25 Pictures That May Make You Want to Think Twice Before Ordering Things in the Future

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Quick and effortless, online shopping definitely has its perks. But once that package arrives at your doorstep, what’s inside might be worlds apart from what you had imagined when clicking on that ’’buy’’ button. That’s why you ought to be prepared since what you see is not always what you get when it comes to ordering things online, and some people have learned this the hard way.

Bright Side has gathered a collection of purchases that left their buyers shocked, amused, or deeply disappointed when they realized that reality was miles away from their expectations.

1. ’’This was the topper of my son’s space-themed cake. On the left is what we ordered and on the right is what we got.’’

2. ’’The hiking boots I ordered online look a little different than the picture they provided.’’

3. ’’My friend had a really bad week, so I sent her some flowers. This is what the florist delivered.’’

4. ’’I ordered these boots on sale for 50% off. I received one shoe.’’

5. ’’My boyfriend ordered a pair of socks with his picture. The right side is him. We have no idea who the other guy is.’’

6. ’’Ordered some Christmas cookie cutters.’’

7. ’’What I got vs what I ordered’’

8. ’’I was going for ’boho chic’ but got ‘tacky’ instead.’’

9. ’’What I ordered vs what I got’’

10. ’’I paid $135 for this mess.’’

11. At least the design is the same.

12. ’’I ordered a smart light bulb and got a fidget spinner in a light bulb box.’’

13. ’’My nephew’s face on pillows for a Mother’s Day gift was a great idea in theory.’’

14. ’’A restaurant’s charcuterie board as advertised vs what I got"

15. Definitely not the fearless expression they were going for.

16. ’’I ordered a felt fox online.’’

17. ’’My partner was so happy she found a specific vinyl for $2.50. Turns out it’s for a doll’s house.’’

18. ’’Some friends from med school and I ordered like 60 of these.’’

19. ’’My friend ordered 50 Shades of Grey, and this is what she received.’’

20. ’’To be fair, my wife did think this pool was suspiciously cheap.’’

21. ’’My buddy ordered this pillow for his daughter.’’

22. ’’The way my son’s school supplies were packed and delivered"

23. ’’I ordered a toaster at a slightly discounted price due to it having minor cosmetic damage.’’

24. ’’A little surprise inside my cookie container...’’

25. “Not the rings I was expecting...”

Which one of these online orders did you think was the most different from the way it was advertised? Have you personally ever had a surprising experience when shopping online?

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ok you could have actually make a complaint about the cake and demand your money back! The work is awful


those photos always look better on the menu than they are actually in the real life


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