QR Codes seem to be popping up everywhere these days, compelling passerby’s to whip out their phones and scan. As the QR code becomes more commonplace, we’ve also been seeing them pop up in some not so common places. We wanted to share our top picks for the wackiest QR codes we’ve came across.
1. QR Codes on Tombstones…
This is about as strange as it gets. For $10,000 the Japanese company Ishinokoe will sell you a tombstone with a QR code that when scanned can connect family members and visitors to photos and other content about the deceased. Check out the content from this code:
2. It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a… QR code?!
This may be the most absurd QR code in existence simply because it’s the most difficult to scan. What were these marketers thinking? You can’t even tell who paid for the absurdity:
3. QR Code Crochet
Could you imagine finding your grandmother knitting a QR code scarf? Or a pair of socks you can scan? Well—it’s actually happening:
4. Gaming with QR Coded Dice
Imagine hanging out with your friends playing board games, and rolling QR code covered dice when your turn comes up. What are these people thinking? Does a monster or an angel appear on your phone when you scan it? We doubt it:
5. Edible QR Codes
Yes barcodes are edible these days—we were happy to find this out as well. Just looking at a barcode can make us hungry: