Does Ikea Cause Arguments??

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We always enjoy having a day out at Ikea, but we cant help notice that not everyone has such a fun day. Every time we go to Ikea we hear couples, friends and families arguing about all kinds of measurements, why suggestions aren’t being taken onboard, general product disagreements or “can we just stop shopping and go have meatballs?!”
This happens every time we’re there and on our last visit we counted 18 different arguments before we stopped counting and decided to focus on the task at hand.

Is this happening just at our local Ikea or is this a world wide thing?

As we have to travel a couple of hours to get to Ikea we like to be completely across what we’re there for. Having gone through the catalogue a dozen times, we have a list of things to buy and investigate as well as a list of all the appropriate measurements for our spaces. Our friends think we’re a bit anal about it all, but at least there’s nothing to fight about, except for what time lunch is.

Do you find your local Ikea is a breeding ground for arguments? What do you do to make your shopping experience more pleasant?

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