Top ten bizarre items bought whilst under the influence

Untitled-3Do you get a bit click happy when you’ve had a few glasses of wine?

We’ve just conducted an interesting survey which reveals that on average people in Britain will spend £68 each time they make a purchase when they’ve had a tipple.

And guess what, it was London that was revealed to be the “boozy shopping capital” of the UK, seeing the most purchases as well as the biggest average spend!

A quarter of Londoners have admitted to shopping online whilst under the influence of alcohol, spending on average a whopping £134!

All this boozy shopping can actually do some good if you have the Give as you Live Shopping Bar installed – as a percentage of your spend will donated to your chosen charity at no extra cost!

Top 10 bizarre items bought whilst under the influence

1. lionel-rich-teaLionel Rich Tea Mug, Lakeland

Just imagine you’ve had a few glasses of vino, you’re listening to ‘All Night Long’ and suddenly it hits you, ‘Lionel Richie’ sounds a lot like Lionel Rich Tea, you head online to research if anyone else has had this fabulous idea and you stumble upon this mug and find yourself in fits of laughter and purchase this epic mug. Come Monday morning your left wondering why you paid the £5 extra to have it delivered ‘next day’.

2. head-massagerVibrating head massager, £7.49,

We’re thinking this person had an alcohol induced headache and wanted some relief – if only we could have what we bought instantly – maybe in they future ey. 

3. stetson-hatStetson Hat, £149.95,

We can really see where this person is coming from, I mean who doesn’t want to wear a cowboy hat? Good purchase. 

4. scratchiBack scratcher, £4.95, prezzybox

This seems to be a recurring theme…

5. glasgowCoach tickets to Glasgow, National Express

Impromptu trips are a great drunken purchase that you’ll only thank yourself for in the morning!

6. wine-coolerWine and wine cooler, £119.50,

“You know what we need….more wine.” Another classic purchase, what else to buy when you’ve been drinking alcohol, more alcohol of course!

7. Carpet beater, £18.00, John Lewis

We’re not sure who thinks about cleaning when they’ve had a few beers, but hey, whatever floats your boat.

8. toothbrushes10 toothbrushes, eBay

We’re thinking this guy was worried about the smell on his breath in the morning, again another sensible and handy purchase – you can never have enough toothbrushes.

9. cartmanSouth Park figurines, eBay

Probably bought after a a marathon of South Park episodes thinking they’ll look great on the mantlepiece. 

10. womabtPetrified Wombat, we have no idea where you would even purchase one of these online!

No words.





These results come from a survey of over 2,000 people across the UK, who were asked about their online shopping habits.