A seller on Facebook Marketplace was dragged into an extremely long and unnecessary argument with a finicky buyer who — get this — demanded that her purchase of red envelopes be delivered in bubble wrap.
If that’s not an irrational insistence, then we don’t know what is, chief.
Alvina Lee recounted the hilarious experience with the difficult customer on the SG Online Shopping Facebook group today, where hundreds of folks were befittingly amused and confused by the odd request. After all, why would a pack of paper envelopes require the extra layer of protection that’s actually meant for fragile items?
One can’t imagine the frustration felt by Lee, who had to engage in a long, needless conversation with the buyer about the merits of recycling used bubble wrap to protect every single item delivered. To make things even more bonkers, the buyer was demanding the extra care for her red packets even though they cost a dollar each.
Just as soon as Lee thought her ordeal was over when she delivered the items, the buyer returned for yet another long argument. Apparently, one of her red packets was damaged, and for this, she demanded a refund. Pictured below was the “damage”.
Hilarious right? Not so for Lee, who had to withstand accusations of being careless, irresponsible and slow in the brain. The buyer even boasted about being a titan of the industry, having sold over 1,000 items that netted her bounteous profit of $100. We are not worthy, people.
The conversation then took a turn into the divine, in which the buyer blamed Lee’s (righteous) difference in opinion on her being a “non-believer”. Which denomination? Unclear, but all signs point to the Cult of Sealed Air.
Amidst expressions of utter disbelief, some netizens brought up that the buyer has quite a reputation for being a super-finicky nut job who loves to get into unnecessary arguments with sellers.
One of Lee’s customers even tried to troll the person, who turned out to be a bit of a hypocrite when she refused to provide bubble wrap and free delivery.