Online shopping is super convenient, a whole world of products and services to choose from that will get delivered to your doorstep at the click of a button. However, there is, of course, a price to pay for all this convenience and cheap stuff.
Firstly, you don’t get to physically touch, smell, and judge the actual dimensions of a product like you would in a shop. This can lead to all kinds of misunderstandings and even epic fails, mainly if you are dealing with some unscrupulous companies from less regulated countries.
Then there is the waiting. Your ordered goodies could get stuck in customs, and the wrong product could’ve been sent by mistake, it also might get broken in transit. It could end up being an awfully long time between you clicking ‘buy’ on the online shopping site and actually receiving a satisfactory product in your hand! However, these are the risks we take for a bargain, and not having to drag around town looking for something in a shop. We here at Bored Panda had compiled a list of times when online shopping fails went hilariously wrong, as a kind of cautionary tale. Do your research on counterfeit goods before you click that button! Scroll down below to check the expectations vs reality photos out for yourself, as well as some previous posts here, here and here, and share your own shopping fails experiences in the comments!
1. This Patch I Ordered Off Amazon…
Of course on rare occasions it can go the other way, and you can receive something even better than what you expected. I know which badge I'd prefer in this case! Sometimes the world makes us all want to pack up and leave