Ikea discontinues shelf, sparks social media ire

In particular, record collectors were irked by the furniture chain’s decision to put an end to the Expedit.

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Google Translate informs me that this is what the company is telling its irate customers on social media:

IKEA has always been to offer the target is an attractive range for many people as possible. Product revisions or complete exchange are thus unavoidable. We can reassure you but, because from April there will already be a successor for the EXPEDIT series. Love, your IKEA Facebook Team

That may not be an entirely accurate translation. Nevertheless, Ikea has been assuring everyone that their replacement product will fit their precious vinyl records, but the interneterati are unappeased. Like this guy:

@The405: IKEA to discontinue Expedit shelves = worst. decision. ever. http://t.co/wJAYZGIXc7@jodapersoda aargh! Literal disaster

— J.M.O. (@Johnwantstea) February 19, 2014

And this one:

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