35 Chaotic Images Without Context That Bring Up Too Many QuestionsBy Anni K
The internet is full of funny pictures. You probably have at least one friend that is notorious for spamming you with such images. But, have you ever laughed at one picture, replied to it, and only later looked at it and found something was off? You know, those pictures that make you think “what the heck is going on?” and the more you look at it, the weirder it gets. Sometimes these are some odd or scary things but more often than not the results are pretty hilarious. These are some of the best finds of pictures that make you stop and think, and then stop and look again and again at the photo until you can’t find any more ridiculous things.
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Ah Yes, A Skier’s Best Friend
When you take some action shots of skiers blitzing down a slope, you expect some cool tricks, determined expressions, and maybe even a funny, and hopefully not a serious, tumble with snow flying everywhere. Those ones will always make you laugh.
But what you don’t expect is a skier holding a sheep, a huge smile on their face, and racing down the slopes. Why is he holding a sheep and how did a sheep get into this situation? We love everything about this photo.
Most animal lovers take a snapshot of a furry friend when spotted in the wild. Heck, if you’re lucky, you have two in the shot to show your friends. It’s usually accompanied by ‘ooh, cute!’ when shown to people who love animals too, but this image is different.
While it’s still cute with all the cats, there’s something off about them. Five cats in one photo, perfectly perched on seats on this public playground, and not only that, they all are black. What is this? Some kind of secret cat society plotting to take over the world?
Shocked or Impressed
What a cute gesture to get your dog’s face printed on a shirt; it’s a way to proudly display your furry friend to the world, and we’re sure that if they understood what’s happening, the furry friends would be flattered.
This pug seems shocked or impressed by his owner’s behavior. Does he not find it a compliment that his owner printed his face very close-up on his shirt, or is he scared that his owner also took it one step too far by wearing a pug mask?
Everyone loves a picture of a dog dressed up, it sparks a joy only a dog-lover would understand. And with two eager dogs in a photo, that’s even better. But look closer; there’s another doggy hidden in this funny photo.
That’s right! The dog wearing a striped outfit has a tiny little backpack perfectly sized to fit him, but inside the bag is an even smaller doggy living his best life. All three dogs seem super calm to be in this situation as if it’s happened many times before.
When you lose an employee, we get it that you need to fill their space, but what about paying your respects and allowing some time to mourn them. It’s not always possible in a fast-paced environment, but something about this sign is just weird.
They’ve publicly said Chris had passed away, followed immediately by a line mentioning they are hiring, obviously to fill Chris’ space. Could they not have announced one or the other? Hold up, is the business a restaurant or pet shop? We honestly can’t tell.
Never Gonna Give You Up, McDonald’s
At first sight, we see a bright pink top of a slightly smiling lady; normal, right? Then your eye catches the horse and its rider in the drive-through. Weird. Then you see what’s on the monitor above the girl’s head. What is going on here?
The video is of artist Rick Astley, the singer behind the famous song, “Never Gonna Give You Up.” You might have heard it in the late ’80s, but it’s known for its use in popular online pranks in the mid 2000s. Rickrolling will never get old, it seems.
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Okay, making fun of door-to-door salespeople is not funny, but could you imagine if a massive animal came charging into your kitchen looking like he is ready to sell you the newest beauty products? Now we don’t feel so bad laughing.
Sure, elephants are large and heavy enough to break through walls, but if you really think about it, why would they want to do that? What drove this animal to smash through someone’s kitchen? Maybe the food smelled really good!
If you have a quick glance, you might just see some children dancing, but when you stop and look for a moment, you will see that they are perfectly freeze-framed into looking like they are just hovering ominously in a circle.
But you soon realize it’s good timing — really good timing — since we can’t see the one girl’s legs at all. In reality, her skirt flips up high, which hides her legs. Is she maybe a mystical figure from outer space disguised as a dancer? Probably not, but that would’ve been cool.
A Normal Family Outing
You might see a bright dress of a mom alongside their partner with a little baby in the chest carrier, but we recommend that you take an extra minute to have another look. That’s not a baby, at least not a human baby. That’s a cat.
We can’t help to think that, even though this cat seems content, it might be feeling the way its owner, who’s busy chomping down on ice cream (i.e., uncomfortably so). Why is there a cat with a denim collar in a carrier, and why is the mom so angry whilst eating ice cream.
Just another 9 to 5.
Oh how cute! Oversized decor that suits the nature of your business, which is cooking humans? Wait! Why did they place this poor cashier inside a massive pot with lighting to make it look like they were cooking him alive?
We get it, you had some extra budget to blow on decor but come on, this poor cashier looks like he’s only doing this so he can survive. Don’t make him look stupid by placing him in an oversized pot. Get some slick, expensive marble and call it a day.
Wait a Minute
Sometimes you get sent a photo with very little context, and you’re left feeling perplexed when there’s so much going on in a single image. Like this one, we’re unsure what is happening and why we’re looking at it, but we can’t look away.
What do you see first? The man holding an unknown object, the person dressed up as Batman in the background, the massive moth flying towards the camera, or the fact that all these elements that don’t match are in a cemetery?
