Man stumped by shoe rack’s bizarre instructions

A man was baffled by the instructions for his shoe rack from Amazon

TikTok user Jan Simson ordered a run-of-the-mill four-tier shoe rack from Amazon UK. The pieces arrived intact, but the manual had some unusual messages. Each piece was labeled with a bizarre name. There were no nuts and bolts here — just some poor worker’s hilarious error.

“So I just bought a shoe rack off of Amazon, and it arrived today. There are six components that comprise the shoe rack,” he said

The six materials were labeled “I’m a caveman,” “half-yen, half-pint, half-pint,” “in the Islamic Republic of Iran,” “modifiers for ‘Dan’ at noon,” “step machine” and “now you’re doing it all day.”

“So those are the objects I have to put together to have a shoe rack, so we’ll see how it goes,” Simson joked.  

The video racked up over 2.5 million views on TikTok

“Somewhere out there, a translator definitely lied on his resume,” a user said

“If you light candles before reading the items, it actually summons a demon that assembles it for you,” someone wrote

“Somewhere, you just activated a Winter Soldier,” another commented

Simson linked out to the shoe rack, which actually looked great once assembled but is “currently unavailable” on Amazon UK. 

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