Note: George is on vacation until Dec. 16.
Like all parents, a 19-year-old British father wanted to give his child a Christmas gift he would love and maybe the kid could enjoy too.
So he saved his shillings or whatever they call money in jolly ol’ England these days and purchased a “Special Edition” Xbox One on eBay for $750.
It was special all right.
Instead of receiving a video game console, he received a crudely printed picture of a new Xbox, reports The Nottingham Post.
Peter Clatworthy said he was “furious” after opening the packaging and finding only the picture and a message thanking him for the purchase.
Clatworthy, a college student, admits the listing clearly said the item for sale was a “picture” but he thought he’d magically receive the video game system.
“I always buy stuff on eBay and this had never happened before,” said Clatworthy, the father of a 4-year-old boy and potential purchaser of eBay condoms in 2009.
The Sheriff of Nottingham, busy patrolling Sherwood Forest for generous bandits, could not be reached for this story.
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