10 Things You Won’t Believe Were Sold On eBay

People will buy anything. No, seriously.

"It has potentially ruined Christmas." Those were the furious words of Peter Clatworthy, a 19-year-old father who paid £450 for what he thought was an Xbox One on eBay last month. Imagine his face when a grainy PHOTO of the console arrived through the letterbox. Ouch! The merciless online seller had also written 'thank you for your purchase' on the back of the picture. Double ouch. The misleading listing, in the 'video games and consoles' category, stated the item as: "XBox One Fifa Day One Edition, Photo Brand New UK 2012" next to an image of the console. Clearly states photo, right? Doh. The teenager has been ridiculed by friends, family and the entire Internet for his stupidity ever since, but on a positive note, Peter got his money back, and his 4-year-old son who he supposedly bought the console for will be saved from the massively inappropriate present. Thanks to the convergence of snark and accessibility offered by the internet, there are many items that fall through the cracks of what one might deem 'normal' consumer goods. It's only a matter of time before they do, but unfortunately, as yet, eBay don't have an 'insane' category so we've put together some of the wackiest, creepiest and banned items from the consumer giant itself...
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