There’s a lot of fake stuff on the internet. Just think about fake news and all of the Photoshopped, filtered, professionally enhanced photos. If you’ve ever shopped online, you might have some firsthand experience of what they show in the virtural reality is definitely not reality. Interestingly, it’s the internet that often calls out the fake stuff online and IRL. Take the viral expectation versus reality photos.
There are countless memes about it that cover pretty much every topic. There are also a number that highlight our ideas about prom versus the cold hard truth. If you’re going to be attending prom, you probably have some definite ideas about things. Unfortunately, what you think is going to happen might not be what actually does.
These prom expectation versus reality photos will make you laugh, nod in agreement, and maybe even shed a few tears. Here are 15 expectation versus reality prom photos that will get you.
1. Prom Music Expectations
expectation vs reality pic.twitter.com/JzrTVlV9x4
— Allison DiRossi (@akdirossi) April 11, 2018
Is it possible to ask the DJ to leave?
2. Prom Makeup Expectations
NTS: don't trust someone you don't know to do your makeup for prom, or you may end up looking like a drag queen. Expectation vs reality… pic.twitter.com/cE3Zf0gIL6
— abby🥀 (@abby_macintoshh) June 5, 2017
We’ll pass on the contouring, thanks.
3. Prom Dress Shopping Expectations
Expectation vs. Reality (PSA: don’t buy a prom dress from Hong Kong) pic.twitter.com/TvaqgCCPUF
— aby (@abyzurowski_) March 30, 2018
Beware of online shopping.
4. Harry Potter Expectations
Prom expectation vs reality 🙃 pic.twitter.com/ZhQ4B0Kvg1
— Chelsey Not Chelsea (@chelsey_lansang) May 17, 2018
Bonus points for working Harry Potter into things.
5. Prom Food Expectations
expectation vs. reality:
prom food edition pic.twitter.com/V4unG2Hyd1
— summer🦋🦋 (@yayoenthusiast) May 15, 2017
Should have eaten before…
6. Prom Bus Expectations
Prom Bus: expectation vs reality. pic.twitter.com/9hdu8FKncx
— H (@Hunter_Hype) May 8, 2018
Can you imagine if you actually showed up in a vehicle like the hot air balloon bus?
7. Prom Dress Slit Expectations
— Elizabeth Hughes (@_elizabethmh_) February 8, 2018
Thank goodness for leggings.
8. Friend Prom Photo Expectations
expectation vs reality of prom pics pic.twitter.com/jvs67Rdd3b
— nads (@nadialubenko) October 22, 2017
It’s a loooong day.
9. Outside Prom Photo Expectations
Prom expectation vs reality💃🏼 pic.twitter.com/m5HvQaKzfr
— Audrey Hand (@audrreyhand) April 29, 2018
10. Prom Boutonniere Expectations
PROM: Expectation v. Reality pic.twitter.com/G5ENDzIeyX
— Camryn Robbinson (@camrobbinson) April 29, 2017
Those things are a pain in the butt to get in the right position.
11. Prom Dance Expectations
JS Prom expectation & reality pic.twitter.com/toVyeaJVIl
— BaYeah (@xtian_bnabaye) February 27, 2017
Not what you were expecting?
12. Prom Couples Expectations
group prom pics 💘😛
expectation vs. reality: pic.twitter.com/L2v6sYM4BN
— kells (@kellynguyens) April 24, 2017
There’s so much to say.
13. Prom Feelings
prom pics: expectation vs. reality pic.twitter.com/wxr8OUKsXp
— Shan (@_shanmckenna) June 25, 2016
Stuff just got real.
14. Prom Photo Expectations
Expectation for looking good in prom pics vs. the reality where i constantly look lost and confused pic.twitter.com/rUhEniT8Iv
— alexia (@lilrainbby) April 29, 2018
Props to her for having a sense of humor about her adorable photos.
15. Prom Squad Expectations
Expectation vs. Reality 😂 Prom was honestly so great, I truly love my friends ✨💕 pic.twitter.com/f87qRMFyGe
— Oslyn ☀️ (@oslynnn_17) April 30, 2017
What are your prom expectations? Let us know in the comments!
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