Special Delivery

We’ve all felt the frustration of receiving a package from a careless delivery person who left it in a less-than-ideal location–crammed into a tiny mailbox, left on the front doorstep right before the sprinklers came on, that sort of thing. Sam Cooke, of Manchester, UK, has a mail carrier who goes the extra mile to make sure parcels get to their owners unharmed. But recently, it backfired.

Sam’s flat has a small open window. The mail carrier showed up when Sam wasn’t home, so he availed himself of that window. He slipped the package through and left Sam a note:

What the mail carrier didn’t know was the window is in Sam’s bathroom. Sam got a second note:

Sam went into his bathroom to investigate, and sure enough:

Yeah, that’s a no-doubter. Think of the bad luck needed for this to happen: the window was directly above the toilet, the toilet lid was left up, and the package was¬†small enough to fit perfectly into the bowl.

And think about how the delivery guy must have felt, going from the satisfaction of a job well done to outright horror when he heard the package plop into the water. Brutal.

The package guy later came by to apologize in person, but Sam had a good sense of humor about the incident, and all was forgiven.

(via source)

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