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    Only 3 minutes to go

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    Put a big bet on boxing glove and spring!

    C'mon boxing glove and spring, daddy needs new shoes!

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    It's time!

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    Quote Originally Posted by SYNACK View Post
    Given the size I would say that it may have originally held an access point or something similar. My speculation on the current contents is either a small toy horse or a possibly some form of mouse (living or otherwise)
    Bingo

    And people criticize supermarkets for using too much packaging! Plus the cost of sending it City Link must actually outweigh the cost of the mouse!

    Maybe I'll turn it into a little grave for the dead mouse now...
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails Guess what is in the box-picture-004.jpg   Guess what is in the box-picture-003.jpg  

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    What an anti-climax. /me finds rotton tomatoes to throw

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    Oh, boooo!

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    Argh! *tears betting slip up*

    Good compo though. Should do that more often

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    To be fair, it's not just a mouse .............

    also contains a PS2/USB adaptor!!

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    I get things like that all the time. The worst was a 1.5ft by 1.5ft box which contained a single cd and a piece of paper.

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    I recon - it is infact an empty box!! I hope you didn't pay too much for it!

    Butuz

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    Quote Originally Posted by localzuk View Post
    I get things like that all the time. The worst was a 1.5ft by 1.5ft box which contained a single cd and a piece of paper.
    I get those all the time from Microsoft software assurance, I have had box lots of four hard drives shipped in smaller containers than MS uses to ship me a single CD.

    Quote Originally Posted by googlemad View Post
    Bingo

    Maybe I'll turn it into a little grave for the dead mouse now...
    Yay I got it right insanity prevails again

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    I was going to make a thread laughing about this but you saved me the bother

    I recently phoned Dell to ask them to send us a number of replacement laptop keyboards - as we are covered under accidental damage the helpdesk operator asked if we had any other problems such as plastic casing damage, DVD-ROM damage etc- I thought this would be a good time to mention I would appreciate some replacement rubber dots (covering the screws) which had been pinched by students from around the laptop displays.

    Cue 15mins or so on hold as the operator attempts to find the part number for the rubber dots lol! Anyway - I asked him for quite a few as I plan to smarten the laptops up again over summer....

    They were delivered a number of days later - 1 very large jiffy bag containing 1 small rubber dot well wrapped up!!!! They sent us 6 or so I think so 6 of these jiffy bags landed on my desk. Remember - these dots cover 1 really small screw top - so you can imagine the size!

    I was hoping for maybe a whole sheet of rubber dots or such like!

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    Quote Originally Posted by tosh74 View Post
    THE cup from 2 girls1........
    That will go over most user's heads I think....
    Still - I laughed....
    I dare someone to post a link to the real version.....



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    Quote Originally Posted by webman View Post
    What an anti-climax
    My thoughts as well - I wouldn't have thought packaging like that would be uncommon for items of that size! Heck, we got one huge box (the same size as you get on these beastly-sized laser printers) from DABS, just for a few screen sprays (although, DABS always oversize on their packaging)!

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