HP Throws In Free Wooden Pallet With Every Power Cord Purchase

We know not all of our readers agree on our stupid shipping gang posts, but here’s one we can all get behind: you probably don’t need to deliver a ten-foot power cord in a large box on a wooden pallet.

The poster who received this free pallet notes:

I am kind of annoyed with HP as I had to drag this pellet from my apartment lobby, into the lift, out of the lift, into my home, cut it open, remove the contents and discard all the junk packaging.

We would be kind of annoyed too. We don’t even know how to go about disposing of a pallet; can you just put it out on the curb on recycling day or do you need to break it down or what?

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