15 Times People Fell Victim To A Business's Insidious Practice Of False Advertising

1.This hotel's very misleading "pool area:"

pool table on top of where a pool used to be
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2.This complimentary, (and barely filling) hotel breakfast:

a granola bar and bottle of water
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3.This PlayStation controller someone ordered from eBay that was actually an Xbox controller:

the x box controller next to the playstation controller box

4.This hotel room that a guest was told "faced the sea:"

the sea view blocked by a roof
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5.This hotel bath that someone quickly learned they couldn't bathe in:

dirty water coming from the faucet
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6.This eye-opening note a hotel guest found under their bed:

if you're reading this note, they didn't change the sheets
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7.This hotel that catfished potential guests:

the website photo edited the power plant behind it out of the photo
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8.This shirt that had a nice message on it but was sent to the customer with the opposite:

a t-shirt on amazon telling a person to be strong and the arrived shirt that says, "Fuck you you fucking fuck"

9.This hotel room a guest was told had "city views:"

a view of an abandoned building
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10.This hotel room that had a much tinier TV than guests expected:

a very small tv on the wall
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11.This hotel room that advertised the balcony online but failed to clarify that guests couldn't access it:

message on the door reading, for your safety this door has been locked
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12.This hotel room's bookshelf that's actually fake since all the books' spines are just glued to the wall for decoration:

note above reading, please do not try to remove any books
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13.This Deadpool costume that turned out to be a serious letdown:

the costume actually received looks like a poorly homemade one
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14.This Airbnb that didn't mention in it's listing that the hot tub hadn't been cleaned in way, way, WAY too long:

the dirty water in the hot tub
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15.And lastly, this Airbnb a family rented for the pool only for it to be drained when they arrived:

pool with no water
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H/T r/mildyinfuriating