Sometimes, things don't work out as you imagined. Either your own expertise just isn't up to par or someone has grossly oversold the coolness of something. After a Redditor shared a pic of how Amazon completely mangled the gift-wrap option on a recent present, we looked for more evidence of everyday dreams that were dashed. To those who expect kayaking to be thrilling, family portraits to be beautiful and sleeping with a pet to be soothing, well, there's no shortage of disillusionment for you in the gallery above. We hope it meets your expectations.
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