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17 Times People Fell Victim to Misleading Online Purchases

In our world of buyer beware, all you have is your wits keeping you from falling prey to manipulative and terrible products and ads. It's even harder when you're shopping online, since not seeing a physical version of the product will pit your expectations vs reality. These people definitely felt the pain of misleading advertising and the results are pretty damn funny.

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14 Twitter Users Share Stuff They're Old Enough To Remember

Careful, these Twitter users sharing the stuff that they're old enough to remember might overwhelm you with nostalgia. That or you're going to feel very old. 

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12 Crude And Funny Toys That Shouldn't Exist

Some people might say these toys shouldn't exist, but others out there probably can't get enough of them! They bring just the right amount of weird and dark humor for our liking. 

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Macy's Collection Of Portion Control Plates Removed From Stores After Multiple Complaints

Twitter User @allieward, started a viral Twitter thread when she complained to Macy's about the recent release of their "portion control" plates in stores. The feedback was largely one of disapproval, and people really started getting into it in the comments section. Eventually Macy's intervenes, and announces that they will in fact be removing the plates from all stores cause they "missed the mark" on this one. What do you think? A bunch of overreacting and unnecessary drama, or did Macy's cross the line on this one. 

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10 Hot-Tempered Choosing Beggars Who Wish The World Never Asked Them For Money

Some choosing beggars boldly walk through the world and actually expect free handouts from everyone around them. Like they don't keep an optimistic hope up that something good might come their way. No, they actually expect it! That right there is what separates the choosing beggars from the rest of the world. 

We'll never grow tired of reading up on the latest strictly irrational conversations between surprised sellers and volatile choosing beggars with hot tempers. 

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15 Hilarious Fake Products That People Snuck Into Stores

We're not going to lie. We'd definitely be interested in buying some of these. "Fake products" and all, these are pretty great. Also, if you thought you knew what fear was you hadn't seen Kermit with teeth yet. Good luck getting to sleep tonight. 

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35 Times Companies Flipped Their Customers The Middle Finger With Jerk Moves

A recent AskReddit thread calls out various companies for sticking a big old middle finger to their customers. Seriously though. Why you gotta privatize a human right like water, Nestle? The chill is terribly low with these companies. 

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Not only does this lost soul try to use a toy credit card at the store to purchase her "merchandise", but she proceeds to try to call the cashier on a toy phone! We hope she found her way out of there and to some kind of help safely. 

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20 Pawn Shop Employees Describe Things People Think Are Valuable But Are Worthless

Pawn shop employees are trying to help enlighten any hopeful people out there looking to make some money off the pawn shop, that their stuff might in fact be worthless. You don't want to find yourself all kinds of excited about some old family heirloom only to realize that it was worth the most while sitting around the place gathering dust. 

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You Can Now Buy A Harness For Your Chicken To Safely Walk It Across The Road

You read that right: people can now brave those treacherous roads alongside their nervous chickens, and stay safe thanks to an awesome and silly harness! Here's a link where you can grab one, if you're actually interested in giving this a go with your chicken. 

Otherwise, check out some of the positive reception from Amazon customers below. The whole idea of this is just our kind of ridiculous. But at least we can rest easy at night, now knowing that foolish chickens aren't risking their lives (as often) crossing the road. 

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36 Weird and Amazing Forgotten Items Found at Thrift Stores

If you're looking for cursed weird crap, look no further than Goodwill. You'll find mannequins with baby heads, Shrek rectal thermometers (Shrektal?), and signed crap from celebrities you forgot about. There's no end to the strange stuff you'll find in the average stack of junk. For more, here are some fantastically weird thrift store finds that will leave you with questions.

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Dude's Online Food Order Prank Essentially Sets Restaurant On Fire

That prank was a little bit too lit my dude. Is this real life. Sounds like the Bee Movie script is a force to be reckoned with. The kitchen must've gone berserk. 

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16 Prime Amazon Reviews That Delivered Us Laughs

When people aren't supporting Amazon and its bid for world domination, they're leaving wacky-ass reviews for stuff like cheese wheels and drums of lube. We're happy to see some weird and creative liberties taken with the site. Also we didn't know you could buy a coffin on there. Apparently there's tons. Kinda creeped us out.

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Baffled Retail Employee Tells Story of Oblivious Lady Trying to Shop

This old lady was so focused on getting her cd that nothing was gonna throw her off. If you thought some yellow tape was gonna stop her, you're in for a surprise. People in retail have to deal with some of the most aggravating people on the planet, so our hats are off to anyone who can keep their composure in situations like these.

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A Satisfying Twitter Thread Celebrates The Times Customers Were NOT Right

"The customer is always right", they said. No, no they're not. Sometimes they are impossibly far from being right. Sometimes they are buried deep in a rabbit's hole of their own stubborn self-encouraged delusion. The following Twitter thread celebrates the times the customers were wrong, and actually forced to confront that fact. 


If you're feeling like more customer service content, check out these memes that capture the soul-grinding struggle of working retail, here!

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