Author Topic: Does Anyone Else Ever Want to do This?  (Read 2819 times)

Offline Veez

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Does Anyone Else Ever Want to do This?
« on: April 21, 2009, 08:53:56 AM »
Needless to say I do a lot of trades.  Since 90% of them are mailed, do you ever want to say something when the post officer person asks, "Is there anything fragile, liquid, dangerous, or perishable in this package?"

I have to struggle with saying something stupid like, "Only if you consider a FULLY ARMED AND OPERATION CANCER HEAVY MACHINE GUN PLATFORM DANGEROUS MUWHAHAHAHAHA!"

Needless to say I never say Fragile; I hear the like to drop kick those.
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Re: Does Anyone Else Ever Want to do This?
« Reply #1 on: April 21, 2009, 08:57:20 AM »
I once put together a package of figures and it so happens that a gun poked out of its protective wrapping and thru the package.

It went postal on me because I was sending it away to a new home.
I had to repack the figure.

True story.

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Re: Does Anyone Else Ever Want to do This?
« Reply #2 on: April 21, 2009, 09:36:10 AM »
I know Bill Meredith has some stories about this, as he does a lot of trading.

On my end, it's different.  The guys in the mail room always break my balls and write "Dork Express" on the various boxes of minis I order. 
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Re: Does Anyone Else Ever Want to do This?
« Reply #3 on: April 21, 2009, 05:54:04 PM »
Hello

Two that are worth stating.
Sent about 4 pounds of mini's out to some one on barter town, clerk asked me the blah, blah, blah potentially hazardous line. I said "is four pounds of lead hazardous?" guess where that went.
Second went to pick up a package at the post office. The package had been opened and inspected due to "security concerns" the female clerk was looking at the semi naked female models and asked me what I was planning to do with them. I said all the semi naked guy figs I have feel lonely. It took an hour to get my stuff wonder why.

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Re: Does Anyone Else Ever Want to do This?
« Reply #4 on: April 21, 2009, 07:44:59 PM »
Dude!

Some folks don't appreciate sarcasm or snap joking comments.  The last one even had the Gun Moll cringing....
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Re: Does Anyone Else Ever Want to do This?
« Reply #5 on: April 21, 2009, 08:11:04 PM »
Ummm, hello?!

We're talking about the PO here!  The government, remember?  They had humor lobotomized from them when they were hired!
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Re: Does Anyone Else Ever Want to do This?
« Reply #6 on: April 21, 2009, 08:12:43 PM »
Hello

Probably, but I also don't like people fingering my figs and damaging half of them in the progress. Opening the box was withing bounds, breaking them was not .
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Re: Does Anyone Else Ever Want to do This?
« Reply #7 on: April 22, 2009, 08:45:32 AM »
I take it upon myself to brighten up everyone's day with a bit of humor....whether they like it or not.
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