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The store in Gawler, a town just north of Adelaide, had erected the customary Valentine’s Day promo sign to herald the season of love for shoppers, not realising that Cupid’s arrow was pointing to a slightly less romantic deal on offer in the store.
The sign was spotted next to a special on continental cucumbers, the arrow directing shoppers eyes to the $1 apiece bargain buy.
Shared by Instagram group Just Adelaide Things, social media users’ minds didn’t seem to go to the prospect of a lovely Valentine’s Day Greek salad straight away.
“The perfect Valentines Day gift does exist, and it’s just $1 at Gawler Woolworths,” the Instagram post’s caption read.
The post seemed to have social media users drawing a very different conclusion to what the store probably intended.
“How could anyone refuse?” a cucumber lover wondered.
“That's special,” another agreed.
“All the single ladies,” another cheekily noted.
“Absolute gold,” one person who saw the humour in the entire thing wrote.
“Anyone got a few spare gold coins?” one person clearly eager to pick up some ingredients wrote.
It’s not the first time a supermarket has accidentally found themselves in very adult territory with hysterical outcomes.
Last year, a Woolworths worker took to Facebook to share an X-rated fail they found while completing an online order for a customer.
The customer decided to change his name to something a little rude for his order because the website wasn't working for him and got him frustrated.
The post, which was captioned, "That’s why I pick Woolies," shows order details and has the customer details as, "C**t Hamilton," with the instructions adding, "My name is actually David, the site pissed me off."
Comments quickly flooded the post with many other Woolies workers who found the post hilarious.
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