09/22/2011 02:56 pm ET | Updated Nov 22, 2011

This Hat Makes Me Sad (PHOTOS)

Sometimes, things just don't work out the way you thought they would. Maybe it's a relationship that went sour after a few months of bliss. Maybe it's spicy tuna roll that lacked something in the sauce department. Maybe it's that final episode of "Lost."

And sometimes, it's that hat you thought would herald a new chapter in your life. The one you saw and said, "Yeah, things will be different as soon as I get that hat." But it never works out.

We happened to come across a few photos of people in the act of being saddened by their headwear, so we thought we'd share them with you. And, yes, this is another one of our signature wastes of your time. You're welcome.

This Hat Makes Me Sad

On a tangentially-related note, check out this creepy '80s fashion video: