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Rigidman

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after what happened to me this past week I'd be worried even if the sender gets a Delivered status :LOL:

I actually had an order stolen because mailman couldn't be bothered to get out, walk 15-20 feet to my back porch, so he left it on the mailbox because I complained that he damaged a box by jamming it into my mailbox, before that he damaged the mail by putting the box in last, he's put packages in the rain, almost ruining a $500 laptop.

Its like they have no common sense, no common courtesy, no concern whatsoever of what they deliver or to who. I miss the days when carriers could think for themselves and took the time to knock on your door or ring the doorbell, or simply put the package between the door and screen door. If I was rich, like Amazon rich, I'd start a new mail service and train the people to go that extra inch, to put customers first, and focus on customer service and purposely put the USPS out of business.

I wonder if postal service sucks as bad in other countries? Or is it just an American thing? The other thing I don't understand is, how can anyone ship a package without insurance. My experience is they're most likely going to loose it. Or cause it to be stolen or damaged.

My front porch is nearly as wide as my house. Yet instead of putting it in front of my door, they put it on the side away from the door where I can't see it. Actually caught someone on my porch once. I was getting ready to walk the dogs so I had my gun on, they ran away very quickly. I wear my gun mostly for loose dogs that try to attack mine. I had a couple incidents with people thinking they're bad. I also carry at least 4-5 knives. One is triangular. Prevents the wound from closing. If you twist the blade of regular knife it does similar thing. Learned in the Army from a friend that used to be in Special Forces. Trained with German grenediers. He's NUCKING FUTS!! Made stir fry once with grass hoppers in it. Made excellent bear jerky. But he was nuts. Had a Colt Python .357 he made armour piercing bullets, loaded very hot. After 6 rounds he had to tighten the barrel until he started using loctite.

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Rigidman

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after what happened to me this past week I'd be worried even if the sender gets a Delivered status :LOL:


He got it. I have visual confirmation.
 

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I actually had an order stolen because mailman couldn't be bothered to get out, walk 15-20 feet to my back porch, so he left it on the mailbox because I complained that he damaged a box by jamming it into my mailbox, before that he damaged the mail by putting the box in last, he's put packages in the rain, almost ruining a $500 laptop.

Its like they have no common sense, no common courtesy, no concern whatsoever of what they deliver or to who. I miss the days when carriers could think for themselves and took the time to knock on your door or ring the doorbell, or simply put the package between the door and screen door. If I was rich, like Amazon rich, I'd start a new mail service and train the people to go that extra inch, to put customers first, and focus on customer service and purposely put the USPS out of business.

I wonder if postal service sucks as bad in other countries? Or is it just an American thing? The other thing I don't understand is, how can anyone ship a package without insurance. My experience is they're most likely going to loose it. Or cause it to be stolen or damaged.

My front porch is nearly as wide as my house. Yet instead of putting it in front of my door, they put it on the side away from the door where I can't see it. Actually caught someone on my porch once. I was getting ready to walk the dogs so I had my gun on, they ran away very quickly. I wear my gun mostly for loose dogs that try to attack mine. I had a couple incidents with people thinking they're bad. I also carry at least 4-5 knives. One is triangular. Prevents the wound from closing. If you twist the blade of regular knife it does similar thing. Learned in the Army from a friend that used to be in Special Forces. Trained with German grenediers. He's NUCKING FUTS!! Made stir fry once with grass hoppers in it. Made excellent bear jerky. But he was nuts. Had a Colt Python .357 he made armour piercing bullets, loaded very hot. After 6 rounds he had to tighten the barrel until he started using loctite.

Thanks

Jesus Christ that post went from mailmen suck to batshit crazy in four paragraphs!
 

Pipenwheels

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Alright. Finally was able to complete my Secret Santa. It will ship tomorrow, and he should receive next day! Although the package he mailed took two days to get to me, so 2 days is probably more reasonable. Crazy because he is literally 20 minutes from my house. If there was no 'Rona going on it would have been cool to meet up, smoke some bowls and exchange in person. Oh well, there is always next year!20201208_215639.jpg
 

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Kozeman, you and I live in the same county so you will understand this more than most.
It's 38 miles from Union, IL. to Elk Grove Village, IL. It took six days to go 38 miles. Maybe they walked it there.

