old friend is slimming down the warehouse

Norman Jaffe turing at shaw.ca
Fri Jun 24 12:49:31 CDT 2016

I always thought that they 'preconditioned' the packages by running them over with a forklift before shipping, so that they could be packed more closely together. 
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From: "Fred Cisin" <cisin at xenosoft.com> 
To: "General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts" <cctalk at classiccmp.org> 
Sent: Friday, June 24, 2016 10:47:46 AM 
Subject: RE: old friend is slimming down the warehouse 

On Fri, 24 Jun 2016, Swift Griggs wrote: 
> It's amazing how much stuff UPS had managed to destroy "for" me, also. 
> It's like them drop the boxes off a crane or something. 

There is talk about "drone parcel delivery". 

Do UPS and USPS drop their packages from drones or planes? 
Or are they doing their deliveries by trebuchet? (catapult) 

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