Very often we like to set our expectations very high, it is how we are trained to expect the best. Only to be let down when reality disappoints us tremendously. Like expecting a PS4 or Xbox on your birthday and it turned out to be an empty box with stones inside, just so people can have a laugh at your expense or that one time where you tell everyone you getting a merc for your birthday and it turned out to be a prius. Stay positive as that's what going to help you come out of your disappointment. So here we have 16 gifs of expectations vs reality where people try and attempt to recreate moments they saw and failed terribly at, just for your amusement.