Here's mine, so far.
Six days from my house (2-1/2 hours from the Jamaica, Queens, NYC USPS location) and it's still in New York.

December 8, 2020
In Transit to Next Facility
Your package is moving within the USPS network and is on track to be delivered to its final destination. It is currently in transit to the next facility.

December 6, 2020, 1:20 pm
Arrived at USPS Regional Facility
JAMAICA NY INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION CENTER

December 6, 2020, 9:07 am
Departed USPS Regional Facility
PHILADELPHIA PA NETWORK DISTRIBUTION CENTER

December 3, 2020, 7:29 am
Arrived at USPS Regional Facility
PHILADELPHIA PA NETWORK DISTRIBUTION CENTER

December 2, 2020, 12:04 pm
Departed Post Office
QUAKERTOWN, PA 18951

December 2, 2020, 11:54 am
USPS in possession of item
QUAKERTOWN, PA 18951
 

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And, just in case you think that you're having a bad experience with the USPS:
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Tracking History
October 27, 2020, 2:25 am
Departed USPS Regional Facility
JAMAICA NY INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION CENTER
Your item departed our USPS facility in JAMAICA NY INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION CENTER on October 27, 2020 at 2:25 am. The item is currently in transit to the destination.
October 19, 2020, 1:45 am
Arrived at USPS Regional Facility
JAMAICA NY INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION CENTER
October 19, 2020, 1:20 am
Departed USPS Regional Facility
QUEENS NY DISTRIBUTION CENTER
October 18, 2020, 1:41 pm
Arrived at USPS Regional Facility
QUEENS NY DISTRIBUTION CENTER
October 17, 2020, 12:31 am
Departed USPS Regional Facility
JAMAICA NY INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION CENTER
October 16, 2020, 1:51 pm
Customs Clearance
ISC NEW YORK NY(USPS)
August 20, 2020, 6:10 pm
Departed
TOKYO, JAPAN
August 20, 2020, 2:58 pm
Departed
BEIJING, CHINA
August 16, 2020, 4:00 am
Departed
TOKYO, JAPAN
August 14, 2020, 1:25 pm
Departed
NEW YORK, UNITED STATES
August 13, 2020, 4:01 am
Arrived
NEW YORK, UNITED STATES
August 10, 2020, 9:24 am
Processed Through Regional Facility
JAMAICA NY INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION CENTER
August 10, 2020, 12:53 am
Arrived at USPS Regional Facility
JAMAICA NY INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION CENTER
August 10, 2020, 12:53 am
Arrived at Regional Facility
JAMAICA NY INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION CENTER
August 7, 2020, 1:57 pm
Departed USPS Regional Facility
MIAMI FL INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION CENTER
July 31, 2020, 11:33 am
Arrived at USPS Regional Facility
MIAMI FL INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION CENTER
July 28, 2020, 9:02 pm
Departed USPS Regional Facility
OPA LOCKA FL DISTRIBUTION CENTER
July 28, 2020, 8:40 pm
Arrived at USPS Regional Facility
OPA LOCKA FL DISTRIBUTION CENTER
July 28, 2020, 7:25 pm
Accepted at USPS Origin Facility
HIALEAH, FL 33014
July 28, 2020, 5:06 pm
Shipment Received, Package Acceptance Pending
HIALEAH, FL 33014
July 28, 2020, 3:12 pm
Shipping Label Created, USPS Awaiting Item
HIALEAH, FL 33014
 
