Nobody likes being told what to do. Some people hate being told to do something so much that they end up doing the complete opposite.
However, everyone's different -- everyone has a different approach. For example, taking instructions and doing them in a complete literal sense could sometimes tick off the person who gave you those instructions.
Here's a post dedicated to those who've taken instructions a little too literally. You can think of it as their way of sticking it to the system. No matter what intention was behind the action, they all came out with a hilarious outcome.
It took some time and effort, but he finally accomplished it!