04/12/2013 05:28 GMT

Strange Electronic Device Found In Mug Turns Out To Be Nothing

A paranoid and parched consumer of beverages got a terrifying shock when they their mug fell apart and revealed what appears to be a listening device.


The unidentified but superbly moustachioed gent posted a photo on Reddit in the hope the internet could help.

Instead he was exposed as somewhat of a buffoon.

As one commenter pointed out, it is in fact the audio device of what once was a musical mug.

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