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Tracking History
October 27, 2020, 2:25 am
Departed USPS Regional Facility
JAMAICA NY INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION CENTER
Your item departed our USPS facility in JAMAICA NY INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION CENTER on October 27, 2020 at 2:25 am. The item is currently in transit to the destination.
October 19, 2020, 1:45 am
Arrived at USPS Regional Facility
JAMAICA NY INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION CENTER
October 19, 2020, 1:20 am
Departed USPS Regional Facility
QUEENS NY DISTRIBUTION CENTER
October 18, 2020, 1:41 pm
Arrived at USPS Regional Facility
QUEENS NY DISTRIBUTION CENTER
October 17, 2020, 12:31 am
Departed USPS Regional Facility
JAMAICA NY INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION CENTER
October 16, 2020, 1:51 pm
Customs Clearance
ISC NEW YORK NY(USPS)
August 20, 2020, 6:10 pm
Departed
TOKYO, JAPAN
August 20, 2020, 2:58 pm
Departed
BEIJING, CHINA
August 16, 2020, 4:00 am
Departed
TOKYO, JAPAN
August 14, 2020, 1:25 pm
Departed
NEW YORK, UNITED STATES
August 13, 2020, 4:01 am
Arrived
NEW YORK, UNITED STATES
August 10, 2020, 9:24 am
Processed Through Regional Facility
JAMAICA NY INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION CENTER
August 10, 2020, 12:53 am
Arrived at USPS Regional Facility
JAMAICA NY INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION CENTER
August 10, 2020, 12:53 am
Arrived at Regional Facility
JAMAICA NY INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION CENTER
August 7, 2020, 1:57 pm
Departed USPS Regional Facility
MIAMI FL INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION CENTER
July 31, 2020, 11:33 am
Arrived at USPS Regional Facility
MIAMI FL INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION CENTER
July 28, 2020, 9:02 pm
Departed USPS Regional Facility
OPA LOCKA FL DISTRIBUTION CENTER
July 28, 2020, 8:40 pm
Arrived at USPS Regional Facility
OPA LOCKA FL DISTRIBUTION CENTER
July 28, 2020, 7:25 pm
Accepted at USPS Origin Facility
HIALEAH, FL 33014
July 28, 2020, 5:06 pm
Shipment Received, Package Acceptance Pending
HIALEAH, FL 33014
July 28, 2020, 3:12 pm
Shipping Label Created, USPS Awaiting Item
HIALEAH, FL 33014
I hope it's not baby chicks. They'll be full grown by the time they arrive.
 

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Tracking History
October 27, 2020, 2:25 am
Departed USPS Regional Facility
JAMAICA NY INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION CENTER
Your item departed our USPS facility in JAMAICA NY INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION CENTER on October 27, 2020 at 2:25 am. The item is currently in transit to the destination.
October 19, 2020, 1:45 am
Arrived at USPS Regional Facility
JAMAICA NY INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION CENTER
October 19, 2020, 1:20 am
Departed USPS Regional Facility
QUEENS NY DISTRIBUTION CENTER
October 18, 2020, 1:41 pm
Arrived at USPS Regional Facility
QUEENS NY DISTRIBUTION CENTER
October 17, 2020, 12:31 am
Departed USPS Regional Facility
JAMAICA NY INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION CENTER
October 16, 2020, 1:51 pm
Customs Clearance
ISC NEW YORK NY(USPS)
August 20, 2020, 6:10 pm
Departed
TOKYO, JAPAN
August 20, 2020, 2:58 pm
Departed
BEIJING, CHINA
August 16, 2020, 4:00 am
Departed
TOKYO, JAPAN
August 14, 2020, 1:25 pm
Departed
NEW YORK, UNITED STATES
August 13, 2020, 4:01 am
Arrived
NEW YORK, UNITED STATES
August 10, 2020, 9:24 am
Processed Through Regional Facility
JAMAICA NY INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION CENTER
August 10, 2020, 12:53 am
Arrived at USPS Regional Facility
JAMAICA NY INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION CENTER
August 10, 2020, 12:53 am
Arrived at Regional Facility
JAMAICA NY INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION CENTER
August 7, 2020, 1:57 pm
Departed USPS Regional Facility
MIAMI FL INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION CENTER
July 31, 2020, 11:33 am
Arrived at USPS Regional Facility
MIAMI FL INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION CENTER
July 28, 2020, 9:02 pm
Departed USPS Regional Facility
OPA LOCKA FL DISTRIBUTION CENTER
July 28, 2020, 8:40 pm
Arrived at USPS Regional Facility
OPA LOCKA FL DISTRIBUTION CENTER
July 28, 2020, 7:25 pm
Accepted at USPS Origin Facility
HIALEAH, FL 33014
July 28, 2020, 5:06 pm
Shipment Received, Package Acceptance Pending
HIALEAH, FL 33014
July 28, 2020, 3:12 pm
Shipping Label Created, USPS Awaiting Item
HIALEAH, FL 33014
WTF?! 🤣🤣🤣
 
