Let’s face it, Amazon is your go-to site for just about anything. With a wide array of about 12 million items across different categories, virtually anything you dream up can land on your doorstep in no time. A giant tub of flaky sea salt? You bet. A headband with mullet hair attached to it? Absolutely! No matter what you look for, there's most likely an item on the mega-retailer that can take care of it for you.

But once you scroll beyond the necessities, things take a different turn. In fact, it gets so weird that you have to see it to believe it. So allow us to introduce you to one entertaining corner of Reddit aptly called 'The deep, dark rabbit hole of Amazon'. This online group is dedicated to finding the most bizarre and unexpected products, reviews, and comments that tend to fly under the radar on the site.

More than 33k members of the community comb Amazon to bring its unhinged layers into the spotlight, and we have gathered some of the most ridiculous things to share with you below. So welcome to the oddest gift guide where you're bound to find something you definitely don’t need, but now desperately want. Be sure to upvote your favorite pics, and let us know what you think about them in the comments!

Psst! For more of the worst things for sale on Amazon, check out Bored Panda's earlier piece right over here.

#1

Absolute Agony

Absolute Agony

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#3

Pretty Successful Bookkeeper

Pretty Successful Bookkeeper

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a fruity dream of delusion
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2 months ago (edited) Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

honestly, i can believe some people are stupid enough to fall for this (edit: guys, im aware it was a joke.. if this were real, i could believe what i stated previously)

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'The deep, dark rabbit hole of Amazon' subreddit has been around for quite some time. Ever since it was created in 2014, it has been steadily growing and gaining a strong foothold on the platform. With over 33k members, it's the perfect outlet to showcase some of the craziest finds ever discovered on Amazon and poke fun at the side of consumerism where the level of weirdness is way above normal.

"Have you ever seen something for sale on Amazon that made you step back and say, 'What the [hell]?'" the moderator asks in the community description. "Link that product here!" Well, hundreds of users accepted the invitation. "Also, general WTF's *about* Amazon, e.g., their shipping policies, their customer service? Share that, too!" People over there always seem to be on the lookout for the strangest, wackiest, and most ridiculous products and reviews to share with fellow members of the group, and they do not disappoint.

#4

I Guess I Can Wait One More Day

I Guess I Can Wait One More Day

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M Kawai
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2 months ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

That's frightening! I'd be so nervous making sure my big fingers didn't tap the wrong one!

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#5

My Mum Found This On Amazon For A Turntable

My Mum Found This On Amazon For A Turntable

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#6

The Best Cup

The Best Cup

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Bouche Clay
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2 months ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

It is what the picture showed. I suppose I shouldn't think this is funny, but I do. *hangs her head in shame while giggling*

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Some of the most important rules to consider before sharing something with the group is that the post cannot include any affiliate links, although it should state the price and the description somewhere in the title.

Moreover, one of the most important rules is that the item must be weird. "Your post must contain items on Amazon that are unusual, weird, or bizarre content that, well, you wouldn't EXPECT to find on Amazon," the moderator explained. "Gag gifts must be weird, not just funny. 'Weird' items are subjective, and links can be removed for being too normal at moderator discretion."

#7

"Heart Shaped" Bicycle Safety Light

"Heart Shaped" Bicycle Safety Light

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Cute panda
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2 months ago (edited) Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Oh you sweet summer child… Edit: OMG THANK YOU! Most upvotes I’ve ever had

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#8

Was Looking For A Camera To Keep An Eye On My Dog And Came Across This

Was Looking For A Camera To Keep An Eye On My Dog And Came Across This

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#9

Say What You Will About Poison, 10000 Pairs Of Earrings For $10.57 Is A Deal

Say What You Will About Poison, 10000 Pairs Of Earrings For $10.57 Is A Deal

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It’s safe to say that society has become obsessed with discussing products lately. And it’s easy to see why, as today we’re bombarded with legions of stuff that’s available to buy at the click of a button. From genius product design ideas to strange-looking ones, folks are uncovering heaps of original ideas and unnecessary temptations. It seems like the digital world has become a true treasure trove of the ridiculous and the bizarre that certainly challenges the boundaries of imagination.

While Amazon is just one site on the internet sphere that makes online ordering easier, it is definitely a force to reckon with. According to a blog post on Big Commerce, more than 197 million people around the world get on their devices and visit Amazon.com each month. "In 2018, Amazon’s share of the US ecommerce market hit 49%. That’s 5% of all retail spent across the entire country."

"To put things in perspective, this is more than Amazon’s top three competitors combined, with eBay coming in at 6.6%, Apple at 3.9% and Walmart at 3.7%," it states. "Needless to say, Amazon is the leader in online sales, with no sign of slowing down anytime soon."

