The recent buss on social media comes from popular e-commerce website Amazon which has left the netizens shell-shocked. The website known to make bizarre sales from time to time has once again confuses buyers with the sale of “Natural Coconut Shell Cup”, and that too for a hefty price of Rs 1,365.
“This is an actual, real, coconut. Therefore, it may have cracks, dents and imperfections. Coconut cups are a must have Hawaiian accessory for tropical theme events like Hawaiian Luaus, corporate parties, weddings, and more,” the seller, Century Novelty, wrote on the description panel of the website.
With Indian customers, the item did not evoke a positive response. After pictures of the coconut shell went viral on social media, the troll world was quick to respond, expressing shock. Someone asked whether it was made of gold.
wow. didnt know that the coconut shells cost this much. we normally use it to start a fire. kids use it to make mannappam. (idli like things made of sand) #mallu #coconut #shell #chiratta #amazon #Kerala #thenga #crazypricing https://t.co/LDbrBgKzG6 @amazonIN pic.twitter.com/iuzYB6CXis
— Harikrishnan Menon (@harikrishnanc) January 14, 2019
If at all I knew this earlier, I would have been a millionaire by now 🙁
— Aneel Kanuri (@myflyingthought) January 15, 2019
55% discount! Wow ! I’ll sell some property and invest in coconut shells.
— FreeTradeParty (@FreeTradeParty) January 15, 2019
— Nikhil Krishnan (@NILLKRISH) January 15, 2019
Would be interesting to know the number of buyers ? https://t.co/qJYR2GV2Qp
— Anil Pandey (@akpandey67) January 15, 2019