Online shopping is sometimes a game of chance, and these poor people lost terribly.

No matter how many cautionary tales people read about scam sites, Chinese knockoff brands, and neglected fine print, they still get tempted by discount prices and race to the checkout in a fury of clicks. Though shipping mishaps do happen, especially when packages are moving internationally, it's really hard to imagine how postal workers let some of these ones slide.

We want to hear about your online shopping nightmare, so show us what you thought you ordered, and what you actually ended up with. Also, check out our first round of unhappy customers here.

#1

Note To Self: Check The Dimensions Of Everything Before Ordering On Amazon

Note To Self: Check The Dimensions Of Everything Before Ordering On Amazon

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Lemonsito 2 years ago

Cat: I am not entertained hooman...

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#2

Ordered Black Sweatpants, Received These Instead. I'm Not Even Mad

Ordered Black Sweatpants, Received These Instead. I'm Not Even Mad

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Jason Hook 2 years ago

Fuck yeah, I'll wear them

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#3

The Hiking Boots I Ordered Online Look A Little Different Than The Picture They Provided

The Hiking Boots I Ordered Online Look A Little Different Than The Picture They Provided

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LilicatUK 2 years ago

You're rocking those heels :D

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#4

My Boss Bought 50 Chairs In An Online Auction. It Wasn't Until We Went To Pick Them Up That We Realized It Was At An Elementary School

My Boss Bought 50 Chairs In An Online Auction. It Wasn't Until We Went To Pick Them Up That We Realized It Was At An Elementary School

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Superluminal1 2 years ago

Elementary, my dear Watson?

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#5

I Ordered Some Tights For Halloween Online. I Didn't Check The Size And It Turns Out They Were A Bit Too Small

I Ordered Some Tights For Halloween Online. I Didn't Check The Size And It Turns Out They Were A Bit Too Small

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Anna Brandigi 2 years ago

Another unrealistic body expectation for women

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#6

Bought This Shirt Online, So Far, I've Been Getting A Lot Of Weird Looks

Bought This Shirt Online, So Far, I've Been Getting A Lot Of Weird Looks

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Neeraj Jha 2 years ago

Made in China

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#7

My Buddy Ordered A 1/2-Inch Solenoid Valve From Amazon, Received A 7-Foot Tall Teddy Bear. They Played Hockey On Xbox

My Buddy Ordered A 1/2-Inch Solenoid Valve From Amazon, Received A 7-Foot Tall Teddy Bear. They Played Hockey On Xbox

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Hans 2 years ago

Who won?

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#8

We Ordered An "M" Balloon. Thanks, PartyCity

We Ordered An "M" Balloon. Thanks, PartyCity

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Superluminal1 2 years ago

I didn't know PartyCity sells Jeff Koons artwork!

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#9

Ordered A Custom Family Photo Ornament. Received One With A Random Asian Family And Photoshopped Added Penguins. Not Even Mad

Ordered A Custom Family Photo Ornament. Received One With A Random Asian Family And Photoshopped Added Penguins. Not Even Mad

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Kjorn 2 years ago

nice way to fuck with visitors

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#10

Probably Wasn't A Good Idea To Purchase This TV From Unreliable Vendors

Probably Wasn't A Good Idea To Purchase This TV From Unreliable Vendors

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Lara-Andrea Beck 2 years ago

Hahahaha LOVE IT!

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#11

Ordered Jordan's Online. Got An Ass Crack

Ordered Jordan's Online. Got An Ass Crack

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Superluminal1 2 years ago

You assed for it!

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#12

Buying Clothing Online From China

Buying Clothing Online From China

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Country_princess 2 years ago

it looks somewhat cute

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#13

There Was An Angle I Didn't Get To See When Ordering My New Work Boots

There Was An Angle I Didn't Get To See When Ordering My New Work Boots

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Anna Brandigi 2 years ago

that's a bit outside of mine kampfort zone

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#14

My Dad Ordered A Fryer, But Amazon Sent Him A Cotton Candy Machine Instead. Sadly, This Is The Highlight Of My Year

My Dad Ordered A Fryer, But Amazon Sent Him A Cotton Candy Machine Instead. Sadly, This Is The Highlight Of My Year

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Kjorn 2 years ago

this is a great swap

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#15

Girlfriend Ordered A Jacket From Target, Got This Instead. They Don't Even Have This Item In Their Inventory

Girlfriend Ordered A Jacket From Target, Got This Instead. They Don't Even Have This Item In Their Inventory

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Kjorn 2 years ago

this the best one i saw so far!!! They send her pièces from Super Mario Bros

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#16

I Ordered A Desk Lamp From Amazon. I Should Have Read The Specs More Carefully

I Ordered A Desk Lamp From Amazon. I Should Have Read The Specs More Carefully

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Anna Brandigi 2 years ago

That's a huge phone!

