Times Husbands Did Exactly What Their Wives Wanted And It’s Both Hilarious And Infuriating

We’ve all asked our significant other to do something simple at some point in our lives. The great part about having a partner is that they’ll get it done and the not so great part is that there’s usually a “but.” These husbands literally did exactly what their wives asked them to do and we’re both laughing and googling their names to make sure they’re still alive.

This list is for you if you have a hubby who loves to give your grey hair while simultaneously making your life a little brighter. These men just don’t know when to quit.

She Didn’t Specify What Size Potato He Should Buy

six potato
Photo Credit: @Carbosly / Twitter
Photo Credit: @Carbosly / Twitter

This wife asked her husband to buy six potatoes, and to be fair, that’s exactly what she got. If we want to get into specifics she got five regular sized ones and one that looks like the afterthought of a potato. We don’t know if this husband was trying to be funny or really make us question what exactly is a potato?

This 18-Carrot Necklace Is Easy On The Eyes And Good For Your Eyes Too

wife with necklace
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Photo Credit: Vytautas574 / Reddit

Here’s a pro tip: don’t ask your husband to buy you anything because you’ll never get what you want. If he’s given a chance to pun he will absolutely take it. Asking him for an “18 karat” necklace is just an invitation for him to go wild.

This Husband’s Idea Of Hurricane Supplies

twix choco bar
Photo Credit: Power-of-Erised / Reddit
Photo Credit: Power-of-Erised / Reddit

When she asked her husband to go pick up hurricane supplies from the store, probably the last thing she expected was this chocolatey surprise. To be fair, he could’ve picked up regular Twix, but since they might’ve been in it for the long haul he thought ahead and got one with four times the chocolate. Smart.

The Husband Who Unclogged The Drain Like She Asked, And Then Put The Hair…

drain getting unclogged
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Photo Credit: rising_threads_bot / Reddit

The mark of a true husband is completing a task that your wife asks you to do to the letter. So when she asks you to "unclog the drain" and doesn’t specify where to put the blockage, you’ve got to dig deep into your hubby improvisation skills.

The Husband Who’s Helping Out And Packing Her Lunch

fancy feast
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Photo Credit: ohthatoneblondechick / Tumblr

So cat food is basically just tuna with a cat logo on it, right? It’s the same stuff just in a different can. That’s the kind of thinking that this thoughtful husband was doing when he graciously packed his wife’s lunch.

Thank You So Much For Stirring My Drink Honey

man stir cup finger
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Photo Credit: blog.asiantown

This man is just way too wild for this world. He’s the type to dive right into stuff, to put his hand on the stove to see if it’s hot, and to stir his wife’s drink with his finger because he truly doesn’t care. An animal.

He Got Her A Present That Showed She Was A Real Keeper

goalie gloves and girl
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Photo Credit: slizzers / Reddit

This girlfriend got a gift for Christmas only a pun fan or a soccer fan would appreciate. Her boyfriend really wanted to show her that she’s a real “keeper” so he got her a hand accessory that really said that.

Some People Just Aren’t Meant To Fit-tted Sheet In

folded sheet
Photo Credit: Cradnee / Reddit
Photo Credit: Cradnee / Reddit

When this wife asked her husband to go ahead and fold the fitted sheet, he struggled with that eternal task that we’ve all had issues with in our lives. Instead of persevering though, he just gave up and it’s a whole mood.

The Dad Who Must’ve Made This Sign

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Photo Credit: HarryTOMailey / Reddit

Don’t you love it when you can tell exactly who made a sign? Usually, you can tell it’s the owner of the store it’s standing in front of, but with this particular signage you can tell the owner is a father. That dad joke is cringe enough to get me to check out the joint.

He Snagged Her That New Glowing Highlighter, It’s Called "Sharpie" You May Have Heard Of It

highlighter and brush
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Photo Credit: Charlema Webb / Facebook

This wife said she told her husband "I wanted a highlighter and a brush to go with it. I said I preferred Fenty but was open to anything that popped." So… instead of makeup, she got exactly what you think she did.

No Cold Rears On This Hubby’s Watch

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Photo Credit: Mags A / Pinterest

When this wife complained to her husband that her rear was getting cold when she used the washroom during the night, this regular MacGyver went out to solve the task. He reached for tube socks and we reached for our coats because we’re leaving.

"Start Dinner" Is A Very Abstract Concept

spaghetti on stove
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Photo Credit: IamChacarron / Reddit

When this wife told her husband to “put the spaghetti on the stove” his brain either short-circuited or he wanted to test out some new jokes. This is genuinely hilarious until you realize he was probably murdered by his hungry family.

The Sandwich "Cut In Half" That We Want To Unsee

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Photo Credit: leftnotracks / Reddit

She asked him to “cut the sandwich in half” and that’s genuinely exactly what he did. He went very yin-yang with it though, and really sought out a balanced shape that wasn’t as hard as two rectangles. We hate it though, by the way.

He Got Her A Vegetable Pregnancy Gift That’s Honestly Adorable

round tomato
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Photo Credit: Imgur

This husband got his pregnant wife the cutest little flower arrangement that really captures the special time they’re sharing. Spoiler alert, it’s a tomato and it’s going to make you rethink everything you found cute in the world because this gesture is adorable.

