Oh dear (Picture: Kennedy News and Media )
A mum selling her son’s old games console was mortified when she accidentally gave away her sex toy in the box.
Sara Foggo, 34, was hoping to raise a bit of cash ahead of Christmas and stumbled across a Sega Mega Drive following a clearout of her kids’ bedrooms.
The mum-of-three, from Mirfield, West Yorkshire, placed the retro games console on Facebook marketplace for £25 but was let down by a couple of sellers.
Fortunately, Shane Tutton spotted the item and after agreeing to pay the asking price asked a mutual friend, James Bishop, to pick it up for him.
The following day James, who has known Sarah for years, came to pick the Mega Drive up without any fuss.
However, less than 24 hours later, Sara was confused when James messaged saying his friend was happy with the console but ‘there was a rabbit jumping about in a sock’ in the box.
Sara asked what he meant and was left gobsmacked when he told her it was a ‘rampant’ one and followed it up with a picture.
Lying on the carpet underneath the Mega Drive box was a purple vibrator sticking out of a sock.
The toy was hidden in Sara’s mum’s sock, inside her son’s games box
Sara said: ‘I was absolutely mortified but I couldn’t stop laughing. Stuff like this only happens to me.
‘I was confused when he first messaged me, but when that picture came through I just thought “oh my God”.
‘It was my birthday so I was having a few drinks to celebrate so I went and grabbed the console from my son’s bedroom and put it next to the door ready for James.
‘When I grabbed the box I thought it was especially heavy but I just thought it was the manuals.
‘James came that afternoon and I handed it over to him. It wasn’t until he messaged me on Sunday saying about the rabbit hopping that I heard anything else.
‘I just couldn’t work out what he meant. When he said a “rampant” one and sent me the picture over, I could have died.’
Sara is now sad to have lost the sex toy, which cost more than what she sold the games console for.
She explained: ‘I wouldn’t have minded but the Rabbit was worth more than what I sold the Sega for. I won it in a competition a few years back but it normally costs £45. I only sold the Mega Drive for £25.
‘He’s got a right bargain. I had asked him for it back but I think he thought I was joking. I’m not sure I want it now though.
‘I don’t know Shane but it was lucky it was for him and not a child. Imagine if a kid had opened this Sega box on Christmas Day hoping to play Sonic and there’s a big 10-inch Rampant Rabbit with its tail spinning.
‘I joked that I should set up a GoFundMe for a replacement as it’s going to be lonely this Christmas.’
Naturally, Sara was mortified (Picture: Kennedy News and Media )
Even worse for Sara, the sock holding the Rampant Rabbit was not hers but instead belonged to her mum.
‘Mum’s had a laugh about it which is good. I’m even more out of pocket though, I’m going to have to buy her a new pair now.
‘I can’t remember why I put the Rabbit in that box. People have asked why it was in a children’s console box and I honestly have no idea.’
Mobile DJ James, 32, said: ‘Shane asked me to pick it up for him as a favour and when he sent me the profile, I realised I knew it was Sara.
‘He thought I was playing a prank on him but I didn’t know anything about it. He video called me saying “you’re funny you, you’re winding me up” and showed me the sock and Rabbit. We couldn’t stop laughing.
‘I wasn’t sure whether to tell her or not but I know she’s up for a laugh, so I did. It’s a good job Sara’s so easy going and can joke about it.’
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