We all love to laugh at the expense of other people’s deception. April fools, prank Youtube channels, and compilations of funny product knockoffs make us feel bad for the “victims.” Let’s not forget the classic ‘America’s funniest home videos’ where families gather around the television for some gut wrenching laughs. At the same time, we can’t help but laugh with them when they realize they’ve been fooled. Thanks to the internet, we have access to many people’s stories about the times they were deceived (or how they deceived others). So, to celebrate those deceptive moments, we’ve compiled a list for you. Grocery store products that make you do a double-take, strangely packaged toys, pets causing mischief, wrong answers on tests that are technically correct when you think about it, and architectural deception—you’ll find every type of humorous deception that people have faced. Here are 28 times people have been intentionally (or unintentionally) deceived by products.
From knock off markers, to tricky cookie placements, here are several images of instances or products that have genuinely and utterly deceived people. These tricksters are not only creative but are also quite clever in their approach. Read on to see them!
- Whole Foods has long been known for offering healthy alternatives. From low calorie peanut butters to coconut or macadamia nut oil, Whole Foods is predicated on some new, hip foods. But this asparagus water doesn’t seem to sound too appealing.