17 Times Shopping Home Deliveries Went Horribly Wrong

“We couldn’t find that walnut loaf you asked for. Here’s an octopus instead.”

1. When Tesco sent someone a whole octopus instead of a walnut loaf.

2. When Asda sent someone FIVE tins of pilchards instead of sugar-free sweets.

3. When Tesco sent someone some yoghurts with a free snail.

4. This terrible, terrible biscuit/cake tragedy.

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5. That time at the height of the horse-meat scandal when a Tesco delivery van hit a horse (which was later put down).

7. When this unimaginable real ale crime was visited upon an innocent home shopper.

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8. When Tesco suggested Awake tea instead of Sleep tea.

9. When this person got blackberries instead of potatoes.

10. When Ocado told everyone to book in their Christmas delivery slot in SEPTEMBER.

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11. When this women got toothbrushes instead of tampons.

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12. When someone got aubergines instead of limes.

13. When Tesco sent someone a bottle of whisky with the security tag still on it.

14. When this delivery man was a little bit too honest.

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15. When this person was sent a chow chow instead of coriander.

16. When this delivery driver didn’t have the bird feed but did have some wise words.

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17. When Sainsbury’s let its driver recruitment standards slip dramatically.

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Patrick Smith is a senior reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.
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