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    Quote Originally Posted by hardtailstar View Post
    Thanks my make it yourself dinosaur turned up.....

    You may need to have a word with your packaging department! The box it came in was massive! probably could have fit another one plus loads of sweets
    Glad to hear it.

    Our shipping guys re-use packaging where possible to cut down on waste, but we don't get many very small boxes inbound here, so they use what they can rather than buying brand new packaging.

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    Quote Originally Posted by VeryPC View Post
    Glad to hear it.

    Our shipping guys re-use packaging where possible to cut down on waste, but we don't get many very small boxes inbound here, so they use what they can rather than buying brand new packaging.

    Al
    oh I see, sweets still could of filled the box

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    Mine was also rather ridonculously packaged, but that worked in my favour as it was a size I needed to take bits to the charity shop (old DVDs)

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    Quote Originally Posted by VeryPC View Post
    Glad to hear it.

    Our shipping guys re-use packaging where possible to cut down on waste, but we don't get many very small boxes inbound here, so they use what they can rather than buying brand new packaging.

    Al
    Could always slit the slides and fold them down to make packaging a bit smaller may then help with your postal costs but if you pay a flat rate for so many boxes a month or something I guess not.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hardtailstar View Post
    oh I see, sweets still could HAVE filled the box
    *fixed that for you

    I agree though - my box was huge too and could have been filled with many of those lovely vegan piggies

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    Quote Originally Posted by hardtailstar View Post
    oh I see, sweets still could of filled the box
    I see where you're going with this - next time we'll ship your prize in a cargo container and stuff it in with 10 million marshmallows to stop it rattling around.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nephilim View Post
    Mine was also rather ridonculously packaged, but that worked in my favour as it was a size I needed to take bits to the charity shop (old DVDs)
    Glad to be of service.

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    Quote Originally Posted by plexer View Post
    Could always slit the slides and fold them down to make packaging a bit smaller may then help with your postal costs but if you pay a flat rate for so many boxes a month or something I guess not.

    Ben
    We pay a flat rate per consignment with our courier, so size/weight is not a factor until you get to a certain point.

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    My packing was perfect size and my polar arrived in perfect condition thanks . Look forward to my sweets arriving now

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    Quote Originally Posted by witch View Post
    *fixed that for you

    I agree though - my box was huge too and could have been filled with many of those lovely vegan piggies
    We'll see if we can find some lifesize veggie piggies and use them as packaging in a hyooooge box next time.
    Last edited by VeryPC; 9th September 2013 at 05:18 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by xenonive View Post
    My packing was perfect size and my polar arrived in perfect condition thanks . Look forward to my sweets arriving now
    YES! Perfect packaging win.

    To be fair, it would be pretty difficult to package a snuggly polar bear so that it didn't arrive in perfect condition!
    Last edited by VeryPC; 9th September 2013 at 05:18 PM.

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    My box was bang on!

    The delivery driver turning up at 8am while I was fast asleep on my holidays was not!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rawns View Post
    My box was bang on!

    The delivery driver turning up at 8am while I was fast asleep on my holidays was not!!!
    Well at least you could make yourself a morning coffee in your nice new Game Over mug and enjoy the astounding spectacle of the heat reactive design as you slowly woke up.

    Or did you just go back to bed?

    Al

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    Quote Originally Posted by VeryPC View Post
    Well at least you could make yourself a morning coffee in your nice new Game Over mug and enjoy the astounding spectacle of the heat reactive design as you slowly woke up.

    Or did you just go back to bed?

    Al
    Good guess on both fronts! Put my filter coffee machine on, grabbed a mug of coffee and went back to bed with the cat and iPlayer on my iPad!

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    Quote Originally Posted by VeryPC View Post
    I see where you're going with this - next time we'll ship your prize in a cargo container and stuff it in with 10 million marshmallows to stop it rattling around.
    YES! so I win a prize in the next competition and get 10 million marshmallows!

    feel sorry for who ever is counting them!

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