30 People Who Deeply Regret Shopping Online (New Pics)

2 months ago · Julieta · 0 Comment

Online shopping is super convenient, a whole world of products and services to choose from that will get delivered to your doorstep at the click of a button. However, there is, of course, a price to pay for all this convenience.

Firstly, you don't get to physically touch, smell, and judge the true dimensions of a product like you would in a shop. This can lead to all kinds of misunderstandings, particularly if you are dealing with some unscrupulous companies from less regulated countries.

Then there is the waiting. It could get stuck in customs, the wrong product could've been sent by mistake, it might get broken in transit. It could end up being an awfully long time between you clicking 'buy' and actually receiving a satisfactory product in your hand! However, these are the risks we take for a bargain, and not having to drag around town looking for something in a shop. We here at GIGGAG have compiled a list of times when online shopping went hilariously wrong, as a kind of cautionary tale. Do your research before you click that button! Scroll down below to check it out for yourself, as well as some previous posts here, here and here, and share your own experiences in the comments!

#28 I Ordered A Smart Light Bulb And Got A Chrome Fidget Spinner In A Light Bulb Box

The review he left on Amazon was spot on:

"I ordered this item on a cold Sunday night, and was pleasantly surprised on Monday morning when a package arrived with my name on it. I eagerly opened my Amazon package, giddy with the promise of 120 colours to brighten up my bedroom, and when I found a light bulb sized box emblazoned with the words "Smart RGBW Bulb" I was delighted, all was going to plan.

However, my hopes of multi-coloured illumination came crashing down, I was shocked. I felt as if the 265 volts that were meant to be running through my smart light bulb were running through me. To my dismay, and with a growing feeling of confusion, I realized I was not the proud owner of a WIFI Smart Bulb, I was instead the bewildered owner of a chrome fidget spinner, fidget spinner case, and a small screwdriver (despite there seeming to be no screw head on the spinner).

Now, with my tail between my legs, and Hermes en route to collect my fidget spinner, I am forced to endure additional nights of bland, colourless light.

I have many questions, where is my bulb? Why did a fidget spinner come in a light bulb box? Why is this available on prime? Who hired someone who can confused a light bulb and a fidget spinner, and how dark must their house be? All questions I doubt I will ever get answers to.

I'm summary, order a different light bulb. Unless you want a fidget spinner, then this is the light bulb for you."

This happens if someone tries to cheat and the vendor won't check the resent package. Instead they just give it to the next customer. Happened to us not only once.

#28 I Ordered A Smart Light Bulb And Got A Chrome Fidget Spinner In A Light Bulb Box

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