31 of the Most Hilarious Playground Equipment Fails

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Vote up the worst playground equipment design fails of all time

You know how psychologists are always blaming childhood trauma for everything in your adult life? Well, the list you’re about to see may have just advanced their argument about 50 years. We've put together a collection of playground equipment fails that are guaranteed to make you laugh, and trigger traumatic memories of the old monkey bar set from your youth. If you think you escaped your childhood unscathed, think again!

Some of these playground designers must have been totally oblivious to what they were creating, or they thought they'd get in a few laughs. How else do you explain why a children's slide is shaped exactly like a penis?

Vote up the worst playground design fails, and let us know what you think in the comment section!

  • 1
    2,072 VOTES

    The Inflatable Joy of Simulated Birth

  • 2
    2,490 VOTES

    These Fun Seats That Attract More Moms Than Kids

    These Fun Seats That Attract More Moms Than Kids
    Photo: Metaweb / CC-BY
  • 3
    2,324 VOTES

    This Poop Chute

    This Poop Chute
    Photo: flickr / CC0
  • 4
    1,885 VOTES

    Nothing Says "Child-like Wonder" Like Multi- Colored Urine Bars

  • 5
    1,659 VOTES

    This Giant Flaccid Penis Train

    This Giant Flaccid Penis Train
    Photo: Metaweb / CC-BY
  • 6
    1,696 VOTES

    This Slippery Clown Crotch

    This Slippery Clown Crotch
    Photo: Metaweb / CC-BY