Do you share the common hate of going to the mall, spending loads of time walking in an out of shops and trying clothes in suspicious booths? Then you might just agree that online shopping is one of the best inventions ever. Unlimited choice of goodies just a click away eliminates the need to go out of your cozy home and allows to shop more comfortable. Also, if you have to wait at least couple of weeks for delivery, a good chance is, that you've already forgotten about your order, so it's just like getting a present from yourself.

All of this sounds great, but there are millions of proofs that this perfect story can end up as an online shopping fail. Thought you had ordered a TV stand for an outrageously good price? It turns out it's for a dollhouse. Bought a fabulous prom dress? Don't get too excited, because it will probably look like a potato sack. Sure, reading the description and reviews might save you from these funny fails, but if it did happen, at least there's something to laugh about!

Check out our list of the ultimate fails when people got nothing like they expected to get. And if these online shop fails are not enough, check our dissapointing dresses that were ordered online.

#1

I Bought This Cup For My Wife Expecting It To Change From A Black Cup To A Christmas Scene

I Bought This Cup For My Wife Expecting It To Change From A Black Cup To A Christmas Scene

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Crystal Rose
Community Member
5 years ago

No way?! Why would they put that on the mug?! So stupid.

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#2

3 Years Ago I Unknowingly Bought A 2 Person Child's Tent Thinking It Was Adult Sized...And I Still Took It To The Festival

3 Years Ago I Unknowingly Bought A 2 Person Child's Tent Thinking It Was Adult Sized...And I Still Took It To The Festival

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Crystal Rose
Community Member
5 years ago

He made the most of it!!

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#3

Thought I Brought The Cutest Little PJ Set From Ann Summers Until I Looked Closer At The Patter

Thought I Brought The Cutest Little PJ Set From Ann Summers Until I Looked Closer At The Patter

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Andrew Braithwaite
Community Member
5 years ago

But it was from Ann Summers. What did she expect?

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#4

Bought A Rug Online For My Room

Bought A Rug Online For My Room

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.gas.
Community Member
5 years ago

I feel for the dude, but, yes, he should have checked dimensions. Also, it probably had a cheap price, which should have been a red flag. A rug like this can be really expensive.

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#5

Tried To Surprised My Mum For Mother's Day. Put This In The Special Requirements And They F***in Print It On The Box

Tried To Surprised My Mum For Mother's Day. Put This In The Special Requirements And They F***in Print It On The Box

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Debbie
Community Member
5 years ago

...and as all moms do.. I bet she totally pretended that she did not read the box... :)

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#6

My Mum Ordered A Cake For My Sister And Asked For A Blond Girl On Top But It Autocorrected To Blind And We Got This

My Mum Ordered A Cake For My Sister And Asked For A Blond Girl On Top But It Autocorrected To Blind And We Got This

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.gas.
Community Member
5 years ago

If it auto-corrected, it's not the baker's fault, and it's only half the customer's fault (for not checking before sending).

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#7

The "Fur Wolf Tail For Halloween Fancy Dress" I Ordered Off Ebay Has Arrived

The "Fur Wolf Tail For Halloween Fancy Dress" I Ordered Off Ebay Has Arrived

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Andy Grimm
Community Member
5 years ago

You just sort of... plug it in.

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#8

My Mum Ordered My Nephew A Converse Rucksack For School Online And This Is What Came

My Mum Ordered My Nephew A Converse Rucksack For School Online And This Is What Came

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Paola Turati
Community Member
5 years ago

That cat looks ready for school

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#9

I Don't Know About This, You Guys. I Don't Think This Is What I Ordered

I Don't Know About This, You Guys. I Don't Think This Is What I Ordered

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Gonçalo Dinis
Community Member
5 years ago

"Please kill me"

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#10

Pretty Sure These Aren't 32" Length

Pretty Sure These Aren't 32" Length

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Maggie Grover Bacher
Community Member
5 years ago

sure they are! they are a minimum of 32" in length. the rest is all gravy!

