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20+ People Who Shared How Things Greatly Exceeded Their Expectations

It’s no secret that expectations can sometimes be hard to surpass. However, some people have been lucky enough to witness reality go beyond what they were actually waiting for.

In this article, we’ve compiled 20+ photos shared by Reddit users who didn’t expect things to turn out as nicely as they did.

1. “Otterly impressive birthday cake from my mom!”

2. “What the salon did to my sister’s hair vs what my mom did after the salon disaster”

3. “It’s my son’s birthday today, and he wanted a fire-truck cake. It came out better than expected.”

4. “My wife and I were worried our daughter would have a hard time making friends in kindergarten because of the wheelchair. It turns out I have a different problem on my hands.”

5. “I ordered my elopement dress from an online store. This could go all sorts of wrong, but to me, it’s perfect.”

6. “My mom made an Elsa cake.”

7. “I pointed my camera straight up and left the shutter running for an hour to see what would happen. Didn’t expect a flowing river of stars.”

8. “I ordered the blanket from a sketchy-seeming website. They nailed it!”

9. “Tried making the Momofuku Milk Bar cake.”

10. “I took a picture through my sunglasses at the beach with my phone. It turned out better than I expected.”

11. “My attempt at a tulip wreath I found on the Internet”

12. “The Christmas gift from my teens has proven more useful than expected.”

13. “Pretty happy with how this turned out!”

14. “I went to a fast-food restaurant last night when they were closing. They asked if I wanted extra bacon because they were going to throw it out. I didn’t expect this.”

15. “I wasn’t actually expecting that.”

16. “This chipwhich”

17. “I think my wife did very well on this one.”

18. “I opened the box to assemble a new office desk and expected a big headache. However, I was pleasantly surprised.”

19. “I’m seriously impressed by this frozen pizza.”

20. “Reality was way better than expected!”

21. “I made my niece’s birthday cake.”

22. “My girlfriend’s and my first attempt at making a cake from scratch. Here’s the sketch vs the final product.”

23. “A client sketch for a pendant and the finished pendant — expectations surpassed!”

24. “My mom made this duck cake. It turned out pretty well.”

Have you ever stumbled upon something that greatly exceeded your expectations? What was it? Tell us in the comments!

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