#10

Amazing

Amazing

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Zara (she/they)
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2 months ago (edited) Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

So effective he turned an entire different skin tone! Wow! 🙄

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#11

These Bumper Stickers I Found Hidden Inside One Of The Flaps Of An Amazon Prime Box Containing A Plexiglass Panel I Had Ordered

These Bumper Stickers I Found Hidden Inside One Of The Flaps Of An Amazon Prime Box Containing A Plexiglass Panel I Had Ordered

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KENOBI
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2 months ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Lol these are good I would almost use them but they are stickers

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Small wonder, as Amazon offers us virtually any item we can think of. The function and purpose are debatable, but they tend to genuinely surprise us by being so extreme that they even seem unreal. It’s entertaining to see the things people over on 'The deep, dark rabbit hole of Amazon' share with the world, but featuring peculiar products online seems to have become a running trend. See, their explosive growth has inspired other social media projects that tend to appeal to audiences of all types.

#13

I Was Looking For Work Boots. I'm Not In The Line Of Work That Amazon Thinks I Am!

I Was Looking For Work Boots. I'm Not In The Line Of Work That Amazon Thinks I Am!

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#14

[£45.30] I’m Not Sure Iron Man Is Doing It Right

[£45.30] I’m Not Sure Iron Man Is Doing It Right

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Raven Sheridan
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2 months ago (edited) Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I think it looks like some sort of futuristic KKK robe. 🤔

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Previously, we reached out to an expert in uncovering all the bizarre stuff on Amazon, Drew Fairweather. About 10 years ago, he founded the notorious 'The Worst Things For Sale' (TWTFS) project while simply looking through the site. "[I] realized that there were bizarre, weird, and hilarious items always peeking out from under what I was actually trying to find," he told Bored Panda. "Once you realize the breadth of bizarre things available there, you can't un-see them!"

"Since buying items is the main creative outlet of most people — most Americans, at least — people enjoy seeing unusual items for sale," he continued. Fairweather also notices items "that seem normal — branded waffle irons, pink screwdrivers — that have a strange or sinister subtext hidden beneath the sales pitch." 

#16

A Billionaire Dinosaur Forced Me Gay [Kindle Edition]

A Billionaire Dinosaur Forced Me Gay [Kindle Edition]

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#17

There Is Something Very Disturbing About Having "Special Delivery" Written On The Butt Flap Of A Onesie

There Is Something Very Disturbing About Having "Special Delivery" Written On The Butt Flap Of A Onesie

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#18

Kids Face Mask

Kids Face Mask

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a fruity dream of delusion
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2 months ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

i feel like that’s going to make kids want to do coke just to spite the one who wore it 😶 idk maybe that’s just my school

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Fairweather explained he digs up most of these items on his own, although followers also help with suggestions. "I tend to stay away from novelty items, which are those intentionally created to be 'wacky,' since there's nothing unusual or sinister about these."

"I'd rather write about something like Extylus, which is a stylus for your smartphone that you strap to your finger, so you can use your finger to control your smartphone."

#19

The "Daddy Love" Photo Blanket Has A Picture Of Chris Watts And His Daughter Cece. For Those Unaware, Watts Murdered His Pregnant Wife And 2 Young Daughters In August 2018

The "Daddy Love" Photo Blanket Has A Picture Of Chris Watts And His Daughter Cece. For Those Unaware, Watts Murdered His Pregnant Wife And 2 Young Daughters In August 2018

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Susan Green
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2 months ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

That is vile. I’m certain most people know who is is

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#20

Paid $180 For Apple AirPods. Got $8 Chinese Inpods 12. Amazon Told Me To Return The Item To Refund Me, And Now They Say I Have To Return "Original AirPods" To Be Refunded. Great!

Paid $180 For Apple AirPods. Got $8 Chinese Inpods 12. Amazon Told Me To Return The Item To Refund Me, And Now They Say I Have To Return "Original AirPods" To Be Refunded. Great!

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#21

I Wanted A Breaking Bad Jigsaw

I Wanted A Breaking Bad Jigsaw

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"As with any items manufactured and sold, these were all created with the purpose of making money! A lot of these companies, I'd imagine, start with someone having an idea they hope will be popular, a niche product that will become the next Beanie Baby or Scrub Daddy. They're then put through the wringer of marketing to become one of the abominations I write about, like Bumper Dumper, the toilet you attach to the trailer hitch of your truck," he told us. 

#22

Ummm

Ummm

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Moose
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2 months ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

They really should've read their ad aloud before posting.

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#23

Imaginary Friend, $9.99. Plus Shipping

Imaginary Friend, $9.99. Plus Shipping

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Bouche Clay
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2 months ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I had one of these for free as a kid. There's some serious inflation going on here.

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The ultimate goal, in Fairweather’s opinion, is to make people think about what they’re buying and why. "These products are mostly made of plastic, manufactured by underpaid factory workers, sold at a premium to people who don't need them."

"They're a colossal waste of energy and material resources, and it engenders suffering from the human cost of manual labor, the occupational health hazards experienced by the workers, and the ecological damage done by extracting these limited resources from the Earth."

"The very richest people accumulate wealth and use their power to strip the rest of us of health and happiness, then sell it back to us, one plastic piece at a time. We don't need any of these things! It's all a symptom of a society which has prioritized the accumulation of the wealthy over all other aspects," Fairweather concluded. 