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#11

My 16 Y.O Daughter Bought This. It Is Ridiculously Small And I Probably Couldn't Legally Post A Pic Of What It Looks Like If She Attempts To Wear It. It Does Cover Cat's Nipples

My 16 Y.O Daughter Bought This. It Is Ridiculously Small And I Probably Couldn't Legally Post A Pic Of What It Looks Like If She Attempts To Wear It. It Does Cover Cat's Nipples

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Linn Hansen
Community Member
5 years ago

Another cat looking fabelous. Ebay for cats.

Julie Russell
Community Member
5 years ago

Who lets a 16 year old buy a bikini like that?! Seriously..

Virginia Su
Community Member
5 years ago

Have you seen some 16 year olds lately? They're all like this.

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Mafer Cardoso
Community Member
5 years ago

OMG!!! can't stop laughing and I'm in a waiting room at my Doctor's office XD hahahahahahahaha actually crying!

Ihave Apenis
Community Member
5 years ago

Well even if it was the right size you can clearly see the model's nipples it is transparent why would you want that fir your daughter

Kathryn Borrow
Community Member
5 years ago

But the cat looks great.

Christine Montague
Community Member
5 years ago

Perhaps it gets bigger when wet like those old knitted swimsuits !

Amazon QT
Community Member
10 months ago

🤣🤣🤣

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Liz Mosby
Community Member
5 years ago

It must be from Asia, they have shower super small sizes. I have learned that you LITERALLY have to order AT LEAST 3-5 sizes bigger than you normally wear to get anything to fit. I wear xl, but my jacket I bought on Amazon had to be an xxxxxl.. I sh*t you not....

Amazon QT
Community Member
10 months ago

And that’s why I won’t buy clothes online- you never know what size you’ll get.

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Vlada N.
Community Member
4 years ago

Well, i'd be more worried about my 16 year old daughter, wanted to wear this slutty piece of crap, and not about it being small.

daughterofllyr
Community Member
4 years ago

Actually, having worked as a volunteer lifeguard for many years I can assure you - even for a 16 year old - this is comparatively modest. It is designed as a bikini and those are not exactly known for prudence at the beach - just fashion. Hen I swim, ear bathers that will actually protect me from a/ having the suit come off in the water and b/ being crispy fried. I live in Australia and have also been cursed with a naturally large chest on a petite frame, so I could never pull this look off. But if her daughter can, more power to her.

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Susan Hooper
Community Member
5 years ago

Looks like things we used to wear in the 1970's when we let it all hang out!

Ann Ros'a
Community Member
5 years ago

I would rock the hell out of that, and I'm a DDD!!

Cindy Coyle
Community Member
2 years ago

That is China Bullshit, you see a picture and order it and when it comes it is NOTHING like the picture, wrong color, different size, piece of plastic crap. I have stopped shopping on AMAZON cause they are not up front about the sellers being from China.

Marie Jareth
Community Member
3 years ago

Thats actually the correct size, its a hootchie top, what do you expect? Its only supposed to stretch over the chest.

Jessie Taormina
Community Member
4 years ago

Don't buy clothes online from china. They'll get you every time.

Jazmyn B (Jaz)
Community Member
4 years ago

Wow... That cat looks ready to begin making dinner 😂 Tuna pasta anybody?

AnnieLaurie Burke
Community Member
4 years ago

Not only the weave, but that's just not her color!

Joanne Palmer
Community Member
4 years ago

Haha Cats got style ;)

Kira Thesloth
Community Member
4 years ago

It would't cover her daughter's nurples even if it was big enough! At least I'm pretty sure I can see the model's....

Over Opinionated
Community Member
5 years ago

I actually saw that posted online when I was looking up crochet patterns for halter tops it's still horrible. Boob net

get in
Community Member
5 years ago

You should at least have your daughter try it on, crochet stretches amazingly well. Try it first, you may be pleasantly surprised unless she is a heavier girl.

Tyler Bond
Community Member
5 years ago

I bet anything she bought it from one of those asian knockoff companies.

sexynred13
Community Member
5 years ago

ahaha ahhh

Jessie Ye
Community Member
5 years ago

Well..uh..that can fit children? and im feeling rly sad bout this, but it can fit me too ;-;;;;;;;;

Susan Hooper
Community Member
5 years ago

Looks like something we would have worn in the 70's when we let it all hang out! LOL

Zmau Ionut
Community Member
5 years ago

:)))) can u give me the link?:)))))))))

Amazon QT
Community Member
10 months ago

Creepy much!!!

