In February, Tom Penny purchased a automotive half for his restricted
version Volkswagen Polo Harlequin however nonetheless hasn’t acquired it
regardless of repeatedly contacting the seller.
Tom panicked final week after realising the £16 brake and clutch
bleeding equipment he ordered wasn’t going to reach in time for a
automotive present he was attending.
When the vendor lastly responded and requested the 25-year-old to
ship a movie detailing his grievance, drainage engineer Tom
recorded a superb deadpan clip of him checking the letterbox
in his flat.
Tom, from Bracknell, Berkshire, mentioned: “He wished me to place my
grievance in a video, so I did.
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“I ordered it so way back I had forgotten about it till I
realised I wanted it to repair the automotive up for the weekend.
“Mainly I did a tour of the hallway and confirmed them that the
letterbox was empty so clearly I hadn’t acquired the order.
“I suppose it was fairly dry however that is the way in which my humour is.
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“To be sincere I am not likely certain what the vendor anticipated me
to ship. What else was I meant to do a video of? There’s
actually nothing to point out.
“I stay by myself so I simply bought my telephone out and did a bit
piece to digital camera wanting confused.
“I’ve by no means had the bundle delivered and even a kind of
little playing cards by way of the door to say they missed me.
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“The factor is I am all the time complaining about these viral movies
then I do one myself, principally simply to point out my mates, and it is
been seen 224,300 occasions.
“I’ve turn into what I hate however simply was simply at a loss as to what
Tom’s multi-coloured 2014 Polo Harlequin is only one of simply
114 made within the UK.
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He paid £1,500 for it however reckons he is spent £600-a-month on
new elements to make it prepared for the highway.
Tom mentioned: “I get actually careworn when one thing would not flip up
however generally I order a lot I lose monitor of issues.
“My automotive is my absolute delight and pleasure. I had a Volkswagen present
final Sunday and ended up having to borrow a component off my mate
as a result of this one by no means arrived.
“I attempted to purchase the identical half off another person they usually despatched me
the incorrect one so I used to be properly careworn.
“I intentionally ordered it from a vendor who mentioned they had been
positioned close by as I assumed it could arrive faster however I am not
certain they’re even within the UK.
“I do know I appear to be a little bit of a weirdo speaking to my very own
letterbox however it was only a little bit of enjoyable within the hope that I would get
the message throughout to the individual promoting it.”
An eBay spokesperson mentioned: “We’ll ship Tom a
alternative equipment freed from cost, so he can step away from the