#355 – Sleep

There’s so much instant gratification on the internet it can feel like torture having to wait for a physical item to travel to my house. Can’t Amazon.com have an orbital warehouse that shoots objects down to your place? That sounds totally feasible with no possible downsides.

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9 thoughts on “#355 – Sleep”

  1. reynard61 says:

    This one’s hitting it a bit too close for comfort. (I happen to be waiting for an Amazon.com package myself…)

    1. Voyager says:

      Well, mine just got here. Then I had to spend about an hour unwrapping and checking if all of the CD’s were actually there.

  2. boog says:

    Maybe if the internet had those pipes like they have at the bank/pharmacy drive-thru, but going to people’s mailboxes. Somebody at Amazon sees your order, puts your ordered item in a canister, and *fwip* gone! Moments later you’re opening your package.

    A series of tubes, it would be.

    1. Wolfgang says:

      In the late 1800s, somebody actually proposed a nationwide network of pneumatic tubes to do precisely

  3. Taurin333 says:

    I got my It’s Shipped! last Friday, and was all, “Yay! Monday delivery!” Then I remembered, “Oh, noes! Long weekend! I have to wait until Tuesday!” The devestation!

  4. ZeoViolet says:

    There are downsides if the orbital trajectory is slightly off…

  5. kingklash says:

    “Amazon Wormhole” is still in Testing, mainly because it sounds like a jungle disease.

  6. Kitty says:

    the joy of the short attention span. By the next day I forgot I ordered something, by the time I get it it’s an awesome surprise “Oh hey I wanted one of these cool!!”

  7. tirsden says:

    It’s even worse with Steam sales. “You mean I can have it RIGHT NOW!? At a price I can justify when I somehow couldn’t justify the original price? Gimmie!”

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