Millions of customers shop from Amazon every month all over the world. Sharing a large market share of retail selling in the digital world, Amazon covers Asia, Europe, North America, South America and many other regions. Electronic items, books, stationery, clothing, gadgets, almost everything can be purchased on this giant e-commerce portal.
In terms of market share, Amazon makes up 43% of the total sales in US online retail. This makes it the biggest player in terms of sales from a single e-commerce portal. Its $356 billion valuation is simply jaw-dropping and is bigger than the combined sales of brick and mortar retail businesses like Wal-Mart, Best Buy, JCPenney, and Sears!
To help out the consumers, Amazon allows customers to provide their insightful reviews on the site. However, in some cases, these reviews take a funny turn and become a review comedy.
Here are some of the funniest customer reviews you can find on Amazon.
The specially designed pens for women’s hand is how the brand pitches these pens. The slim design and multi-color barrels make these pens look very pretty. However, one review explained its beauty with some amazing words.
“I don’t use it for vulgar endeavors like math or filling out a voter application.” The review starts with comments on the pastel colors and delicate shape. But it soon takes a funny turn when the person explains how these pens are perfect for writing checks to the psychologist. Among all the reviews, this one makes you laugh for sure.
Popular as one of the strangest products on Amazon, this banana slicer has been the victim of multiple funny reviews. One among all of them stands out.
“The slicer is curved from left to right. All of my bananas are bent the other way.” The person in the review explains that the slicer is unacceptable due to the curved shape. This sarcastic take on the slicer makes it funny no matter how many times you read it.
So, this is a product that allows you to work on your laptop while driving. It is an attachable surface tray that fits below the steering wheels. Obviously, it became the favorite of funny reviewers.
One review for this product says, “The bumpy road makes it hard to type. And there are a lot of pedestrians and traffic that keep distracting me from my computer.” The reviewer definitely found the funniest way to share the weakness of the core idea of the product. Funny and intelligent at the same time!
The brand doesn’t call it a “Wolf T-shirt”, they call it a “Three Wolf Shirt” and those three wolves are amazingly realistic in the words of the brand.
Well, one reviewer decided to take on that and reviewed, “I had a two-wolf shirt for a while and I didn’t think life could get any better. I was wrong. Life got 50% better, no lie.”
Sometimes, even very simple products bring out the funny sides of a person. This binder became one of them.
A review of this product uses the product in the best possible metaphor.
6. Uranium Ore
Well, when you are trying to sell Uranium ore online, it is natural for reviewers to make some funny comments.
This product became a deciding character in a three-line story explained in a review.
There is one more that makes you laugh out loud:
The reviewer says that this is not a cat food. Not funny right?! He adds, “The cat’s huge and well, doesn’t really look much like a cat anymore.”
When Tuscan decided to sell milk, they forgot about adding a very important information on their label. However, the mistake was pointed out by a responsible reviewer on Amazon.
Can a horse head mask make your dreams come true?! Well, apparently it can.
Captain John Trimmer has written this book for maritime navigation guidance. Its limited audience include small private boars like yachts and trawlers. It is written to provide concrete guidance on what steps to take in order to avoid dashing into nearby big ships on the seas.
Its odd title has spawned a slew of sarcastic jokes and comments that placed it right at the top with Korean acupressure devices and laptop desk attached to steering wheel!
This book has gotten some of the most laughable reviews including this one where the reviewer took the title of the book quite literally.
“I bought How to Avoid Huge Ships as a companion to Captain Trimmer’s other excellent titles: How to Avoid a Train, and How to Avoid the Empire State Building. These books are fast paced, well written and the hard won knowledge found in them is as inspirational as it is informational. After reading them I haven’t been hit by anything bigger than a diesel bus. Thanks captain!”
We know customer reviews could help brands understand their customers, market and their weak spots. After finding these hilarious reviews, we’re pretty sure analysts can also have a good laugh in the process of digging insights from customer reviews.