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Things That Don't Feel As Good As They're Supposed To

Some things just don't live up to their reputation. Here's a few examples

Things That Don't Feel As Good As They're Supposed To

1 | Having your hair washed by a 16-year-old work experience girl before having it cut. Tense.

2 | 'Relaxation' music played during a massage. Tense and distracting.

3 | Giving someone else a massage. Admit it, you don't know what you're doing.

4 | Taking the paper to the toilet at work. Yes, people do notice.

5 | Rooftop bars or restaurants in England. Blustery.

6 | Going to watch your mate run the marathon. Early.

7 | A karaoke duet. There are no winners here.

8 | The first-class carriage. Isn't this just how trains should be all the time?

9 | Slumdog Millionaire.

10 | Breakfast in bed. There's the crumbs, the lack of purchase and the question of where to put your orange juice.

11 | Freestanding baths in hotel bedrooms.

12 | Water cooler chat about last night's TV. It's getting hard to find a new angle on Game of Thrones.

13 | Oysters. Surely the greatest PR scam of them all.

14 | Sickies from work. Daytime TV isn't what it was.

15 | Reading the Sunday papers on a leather sofa in a gastro pub. You're too self-conscious to actually read anything.

16 | A second frame of bowling. By rack 3, you're just going through the motions.

17 | Letting another driver in when you're not in any rush.

18 | The best man's speech.

19 | Golf driving ranges. A haven of quiet despair for men who don't want to go home.

20 | 'Jump Around', by House of Pain.

21 | Adventurous ordering in a restaurant. You should have just got the steak.

22 | Beanbags.


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