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Friday, October 7, 2016

Call the Packaging Police!


What were they thinking?
I mean, really?  They could not, say, find a box the size of a shoe box?  They couldn't put it in a padded envelope?  This is so crazy.

7 comments:

  1. LOL!
    Cripes--I thought I had a bad one but that really takes the prize.
    Lunacy, isn't it?

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    1. There must have been a half-mile of bubble wrap in with this. I can't even fathom...

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  2. We've had that happen so many times . . . and it just makes me mad! Sometimes I wonder if it's because you are required to pay the "standard" postage, the company thinks you'll be fooled by the larger-than-necessary packaging. I once placed a phone orde for a single packet of seeds I needed and the minimum shipping charge was something like $7.95. I asked if she couldn't just put the seed packet in an envelope with a first class stamp on it. Nope, she wasn't able to do that. I didn't get the seeds.

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    1. Mama Pea - That is the reason I don't shop with some companies. There is no reason a single packet of seeds requires $8 in 'handling'. Drives me crazy.

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  3. I see this all the time at the office I work at. We get deliveries of very small things in very large packages. Stupid!

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  4. Is it so the little packages don't get lost amongst the bigger packets!

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  5. This must be why shipping and handling fees are so exorbitant.

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