There are plenty of things in life that you should watch out for. It would be really hard for us to name all of them. Whether it’s gangs on the street, driving with a flat tire, or upsetting your boss, the list could go on and on and on. Today we’re not going to be discussing just any random thing. We’re going to be talking about things that you should always, unwaveringly, unfalteringly, without a doubt watch out for. These things are always a trap. They are never not a trap. They will always be a trap and the trappiness will never, ever cease. Okay, we may be over-stressing that a little bit.
As you can probably tell by now, some of the things on this list will definitely be serious. Others, less so. In fact, this list isn’t really meant to be about giving you advice. It combines some serious, real-life traps with other less serious, fictional traps. Either way though, we’re sure that you’ll enjoy this fun little adventure through a series of surefire traps and other things that should always be avoided. So let’s get to it because these are 25 Things That Are Probably A Trap!
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Free tickets to...
It’s probably a time share pitch.
You Won't Believe What Happened Next!
It’s called clickbait.
Clicking on anything that says you can work from home
Yes, there are many ways to work from home. Clicking on that ad is not one of them.
Paying 20% of the product price for something you probably won’t use is a huge gamble.
Job offers with unlimited earning potential
Watching 1 more youtube video before bed
3 hours later…
Your parents asking you if there is anything that you should tell them
Yea, um…you guys are great?
Strangers on the street asking for a minute of your time
Let’s just say they’re probably not interested in your friendship.
Nothing is free.
"Oh, you have a truck? What are you doing this weekend?"
Don’t install it.
Here are a few more traps to watch out for: 25 Life Traps That Most People Will Fall Into At One Point Or Another.
Making eye contact with the guy standing behind the phone case stall at the mall
Don’t. Just don’t.
Entry level manager position
Hey look, gullible is written on the ceiling!
Attacking the Death Star
Not always, but often.
"You'll start with low pay, but as soon as you prove yourself, you'll be first in line for a raise"
Get it in writing.
"Do whatever you want"
Translation: “I know what I want, but I want you to want what I want without me telling you to want it.”
"It's not a pyramid scheme dude, trust me. I've looked into it. It's multi-level marketing."
It’s a pyramid scheme.
People connecting you with model agencies
Don’t flatter yourself too much, otherwise you’ll pay for it.
Dating someone who cheated just to be with you
So that they can cheat on you just to be with someone else?
"All my ex's are crazy!"
Really? All 15 of them?
"Betcha I can tell where ya got dem shoes!"
If you are downtown in a big city and somebody asks you this, don’t answer. No matter what you say, they will say “on your feet!” and ask you for money because they won the bet.
He may be Nigerian, but he’s not a prince.
Overly specific domain names
If you search for “best sunglasses” and see a website called “bestsunglassesreviews.com,” it’s probably just a bunch of advertising or scams. Bonus points for .net or .info.
Anything that doctors hate
You really think that guy found the cure for baldness?
"Can you hold this for a second?"
It’s a lie. It’s never a second.