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Argos Mocked Over Curtains That 'Look Like A Pack Of Cigarettes'

Argos Mocked Over Curtains That 'Look Like A Pack Of Cigarettes'

Argos has been burned on social media over a range of curtains that many think resemble a pack of cigarettes.

The Home Printed Border Unlined Eyelet Curtains in mustard are described as the perfect choice for anyone looking to 'liven up a room', however, people on Twitter don't seem so keen on the 'superking curtains':

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The most tragic part of all of this is that Argos doesn't seem to realise it is the butt of the joke.

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When one Twitter user shared a picture of the curtains, along with the caption 'can't believe you are promoting this.... Smoking kills!!!', the customer service team replied: "I'm sorry but I'm not quite seeing the connection between the picture of our two-tone curtains and the message you have sent. Could you clarify what you mean by this?"

The penny only dropped once the teasing Twitter user tagged Specsavers in the thread, after which point the Argos customer service team replied: "Oh no I've just looked again and seen it. I feel silly now. Maybe @Specsavers would actually be in order here."

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As if this whole fiasco couldn't get any more embarrassing, Specsavers then chimed up with the offer of an eye test:

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But while you may have been tickled by the silly ciggy curtains, it's worth noting that they are currently on sale, down to just £5.99 ($7.75) from £15.00 ($19.41) - so they could be a cheaper and healthier alternative if you're trying to quit.

You can check out the curtains here.

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LADbible has contacted Argos for comment.

Featured Image Credit: Argos

Topics: Viral, Argos, Community

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Jake Massey

Jake Massey is a journalist at LADbible. He graduated from Newcastle University, where he learnt a bit about media and a lot about living without heating. After spending a few years in Australia and New Zealand, Jake secured a role at an obscure radio station in Norwich, inadvertently becoming a real-life Alan Partridge in the process. From there, Jake became a reporter at the Eastern Daily Press. Jake enjoys playing football, listening to music and writing about himself in the third person.