Moose Wants To Play
When playing a friendly game of ping pong, the last team player you would choose is an animal, right? Wrong! If you don’t pick this moose, he will mess up your entire game and make you regret not inviting him to play.
Apparently, this moose fell through a snow-covered window and got trapped in the basement of some unfortunate homeowner. Luckily, both the owners and the moose got out unharmed, thanks to the local police, who have handled odd cases like these more often than we’d expect.
What Is On TV?
We know it can be tough to figure out how to make small homes efficient in terms of functionality, space, and design. But when has it gotten out of hand? This image is a prime example of someone taking design or planning too far, or perhaps even not far enough.
The person is clearly photoshopped, so we’ll ignore them and whatever they’re holding. But what we can’t look away from is the pipe connecting the toilet to the…TV? Are they trying to say something about what is on television nowadays?
Save The Bee
Everyone has a fun time on Halloween. You get to dress up in your favorite character, make a statement, and act as goofy as you want. But just be sure to keep it to the 31st of October, otherwise, no one will understand why you’re dressed the way you are.
There are two vintage-dressed grandma nurses in a modern-day setting, carrying a human-sized bee on a gurney. Perhaps they forgot when Halloween was, or maybe it’s a display for the “save the bees” movement. Either way, excellent execution on the costume!
Creepy Horse, Creepy Person
Don’t get us wrong, there is (mostly) nothing wrong with clowns, but they are inherently creepy. Even if you dress up with a playful twist, like this lady, something is just still nightmarishly bizarre about her outfit and blood-red nose.
And when you’re done examining her bright outfit, you look over at the horse. Look at its goat-like eyes. Are those eyes real? It seems fake or very deep into a state of shock, perhaps from seeing the clown lady?
In rural areas, it’s not uncommon to see farmers walking their cattle close to town or main roads. There is no other route to and from their homes, so they are herded in a mostly orderly fashion until they reach their destination.
First off, there are way too many sheep, as they are blocking the road, but what’s a bit out of place is a woman in a gorgeous gown. It reminds us of the scene in The Matrix, with the woman in red. Is she there looking for a ride?
Groupies or Band Members?
It must be lovely living in a tropical region where beautiful creatures live in harmony around you, and you get to see them on a daily basis. But we didn’t know this is what happens when you live in these regions, and we’re pretty excited about it.
Clearly, when you feed the lemurs, they need to be serenaded with some lovely piano music. And of course, you can play the piano if you’re not wearing a dino suit? And one of the lemurs has to come and correct you when you hit the wrong note.
Bless Those Who Serve Us
Everyone has their own interpretation and needs when it comes to religion. That’s cool, but it just seems to us that this person who called this religious leader to bless or exorcise these servers maybe took it a step too far.
And we’re not electricians, but we’re pretty sure holy water is bad for any electronic device. To be fair, any water is, so maybe you shouldn’t splash it onto the machine, unless the intention was to destroy it. In that case, carry on.
Look, Mom, I’m A Chair
When you make a joke, sometimes it can go a bit too far. We can’t help but wonder what made this person not only cut up a perfectly fine chair but also get into the upholstery and pose like they’re a chair.
Some users mentioned he might have been wanting to sneak across a border to a country, disguised as a chair, but we’re sure the opposite happened and he was very much noticed. Or, perhaps it might be a Halloween costume, he’s a chair-man.
Sumo Wrestling in Halls
Sumo wrestling in the hallway sounds like a terrible idea. You’ll not only be limited with your range of motion in the suit but also with the physical space around you and it will inevitably lead to someone getting very hurt.
Like in this photo; we’re really hoping the girl on top is just about to sneeze, but it looks very much like she is screaming in pain, whilst the guy seems pretty content with what’s happening…since he probably hasn’t realized what is going on just yet.
Row, Row, Row your Goat
We didn’t know paddleboarding can be done with more than one person, and especially not with as many people as there are in this photo. So much is happening here; each person is trying to balance, have fun, and get a selfie in.
And front and center is a very content and happy-looking goat. It’s quite baffling, to be honest. Did he have formal training on how to balance on waves, and is he okay with being on the ocean? At least we know they have a great sense of balance, so he should be fine.
It’s Me, Luigi
If it took you as long as it did us to realize this is a horse in a Luigi costume and not some weird disfigured stuffed animal, we’re glad we’re not the only ones. We understand that Mario and Luigi are the perfect pair costume, but we’d never expect a horse to be involved.
They could’ve just gone with a little ‘L’ hat and placed it on the horse’s head, but instead, they decided to create this monstrosity by dressing the entire horse up. It looks insanely creepy and we feel bad that the horse had to endure this.
America, That’s All.
There has been a movement recently where people color the American flag with only one blue stripe, representing the police officers. While we don’t have a particular stance on that political debate, we have some questions regarding this flag design.
Why is there a dog on a flag representing police officers, and a very small fragile breed of dog at that, glancing lovingly at a cross? We have no idea what the message behind the flag is, but maybe this person should give it a rest and go for a normal flag.
