Woman Orders Three Bananas on Instacart and Gets 17

Woman Orders Three Bananas on Instacart and Gets 17


What do you get when you ask for three bananas? 17, naturally! On TikTok, a woman shared how her Instacart shopper misinterpreted her order.

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TikTok creator @dani_mignone shares a story of how she got 17 bananas after placing 3 on Instacart
Source: TikTok/@dani_mignone

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And for TikTok creator @dani_mignone (Dani Mignone), her Instacart shopper gave her the old one. In her hilarious viral video, Dani explained how she ended up with 17 bananas after ordering 3. Here’s what went down.

TikTok creator @dani_mignone shares a story of how she got 17 bananas after placing 3 on Instacart
Source: TikTok/@dani_mignone

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A woman ordered 3 bananas but received 17 via Instacart.

In her viral video, Dani explains why she has more bananas than she can handle after placing three on Instacart. “Ordering on Instacart literally hits or misses every time,” the creator noted at the start of her TikTok.

Dani opened up that she had previously ordered through a shipping company so the fault was not on her side. She explained that she specifically asked for three bananas because she lives alone and cannot eat more without spoiling.

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So you can imagine her surprise when she was given three bundles of fruit instead of three single bundles. “I actually have 17 bananas!” exclaimed the confused creator.

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“I am a single woman. There’s no way I can eat 17 bananas before they go bad.” Dani then captioned her disappointment by @ing Instacart. “This shouldn’t happen so commonly,” TikToker wrote. P.S., I don’t even like bananas that much.

The comment section offers advice on what to do with 17 bananas.

TikTok creators comment on @dani_mignone's story how she got 17 bananas after placing 3 on Instacart
Source: TikTok/@dani_mignone

After an exasperated Dani claimed that she couldn’t eat all 17 bananas before they went bad, the people in the comments section came to Dani’s rescue. The most popular tip? “Peel and freeze them.”

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Some people point out that she can make almost limitless smoothies with lots of frozen fruit, while others note that she can make banana bread.

One said the same thing happened to their boss when they ordered 9 odd bananas and their Instacart shopper provided them with 9 bunches. “LMAO this needs to be fixed @Instacart,” replied Dani.

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Others have shared their Instacart misfortunes in the comments.

TikTok creators comment on @dani_mignone's story how she got 17 bananas after placing 3 on Instacart
Source: TikTok/@dani_mignone

In addition to giving Dani tips and tricks on how to approach banana failure, other TikTok users shared horror stories about their experiences using Instacart. “I asked for tampons and received a box of bandages!” one revealed. “What’s the substitute?”

Another shared that they had the opposite experience with Dani. “I ordered a bunch of bananas from Target Drive Up, and they gave me a single banana.”

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And according to one Instacart shopper, confusion about banana orders happens quite often. “I always see new shoppers in [Facebook Instacart] the group asked three bananas means three bunches or three bananas.”

However, seasoned shoppers have revealed a surefire method to avoid uncertainty. Their #1 tip: Write specific instructions in the app or text your shoppers.