Couple Build Toilet Paper Throne After Accidentally Ordering 2,300 Rolls

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The coronavirus has seen the world stock up on unnecessary amounts of the essentials, including canned food and hand sanitizer, that can’t be made quick enough for the increased demand. However, studies show there is a reason we overprepare when it comes to pandemics.

One other essential that has been in short supply, is toilet roll. Even before the mad rush to stock up, this couple made the most hilarious mistake when it came to ordering the rolls.

Keep scrolling to see the video of what they made…

Compared to past pandemics, the coronavirus is definitely up there with causing the most widespread panic.

“When people are told something dangerous is coming, but all you need to do is wash your hands, the action doesn’t seem proportionate to the threat,” said Steven Taylor, a clinical psychologist and author of “The Psychology of Pandemics.” “Special danger needs special precautions.”

Mixing that with the soft quarantine regulations at the start of the breakout, it’s understandable why people have gone to extremes.

Images of empty shelves and people mass buying have been scattered all over the internet.

When they see other people stocking up on the essentials, it sets off a chain of panic buyers that assume because someone else is doing it, they have to too.

But people have started to enter into a survivalist psychology, where they are spending as much time as possible inside, so need to stock up on everything.

And it was a complete accident.

Chris and Haidee Janetzki, who live with their 4 kids, said they were shocked when they received a delivery of toilet roll.

It turns out they ordered forty-eight boxes of toilet paper, compared to the forty-eight rolls they were expecting to receive.

The little mishap cost them a whopping $3260.

They even decided to create something with the endless boxes of toilet rolls.

Haidee can be seen donning a toilet roll sceptre and crown while sitting atop their magnificent creation.

They even had some leftover.

With the remaining boxes, the family created a wall in their garage, which shows how much toilet roll they have been landed with.

She told ABC News“It asked for the quantity and I wrote 48 thinking I want a box with 48 rolls in it. A couple of days later, I got an email saying the order was on the way, and that was all good. On a Monday there was a knock at the door at it was the courier. He said, ‘I’ve got two pallets of toilet paper for you. We checked the credit card statement to try to figure out what’d gone wrong and turned out I’d ordered 48 boxes, so it was legitimately my mistake.”

The family has estimated it’ll take around twelve years to get through the rolls at the rate they get through them.

They thought it’d be a good idea to set up the “Very Cr*ppy Fundraiser” where they are selling the rolls to help fund their daughter’s school trip to Sydney and Canberra.

But by the time the company got in contact, they had already get up the fundraiser, so decided to “roll” with it. Sorry.

Photos of Australian supermarkets show empty shelves much like the rest of the world, where people have rushed to purchase as many bulk items as they can.

“I’m a pastor of a church and so a friend said, ‘How prophetic are you to be able to see the future and know there was going to be a toilet paper shortage?'” Well, that’s handy.

At least they’re all set for the next couple of years.

Through all the bad news, it’s nice to see people making the best out of a bad situation. Keep scrolling to see the latest updates on the Coronavirus.