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sablebrush52

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Tracking History
October 27, 2020, 2:25 am
Departed USPS Regional Facility
JAMAICA NY INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION CENTER
Your item departed our USPS facility in JAMAICA NY INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION CENTER on October 27, 2020 at 2:25 am. The item is currently in transit to the destination.
October 19, 2020, 1:45 am
Arrived at USPS Regional Facility
JAMAICA NY INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION CENTER
October 19, 2020, 1:20 am
Departed USPS Regional Facility
QUEENS NY DISTRIBUTION CENTER
October 18, 2020, 1:41 pm
Arrived at USPS Regional Facility
QUEENS NY DISTRIBUTION CENTER
October 17, 2020, 12:31 am
Departed USPS Regional Facility
JAMAICA NY INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION CENTER
October 16, 2020, 1:51 pm
Customs Clearance
ISC NEW YORK NY(USPS)
August 20, 2020, 6:10 pm
Departed
TOKYO, JAPAN
August 20, 2020, 2:58 pm
Departed
BEIJING, CHINA
August 16, 2020, 4:00 am
Departed
TOKYO, JAPAN
August 14, 2020, 1:25 pm
Departed
NEW YORK, UNITED STATES
August 13, 2020, 4:01 am
Arrived
NEW YORK, UNITED STATES
August 10, 2020, 9:24 am
Processed Through Regional Facility
JAMAICA NY INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION CENTER
August 10, 2020, 12:53 am
Arrived at USPS Regional Facility
JAMAICA NY INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION CENTER
August 10, 2020, 12:53 am
Arrived at Regional Facility
JAMAICA NY INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION CENTER
August 7, 2020, 1:57 pm
Departed USPS Regional Facility
MIAMI FL INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION CENTER
July 31, 2020, 11:33 am
Arrived at USPS Regional Facility
MIAMI FL INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION CENTER
July 28, 2020, 9:02 pm
Departed USPS Regional Facility
OPA LOCKA FL DISTRIBUTION CENTER
July 28, 2020, 8:40 pm
Arrived at USPS Regional Facility
OPA LOCKA FL DISTRIBUTION CENTER
July 28, 2020, 7:25 pm
Accepted at USPS Origin Facility
HIALEAH, FL 33014
July 28, 2020, 5:06 pm
Shipment Received, Package Acceptance Pending
HIALEAH, FL 33014
July 28, 2020, 3:12 pm
Shipping Label Created, USPS Awaiting Item
HIALEAH, FL 33014
What? They didn't ship it to Germany while they were at it?
 
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woodsroad

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WTF is right!
And here I thought that my go around with USPS a few years back was exciting.
It was a Christmas present sent to Simon, ordered from 4Noggins. It just went 'round and 'round, Bethpage, NY to Nashua, NH. I finally got ahold of a live person in Nashua, they hunted it down, fixed the address label and sent it on it's way.

 

