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Why you shuold NOT, EVER have a computer shipped to you

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by namu, Nov 21, 2001.

  1. namu

    namu Bleh.

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  2. Fluid

    Fluid Zen fascists will control you

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    :eek2:

    You should sue them for something like that!
     
  3. hal

    hal Dictator Staff Member

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    I've had 'em shipped to me plenty of times with no problem. It just looks like that poor SOB ran into a room full of club-wielding crack-monkeys.
     
  4. Flatliner

    Flatliner For you apes

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    Poor fella, thats terrible.
     
  5. The Dopefish

    The Dopefish Active Member

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  6. tool

    tool BuFs #1 mom

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    holy ****. I would sue UPS for that crap. and I would go down to their post office and blow their heads off with a shot gun if they delivered a computer to me like that.
     
  7. iolair

    iolair Mostly Harmless

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    One of my first jobs was hardware support.

    Often, we'd repair a PC, ship it back to the customer by courier ... and it would be broken again by the time it got there!
     
  8. namu

    namu Bleh.

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    I had once my iMac shipped to and from Holland for repairs.
    It came back with scratches all over (thankfully NOT on the screen) and missing some screws.
    But, eh, an iMac is as solid as a concrete block (and as evolutive too :D )...
     
  9. Fluid

    Fluid Zen fascists will control you

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    They prolly thought of the money they'd save if they kept the screws ;)
     
  10. Bounca

    Bounca Unemployed Loser

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    Looks like a male razorback gorilla got horny and thought that UPS box was a fem monkey in heat.
    :cool:
     
  11. tool

    tool BuFs #1 mom

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    I would hate to think what he thought of the computer also

    :lol:
     
  12. afkik

    afkik New Member

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    holy crap that thing got mauled. It would take EXTREME force just to bend or break some of those parts on that computer :eek:
     
  13. Clayeth

    Clayeth Classic

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    It's a ploy :eek: Any Mac related item shipped through UPS will be destroyed, they have an agreement with Microshaft.

    As for UPS, I've never had a problem with them. They are a little slower but cheaper than FedEx, and don't pick up stuff when I ship it out from my house, but I've never had anything damaged. The bigger the package the more likely it is to get F'd up though. :(
     
  14. TaoPaiPai

    TaoPaiPai Commisaire Van Loc

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    But hey ,a concrete block is a thousand times more useful :D :D
     
  15. namu

    namu Bleh.

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    Wow, never thought you could play UT and run ftp/web/mysql servers on a concrete block :rolleyes:
     
  16. [UM]theswarm

    [UM]theswarm Spork of the Apocalypse!

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    my dell was shipped fedx fine in about a week. the printer+scanner took another 2 weeks UPS, and arrived the day i got my internet connection installed (cable modem). :rolleyes: Yeah, the comp came with a US robotics 56k built in, but there's NOW WAY IN HELL i'm using it!:D
     
  17. fauker

    fauker Louqe

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    I had my Mac G4 and my PC shipped to me and both came out fine.
     
  18. Exar Kun [Sith]

    Exar Kun [Sith] Sith Lord

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    That is pretty bad with that computer.:eek2:



    I had my V5 shipped to me and it came out fine but the retailer didn't use UPS they used Airborne Delivery which came in about a day after ordering.
     
  19. Fomhoire

    Fomhoire Internet Addict

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    Yup! Just tie a rope around that handle on the top and you have a good boat anchor!

     
  20. tool

    tool BuFs #1 mom

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    well you know how much technology has advanced and all.
     

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