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Online shopping: expectation vs reality (+ pieces of priceless advice)

Online shopping is a quick and convenient way to buy almost any product you could possibly imagine. However, there are still some risks shopping this way. Today I will share with you some priceless advice to avoid those risks. Moreover, you’ll find some hilarious “expectation vs reality” photos in this article. Keep on reading!


If you know how to identify a secure online store, and how to protect yourself, you should be able to shop with confidence. To have the best possible experience buying online, there are a few important things to remember — and it all starts with your computer at home.

Before we start, take a look at these funny pictures of people who like online shopping, but something went really wrong :)


Do you prefer online shopping? Which sites do you use most often? Have you ever received something awful from an online store? Share your stories in the comments below!


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What are your thoughts on this subject?
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Joe Howard
Joe Howard. PS. Always pay using EBay. They guarantee buyer satisfaction.
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Jan 24, 2021 10:43PM
Joe Howard
Never order electronics from Amazon. Apparently, a cottage industry has been created wherein people buy expensive electronic products from Amazon, remove the product from the packaging then return the packaging for a full refund. Amazon apparently returns the empty packaging to inventory without ever checking to see if it actually contains product. I ordered an Apple Watch from Amazon and only received the packaging boxes with bits of metal where the watch and charger should have been. According to buyer feedback on the Amazon site it happens often. People also return damaged or non-working electronics which Amazon just returns to inventory and resell as new.
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Jan 24, 2021 10:41PM
miriamyafai
A few years ago we ordered a video camera on line we received the camera case opened it up and inside were a lidl self-raising flour 😬😳🤣🤣
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Sep 23, 2020 5:38PM
deborahpmercer
Sort of horribly compelling, and a timely warning!
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Sep 23, 2020 3:12AM
lls
lls
...I did get a recent "brush" from China...a survival "bicycle chain/razor blade" tree saw...I thought it was some freebie car seat buckle for our Chiweenie, Shaggy...but, not with the razor blades!
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Sep 20, 2020 9:32PM
Eve
I do a lot of online shopping but only from reputable sources and very rarely for clothing - I find that I really need to try things on due to the different sizing by different manufacturers.
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Sep 20, 2020 5:15PM
wyodinosaur
It also helps to use a system like privacy.com so you aren't giving out your card information to retailers.
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Sep 18, 2020 6:08PM

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