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Leen Pol
Community Member
5 years ago

I'll make her one that actually fits!

Sebastián Ramos
Community Member
5 years ago

I almost chocked laughing :D

Jim C
Community Member
5 years ago

I bet you almost choked too.

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.gas.
Community Member
5 years ago

I remember this creating controversy some time back. The woman in the pic doesn't seem to have any problem wearing it, and it's not "inappropriate" at all, esp. at the beach. I think this is/was just an overprotective parent.

Ri Kreiner
Community Member
5 years ago

The product in the picture with the woman is differently constructed from the one they got. There's a better band around the bottom and the "boob cups" are made of two triangles sewn together so that they can form around the boob and cover more (you can see the seam in the picture). The one on the cat is missing these things. Someone tried to copy the picture, but didn't recreate it well enough and also used too small of a stitch I'd say.

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#12

Worst Purchase Ever

Worst Purchase Ever

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Diana CrunChewy Watson
Community Member
5 years ago

It's cameltopia!

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#13

My Roomate Ordered A TV Stand Off Amazon. This Is What Came

My Roomate Ordered A TV Stand Off Amazon. This Is What Came

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Martha Donaldson
Community Member
5 years ago

It pays to read the fine print AND the label.

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#14

Wtf Never Buying Off Ebay Again

Wtf Never Buying Off Ebay Again

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Alexandru Diaconescu
Community Member
5 years ago

Just wanted to ask what's that supposed to be and in the next moment... Oh God!

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#15

Thanks For The Flowers Substitution

Thanks For The Flowers Substitution

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Rob LeBlanc
Community Member
5 years ago

When life gives you onions, make... Er, um... I got nuthin. You got screwed. :/

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#16

Online Shopping Probs

Online Shopping Probs

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Viviane Katz
Community Member
5 years ago

One size fits nobody.

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#17

What Size Is This?

What Size Is This?

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Carlee Franklin
Community Member
5 years ago

Those mittens r for ur boyfriend

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#18

What I Ordered VS What I Got

What I Ordered VS What I Got

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Christian Hill
Community Member
5 years ago

it's the new anorexia line of bears

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#19

I Actually Ordered A Tiny Rug. Now It's A Beautiful Bookmark!

I Actually Ordered A Tiny Rug. Now It's A Beautiful Bookmark!

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Crystal Rose
Community Member
5 years ago

Note to self, never buy a rug online.

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#20

I Think This Company Missed The Mark On "Sized For Large Breed Dogs"

I Think This Company Missed The Mark On "Sized For Large Breed Dogs"

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António Lima
Community Member
5 years ago

Large for chihuahua s

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#21

Mum Order Deckchairs For The Garden For Her And My Dad And This Is What Came

Mum Order Deckchairs For The Garden For Her And My Dad And This Is What Came

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Crystal Rose
Community Member
5 years ago

Why do people advertise these like they are normal sized. It's trickery.

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#22

Thought The Dimensions Were Much Larger. Least My Dog Can Take A Magic Carpet Ride

Thought The Dimensions Were Much Larger. Least My Dog Can Take A Magic Carpet Ride

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Crystal Rose
Community Member
5 years ago

If I were any good at Photoshopping this would be Aladdin. Lol

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#23

Always Take Notice Of A Product's Size When Shopping Online

Always Take Notice Of A Product's Size When Shopping Online

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.gas.
Community Member
5 years ago

First one that was larger than expected!

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#24

Ordered A New Wooden Cutting Board That Collects Bread Crumbs In The Bottom. This Is What Came

Ordered A New Wooden Cutting Board That Collects Bread Crumbs In The Bottom. This Is What Came

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Jon Oman
Community Member
5 years ago

I don't think bread crumbs will fit

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#25

Never Again Will I Order A Dress From China. Never Again

Never Again Will I Order A Dress From China. Never Again

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Heather Sefcik
Community Member
5 years ago

Those Chinese clothing sites are all scams!

