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Youtube 'hauls'...bloody hell

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lookatgiraffenow Mon 07-Sep-20 21:12:44

Yes yes, it's none of my business and yes it is of no consequence to me how others choose to spend their money but I've been down a rabbit hole on youtube this evening...folk and their 'hauls'. Huge, multiple bags of 'lifestyle' stuff and clothes and make up. Cleaning products! Scented candles! Autumn-wear!

Where do they put this stuff? Their kitchen cupboards already appear full of various scents of zoflora and ten sizes of whisks for autumnal frothy coffees/hot choc. It's massive bags every week or so.

If you do hauls what on earth do you do with it all??

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littlecatfeet Mon 07-Sep-20 21:13:50

I know that with clothes, at least, most of it gets sent back.

allthewaterinthetap Mon 07-Sep-20 21:14:07

I like the 'Poundland hauls', weird and strangely hypnotic.

TheFinalStretch Mon 07-Sep-20 21:14:36

Watching Primark hauls are my guilty pleasure. I often wonder where the hell they store all the shit they buy.

SliceOfFriedGold Mon 07-Sep-20 21:16:05

I think a lot of YouTubers have depop or similar and sell anything on that they don't use.

woofmachine Mon 07-Sep-20 21:20:21

Most return it all ,at huge cost to the retailers, lots of vacuous people out there

GreyGardens88 Mon 07-Sep-20 21:22:45

I prefer "shop with me" videos to haul videos. I find them very relaxing

HarrisonFived Mon 07-Sep-20 21:24:15

I love watching art and crochet tutorials, and sometimes I find myself a haul, I love them. If it's an area that you enjoy, then it makes looking at all the stuff more exciting. If I stumbled across a Yankee candles haul, I'd most definitely pass. Are there any areas you have a passion for, OP? Art, make up, knitting, reading? If there is something you live to do, search for a haul in that genre, and see if you feel any differently about it smile

purpledagger Mon 07-Sep-20 21:56:15

I suspect a lot of it gets returned. Some instagrammers will wear new clothes, take pictures and then return the items.

CharismaticVic Mon 07-Sep-20 22:23:00

Make up PR unboxings are very addictive. It's like watching people opening presents.

tectonicplates Mon 07-Sep-20 23:26:43

Asos actually changed their returns policy last year in a crackdown on "serial returners". That's how bad the problem had become.

Newgirl20 Mon 07-Sep-20 23:29:39

YouTube hauls are very 2013 what outdated you tubers are you watching? 😂

CharismaticVic Tue 08-Sep-20 09:19:39


YouTube hauls are very 2013 what outdated you tubers are you watching? 😂

Are you being serious? They ALL do it.

BlusteryShowers Tue 08-Sep-20 09:29:38

I stopped watching lifestyle channels 3 or 4 years ago once I realised I may as well watch QVC. I originally subscribed to channels that were realistic but aspirational, in a kind of "how does she do that?" kind of way, but it's all too contrived now and social media is often their main job which negates the realism for me.

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