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#17

I Got A Fake Sharpie. It's A Skerple

I Got A Fake Sharpie. It's A Skerple

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Aprille Park 2 years ago

Emegherd, Skerples!

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#18

Expectation Vs. Reality: Wish Edition

Expectation Vs. Reality: Wish Edition

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Cody Eriksen 2 years ago

The price says it all!

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#19

The Maks Of Horror

The Maks Of Horror

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rabbitsrabbit 2 years ago

Well it's for skincare and not cuteness u r buying' so probably not a fail

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#20

Target Ordered Blank Name Badges. So They Got Blank Name Badges

Target Ordered Blank Name Badges. So They Got Blank Name Badges

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Superluminal1 2 years ago

Family owned and operated by the Blank clan.

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#21

Xl, They Say

Xl, They Say

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Dario Agrillo 2 years ago

Maybe it's an XL for kids...

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#22

Friend Bought $600 Apple Watch Off Ebay. This Is What Came

Friend Bought $600 Apple Watch Off Ebay. This Is What Came

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Hans 2 years ago

Looks legit

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#23

Ordered An Xbox, Got A Pistol

Ordered An Xbox, Got A Pistol

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Anna Brandigi 2 years ago

use it to steal one

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#24

Expectations Vs. Reality: Christmas Tree

Expectations Vs. Reality: Christmas Tree

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Superluminal1 2 years ago

The Charlie Brown special?

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#25

I Ordered A Powder Blue Ukulele For A 3-Year-Old For Christmas. I Don't Think They Got My Order Right

I Ordered A Powder Blue Ukulele For A 3-Year-Old For Christmas. I Don't Think They Got My Order Right

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Hans 2 years ago

Proper toys for well-behaved children. And now run for your life!

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#26

So I Ordered 10 "Random" T-Shirts From ThinkGeek For My Boyfriend

So I Ordered 10 "Random" T-Shirts From ThinkGeek For My Boyfriend

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Kurt Hood 2 years ago

And they just sent 9

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#27

Chia Pet: Expectation Vs. Reality

Chia Pet: Expectation Vs. Reality

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John L 2 years ago

A little water would help a lot.

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#28

Always Double Check The Measurements When Purchasing Home Decor Online

Always Double Check The Measurements When Purchasing Home Decor Online

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Cody Eriksen 2 years ago

Barbie is a hunter too!

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#29

17 Mm Ordered, 170 Mm Delivered

17 Mm Ordered, 170 Mm Delivered

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Kevin Donegan 2 years ago

Do you have a wind turbine in your backyard that needs adjusting?

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#30

My Friend Ordered A Large T-Shirt From Canada, This Is What He Got

My Friend Ordered A Large T-Shirt From Canada, This Is What He Got

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Kevin Donegan 2 years ago

Americans have their own clothing size versus the rest of the world. Everything's bigger in the US (except for our President's teeny tiny hands with stubby fingers).

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#31

Growing An Alligator

Growing An Alligator

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Nadya 2 years ago

Seriously?! you expected a real alligator XD

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#32

Online Shopping Fail. Dnd Costume Win (I Ordered Sunglasses)

Online Shopping Fail. Dnd Costume Win (I Ordered Sunglasses)

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Wanda Queen 2 years ago

That's murder....

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#33

It’s Toothless, Right? Thanks, Target

It’s Toothless, Right? Thanks, Target

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Epupepu 2 years ago

You mean cuteless?

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#34

Bought A Christmas Jumper On Ebay.

Bought A Christmas Jumper On Ebay.

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Maal Rukotvorine 2 years ago

Close enough

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#35

Expectation Vs Reality :pockets

Expectation Vs Reality :pockets

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Sara Shrader 2 years ago

Now you get to squeeze your nips all day. Win!

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#36

Bought Handmade Doll - From Hell

Bought Handmade Doll - From Hell

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Cathy Shift 2 years ago

that is either completely awesome or the worst thing to ever be made with a hook.

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#37

Smart Watch

Smart Watch

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Country_princess 2 years ago

i dont think its smart

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#38

Probably Not Real But Still.

Probably Not Real But Still.

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Tim Graham 2 years ago

Made me chuckle. 1 point for you.

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#39

This Is A Rug I Ordered Online. Really Soft But Really Really Small.

