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# Great expectations
18 times food didn't live up to expectations
Or what happens when your order gets lost in translation.

1. When this woman asked for “cheese and biscuits” and got, a plate of, er, Brie and Jammie Dodgers

2. When this person asked for a ham and cheese toastie in Costa and got… this

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3. When this girl opened her crisps only to find it was basically a bag of air

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4. When this girl ordered a cake with a “cap” drawn on… and they evidently misheard

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5. When this person thought their “lettuce” burger would arrive on two leaves of lettuce… and this happened


6. When this person ordered popcorn shrimp and was given this

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7. When you ask for mayonnaise on top and bottom of your chicken burger and they take the request a little too literally

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8. Or when you ask for “one pepperoni pizza” and they totally misunderstand what you’re saying

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9. When this person ordered cheesesticks and the bar just put cheese on regular breadsticks

Improvisation, my friends.

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10. When you ask for an “ice-cream sandwich” and they stick ice-cream between two slices of bread

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11. When McDonald’s didn’t understand what a “cheeseburger with just ketchup” really meant

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12. When a girl ordered an affogato (ice-cream topped with espresso) and got an avocado topped with ice-cream and espresso

Easy mistake, to be fair.

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13. When this couple ordered four “large” pizzas and this happened

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14. When you order a “tomato salad”

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15. When you order an “American Pizza” in Sweden and you’re presented with this


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17. When this granny accidentally ordered a burrito the size of her head.

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18. And when this person asked for a Caesar Salad and got this monstrosity.

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This guy spent $1500 and six months making a sandwich from scratch >

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