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20 People Who Followed Instructions Way Too Literally

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We all mistake the meaning of instructions every once in a while. "Watch children" signs mean "Watch out! There are children around who might do unpredictable things." But that sign could easily be mistaken as a directive to actually watch the children. Examples like this — and all of the pictures in this list — are why it's so important to be extra clear when giving people directions. 

Name the quadrilaterals

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This is amazing. I particularly like the green rectangle named "Tedison." Look, you told her to name the quadrilaterals. You didn't tell her specifically how to name them. The creativity here is second to none.