Disastrous Microwave Fails You Might Never Wanna Try At Home

Microwaves. They’re our best buddies when we need popcorn for movie night and when we feel too lazy to cook a nutritious meal (that greasy lasagna from our local gas station has really stolen our hearts). But for some people, microwaves are riddles wrapped in mysteries inside enigmas.
When you use your microwave properly, everything’s dandy. But if you mess up… well, the consequences can be catastrophic. Not to mention hilarious! We have collected some of the funniest microwave fails by not-so-smart people to get your week off to a great start. So scroll down, upvote your fave stories, and remember—don’t put random crap in your microwave.
Knowledge is power. So we've also prepared a small list of tips about some of the less-obvious things that you shouldn’t put in your futuristic food-heating box.

#1. "My Friend’s Husband Thought He Could Microwave His Shirt To Dry It Faster"

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#2. "My Daughter Took It Upon Herself To Microwave Some Syrup For Her Waffles… For 5 Minutes"

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#3. "I Have No Idea How This Happened. Cup Took Considerable Force To Get Back Down"

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#4. "$5000 Canadian After Someone Using The Microwave To Disinfect It"

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#5. "My Friend Opened Their Microwave And Couldn’t Figure Out What This Was. It Was A Forgotten Slice Of Pizza"

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#6. "Goodbye Everyone. It’s Been Good Knowing You"

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#7. "Yesterday This Guy Put Ghost Pepper Popcorn In Our Industrial Microwave At Work For Over 5 Minutes. The Office Was Filled With Black Smoke Burning People’s Eyes"

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#8. "I Installed My Own Microwave Today And Saved $150 In Install Fees"

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#9. "My Mom Microwaved Some Birdseed To Disinfect It Before Putting It In A Beanbag And Accidentally Made Tiny Popcorn"

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#10. "He Forgot To Put Water In His Cup Of Noodles"

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#11. "This Is What Happens When You Microwave Mcdonalds Fries For 30 Minutes (Instead Of 30 Seconds)"

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#12. "A Guest Put It In The Hotel Microwave To Give It “A Quick Charge.” Fire Alarm Followed"

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#13. "My Submission For Dumbest Way To Injure Yourself: I Burnt My Hand Taking Tomato Soup Out Of The Microwave. The Toast I Was Making Popped Up And It Scared Me"

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#14. "If You Were Wondering What Happens When You Put Foil In The Microwave"

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#15. "So, Apparently You Shouldn’t Microwave Spaghetti Squash"

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#16. "Brownie Out Of A Cup – Level: Hiroshima"

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#17. "My Mom Set The Microwave For 75 Mins And Not 75 Secs"

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#18. "Life Pro Tip: Even If Your Boiled Egg Is A Bit Underdone, Don’t Put It In The Microwave"

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#19. "This Is What Happens When You Tell Your Kid To Make His Own Snack. So He Microwaves An Egg For 11 Minutes"

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#20. "A Friend’s Client Paid Him In Cash. He Put The Cash In The Microwave To Kill Traces Of Coronavirus"

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