I remember driving down to Love Field in the mid 80's to ship a package to El Paso, Midland, or some other TX city. Our guy in the field needed it pronto. When I pulled out the cash to pay for it, I was informed that it would either have to sit on a shelf for 24 hours, or I could open it for inpection. Not having any tape with me to close it back up, the agent offered that if I used a credit card, it would ship right away. Fortunately I had one back then and off the package went. I guess people shipping dangerous packages back then didn't use credit cards. Plus, if it could be dangerous, who would want to let it sit in their building for a day?
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