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#26

My Sister Ordered Boots Offline For Her Halloween Costume And This Is What Came In The Mail

My Sister Ordered Boots Offline For Her Halloween Costume And This Is What Came In The Mail

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Sigrid Vinter
Community Member
5 years ago

How does one order anything offline?

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#27

This Is Why You Should Always Check Product Dimensions Before Ordering Something Online

This Is Why You Should Always Check Product Dimensions Before Ordering Something Online

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.gas.
Community Member
5 years ago

Again, I raise the price point issue. You think you're going to get an adult-sized leather chair for $90, plus free shipping? Wow.

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#28

Throwback To Last Year When I Thought It Was A Good Idea To Buy A Prom Dress Online From China

Throwback To Last Year When I Thought It Was A Good Idea To Buy A Prom Dress Online From China

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Jeanne Deaux
Community Member
5 years ago

Don't worry, you still look beautiful. Hope you managed to have a nice prom night.

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#29

Man Pays $750 For A Piece Of Paper He Thought Was An Xbox One

Man Pays $750 For A Piece Of Paper He Thought Was An Xbox One

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Jeanne Deaux
Community Member
5 years ago

I think he was paid back thanks to Ebay. I read it some time ago, it was a big case at the time.

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#30

Such An Intricate Design! Oh, Wait...

Such An Intricate Design! Oh, Wait...

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Joss Alynski
Community Member
5 years ago

A vest, lmao

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#31

Ordering Clothes From China. Expectations Vs Reality

Ordering Clothes From China. Expectations Vs Reality

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Rob LeBlanc
Community Member
5 years ago

It's ok. He'll Screw you anyways. ;)

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#32

Mom Thought She Ordered Some Cheap Leggings For Herself And This Came In The Mail

Mom Thought She Ordered Some Cheap Leggings For Herself And This Came In The Mail

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Elizabeth Molloy
Community Member
5 years ago

Gold leggings on your mother? Fashion disaster averted I'd say.

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#33

Neither Dressed Nor Naked

Neither Dressed Nor Naked

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Jeanne Deaux
Community Member
5 years ago

You have to stay up all the time you're wearing it. Nooo!! Stop it, don't sit!!! Up up up! No you can't even sit to eat or to work at your desk. Stand still damnit! Do you want it to look like the picture or not? ^_^

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#34

What I Ordered For My Wife And What She Received

What I Ordered For My Wife And What She Received

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.gas.
Community Member
5 years ago

Ha! Certain flower companies (which shall remain nameless) are notorious for this! There's a whole website dedicated to their fails!

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#35

Something Is Not Right

Something Is Not Right

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Linda Whitman
Community Member
5 years ago

They are disoriented... ;) They are disoriented ;)

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#36

Costume

Costume

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Anonymous Bacon
Community Member
5 years ago

I would be more likely to wear the actual one tbh

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#37

This Princess Leia Costume Looks More Like A Ghost Costume

This Princess Leia Costume Looks More Like A Ghost Costume

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Heather Rubbinaccio-Minior
Community Member
5 years ago

I wore that costume for Halloween last year. She's obviously not a 'Medium'. If I could post a pic here, I would. Mine looked great

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#38

Just Needs A Petticoat!

Just Needs A Petticoat!

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Benny Lava
Community Member
5 years ago

One is Ariel and the other one is David Bowie.

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#39

She Ordered A "genuine Crystalshe - Received A Spray Painted Rock

She Ordered A "genuine Crystalshe - Received A Spray Painted Rock

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TRina Lockary
Community Member
5 years ago

Looks like "peacock ore" http://meanings.crystalsandjewelry.com/chalcopyrite/

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#40

What Happens When You Buy A Prom Dress From China, Love It

What Happens When You Buy A Prom Dress From China, Love It

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Julia Daly
Community Member
5 years ago

Looks the exact same to me, can hardly tell the difference! -sarcasm-

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#41

Ordering A Dress.. Came As A Shirt.. ????????

Ordering A Dress.. Came As A Shirt.. ????????

