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Woolworths shoppers purchase bonus products (such as toothbrushes and hand soap in bulk, pictured) to get more & # 39; Ooshies & # 39; employee, only to return their purchases later, an employee has revealed
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Woolworths shoppers buy bonus products to get more & # 39; Ooshies & # 39; employee, only to return their purchases later, an employee has revealed.

One of the supermarket staff said customers are buying products that are marked with a paw print to increase the number of promotional items from The Lion King.

But then they would take their unwanted messages to a service desk to get a refund – a move that has drawn the anger of others participating in the collectable craze.

Woolworths shoppers purchase bonus products (such as toothbrushes and hand soap in bulk, pictured) to get more & # 39; Ooshies & # 39; employee, only to return their purchases later, an employee has revealed

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Woolworths shoppers purchase bonus products (such as toothbrushes and hand soap in bulk, pictured) to get more & # 39; Ooshies & # 39; employee, only to return their purchases later, an employee has revealed

Those who try to complete their collections hit the & # 39; disgusting & # 39; attempt to cheat the system after a message was shared with the Woolworths Lion King & Coles Mini Shop 2 Australia – Swap, sell and buy Facebook group.

& # 39; That's terrible. Everything I bought I used & # 39 ;, wrote a social media user.

& # 39; I don't get any more people. We can't even collect stuff without being dodgy and unfair, & somebody else added.

Others admitted that they also bought products they didn't need, but instead of returning, they would shop for a worthy purpose.

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& # 39; Ooshie & # 39; fans in the same Facebook group have publicly shared how they purchase the bonus products in bulk to maximize how many of the collectables they receive.

& # 39; 25 bonus Ooshies would have cost at least $ 750 to shop normally! & # 39 ;, wrote a customer because they revealed that they only spent $ 60 to get the same amount.

Those who try to finish their collections honestly touch the & # 39; disgusting & # 39; attempt to cheat the system after sharing a message with the Woolworths Lion King & Coles Mini Shop 2 Australia - Facebook group Swap, Sell and Buy (photo)

Those who try to finish their collections honestly touch the & # 39; disgusting & # 39; attempt to cheat the system after sharing a message with the Woolworths Lion King & Coles Mini Shop 2 Australia - Facebook group Swap, Sell and Buy (photo)

Those who try to finish their collections honestly touch the & # 39; disgusting & # 39; attempt to cheat the system after sharing a message with the Woolworths Lion King & Coles Mini Shop 2 Australia – Facebook group Swap, Sell and Buy (photo)

& # 39; Ooshie & # 39; Fans in the same Facebook group have publicly shared how they buy the bonus products in bulk to maximize how many of the collectables (photo) they receive

& # 39; Ooshie & # 39; Fans in the same Facebook group have publicly shared how they buy the bonus products in bulk to maximize how many of the collectables (photo) they receive

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& # 39; Ooshie & # 39; Fans in the same Facebook group have publicly shared how they buy the bonus products in bulk to maximize how many of the collectables (photo) they receive

The user shared a photo of her bonus purchases, including several toothbrushes, hand soap and packets of ham.

Last week it turned out that some sellers were trying to cheat buyers and cash in on the fun.

& # 39; Rare & # 39; items from Woolworths 2019 Lion King ooshies promotion appear on eBay for exorbitant prices.

A buyer from Perth went to social media to shame a seller in his area on Facebook Marketplace for an attempt to mislead potential customers.

It comes after a salesperson - a man named Chris - originally advertised a Woolworths Simba Ooshie for $ 15, but the price rose to $ 500 when contacted to arrange a pick-up time (text exchange shown)
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It comes after a salesperson - a man named Chris - originally advertised a Woolworths Simba Ooshie for $ 15, but the price rose to $ 500 when contacted to arrange a pick-up time (text exchange shown)

It comes after a salesperson – a man named Chris – originally advertised a Woolworths Simba Ooshie for $ 15, but the price rose to $ 500 when contacted to arrange a pick-up time (text exchange shown)

The seller, a man named Chris, originally advertised a Woolworths Simba Ooshie for $ 15, but won the prize up to $ 500 when contacted to arrange a pick-up time.

When the buyer did not refuse the request so politely, Chris seemed to think that his price increase was completely acceptable.

& # 39; Did you think you had won the jackpot? & # 39 ;, he asked.

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While the $ 500 price tag may seem steep to some, other shoppers who encountered rare ooshies in stores believe they are on a small fortune.

While the $ 500 price tag may seem steep to some, other shoppers who encountered rare ooshies in stores believe they are on a small fortune

While the $ 500 price tag may seem steep to some, other shoppers who encountered rare ooshies in stores believe they are on a small fortune

While the $ 500 price tag may seem steep to some, other shoppers who encountered rare ooshies in stores believe they are on a small fortune

A Queensland customer placed his & # 39; Orange Simba & # 39; figurine on eBay for a cool $ 45,000.

A seller has a & # 39; super rare blue Mufasa & # 39; Ooshie listed for a starting bid of $ 20,000.

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& # 39; You bid on a gold cub Simba, the future king of the proud countries. If you use the & # 39; baby & # 39; You don't have SIMBA, you don't have a story … it all starts here, & that was one of the ads.

One Queensland customer has placed his & # 39; Orange Simba & # 39; figurine on eBay for the insanely high cost of $ 45,000 (photo)

One Queensland customer has placed his & # 39; Orange Simba & # 39; figurine on eBay for the insanely high cost of $ 45,000 (photo)

One Queensland customer has placed his & # 39; Orange Simba & # 39; figurine on eBay for the insanely high cost of $ 45,000 (photo)

There are four different & # 39; Simba & # 39; items to collect, including gold, hairy, orange, and original

There are four different & # 39; Simba & # 39; items to collect, including gold, hairy, orange, and original

There are four different & # 39; Simba & # 39; items to collect, including gold, hairy, orange, and original

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On Monday, Managing Director of The Walt Disney Company Australia Kylie Watson-Wheeler said: & We are extremely excited to welcome the all-new The Lion King on the big screen, with iconic characters that the audience has long cherished.

& # 39; Our partnership with Woolworths will delight fans as they gather these long-held characters and present the beloved story to a new generation. & # 39;

Woolworths program manager Sarah De La Mare said that they are their customers & # 39; something special & # 39; wanted to offer to celebrate the launch of the blockbuster.

& # 39; We know that many Aussies love Ooshies, and this unique Lion King collection is something that Lion King fans want to preserve and cherish for a long time, & # 39; she said.

Customers can purchase a Lion King Collector & # 39; s Album to house the Ooshies for $ 4.

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