May 7, 2020

Your pandemic purchases, rated

Whether it’s a pair of those weird toe socks or a one-way ticket to a f*ckboy’s house, we all thought it was breakups that triggered our most ridiculous spending. Turns out, it’s isolation – here are some of your weirdest pandemic purchases, rated.


If you're at this point of chaos, shaving your head IS free and arguably higher in value. Seven seems excessive. Very irresponsible. 2/10.


Kegs of beer are cheaper than individual units and Todd said it himself, he is happy. Probably drunk, but happy nonetheless. Well done Todd. 8/10.


Providing and hoping that Louise has no kids and just needs something to fit in her living room: great exercise, good to start small, cheaper than an adult slide. 7/10.


Ridiculous Luke. Had a word with Roast Mode and she’s waiting for you. 0/10.


Proof that genius and insanity sit closely together. Not sure which side we’re on here but a bit worried for both cat and Naima’s well-being. Relatively inexpensive for the deep emotional reward if all pans out well though. Tentative 5/10.



Go on, go and ask Cleo if you can afford to treat yourself. You know she’ll be real with you.

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