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23rd Jul '17 9:25:54 PM CompletelyNormalGuy
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* There is a very twisted Music/VelvetUnderground story/song, "The Gift", that explores this.

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* There is a very twisted Music/VelvetUnderground story/song, song, "The Gift", that explores this.this. The lyrics are a short story written by Lou Reed and read by John Cale about young man named Waldo who decides to mail himself to his girlfriend Marcia who he met before they went to college in different states, not realising she has moved on. He arrives at Marcia's apartment, whereupon Marcia and her friend Sheila see the package is from Waldo and decide they might as well open it. [[spoiler: The crate is nailed shut; Marcia and Sheila's attempts to open it are futile until Marcia grabs a sheet metal cutter. Sheila stabs a big hole in the crate...and Waldo's head.]]



* "The Gift" by The Velvet Underground is a dark variation. The lyrics are a short story written by Lou Reed and read by John Cale about young man named Waldo who decides to mail himself to his girlfriend Marcia who he met before they went to college in different states, not realising she has moved on. He arrives at Marcia's apartment, whereupon Marcia and her friend Sheila see the package is from Waldo and decide they might as well open it. [[spoiler: The crate is nailed shut; Marcia and Sheila's attempts to open it are futile until Marcia grabs a sheet metal cutter. Sheila stabs a big hole in the crate...and Waldo's head.]]
31st May '17 4:42:30 PM WaveSwallow
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** In ''VideoGame/Disgaea5AllianceOfVengeance'', Flonne uses it to send Laharl, Etna and Killia out of Laharl's castle and back to Seraphina's pocket dimension. She did it because she and Sicily hadn't finished Laharl's [[SurpriseParty birthday party]].
25th Apr '17 7:05:06 AM Taskmaster123
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* It must be pointed out that this method of transportation can be extremely dangerous, much more so than in the days before air travel. Cargo holds for planes are generally ''neither pressurized or heated'', and the lack of oxygen and extreme cold at altitudes approaching 40,000 feet ''has'' resulted in fatalities for people trying this method.

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* It must be pointed out that this method of transportation can be extremely dangerous, much more so than in the days before air travel. Cargo holds for planes are generally ''neither pressurized or heated'', and the lack of oxygen and extreme cold at altitudes approaching 40,000 feet ''has'' resulted in fatalities has caused near-fatalities for people trying this method.method. Also, it may mean going several days without food, water, or access to a toilet.
25th Apr '17 7:01:32 AM Taskmaster123
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* It must be pointed out that this method of transportation can be extremely dangerous, much more so than in the days before air travel. Cargo holds for planes are generally ''neither pressurized or heated'', and the lack of oxygen and extreme cold at altitudes approaching 40,000 feet ''has'' resulted in fatalities for people trying this method.
17th Apr '17 10:00:43 AM MoD-Trope
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** In one episode, Perry mails himself to his headquarters.
17th Apr '17 7:17:00 AM OddMostOdd
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* An Australian called Reg Spiers successfully [[http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-31700049 had himself shipped in a crate from London to Perth]] in 1964. Later the same year, inspired by this feat, a homesick Welshman called Brian Robson [[http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-32151053 tried the same thing in the opposite direction, with less success]].
23rd Feb '17 7:32:01 PM FurryKef
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* [[UsefulNotes/ColdWar Eastern Bloc]] countries and especially USSR ''did'' have this trope as a habit: sending defectors, diplomats declared as ''[[PersonaNonGrata personae non grata]]'' or otherwise difficult people back home as diplomat mail.

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* [[UsefulNotes/ColdWar Eastern Bloc]] countries and especially USSR ''did'' have this trope as a habit: sending defectors, diplomats declared as ''[[PersonaNonGrata personae non grata]]'' gratae]]'' or otherwise difficult people back home as diplomat mail.
21st Feb '17 4:05:21 AM SteveMB
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* "The Gift" by The Velvet Underground is a dark variation. The lyrics are a short story written by Lou Reed and read by John Cale about young man named Waldo who decides to mail himself to his girlfriend Marcia who he met before they went to college in different states, not realising she has moved on. He arrives at Marcia's apartment, whereupon Marcia and her friend Sheila see the package is from Waldo and decide they might as well open it. [[spoiler: The crate is nailed shut; Marcia and Sheila's attempts to open it are futile until Marcia grabs a sheet metal cutter. Sheila stabs a big hole in the crate...and Waldo's head.]]
22nd Jan '17 4:41:08 AM Ccook1956
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* ''WesternAnimation/TheAmazingChanAndTheChanClan'' #4 story "Eye Of The Idol" (February, 1974) had the family searching for the titular missing gem. Suspecting that maybe the culprit mailed it, Mimi tosses Scooter in a mailbox to look for it.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheAmazingChanAndTheChanClan'' #4 story "Eye Of The Idol" (February, 1974) had the family searching for the titular missing gem. Suspecting that maybe the culprit mailed it, Mimi tosses Scooter in a mailbox mail kiosk to look for it.
22nd Jan '17 4:39:22 AM Ccook1956
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* ''WesternAnimation/TheAmazingChanAndTheChanClan'' #4 story "Eye Of The Idol" (February, 1974) had the family searching for the titular missing gem. Suspecting that maybe the culprit mailed it, Mimi tosses Scooter in a mailbox to look for it.
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