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Lad Tricks Family Into Thinking PlayStation 5 Was New Wi-Fi Router

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Lad Tricks Family Into Thinking PlayStation 5 Was New Wi-Fi Router

A lad went to some quite incredible lengths to hide his new PlayStation 5 from his family.

Lê Gia Hưng spent big on the next-generation console from Sony but didn't feel he could possibly face his relatives and come clean about the expensive purchase.

And so his devised a cunning plan to keep it all under wraps. Hưng, who lives in Vietnam, pretended that the device was a new Wi-Fi router.

Even with its size, the console does look like something you'd have controlling your network.

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Image: PA
Image: PA

To make everything seem legitimate, he asked the employee from the store to pose as an engineer from Viettel, a leading internet provider in Vietnam.

He got the store clerk to "install" the device and to top it all off, the mission was complete when he slapped on a Wi-Fi sticker. Genius.

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Evidently proud of how his plan came together perfectly, Hưng shared a superb tongue-in-cheek post on Facebook.

The post, which features some hilarious pictures of the store employee imitating a Viettel, has promptly gone viral.

"The first story of the year about the service provider. At the beginning of the year, my family found that the internet was a bit fluttering, I called the operator to take care of it.

"Viettel's customer, I was totally surprised about Viettel's other way of taking care of Viettel's goods. Around 1 hour after the call, Viettel's party confirmed the problem was in the device's place, so the staff gave the latest generation wifi upgrading equipment.

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"After replacing the new device, our network speed improved beyond expectations. I'm really excited and recommend everyone to use Viettel. Ps. Even though the new wifi device is a bit big but it's not a problem."

It seems as though Hưng drew inspiration from a South Korean cartoon whereby a man tried to convince his wife that the PS5 console was in fact a Wi-Fi router called "Plash Speed".

Back in December, a similar story saw a chap tell his wife that the console was an air-purifier but have to sell the device when she realised he was having her on.

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Honesty is key, folks.

Featured Image Credit: Le Gia Hung

Topics: PlayStation 5

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