He Got Her A "Cute Fall Cake"

cake fall
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Photo Credit: @sarahbethnassif / Instagram

When she asked him to get her a "cute fall cake," this husband went out and did literally word for word exactly that. He got his wife a "cute fall cake" sans the leaves and pumpkins she was probably expecting.

This Pretty Ring For No Occasion

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Photo Credit: Weezy_F_Bunny / Reddit

Here’s a good example of a gift to give your girlfriend if you want her to be seriously angry at you. If she’s been dropping hints like leaving ring catalogs on the table and talking about her ring size then go ahead and buy her a ring like this boyfriend did. Not for engagement though, she never talked about that.

Our Eco King Reusing The Wrapper A Little Too Much

writing on the bag for present
Photo Credit: @ClairePitters / Twitter
Photo Credit: @ClairePitters / Twitter

We’re all trying to be better friends to the planet and that’s exactly what this husband was trying to do when he was reusing gift wrap. He would’ve flawlessly been able to do it too if it wasn’t for pesky name and holiday changes.

She’s Just Gotta Be More Specific About The Shade Of The "Blueberries" She Wants

blackberries and raspberries
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Photo Credit: @MyhangMortgage / Twitter

In a classic move setting herself up for a dad joke, this wife asked her husband to go to the grocery store and pick up "blueberries and raspberries." He technically did pick up both, though the "blue" berries were maybe a little blacker than she was expecting.

The Husband Who Outsmarted The Dog By Building A Chicken Fortress

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Photo Credit: RebelHorns22 / Reddit

She asked him to get dinner prepared and she came home to what looks like the set of a medieval movie. This husband built a chicken fort to keep the hungry dog away from the poultry, and honestly, it’s genius and his wife didn’t specifically say not to turn the kitchen into a battleground.

The Perfect Response To The Nosy Aunt

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Photo Credit: TVlifer / Reddit

When this nosy aunt kept asking this husband and wife if they have a "bun in the oven" their response was absolutely perfect. Technically yes, yes they do. Though it’s not going anywhere near the maternity ward.

The Husband Making Big Claims About The Root Beer

fathers root beer
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Photo Credit: Operator141 / Reddit

This dad is sick of false advertising and honestly, we are too. He heard that "Dad’s Rootbeer" had a competitor called "Not Your Dad’s" and he was offended by such a blatant lie on the product. You stick it to ’em man.

The Doctor Asked This Husband For A Stool Sample, So Of Course He Broke Out The 3D Printer

tiny little stool sample
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Photo Credit: usernames2175 / Reddit

Imagine being the family doctor to this absolute joker. You’d ask him to cough and he’d say he’s not carrying any cash and he’d always say he’s "sick" because he thinks he’s cool. Now imagine that same man had access to a 3D printer…

The "Laser Hair Removal" Christmas Present

laser pointer and razor
Photo Credit: Imgur
Photo Credit: Imgur

Laser hair removal is expensive, so what do you do when your wife asks for it for Christmas? Well, you get it for her of course. It’s only $5 if you go to the right Dollarama.

He Accompanied His Wife To A Paint Night, And Then Made This Masterpiece

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Photo Credit: itsasweeper / Imgur

Nanananana PAINT NIGHT! This wife made the mistake of inviting her husband to a wine and paint night on what probably was opening night of The Dark Knight in theatres.

The Husband Who "Decorated" The House For Christmas But It Looks Like Pagan Dog Worship To Us

dog and decor
Photo Credit: @avaandluc / Twitter
Photo Credit: @avaandluc / Twitter

When this wife told her husband to "decorate the house," she didn’t say what parts of the house or what exact holiday they were celebrating. So he decided that they would celebrate what looks like the 12 days of dog this year.

He Didn’t Technically Use It All So…

toilet paper husband
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Photo Credit: tegdirbm / Reddit

I could not live with this man and I stand by that. If my husband thought he was being cute by not changing the toilet paper roll like this I would show him exactly how full of it he was.

It Would Take The Fish A Few Days To Eat This But…

goldfish bag
Photo Credit: @audreyandpups / Instagram
Photo Credit: @audreyandpups / Instagram

His wife asked him to buy "fish food" so that’s what he did. He was obviously pummelled with hard-hitting questions like, "does she want fish-shaped food?" "Food for fish?" As well as the classic, "cheddar or original?"

The Dad Who Took Advantage Of Grocery Shopping On Father’s Day

guy with chips lots of chips
Photo Credit: @karenthetortuga / Twitter
Photo Credit: @karenthetortuga / Twitter

On Father’s Day, this man came home with six bags of chips that he bought for himself and it’s the most iconic thing we’ve seen all day. Apparently, his wife was furious but this man is who I aspire to be so I’m not faulting him.

Thanks For Cutting The Brownie Honey, You’re Never Allowed In The Kitchen Again

brownie cutter
Photo Credit: Goodgardo / Reddit
Photo Credit: Goodgardo / Reddit

Honestly, if I married a psycho like this I would immediately file for divorce. Who in their right mind cuts a brownie like this? I wouldn’t even want to eat this freak of nature who had its potential absolutely ruined by a husband who thought he was being funny.

The Cigarettes That Fell Through The Crack But Didn’t Escape This Hubby’s Dad Joke

crack cigarette
Photo Credit: ThePantser / Reddit
Photo Credit: ThePantser / Reddit

Thank god for dads and social media because otherwise, we wouldn’t have gems like this floating around on the internet. When this husband saw all these cigarettes accumulating in the crack he did what any dad would do…