Hint: You can't just glue gears on it and call it a day. Dismayed by the sheer number of bizarre creations for sale masquerading as "steampunk", Sir Reginald Pikedevant, Esq. let out his rage in song.
BuzzFeed Managing Editor Scott Lamb hates steampunk. In honor of his birthday today, here is a list of Etsy items mislabeled or erroneously tagged as steampunk. He should love all these things. (From Not Remotely Steampunk on Regretsy)