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Old 02-16-08, 02:26 PM   #1
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Packaging... I've seen it all

I just received a set of NR derailleurs off the bay from a seller in Belgium. I have been waiting for my buzzer to ring for a few days now. Today I go to my box and find in it... a milk carton Halfvolle Melk, Lait denk-ecreme. The carton had been open after the melk had been dranken and the contents replaced with my derailleurs for shipment overseas. ?!!
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Sounds practical. Hopefully they rinsed it clean first.
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That's a good one. Maybe you can sell the melk carton on eBay. The only odd experience I've had was with a bike I purchased on eBay from a seller in Georgia. Upon opening the bike box I found that he had used old clothing as packing material! One piece was a leather jacket complete with that "worn for a long time" fragrance! Oh well, the bike survived the journey across the US.
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I recievd a scale model locomotive in a cerial box wrapped in christmas paper, some clear tape and a Canada post label. I also had a crankset come in an organic bran flakes box, that came from the west coast as you can probably imagine.
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Oh Ive shipped stuff in very strange boxes myself! also with "different" packing matrerials too! Just ask East Hill! she'll tell ya!
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I've gotten stuff wrapped in porno magazine pages!
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I've sent bike parts out in diaper boxes before
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I have shiped stuff using the Intercourse News as packing material. free copies ever whare in Amish country.
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Oh Ive shipped stuff in very strange boxes myself! also with "different" packing matrerials too! Just ask East Hill! she'll tell ya!
Yes indeed!

No porno magazine pages though .

That would be...weird.

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