This Is A Rug I Ordered Online. Really Soft But Really Really Small.

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Pi... 2 years ago

Kitty will love it.

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#40

When You Get Your Imperial And Metric Confused...

When You Get Your Imperial And Metric Confused...

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varwenea 2 years ago

Well, that's a user error then

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#41

Don't Shop At Wish

Don't Shop At Wish

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OTTERZ4LIFE 2 years ago

STILL PERTY!

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#42

Ordered A 4 Qt., Got A 1/4 Qt. It Sort Of Works For Dips...

Ordered A 4 Qt., Got A 1/4 Qt. It Sort Of Works For Dips...

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Renan Machado 2 years ago

Very cute

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#43

I Ordered My Boss' Son A Bible For His Church Confirmation. This Is What They Delivered To Him.

I Ordered My Boss' Son A Bible For His Church Confirmation. This Is What They Delivered To Him.

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SRAMLNS 2 years ago

I want this book so i can carry it to public places and pretend to read it. Im a girl.

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#44

These 3d Glasses I Ordered Really Hurt My Eyes

These 3d Glasses I Ordered Really Hurt My Eyes

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OTTERZ4LIFE 2 years ago

Ya know, they might... they just might

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#45

Was Supposed To Be A Big Heart Shaped Rug For My Room

Was Supposed To Be A Big Heart Shaped Rug For My Room

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Amaranthim Talon 2 years ago

What is it about purple rugs not being able to live up to expectations??

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#46

Expectation Vs. Reality

Expectation Vs. Reality

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Sreejith 2 years ago

undo buttons, stay in darker place, it's the same..

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#47

Ordered A "3d Sculpted" Got Necklace, Received A Printed One With A Glossy Surface.

Ordered A "3d Sculpted" Got Necklace, Received A Printed One With A Glossy Surface.

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Sonja Götten 2 years ago

looks like he`s laughing...

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#48

Bought A Size 4 For Me. It Was Size 4 Years.

Bought A Size 4 For Me. It Was Size 4 Years.

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Ali Hudson 2 years ago

well, at least you had a four year old to hand. It would have been a terrible waste otherwise.

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#49

Ordered A Watch, Got A Watch And Lenses. Miam

Ordered A Watch, Got A Watch And Lenses. Miam

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Miss Violet Knightchild 2 years ago

Translation fail 😂😂😂 (The word for lentils is the same as the word for lenses in French)

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#50

Ordered Bathing Suit Online. Umm. Did I Pay Extra For Ph? I Threw Up After Opening The Package.

Ordered Bathing Suit Online. Umm. Did I Pay Extra For Ph? I Threw Up After Opening The Package.

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Kirsty Nair 2 years ago

thats just wrong on so many levels....many things need to be cleaned with bleach now.

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#51

An Oversized Bath Mat...

An Oversized Bath Mat...

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Potatos r cool 2 years ago

Wahoo

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#52

Ny Pizza Rat Halloween Costume

Ny Pizza Rat Halloween Costume

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Vera Deme 2 years ago

Almost the same.

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#53

Welp, Gotta Go Bleach Ma Eyeballs...

Welp, Gotta Go Bleach Ma Eyeballs...

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Kikka io 2 years ago

whoever it was well equipped

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#54

Ordered A Decorative Elephant Pencil Holder For My Desk . . .

Ordered A Decorative Elephant Pencil Holder For My Desk . . .

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BoredBunny 2 years ago

Still cute, though!

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#55

Ordered A Gaming Computer Got This

Ordered A Gaming Computer Got This

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2 years ago

It takes 30 hour to open chrome

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#56

Its Supposed To Say "little Black Dress" It Says "ldstll Blacl Dress" Someone Had An Off Day

Its Supposed To Say "little Black Dress" It Says "ldstll Blacl Dress" Someone Had An Off Day

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Cherish Fultz 1 year ago

Drink until you can read it, lol

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#57

Ordered A How To Knit Kit, No Needles Or Instructions

Ordered A How To Knit Kit, No Needles Or Instructions

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Rachel Booth 1 year ago

Nah its a knitting kit - I see row and stitch markers and needle ends for storage, stick holder scissors and tape measure - kinda accessories rather than a how to knit thing

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#58

Ordered A How To Knit Kit, No Needles Or Instructions

Ordered A How To Knit Kit, No Needles Or Instructions

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Markus McCloud 2 years ago

DUPLICATE

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#59

I Remember Thinking I Was Getting An Unreasonably Great Deal On This Bed.

I Remember Thinking I Was Getting An Unreasonably Great Deal On This Bed.

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