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Old 10-01-2009, 08:36 PM   #17
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Default Re: Samsung SyncMaster 226BW

Originally Posted by Krankshaft
Don't get me started on Parcel Post I've had more packages destroyed via that method then any other.
While I was in college I worked at the post office. One of the 'fun' jobs was working 'shake out'. The mail bags came from the trucks or the train by conveyor and were dumped at the top of a large ramp. They slid down and we opened the bags and dumped the contents onto a second conveyor, which took the parcels to the sorting area.

Of course, the bags were filled with parcels bound for a common destination. So it wasn't uncommon to find a bowling ball or a car muffler in the same bag as a package that HAD contained a vase, a doll, or a toy.

Ah, the good old days.

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