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27 Examples Of Really Terrible Instructions That Help No One  

Dean Ritter
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Some processes are so complex you need to rely on step-by-step instructions. But going off the instructions see on the subreddit r/restofthef*ckingowl, some people could use instruction on how to write instructions. From baffling recipes to nonsensical coding directions, here are some examples that make IKEA look verbose.

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If Yours Doesn't Look Like This You Have Failed
If Yours Doesn't Look Like Thi... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 27 Examples Of Really Terrible Instructions That Help No One
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Retire At 38 By Being Already Rich
Retire At 38 By Being Already ... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 27 Examples Of Really Terrible Instructions That Help No One
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M.C. Escher Wrote These Instructions
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Very Helpful Shadow Of Mordor Hint
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