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Joe no Liveline listeners share their hilarious online purchases gone wrong

Shoppers shared images of their items which had not lived up to their online pics

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Listeners to Joe Duffy’s Liveline on RTE Radio One have been sharing some of their hilarious online purchases gone wrong.

Selene from Arklow, Co Wicklow shared five of her online mishaps.

The first was a realistic dog teddy that she got from an online store.

“Selene from Arklow tells @joeliveline about her online shopping faux pas. The first... a realistic dog toy #Liveline”

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Selene bought a dog teddy online [twitter.com/rteliveline]

Selene bought a dog teddy online [twitter.com/rteliveline]

Selene bought a dog teddy online [twitter.com/rteliveline]

"I realised when it arrived that what was advertised was actually a real dog," she admitted.

Her second incident was when she bought what she thought was a denim dress, but when the item arrived it was a white t-shirt with a photo of denim material printed on it.

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The 'denim dress'

The 'denim dress'

The 'denim dress'

She was stung for a third time when she bought a teapot chandelier for her kitchen.

When the item, which was supposed to be two foot by two foot, arrived, it was much smaller than expected.

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Storm in a teapot

Storm in a teapot

But these incidents didn’t curb Selene’s online shopping habit.

She was once again fooled by an online seller when she bought size XXL jeggings, but the pair that arrived were comically small.

"These jeggings were size XXL. They wouldn't fit a Tiny Tears doll,” she told Joe.

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Tiny jeans

Tiny jeans

Her fifth shopping faux pas was one Easter when she tried to buy a decoration.

While a beautiful, large wreath was advertised, what she received was less than appealing.

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Easter funny

Easter funny

Selene advised: “Shoppers should always try to pay through Paypal or a similar agent to ensure you can get your money back if you're not happy.”

Meanwhile, a woman named Maria Cullen thought she was in for a treat when she bought a 7ft Christmas tree with remote control lights.

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Banana skin purchase

Banana skin purchase

Banana skin purchase

She shared an image of what she actually received alongside a banana for scale.

"The little voice in my head - 'Mary' - told me it was too good to be true, I told her to shut up,” she shared.

The show shared a snap of Joe waving the offending tree from his radio studio.

Weldon Costello placed an order for three foot gnomes, but when they arrived, they were merely three inches tall.

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And another caller named Miriam thought she bought a beautiful, elaborate Santa Claus wreath, but instead what arrived was a Christmas wreath pattern printed on a whoopie cushion.

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Santa wreath

Santa wreath

Santa wreath

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Santa whoopie cushion

Santa whoopie cushion

Santa whoopie cushion

Liveline airs on RTE Radio One daily from 1.45pm.

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