Study reveals drunk shopping is on the rise

NEW YORK (CBS/WCAX) -- Have a couple of drinks and then hop on the internet. What could possibly go wrong?

"It seemed like a good idea at the time," said Nick Stucky, who shopped online while drinking.

Stucky admits he was tipsy when he bought googly eyes for his car. He posted on Reddit, "The best drunk online purchase I have made yet."

"It's one of those things where it comes in the mail and you're like, I'm not quite sure what I ordered and then it hits you," Stucky said.

In a new survey from, 68 million people admitted to drunk shopping, racking up about $447 per person, double the amount from the previous year.

"We do spend a lot of money while we're drunk. The problem is actually totaling over $30 billion," said Jennifer McDermott of

Food is the top purchase made followed by shoes and clothes. But social media is filled with questionable drinking decisions, like the person who accidentally bought 100 top hats for her pet toad.

Ian Stratford admits being under the influence when he bought a T-shirt of a military sloth. Another man proudly posted the hot pink outfit he ordered after a few rounds.

The study found men like Adam Laino are more likely than women to do it.

"You're feeling happy, you're in a good mood, it might seem like you really need this in the moment and then the next day, no, I really don't need this," Laino said.

Making those heated s'more slippers and inflatable adult T-Rex costume part of an expensive hangover.

The survey found millennials are the most likely to shop under the influence.