#25

Really Feeling This Customer Service Reps Vibe

Really Feeling This Customer Service Reps Vibe

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#26

Ngl, I Admire Her Style

Ngl, I Admire Her Style

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Evan Mayes
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2 months ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Do you think she has one of those beer helmets but modified for wine and that one is just there for the tactical reload?

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#27

Exactly How Big Is This Glue Gun?

Exactly How Big Is This Glue Gun?

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But if we can agree on one thing, the things featured in this list are extremely entertaining to look at. We’re curious to hear your thoughts about these ridiculous items. Which of these products did you love or hate most? Did anything in particular stand out to you the most? Feel free to share your opinions in the comments!

#28

An $18 Penguin Shaped Humidifier Gift For Who...?!

An $18 Penguin Shaped Humidifier Gift For Who...?!

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AxleMunshine001
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2 months ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

"As a conscientious pimp, I always keep my hoes humidified"😎

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#29

My Wife Was Looking For A Cat Tent

My Wife Was Looking For A Cat Tent

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a fruity dream of delusion
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2 months ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

:0 I WANT THESE i wanna put them on all my fingers and just surprise my friends with them :D

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#30

Does This Belong Here? I Thought It Was Pretty Wtf

Does This Belong Here? I Thought It Was Pretty Wtf

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#31

Very Funny Bezos - But I Need The Charging Cord I Actually Ordered

Very Funny Bezos - But I Need The Charging Cord I Actually Ordered

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#32

I See Your Big Box And Raise You A Big Box For My Bluetooth Dongle

I See Your Big Box And Raise You A Big Box For My Bluetooth Dongle

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The Silly Stellar Jay
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2 months ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I recently got a pack of small towels (rags mind you) that were packed in a much larger box with large bubble wrap. I guess rags are fragile?

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#34

Umm

Umm

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Daniel Yamada
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2 months ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Need more information. What is the condition of that used item?

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#35

What Is The Story That Ends With Me Needing These?

What Is The Story That Ends With Me Needing These?

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#36

In The Market For Some Plastic Snakes, Amazon Gives Me Amazing Photoshop

In The Market For Some Plastic Snakes, Amazon Gives Me Amazing Photoshop

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Ovata Acronicta
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2 months ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I dunno how they got this picture of me as a child swooning over three plastic snakes, and yet...

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#37

Amazon Now Testing Out Time Travel Delivery, First Attempt Didn't Go So Well

Amazon Now Testing Out Time Travel Delivery, First Attempt Didn't Go So Well

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Bouche Clay
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2 months ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Well, you should have been home 15 minutes from now.

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#38

I Miss My Wife

I Miss My Wife

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#39

Searched For Little Mermaid Clothes For Boys. Did Not Expect This $9.99 Shirt

Searched For Little Mermaid Clothes For Boys. Did Not Expect This $9.99 Shirt

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Pam
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2 months ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

He’s got man boobs. Let’s not discriminate! 😝

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#41

I Can’t Decide

I Can’t Decide

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Evan Mayes
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2 months ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I personally would go for the Friday, Feb. 5 FREE Prime Delivery.

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#42

Why Is This Cat Wearing Glasses? (Cat Tracks, $10.99)

Why Is This Cat Wearing Glasses? (Cat Tracks, $10.99)

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Anita Edwardd
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2 months ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

He’s long sighted, that’s why he’s wearing his glasses.

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#43

That’s Not What I Call It

That’s Not What I Call It

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#44

This Appeared In My Suggestions In Amazon

This Appeared In My Suggestions In Amazon

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#45

Casual Friday I Guess?

Casual Friday I Guess?

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#46

So You’re Saying The Reviews Aren’t Real?

So You’re Saying The Reviews Aren’t Real?

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April Caron
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2 months ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Has anyone ever actually filled out a review like this and gotten a gift card? I’m curious.

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#47

I Wouldn’t Know Cuz I’m Too Single, But No Way A Couple Would Need $2000 Of Lube

I Wouldn’t Know Cuz I’m Too Single, But No Way A Couple Would Need $2000 Of Lube

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#48

It’s Not An Invisibility Case

It’s Not An Invisibility Case

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Anita Edwardd
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2 months ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Borrow some damn glasses from the cat, then you will be able to find your damn phone and send back the damn case!

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#49

I Ordered An Apple Battery Pack From Amazon Pl, And The Seller Was Also Amazon Eu, It Came Directly From Warehouse. How Ever Look What I Got.. I Still Cant Understand How It Happened

I Ordered An Apple Battery Pack From Amazon Pl, And The Seller Was Also Amazon Eu, It Came Directly From Warehouse. How Ever Look What I Got.. I Still Cant Understand How It Happened

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Kylie Mountain
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2 months ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Somebody in the supply chain stole it and added the batteries so it would weigh enough not to raise suspicion. Not much of a mystery here.

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#50

This... This Is Meant To Be For Children?

This... This Is Meant To Be For Children?

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