We all know what it's like to have a bad day and all we can do is ride it out.
For example when we spend hours in the kitchen preparing a delicious meal only to drop the pan on the floor as we walk to the table: yup, bad luck is an anywhere, anytime part of life!
Here are 16 photos of people who were snapped just as things went downhill.
1. Mozarella and tomato salad...
2. The split second before it all went wrong
3. The joys of being a parent
4. Back to square one
5. When your face is hidden by a flying cap
6. How on Earth do you get it out?
7. It didn't occur to him that there was a bay tree in front of his house
8. Meanwhile at the car wash
9. Ever felt like you're being watched?
10. Just don't turn the waste disposal on
11. When a chicken strikes
12. Easier said than done
13. Oh the irony!
14. And it went from bad to worse...
15. Big Bird's had a long, tiring day
16. "Ooh look, a comfy bed!"