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Have you ever bought anything without reading the description first? I just bought a couple of Green and Black's chocolate of Amazon thinking I was buying a normal size bar for 85p! ๐Ÿคฃ Image

lucyeva72
a month ago
What do you think of this?
BORDERJOE
BORDERJOEa month ago

oops!!!! I can relate to that ... tho with (bad) experience ....I've pretty well trained myself to check, check...and check again ๐Ÿฅด

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lucyeva72
lucyeva72
Original Poster
a month ago

I usually do, but I thought I couldn't go wrong with a chocolate bar! ๐Ÿ˜„

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BORDERJOE
BORDERJOEa month ago

lucyeva72 Yep I think I'd have been the same ...ah well .... think of the calories saved!๐Ÿคฃ

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angelik
angelika month ago

Enjoy your tiny chocolates!! I usually read the description a few times when I'm buying something, just to make sure. But I have been caught out a couple of times, not getting the quantity I thought I was getting of something because I didn't check the description properly.

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BORDERJOE
BORDERJOEa month ago

angelik ... yep me the same .... and even worse about reading and re-reading the payment and delivery info! I made an order from Superdrug and hadn't noticed the delivery address hadn't updated....only the payment one....as a result, the parcel was going to out old place 500 miles away and the new occupant was never going to send it on! Eventually, thanks to SD customer service it was sorted but it took ages!

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lucyeva72
lucyeva72
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a month ago

BORDERJOE that makes my error look 'tiny' in comparison!! ๐Ÿคฃ

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TheChimp
TheChimpa month ago

Haha lucyeva72 ๐Ÿ˜‚

Bet you were happy when your mini chocolate bar was delivered ๐Ÿ˜‚

Never mind, lesson learned.

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lucyeva72
lucyeva72
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a month ago

I was looking for them in the box amongst other items I purchased. I thought they hadn't sent them they were that small! Image

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tumblespots
tumblespotsa month ago

I sympathise. It is one of my bug bears when shopping online especially when supermarket shopping. A tin of beans is not always a tin of beans, the images mean nothing.

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lucyeva72
lucyeva72
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a month ago

Yeah, especially when they are photographed up close and they look big!

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Pjran
Pjrana month ago

Whoops, the bars of chocolate have definitely got smaller so i do check the weights. Thereโ€™s an ad on tv where someone ordered furniture online but it was for a dolls house, haha.

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lucyeva72
lucyeva72
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a month ago

Yes they have got smaller, but that's taking the mickey!! Ha ha!! Especially when they're charging for a full size one!

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Pjran
Pjrana month ago

lucyeva72 there doesnโ€™t seem to be standard bar weight these days so I do read the label/description before adding them to my basket.

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ladybugncatnoir
ladybugncatnoira month ago

Yepp! All the time! Once i bought an iron without checking dimensions. Ended up being for a dollhouse

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Mick82
Mick82a month ago

I bought two lanterns on Amazon actually from a deal on ld thought they were large lanterns they were tiny about a inch high was not impressed

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lucyeva72
lucyeva72
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a month ago

๐Ÿคฃ its funny, but not funny at the same time!

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Mick82
Mick82a month ago

lucyeva72 could laugh about it the next day but it took a while

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rossruby1977
rossruby1977a month ago

Ha ha. I think we all have done that at some point. Image

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Golfforall
Golfforalla month ago

I've tried my best to inform members re the size /cost of biscuits and chocolate bars etc . All of which go massively "popular " and are TBH lousy "non deals " . Sadly members do not read the description or even comments on them - so who is to blame ?

Members take the time to read the description , ignore the comments that say such as " wow my mum would love this great chocolate deal" and maybe pay attention to comments I make such as " No deal ยฃ4.20 worth of chocolates/biscuits for ยฃ11.99 !

I can't comment on every deal , I have a life ! Members do not go on "popularity " often made popular by naive members liking any such "non deal" just for the points ๐Ÿ˜’.

I do try to help but members have to help themselves by reading the description and taking note of any intelligent comments ( too rare sadly !)

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lucyeva72
lucyeva72
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a month ago

I did not get this off LD, I was doing a small shop on Amazon. I thought I was buying a standard bar at the price I was paying. I don't know how sellers can charge the prices they do on their items. Amazon should get tougher with them, but yes I should have read the description first, even though in the photo it did look like a big bar.

In the Amazon photo it did look like the size of that Bourneville bar as it was taken up close.

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Golfforall
Golfforalla month ago

lucyeva72 Unfortunately the "points for likes" model on Latest deals , leads to many likes for , honestly , really poor deals ๐Ÿ˜’. Members should never assume that any deal on here is a deal , let alone a good deal ๐Ÿ™„ and should rely only upon their intellect to read descriptions and exercise their own judgement .

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beccatavender
beccatavendera month ago

I'm glad I'm not the only one, I spent ยฃ10.99 on one jar of Dow Egberts Coffee from Amazon, thinking I was buying three, which was what was in the photo. Lesson learnt ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜”๐Ÿ˜”

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Golfforall
Golfforalla month ago

And don't start me on the many rug Deals on here ๐Ÿ˜ฎ. Picture of a 2metre x 1 metre rug , hundreds of "sheep likes" ! Sadly the ยฃ9.99 price refers to a doormat size rug , the rug shown is ยฃ129 !!

It may be Latest Deals but unless you use your noddle you will be disappointed .

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hspexy
hspexya month ago

I never get caught out like this online. After all, they do have all the info you need on there, and if not, theyโ€™ll put it right after a complaint

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