Bad design

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  1. Boubou

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    How many things were badly designed.
    Ok I’ll , start.
    Wine glasses, top heavy, thin glass and handled by drunks. Wine glasses “attract” accidents.
    What have you got?
     
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    Hotdog bun package to hotdogs ratio.

    2 story townhouses with stairs too narrow to get a bed/box spring up.

    S&W 22A handguns breakdown mechanism/ button/ the aluminum nub you have to avoid breaking.

    The old mp3 player camera combos from late 90s.

    The "ANTI THEFT" lug that VW puts 1per wheel.

    The entire idea of pyramid configuration speaker cabinets (I had one)

    The bridge of ovation breadwinner/deacons (you have to to raise whole thing to change strings or adjust saddles)

    The SNES/GENESIS game Shaq-Fu.

    Arguably the higher education system. (If that doesn't make sense, compare price of a bachelor's of arts to a high end sports car. Then consider how likely the degree is to land a good paying job. Now think of what your reaction would be if said sports car couldn't exceed 35mph and couldn't get you anywhere. See what I mean?)

    The old plastic tension clips inside cash cassettes in self checkout registers. (Ever wonder why stores had so many card only self checkout registers? These are why)

    The fight scene from batman v superman dawn of justice.

    The ending to that terminator movie where they do a heart transplant in a MASH tent.

    Star Wars episode 1

    Ewoks.

    And lastly; brail on the debit reader at the white castle drive thru.

    Anyone else?
     
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    Gibson necks at the headstock end....:lol:
     
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    I'm really suspicious of one size fits all claims.
     
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    Those VW special lugs piss me off to no end. Glad they got rid of them around 2014 on my Passat and Touareg TDI's here in the USA.... hated them on my 2012 versions.
     
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    Teeth. They don't heal or repair, they require near constant maintenance, they cause incalculable pain when they start to fail, you could die without them, and they start decaying, chipping, and wearing down the day they grow in.

    Oh and science predicts they are only meant to last about 35 years (think our ancestor's average life span) but we live 2x longer now. Great.
     
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    Borrowed a Jetta from my father in laws girlfriend for 2 weeks while my car was in shop. Got a flat. One lug was seized, guess which one?

    The year prior, my stepfather hit a deep pothole and bent his rim. The tire place nearest where he was couldn't get the thing off and had to order some special inverse extractor socket of some kind.

    I understand your pain.
     
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    The human knee.
     
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    I’m getting a new artificial one a month from today.
     
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    The Harley Davidson air cooled 45 degree V Twin engine has many flaws, but I still like it.... ;)
     
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    Ford Pinto?
     
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    Perfect until it explodes.

    A Delorean is great until you park next to someone......
     
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    Fender Telecaster threaded saddles.

    Everything else about the Telecaster is design genius, but not those saddles!
     
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    Columbia U thinks it has the process for stem cell teeth down good enough to pursue a patent. If it's a reliable process, it'll turn dentistry on its head.
     
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    Cars with touch screens. Controls that DEMAND the driver look at them in order to operate them have no place in automotive design.
     
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    Whoever decided to put blue LEDs on every electronic device that might end up on someone's bedside table has earned a special place in industrial design hell...
     
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    Even though others are trying, HD still has the best.




    Especially in the 96 cubic inch size. :)
     
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    Web payment interfaces that require you to specify Visa, MasterCard, etc.

    The card type can be determined from the card number.

    Maybe not bad design, just lazy programming.
     
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