(Jacksonville Sheriff's Office)

Thief Steals Forklift, Tries To Break Into ATM With It

Some people would steal an industrial forklift from a construction site, and that would be the extent of their crimes. Forklifts are expensive, after all. Just sell the forklift and call it a (criminal) work day. Yet one criminal in Florida aspired to more. He or she apparently stole the forklift, then turned it to a greater purpose: stealing an ATM from a bank. [More]

HP Throws In Free Wooden Pallet With Every Power Cord Purchase

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.

No, You Should Not Use A Forklift To Move A Car Parked In "Your" Spot

No, You Should Not Use A Forklift To Move A Car Parked In "Your" Spot

Georgia resident and SECO Parts and Equipment employee David Johnson told his co-worker that there would be consequences for parking in his spot. “He better come move it,” Johnson warned, “or I’ll move it for him!” This wasn’t enough to convince the co-worker to move from what had to be an ideal spot, so Johnson did what any rational solution-minded employee would do. He got a forklift…

IKEA Won't Sell "In-Stock" Mattress Because It Requires The Forklift?

IKEA Won't Sell "In-Stock" Mattress Because It Requires The Forklift?

Reader Gerald writes in after an odd experience with IKEA. He’s writing to ask if he has a legitimate complaint, or if he’s just being whiny. After calling to make sure that IKEA had the mattress he wanted in-stock, he rented a man with a van on craigslist for $30 and they went to go pick it up. Weirdly, IKEA refused to sell him the mattress because they have a policy against using their forklift during store hours.