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08/05/2015 03:25 pm ET Updated Aug 06, 2015

12 Terribly Awkward Pizza Hut Fails

When you order from Pizza Hut -- or from any chain pizza restaurant, for that matter -- you know what to expect. There's a difference between brick oven goodness and something in the realm of Domino's and Papa John's.  

This is not a bad thing; there's a time and a place for delivery pizza, and that time and place is usually at home on the couch in front of the television.

But just because such pizza isn't gourmet doesn't mean it shouldn't be prepared with care. In fact, one of the greatest things about this dinner is that it's dependable: You usually know what you're getting. And yet, there are mishaps. Lately, some dissatisfied diners have taken to Pizza Hut's Facebook to post photos of deliveries that didn't live up to the chain's advertisements. Reps for the company nearly always reply in an effort to remedy the mishaps, so kudos to Pizza Hut for that. Nevertheless, these unfortunate Pizza Hut fails below prove that even if a recipe's been reproduced a trillion times, error is always possible. 

  • 1 Misplaced and misunderstood cheesy bites.
    This <a href="https://wooga.m.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=911748565558509&amp;id=100001701215897&amp;set=p.911748565558509&am
    Hobad Nguyen/Facebook
    This Cheesy Bites pie was found unsatisfactory for its wonkily organized cheesy bites.
  • 2 Popeye at Pizza Hut.
    <a href="https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10205868625889705&amp;set=p.10205868625889705&amp;type=1&amp;theater">This i
    David E Gillett/Facebook
    This is what happens when you ask for spinach on your pie, one couple discovered. Brownie points for attempting to get some greens in their diet.
  • 3 Trying to hang with the big boys.
    It appears that <a href="https://www.facebook.com/pizzahutus/photos/a.423403992414.204101.6053772414/10153141409127415/?type=
    Layla Grace/Facebook
    It appears that this regular-sized pie was crafted with just 7 regular-sized slices (how this happened, we do not know). Looks like someone snuck in a miniature slice to complete the circle.
  • 4 Cheeseless in Seattle.
    The&nbsp;<a href="http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/were-going-to-need-a-bigger--everything-pizza-hut-introduces-big-fl
    Steven Lott/Facebook
    The dipper pizza promises big flavor, but this 24-piece pie was reportedly missing a pre-requisite to be considered pizza at all. (Hint: it's the cheese). 
  • 5 Oh. No.
    If this Pizza Hut patron wanted a whole hot dog, she probably wouldn't have ordered from Pizza Hut. Yes, <a href="https://www
    Terry Moore/Facebook
    If this Pizza Hut patron wanted a whole hot dog, she probably wouldn't have ordered from Pizza Hut. Yes, there seems to be a very long wiener baked into this pie's crust and no, it is not sectioned off into the cute little pigs in a blanket seen in ads. 
  • 6 'They forgot to cut mine.'
    This Pizza Hutter&nbsp;received his Cheesy Bites pizza <a href="https://www.facebook.com/pizzahutus/photos/a.423403992414.204
    Josh Beard/Facebook
    This Pizza Hutter received his Cheesy Bites pizza without any slices. This could lead to a big dispute among friends or one really, really messy individual. 
  • 7 'Really?'
    This dissatisfied Pizza Hut customer says she'd never seen the sausage <a href="https://wooga.m.facebook.com/pizzahutus/photo
    Christy Holifield/Facebook
    This dissatisfied Pizza Hut customer says she'd never seen the sausage "just heaped on top like that." Looks like someone blindly dumped a serving and prayed for the best. 
  • 8 Cherry Chap Stick Chicken
    Fear not, this is just a size comparison, not a new flavor. <a href="https://www.facebook.com/pizzahutus/photos/a.42340399241
    Pam Burnett Belardi/Facebook
    Fear not, this is just a size comparison, not a new flavor. These "dinky" wings prompted one customer to jokingly wonder if they came from baby chickens or hummingbirds.
  • 9 Cheese-less cheese bites.
    This Pizza Hut&nbsp;purchaser said her&nbsp;cheese bites were hollow&nbsp;after the&nbsp;insides seemed to squeeze out and bu
    Heather Langston/Facebook
    This Pizza Hut purchaser said her cheese bites were hollow after the insides seemed to squeeze out and burn black. Yikes
  • 10 Black wings.
    "Burnt to a crisp" is <a href="https://wooga.m.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1018784554819004&amp;id=100000624080714&amp;set=p.
    Emil Robertson/Facebook
  • 11 Chicken shy.
    "<span style="color: #141823;">Find the chicken, and name the meat-like substance on this," wrote&nbsp;one disappointed custo
    Cari Adams/Facebook
    "Find the chicken, and name the meat-like substance on this," wrote one disappointed customer. Sadly, we cannot offer any guesses.
  • 12 Bake it yourself?
    Another&nbsp;customer said he ordered Pizza Hut's hot dog-crusted masterpiece, but&nbsp;<a href="https://www.facebook.com/pho
    Raymond Guzman/Facebook
    Another customer said he ordered Pizza Hut's hot dog-crusted masterpiece, but the pizza arrived pretty undercooked. This mishap took a strange combination to even stranger heights.

 

Update: A Pizza Hut spokesman responded to The Huffington Post. "We have a world-class training operation and receive many awards for our overall customer satisfaction," he wrote in part, adding, "Our social media response does prove successful Consumers like to know that they're being heard, and we want to be there to help."

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