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Undercharged... WWYD and AIBU

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InspMorse Mon 23-Oct-17 17:44:44

Just got back from large chain shop. 40 min drive away.
I bought a large cream blanket which was folded and tied up with a thick ribbon. It had a large card 'tag' with a price sticker attached to it.
The only way of removing the tag was to untie the ribbons IYSWIM.

There was only one blanket in the shop and when I got home, I thought I'd quite like to order another so, I searched online using the barcode.

The barcode was for a £15 blanket and I paid £15. The on-line product search came up with a cheap looking thing - not the one I have.

I searched through the images and I actually have one that should have cost £85. My blanket has no label sewn on it but it's definitely the expensive one.

AIBU to just keep it and not say a word? I got it for £70 cheaper ffs!
It's not worth £85 in my opinion & there's no way I'd have paid that but even so... WWYD?

Didntcomeheretofuckspiders Mon 23-Oct-17 17:46:51

Keep quiet!

Honest mistake on your part and as far as you were aware, the price on the tag was correct.

Nocabbageinmyeye Mon 23-Oct-17 17:47:58

I'd keep it definitely but it won't be long before someone comes along to tell you you are a terrible person, for me personally, it would make it even nicer to snuggle up to my bargain

DesignedForLife Mon 23-Oct-17 17:48:15

Are you sure it wasn't a faulty/end of line or in store deal? I'd got with the price on the label tbh. It's not like they gave you the wrong change after paying cash.

StaySexyDontGetMurdered Mon 23-Oct-17 17:49:36

Only you can decide op, do you have good morals?
I don't and would keep it.

SloanePeterson Mon 23-Oct-17 17:50:55

TK Maxx by any chance? Many years ago I bought a complete birth to potty set of real nappies for £20, which when I went back a few days later in disbelief at my bargain to pick up a set for a friend, we're actually meant to be over £100. I didnt offer them the extra. Totally different if you're there doing a label switcheroo yourself, but this is their mistake

iklboo Mon 23-Oct-17 17:51:57

If it’s TK Max they do huge discounts. Otherwise it could just be a bargain stock clearance offer.

BrandNewHouse Mon 23-Oct-17 17:52:44

Twice I have been massively undercharged in a shop. Once a label didn’t scan and the person entered 3 instead of thirty.
It was The Friday before Xmas and all I could think of was the persons till being wrong. So I said and paid the difference.

The 2nd Time was in B&Q. A 300 pound washing machine scanned at 30. They went out the back to check on “The System”. Guess what, the system out back matched the till. I just paid the 30 quid and wished them a nice weekend!

InspMorse Mon 23-Oct-17 17:54:50

Designed No, the large card tag and barcode are for an entirely different blanket. It's even a different colour (no pics on tag).
Both are still for sale online.
All I can think is that a customer untied it at some point and the shop has tied the wrong ribbon/label on it when folding it back up?

I do love it... it's lovely but I can't afford to buy a second one.

InspMorse Mon 23-Oct-17 17:55:43

Ikllboo No, John Lewis.

crunchtime Mon 23-Oct-17 17:55:46

i would just enjoy the bargain too

InspMorse Mon 23-Oct-17 17:57:20

Staysexy: Only you can decide op, do you have good morals? I don't and would keep it.
grin Ha! Questioning my morals here too...

TitaniasCloset Mon 23-Oct-17 17:57:57

Just enjoy it, one of life's bonuses. Jon Lewis is hardly strapped for cash and you didn't buy it from an independent seller who needs support.

mummyguts Mon 23-Oct-17 17:57:57

large chain shops charge way more than its costs to manufacture, and they're no doubt totally immoral anyway, enjoy your cheap blanket!

it would be a whole different thing if it was an independant shops selling handmade blankets.

Lethaldrizzle Mon 23-Oct-17 17:59:03

Mumsnet is a funny place, on one thread they're all getting on a lather cos some kid stole a few sweets from someone's house and on this one they're all like chilled - yeah sure, why not? Or maybe the morality police will be here soon!

numbmum83 Mon 23-Oct-17 17:59:38

It's not like you went out of your way to pay less for the item. You paid what the till told you to pay . Enjoy your bargain .

Trailedanderror Mon 23-Oct-17 17:59:39

Enjoy the bargain. And I'm a "wait in line at the police station to hand in £10, give to charity anything smaller, gave £2000 back to insurers when we refound the lost item type"

sidesplittinglol Mon 23-Oct-17 18:00:29

I'd keep it!

Did the price not come up as £85 when they scanned it?

VladmirsPoutine Mon 23-Oct-17 18:00:51

There should be a website dedicated to 'Only on MN' memes.

Keep your blanket and think no more of it.

And before this thread takes off with posters that once bought a first class ticket back to Taiwan to repay the equivalent of 15p to a market stall trader, I'll just tell you that you should let it go and look forward to a warm winter.

LemonShark Mon 23-Oct-17 18:03:21

Keep it! Huge difference between stealing something from someone's home knowingly (the sweets thread) and intending to purchase something honestly and it turning out to be cheaper than you expected.

Booboobooboo84 Mon 23-Oct-17 18:03:27

Why not email John Lewis to let them know there blankets are labelled wrong and ask them if they would like you to return the item for a refund rather than pay the extra difference as it’s out of your budget. Put the decision in their hands as it’s their error

InspMorse Mon 23-Oct-17 18:05:25

Well, I'm surely going straight to hell because I've just taken it back out of the bag & am currently snuggled up under it.

TwattyCatty Mon 23-Oct-17 18:08:12

Only you can decide op, do you have good morals?

I have excellent morals, and I'd keep it. You paid in good faith, they made an error. End of story.

Wait for someone to come along and tell you how sorry they feel for your children being raised by a filthy felon like yourself though wink

NoSquirrels Mon 23-Oct-17 18:12:31

If you hadn't googled it, how would you have known? Enjoy your bargain, OP.

As a goodwill gesture you could tell the store their stock was wrongly labelled but I'd bet they'd tell you to keep it price sold, and if it's the only one it's not a mistake that will worry anyone. Different if a whole pile were mislabelled and if you went back to buy them all grin

Ellendegeneres Mon 23-Oct-17 18:12:43

Least you'll be warm and snuggly in hell...

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