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« Reply #25 on: 11/07/2007 07:50:18 »
yes it is... now our corporate office phone number is...
 

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« Reply #26 on: 11/07/2007 08:22:32 »
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« Reply #27 on: 11/07/2007 08:28:18 »
something like that... just call them and let them know it's dumb please. lol
 

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« Reply #28 on: 11/07/2007 08:36:31 »
Seems like  waste of time and energy unless it is to make sure items are ok and not damaged from shipment.. We had to do the same. We run a furniture business and always had to thoroughly check out items be fore putting them on the floor.
 

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« Reply #29 on: 11/07/2007 10:20:47 »
Yes it is, but it only stands if the force from the inside is equal and opposite to that on the outside. Most dinks come from edges and so on, and might be difficult to replicate on the inside of the vase.

I'm talking about maybe 2 pieces of tabloid inside the vase, and so wouldn't apply much in the waay of force to the vase itself.

Yup.. So a little roll around in the van or something, or a little nudge from the other vases. That's all the paper would support. But maybe without it, it would crack, just from a little bump in a van?
 

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« Reply #30 on: 11/07/2007 11:16:49 »
I still don't see how a small amount of paper stuffed into a vase is going to stop it breaking! Where's kitchen science when you need it?
 

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« Reply #31 on: 11/07/2007 11:21:06 »
I still don't see how a small amount of paper stuffed into a vase is going to stop it breaking! Where's kitchen science when you need it?

Pickfords don't use paper to pack vases. i would guess it's something our grandparents did and "we" just follow suit.
 

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« Reply #32 on: 11/07/2007 11:22:09 »
But my grandparents never moved!

(I nailed them to a chair you see....)
 

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« Reply #33 on: 11/07/2007 16:35:22 »
A British shop assistant's answer to that would be "You want 100? You wrap them! I've got better things to do" . Either that or they'd just stand there looking dumb. :P

Well that would be if they had 100 of the same, non broken or chipped etc........not bloody likely ;)

With anything breakable we would wrap them up in bubble wrap and try and cushion them with other objects (I used to work in a warehouse)
 

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« Reply #34 on: 11/07/2007 16:37:15 »
yes... the nice warehouse people next door do the wrapping after they open it all to make sure nothing's broken
 

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« Reply #35 on: 11/07/2007 16:39:00 »
Well us warehouse type folk are good like that ;)
 

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« Reply #36 on: 11/07/2007 16:55:22 »
I still don't see how a small amount of paper stuffed into a vase is going to stop it breaking! Where's kitchen science when you need it?

Pickfords don't use paper to pack vases. i would guess it's something our grandparents did and "we" just follow suit.

ALright Handsome..Please explain "Pickfords?" Was this their last name?
 

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« Reply #37 on: 11/07/2007 16:57:32 »
But my grandparents never moved!

(I nailed them to a chair you see....)

LOL...We just tied them to the chair on the roof of the car.. Never moved the whole way! LOL LOL I loved that silly movie!!! LOL
 

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« Reply #38 on: 11/07/2007 17:00:42 »
A British shop assistant's answer to that would be "You want 100? You wrap them! I've got better things to do" . Either that or they'd just stand there looking dumb. :P

Well that would be if they had 100 of the same, non broken or chipped etc........not bloody likely ;)

With anything breakable we would wrap them up in bubble wrap and try and cushion them with other objects (I used to work in a warehouse)

I bet that could be a tedious job sometimes!
 

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« Reply #39 on: 11/07/2007 17:03:01 »
yes... the nice warehouse people next door do the wrapping after they open it all to make sure nothing's broken

We were constantly getting broken or Damaged furniture and ended up having to pay a bit more and switch carriers, as one carrier took better pride and care in handling your Merchandise then others!
 

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« Reply #40 on: 11/07/2007 17:08:08 »
we have our own trucking company...
 

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« Reply #41 on: 11/07/2007 17:15:59 »
A British shop assistant's answer to that would be "You want 100? You wrap them! I've got better things to do" . Either that or they'd just stand there looking dumb. :P

Well that would be if they had 100 of the same, non broken or chipped etc........not bloody likely ;)

With anything breakable we would wrap them up in bubble wrap and try and cushion them with other objects (I used to work in a warehouse)

I bet that could be a tedious job sometimes!

Wasn't that bad really, there were worse jobs to do  ;)
 

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« Reply #42 on: 11/07/2007 17:19:02 »
Thats good.. I worked on a belt at a Bulb Farm it was awful, I was constantly getting sick!
 

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« Reply #43 on: 11/07/2007 17:20:03 »
we have our own trucking company...

That should have made a good difference, they would handle the items with more care.
 

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« Reply #44 on: 11/07/2007 17:22:08 »
yes but things happen between china and the us... things break
 

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« Reply #45 on: 11/07/2007 17:23:33 »
yes but things happen between china and the us... things break

While working at the warehouse something broke between my house and the warehouse..........my sanity  ;)
 

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« Reply #46 on: 11/07/2007 17:26:59 »
so that's when it happened...
 

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« Reply #47 on: 11/07/2007 17:36:33 »
Yeah..........well, probably...........might of had a slight fracture when I was younger ;)
 

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« Reply #48 on: 11/07/2007 17:37:08 »
poor kid...
 

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« Reply #49 on: 11/07/2007 17:52:05 »
Pickfords is a removal and specialist transportation company.
 

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