Never Buy These 19 Things Online

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Online shopping has changed how we purchase everything from books to birthday gifts. It’s so easy to page through a list of items while stretched out on your couch — and sometimes too convenient to hit that “buy it now” button.

But online shopping isn’t for everything. Just because you can order a swimming pool online — or a 72-pound bag of dog food — doesn’t mean you should.

Here’s a look at some items that you should buy the old-fashioned way — in person.

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