"Hello, is that Dell? I'd like to order 65 screws please."

4 February 2011

Dell screws

That's right. An envelope per screw. Fortunately Dell chose to save on postage and send all 65 envelopes together. Thoughtful, see.

[Twitter] thanks to avid Bitterwallet reader Mark


  • PokeHerPete
    Whats the problem here? Dell have conveniently separately packaged each screw so Mark - should he need to send a gift as valentines day is coming up - doesn't have the hassle of having to separate each screw and wrap it up. You just can't please some people.
  • JewBacker
    Dell is owned by jews and jews are gay
  • klingelton
    Dell gave him plenty of little screws.
  • YourMum
    Looks like he got screwed
  • Mark
    Why the hell is someone ordering 65 screws from Dell anyway ???? Check out Dells website for the official description: Screws are used to hold objects together. Screws come in a variety of shapes and sizes for different purposes depending on the type of system. Please note that this replacement product is refurbished. Refurbished screws - Class !
  • Phil
    Looks like a cheap way to get padded envelopes to flog stuff on ebay?
  • w0nKeY H.
    Yeah but...have you seen that AMAZING video of fox over at B3ta.
  • w0nKeY H.
    http://www.b3ta.com/links/firefox_attempts_to_clean_windows Here's the link in case you can't be arsed to get on over there.
  • Anon
    Presumably they are stored in a warehouse somewhere already in the envelopes, so to send one all they have to do is slap a shipping label on them. The majority of people must just but them one at a time, to replace one they've lost probably. Still doesn't make it any less retarded though, all 65 could have fit in one envelope!
  • jen
    Oh wow that's incredibly efficient! I agree Phil, good way to get a nice box and a bunch of envelopes hehe.
  • farhadmaster
    65 free envolopes, why would you complain.
  • Ten B.
    [...] is that Dell? I’d like to order 65 screws [...]
  • New! B.
    [...] on from the 65 Screws episode, here’s another tale of packaging gone [...]
  • Dell B.
    [...] the past week, we’ve featured a couple of corkers courtesy of Dell. There was the instance of 65 screws arriving in 65 individual envelopes inside a very big box, followed by reader Tom’s big box of [...]

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