Community Member
2 months ago

TOTAL WIN

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#35

Someone Asked Me To Make One With “Everything” On It. 3 Mayos, Mustard, Ketchup, A1, 4 Hot Sauces, 5 Cheeses, All Veggies And All Toppings Plus Queso, Chili And Salsa Verde

Someone Asked Me To Make One With “Everything” On It. 3 Mayos, Mustard, Ketchup, A1, 4 Hot Sauces, 5 Cheeses, All Veggies And All Toppings Plus Queso, Chili And Salsa Verde

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Foxxy (The Original)
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2 months ago

That looks bloody disgusting.

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#36

I Ordered A Gyro Plate And A Side Of Fries

I Ordered A Gyro Plate And A Side Of Fries

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Monty Is Fiennes
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2 months ago

Oh...they do not look like good chips....

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#37

I Asked For My Burger To Be Cut In Half At Work...

I Asked For My Burger To Be Cut In Half At Work...

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Foxxy (The Original)
Community Member
2 months ago

Wow, that burger is sooo pink.

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#38

Told The Guys I Like A Lot Of Extra Sauce Because It Just Makes The Food So Much Better. They Definitely Complied. Shout Out To The Taco Bell On Central In NYC

Told The Guys I Like A Lot Of Extra Sauce Because It Just Makes The Food So Much Better. They Definitely Complied. Shout Out To The Taco Bell On Central In NYC

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Freezer Burn
Community Member
2 months ago

On a side note, they are no longer serving their cheesy zesty potatoes or any cube potatoes for that matter anymore. That was literally my only reason for ever eating there. Thank you for reading my rant, I feel slightly better now. Please enjoy the rest of your day.

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#39

I'd Be Fine With This, Honestly

I'd Be Fine With This, Honestly

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Rissie
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2 months ago

Because it would become a freaking mess while transporting it to you and it doesn't come in packets?

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#40

$18

$18

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Scagsy
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2 months ago

Hope that bill isn't £s or $s or else that is one BIG bill to go with that one BIG Cheeseburger

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