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Ikea + Whirlpool = a gigantic blackhole of customer service

When we bought the Whirlpool fridge on Saturday from Ikea, it seemed too good to be true. A 3.5 star energy rated fridge for $499.00.

The sticker on the fridge did indeed say 3.5 stars.

The one that was just delivered has 1.5 stars.

So, I rang Ikea and spoke to Sri, who insisted “Yes, it’s a 3.5 star” and then told me
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Outpost of Sweden or How to Take Over a Country Using Ikea

Is us – less guns, more towel rails

Saturday began with the words from the Significant Other: ‘I’ve never been to Ikea, so let’s go to Ikea. I feel like doing coupley things.’

I had been to Ikea, but it was four years or so ago and my memory had papered
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