Not all our purchases bring us joy and satisfaction. It seems it’s some kind of a conspiracy that makes us buy things that bring us nothing but disappointment. This is especially true for online purchases. For example, an online store may send us high-heeled shoes instead of sneakers, or a “huge” pillow which is actually quite tiny.
Bright Side put together facts proving that some purchases are dangerous not only to our budgets but also to our nerves.
“The hiking boots I ordered online look a little different than the picture they provided.”
Laser-etched branding on prescription glasses looks like they have a smudge on them to the person wearing them.
This bottle of glue is only half the size you think it is.
“The ’giant’ fish I ordered vs what I received”
“This is why I don’t buy clothes online.”
We’re curious about who has such tiny fingers.
Even anti-stress toys can lose their nerve on such long trips.
It seems the chef had a really bad day.
“You can see the tiny amount of product I just bought for a ridiculous amount of money.”
“I’m glad I turned that around.”
The latest technology in “Best Before” printing
When you order your Halloween costume on the wrong website:
A lot of packaging, very little chocolate…
“A little surprise inside my cookie container”
This toothpaste dispenser seemed like a good idea.
The sauce and cheese on this frozen pizza separated completely from the crust.
This transparent sun visor — what could be more brilliant?
“My new free running shoes after my first run — now with all these rocks in the soles, I have to throw them away.”
Perhaps these air mattresses are not as cool as they seem.
“I paid for a first class train ticket that advertised a ’table.’ ”
Jerry mouse from AliExpress — what could be more hilarious?
Have you ever received things that were different from what you ordered? Tell us in the comments below.