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Student’s hilarious Ebay purchase goes viral

Life lesson #64: Always read the fine print.

One student has learned the hard way that online purchases don’t always look like the pictures.

Yazmin Zurtti, 22, thought she’d snagged a bargain with these two cushions she found on Ebay.

But when they came, they weren’t exactly what she expected.

While they certainly matched her room, they were AN INCH WIDE.

Yep, she got delivered teeny tiny, doll-sized pillows.

Luckily Yazmin, from England, found the humour in the whole situation.

She told The Mirror: “I honestly thought it was a wind-up at first. I literally couldn’t stop laughing about it.

“When I opened the package I was just stood there with them in my hand thinking: ‘What am I supposed to do with these?’.

“I guess that will teach me to read the small print on eBay.”

Yazmin, a uni student, bagged them for £4 (AU $8.20) each and said: “I thought I’d got them for a good price and they would look smart.”

She took to Facebook to share her hilarious story and it went viral, being shared thousands of times.

“OK so I ordered 2 pillows off eBay for my new room, they match my room really well and I couldn’t wait for them to come. Lesson learned – never order pillows off eBay. I’m crying,” she wrote on Facebook, along with a picture.

While she doesn’t have much use of them now, her dog certainly does!

“My chihuahua loves them so I’m keeping them as a toy to play games with her. They’re sitting proudly on top of my cabinet now,” she says.

Another Ebay fail targeted a woman who ordered a table and instead got delivered 40 bags of goldfish.

Watch the hilarious video below:

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