Umm…

A dialog box, with the heading "Are you sure?" The text states: "You have an upload in progress and quitting now will cancel it".The two buttons are "Yes, quit" and "Cancel".

Source: Some image uploader.

Mismatches between text and avaiable buttons can be very confusing. A common example is having “OK” and “Cancel” as options when the question asked requires an answer of “Yes” or “No”. Although that’s perhaps grammatically annoying rather than highly confusing.

This little example, however, is a gem. Selecting “Cancel” doesn’t cancel the upload, but selecting “Yes” does. I think.

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