Packaging is a tricky thing. It is an absolute requirement in our current lives but a tricky endeavor to do right. Depending on the fragility and size of the products, packaging needs to take many varied and complex forms. We have compiled a list of infuriating examples of designers taking advantage of the innocent.

From a deceiving box, hiding the true size of a sandwich to a clever wrap to making it look like there was a more product in the package that it contained, there should be a special place in hell for everyone who contributed to these packaging ideas. Scroll down to check out why you shouldn’t trust a product you see for the first time.

1Packaging that tricks you


2This roll of stickers is really just a sheet of 20


3I would like to thank Suave for increasing the size of their bottle by -17%


4I paid $4 extra for it to arrive wrapped


5They knew what they were doing. It was perfectly placed in the box


6To make this bucket of constructor set look full, they put a paper cone inside with some constructor pieces printed on it to make it less noticeable


7A hole in the middle


8The fortune in these fortune cookies


9$110 for a textbook that isn't even bound


10This advertisement is designed to Look like an Amazon Package


11Physical box of Fallout 76 just has a download code instead of a disc


12Trying to hide their factory from ruining their claim at being homemade


13The reflection makes it look like you are buying 3 pens but you are only buying one


14Seriously? Contradictory at its finest


15I was misled


16The chocolate in the chocolate muesli bar is only behind the transparent part


17Bigger bottle, fewer tablets


18So it's neither of these


19Cranberry’ chocolate bar


20Crappy Houdini corkscrew seems weighty and high-quality due to a hidden hunk of cement in the package. Magic!


21The heart has 8 and costs $5. The box has 12 and costs $3.66


22My disappointment is immeasurable


23This is the gingerbread dough I bought in Swedish supermarket City Gross


24There’s just enough to fit in the window


25Not sure what I expected when I saw 25% off

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