You know how psychologists are always blaming childhood trauma for everything in your adult life? Well, the list you’re about to see may have just advanced their argument about 50 years. We’ve put together a collection of playground equipment fails that are guaranteed to make you laugh, and trigger traumatic memories of the old monkey bar set from your youth. If you think you escaped your childhood unscathed, think again!
Some of these playground designers must have been totally oblivious to what they were creating, or they thought they’d get in a few laughs. How else do you explain why a children’s slide is shaped exactly like a penis?
The Inflatable Joy of Simulated Birth
These Fun Seats That Attract More Moms Than Kids
This Poop Chute
Nothing Says “Child-like Wonder” Like Multi- Colored Urine Bars
This Giant Flaccid Penis Train
This Slippery Clown Crotch
Definitely a Confidence Booster
When Did They Turn the Human Centipede Into a Children’s Movie?
This Rock Climbing Erection
Pretty Sure That’s Just a Dildo
Ah, What a Lighthearted, Care-free Atmosphere for the Children
Pretty Sure This Was an Episode Topic on Law & Order: SVU
These Bouncy Monkey Balls
Don’t Ever Ask For The Secret Sauce
The Best Way to Thinly Grate Your Toddler
But Where’s the Bridge It’s Supposed to Live Under?
The Reason Your Kid Remains Adamantly Uninterested in Seeing Jurassic Park
Nothing Says “Fun!” Like Reconstructive Facial Surgery
How Are You Supposed To…?
We Don’t Want to Know What’s at the End of This Guy’s Rainbow
This Man’s Crotchless Chaps
His Name Is Robert Paulson
Coincidence? We Think Not
This Shamelessly Cannibalistic Display of Savagery
This Creepy Crotch Bench
This Giraffe’s Womb of Doom
This Slide That Will Help You Get Hepatitis
You Know the Neighborhood’s Gone Downhill When Even the Playground Is on Drugs
The Slide to Nowhere
This Oddly-Shaped, One-Boobed Woman