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How Not To Pack...

Discussion in 'Poker Chip Care' started by pltrgyst, Jan 14, 2015.

  1. pltrgyst

    pltrgyst Well-Known Member

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    ... a medium flat rate box. Especially if you're a CT sponsor.

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  2. MrWitti

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    Wow... The postman stole the padding! I knew you can't trust USPS...
     
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    I know who you got those from!!!! You're not the only one who received this packing job, my friend! Now, the annoying hour it took you to unleash your recent vineyard addition doesn't seem so bad, does it? :) Just kidding. But in all seriousness, I hope you provide this seller with a little feedback. That's just unacceptable. And you're a lucky man if none of your chips were damaged.
     
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  4. pltrgyst

    pltrgyst Well-Known Member

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    Maybe you should give lessons!
     
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  5. pltrgyst

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    Actually, we chippers seem to have a strong double standard for packing and shipping chips.

    We gripe like crazy about poor packing by individual ebay sellers, but otoh I've never seen a single word of complaint about how, for example, the ChipRoom ships all chips -- mint chips included -- loose in thinly padded bags within a flat-rate box.

    (To be clear, I have no complaint about Jim's packing -- I've never had a single chip damaged in any way that I could see.)
     
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    ovo World Series Chump
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    plus, Jim would replace damaged chips
     
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    We love Chiptalk sponsors, however, tsk, tsk...shame on the seller.
     
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  8. DrStrange

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    While there is some risk of the box bursting - those chips are not so badly protected. A chip box with a little box tape doesn't seem that out of line. I think it would be rather uncommon to nick or scuff one of the chips in a box.

    Of course packing would be better, without it I think the shipper is betting all or nothing that the outer box doesn't break open.

    DrStrange

    PS and I do not have any problem if the seller wants to use ChipRoom packing if they are willing to replace damaged goods {which the chiproom has done for me in the past}
     
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  9. pltrgyst

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    Yes, and I think that would have been a better bet had the three chip boxes been taped together, into one mass.
     
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    I think with the amount of money you spend on quantities such as that and higher, you would hope the shipper/seller would at least crumple up some newspaper and throw it in there.
    As a former warehouse worker, pack jobs like that make me cringe. Then again we were shipping jet engine parts using a form packing machine.
     
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