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C. Wang
Community Member
5 years ago

thats still a pretty nice shirt

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#42

What I Ordered And What I Got. ????

What I Ordered And What I Got. ????

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Priyanka Jatan
Community Member
5 years ago

Kinky bunnies??

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#43

I Ordered This But Look What Came Instead

I Ordered This But Look What Came Instead

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Pemberton
Community Member
5 years ago

WTF!? And who are they?

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#44

Bought This Floor Length Door Mirror

Bought This Floor Length Door Mirror

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Benny Lava
Community Member
5 years ago

Well, it can still reach the floor.

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#45

I Bought A New Sauce Pan And Frying Pan Online... They're made of copper so these dollhouse-sized pots actually cost me quite a lot of money

I Bought A New Sauce Pan And Frying Pan Online... They're made of copper so these dollhouse-sized pots actually cost me quite a lot of money

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Błażej Karczyński
Community Member
5 years ago

They're not dollhouse sized. It's more like restaurant equipment. The frying pan is for tatin tarts and omelettes the small sauce pan also serves it's purpose tho I cant remember exactly what it's used for. Therefore you're an idiot for purchasing stuff online and not reading specs and descriptions.

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#46

At Christmas The Hubby Wanted An Oven For Camping... It Arrived...

At Christmas The Hubby Wanted An Oven For Camping... It Arrived...

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Diane Peters
Community Member
5 years ago

Who takes an oven camping anyway? Ever hear of Coleman stoves?

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#47

When You Think Your Getting A Prom Dress But..

When You Think Your Getting A Prom Dress But..

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Alexandru Diaconescu
Community Member
5 years ago

I don't get it... what's wrong with the dress?

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#48

Expectations Vs Reality ;)

Expectations Vs Reality ;)

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urte juodvirsyte
Community Member
5 years ago

I ordered exactly the same dress(from ASOS I think it was?),actually by mistake I even ordered two of these.. it was so disappointing to find this pyjama instead:<

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#49

The Dress I Ordered From Fashionmia.com. Never Buy Anything From There.

The Dress I Ordered From Fashionmia.com. Never Buy Anything From There.

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Vicky Lam
Community Member
5 years ago

Oh my gosh I ordered this dress too from FashionMia and got a rubbish quality dress too that looked nothing like in the pic. Still trying to get a refund from them.

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#50

What Is This?! A Bridal Table For Ants?! Real Life

What Is This?! A Bridal Table For Ants?! Real Life

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Jan Rees
Community Member
4 years ago

X'D

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#51

What Happened To The Rest Of The Pants?

What Happened To The Rest Of The Pants?

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Julia Daly
Community Member
5 years ago

Dang that would've been awesome had it been as advertised in the purchase picture

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#52

Wt I Ordrd Vs Wt I Got

Wt I Ordrd Vs Wt I Got

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Misba Abbas
Community Member
5 years ago

same thing happend with me in street style store! never order from there

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#53

It's Hard To Shop For Danes

It's Hard To Shop For Danes

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Cordelia Roth
Community Member
5 years ago

"Recommended for small dogs 6.5 to 17.5 lbs (3-8 kg)" "Designed for cats and small-to medium-sized dogs, it is short enough to step over but tall enough to control pets."

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#54

I Thought I Was Buying Myself The Cutest Little Pair Of Navy Moccasins. Ummmm....

I Thought I Was Buying Myself The Cutest Little Pair Of Navy Moccasins. Ummmm....

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AprilleSkye Binzley
Community Member
5 years ago

little key word lol

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#55

It's Toothless... Right? Thanks, Target. Hahahaha

It's Toothless... Right? Thanks, Target. Hahahaha

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Liz Miller
Community Member
5 years ago

Condom gone wrong?

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#56

What I Got Vs What I Ordered

What I Got Vs What I Ordered

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Ahmet Küçük
Community Member
5 years ago

both ugly

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#57

Never Order From Modlily.com They Can't Tell The Front From The Back!

Never Order From Modlily.com They Can't Tell The Front From The Back!

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Community Member
5 years ago

You're looking at the back side of the top half of the suit sewn to the front side of the bottom of the suit! Kind of hard to wear that way.

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