The Leaning Tower of Pizza
Pool parties and pizzas are the best entertainment combination that has ever existed, but what do you do when you have a massive pool with lots of guests that are hungry? You order pizza, but not just one or two pizzas.
That’s right; you order well over 30 pizzas and get the delivery guy to carry it all in one go to the party. This seems like a super fun party and we’d love to be invited to this person’s next pizza party to witness the leaning tower of pizza for ourselves.
Engineers At Work
Subways are the prime hangout spot if you want to witness a whole bunch of odd people and strange occurrences daily. From drunk people to talented musicians, there is something to look at at every stop. Or, even en route, as this person spotted.
And if you’re lucky, you get to see some engineers or construction workers that bring their projects on board. This seems to be an elaborate technical device with a styrofoam head attached to it. Maybe the robot revolution starts here.
Have Kids They Said
You may see a normal scene of children doing everyday kid things, and if that’s the case, you’re probably a parent. If you see a nightmare to clean up after these young humans, you’re probably a sane person or a grocery store worker.
We understand kids are a joy to some people but don’t let your happiness cause a headache for other people who choose not to have them. This mom seems unaware of the utter chaos her children are causing, or perhaps doesn’t have the energy to care. We feel sorry for the workers who will need to clean this up.
All Dressed Up
This is either just someone innocently taking a selfie after they’re dressed up for Halloween, or it’s a cover for an underground indie album. Jokes aside, we’re confused about what’s happening here. Is this a pre-shot before the party starts, or is this a party for one?
At first, we thought this might be a political statement with the elaborate wig and horns along with the royal-guard-looking outfit, but it all makes sense when you realize that this person probably dressed up as the Beast from Beauty and the Beast.
This Seat is Taken
This person, dressed up as a clown is probably on their way to a party where a clown is needed and probably didn’t try to be creepy, yet they unfortunately still make us profoundly uncomfortable. At least, the way they look around is offputting.
The best part is that every other passenger seems 100% okay with this person on the train, and why wouldn’t they be? Still, at first glance, we’d totally be creeped out. We wonder if they kept making jokes or were talking about something serious in this photo.
More Than One Thing Is Missing
Can you spot what is missing in this photo? Yes! The headrest is gone, and if you glance over at the passenger seat you might even notice a weird target drawing of some kind, perhaps their kid drew that for the owner.
But look closer, you’ll see a vital part of the car is missing — the gear shift! Worse yet, it seems to be replaced with a hilariously long stick. Credits to this person for making it work, but things like this are illegal for a reason!
One Pot Meal
Who doesn’t like a recipe for a one-pot meal? It’s usually easy, quick, or can be left unattended and the best part is, there are fewer dishes to do after the cooking. But there needs to be a line when it comes to using one pot for an entire meal.
This person made pasta and boiled an egg in the same pot. It’s odd, but we sort of understand it as it takes the same amount of time to boil an egg and cook pasta. But they went too far when they used the pasta-egg water for a cup of tea. Count us out of this life hack.
When we first saw this picture, we didn’t know what to say. We only had questions to ask, and knowing we wouldn’t get any answers, we’d still ask them. Why is there a dummy, why is it stuffed in a flamingo and what does it all mean?
We have come to 2 conclusions. This is either an elaborate prank that’s designed to confuse us. Which, if that’s the case, job well done. Or it’s simply a few people bringing their favorite blow-up toys to a public pool and they needed space to store them, which were inside another blow-up toy.
The future is here, and hands-free cleaning is now an option, robotic vacuums, and self-cleaning appliances. But innovators need to take a step back with contraptions like these. If you get one, just make sure your hips can still move quite a bit; you’ll be needing them.
The purpose of this product is simply not clear. Who thought it was a good idea to make a pelvic nozzle cleaning device? This would make the whole cleaning job much more difficult, and we can’t even see that this would be ‘fun’ in any way.
You might not have guessed it right away but this seems to be someone’s costume for Halloween or a party, and it’s called ‘wedding singer.’ He’s dressed in a tuxedo, meant for weddings, and he’s holding a sewing machine which a popular brand called Singer makes.
But the weirdness does not end there. In the background, there are three policemen, a bus driver, and a massive bus that’s sinking in the water next to all of the chaos. Now we only have one question, why did this guy smile so big when posing in front of this chaotic scene?
Do What You Can, With What You Have
We see all sorts of solutions to everyday problems, some are creative, others are a failure, and of course, there are many that are just confusing. It seems like this person has a very nice and expensive PC setup, but they lack a bit in the furniture department.
But perhaps we’re wrong and this is actually a genius and cheap solution to the world’s posture crisis. You would need to either stand at this desk or sit in a very straight position to make it work; both are great for your posture. Well done for innovation.
No matter what, people can’t seem to get enough of an adrenaline rush. Some use interactions with dangerous, “exotic” animals to get that thrill. But how do you make lions seem cooler and more interesting to people who have been to enough zoos to understand them?
You take the animals out of the cage and put the humans in it. Then you drive that cage around where the lions live so they can get on top of the cage and check out their small friends inside. We’re not saying this is a bad idea, in fact, it’s time humans get reigned in a bit.