BarrelProof

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Tracking History
October 27, 2020, 2:25 am
Departed USPS Regional Facility
JAMAICA NY INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION CENTER
Your item departed our USPS facility in JAMAICA NY INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION CENTER on October 27, 2020 at 2:25 am. The item is currently in transit to the destination.
October 19, 2020, 1:45 am
Arrived at USPS Regional Facility
JAMAICA NY INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION CENTER
October 19, 2020, 1:20 am
Departed USPS Regional Facility
QUEENS NY DISTRIBUTION CENTER
October 18, 2020, 1:41 pm
Arrived at USPS Regional Facility
QUEENS NY DISTRIBUTION CENTER
October 17, 2020, 12:31 am
Departed USPS Regional Facility
JAMAICA NY INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION CENTER
October 16, 2020, 1:51 pm
Customs Clearance
ISC NEW YORK NY(USPS)
August 20, 2020, 6:10 pm
Departed
TOKYO, JAPAN
August 20, 2020, 2:58 pm
Departed
BEIJING, CHINA
August 16, 2020, 4:00 am
Departed
TOKYO, JAPAN
August 14, 2020, 1:25 pm
Departed
NEW YORK, UNITED STATES
August 13, 2020, 4:01 am
Arrived
NEW YORK, UNITED STATES
August 10, 2020, 9:24 am
Processed Through Regional Facility
JAMAICA NY INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION CENTER
August 10, 2020, 12:53 am
Arrived at USPS Regional Facility
JAMAICA NY INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION CENTER
August 10, 2020, 12:53 am
Arrived at Regional Facility
JAMAICA NY INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION CENTER
August 7, 2020, 1:57 pm
Departed USPS Regional Facility
MIAMI FL INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION CENTER
July 31, 2020, 11:33 am
Arrived at USPS Regional Facility
MIAMI FL INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION CENTER
July 28, 2020, 9:02 pm
Departed USPS Regional Facility
OPA LOCKA FL DISTRIBUTION CENTER
July 28, 2020, 8:40 pm
Arrived at USPS Regional Facility
OPA LOCKA FL DISTRIBUTION CENTER
July 28, 2020, 7:25 pm
Accepted at USPS Origin Facility
HIALEAH, FL 33014
July 28, 2020, 5:06 pm
Shipment Received, Package Acceptance Pending
HIALEAH, FL 33014
July 28, 2020, 3:12 pm
Shipping Label Created, USPS Awaiting Item
HIALEAH, FL 33014



I don’t know how many times I need to tell you guys not to be surprised about shit like this when you order from P&C!
 

BarrelProof

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Every P&C order I placed this year was delivered intact and on time, also containing exactly what I ordered.

Same with SP, Cup O Joes, Iwan Reis....

Just thought folks should hear the good with the bad.

Now back to adult themed Christmas cartoons....


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It’s way too close to Christmas for this level of lying.

I’m kidding, of course. I’ll be the first one to tell you I had a long run of solid purchases from P&C before they grenaded.

On with the Santa.
 

Rigidman

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Jesus Christ that post went from mailmen suck to batshit crazy in four paragraphs!


Well it led to me on the porch with my gun, also with my knives, didn't mention those, to the reason why I carry so many knives. I also took classes while waiting for school to start. Rapelling, basic survival, basic sniper, silent sentry, you learn to kill quietly. These weren't like official classes. I got permission to take them because I hadn't been assigned to my permanent party yet.They're actually for permanent party personnel. My class didn't start for over 12 weeks. I got there late because my basic class ended late, we went through 3 drill Sgts, so I arrived after the current class had started. There was an entire barracks full of us late comers. Makes you wonder where that military efficiency went to. The classes were given by military personnel simply for like extra curricular activities. For people Interested in taking them. There were about 30-40+ classes that were 3-10 days long. Most of the ones I took were 5 days, except rapelling. It was 3. Learned Australian rapelling. Where you go down facing the ground instead of butt first.
 
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Rigidman

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Well it led to me on the porch with my gun, also with my knives, didn't mention those, to the reason why I carry so many knives. I also took classes while waiting for school to start. Rapelling, basic survival, basic sniper, silent sentry, you learn to kill quietly. These weren't like official classes. I got permission to take them because I hadn't been assigned to my permanent party yet.They're actually for permanent party personnel. My class didn't start for over 12 weeks. I got there late because my basic class ended late, we went through 3 drill Sgts, so I arrived after the current class had started. There was an entire barracks full of us late comers. Makes you wonder where that military efficiency went to. The classes were given by military personnel simply for like extra curricular activities. For people Interested in taking them. There were about 30-40+ classes that were 3-10 days long. Most of the ones I took were 5 days, except rapelling. It was 3. Learned Australian rapelling. Where you go down facing the ground instead of butt first.


If you're wondering #1 drill Sgt booted for spitting on someone, #2 got booted for smacking someone, #3 was reassigned, #4 was Sgt Walling, or Wallen, 11 .50 cal. bullet holes across his chest, missed every vital organ, and HE WAS batshit crazy!! He pulled up his shirt one day because someone was whining about something and we all saw them. He said he crawled several miles back home. That part I think is BS. But those bullet holes were real. Couldn't fake them.
 
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Rigidman

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Jay, you’re straying from the narrative.
Please stick to the talking points.

My SP is the one that was stolen because it was put on top of my mailbox. I actually saw it there. But before I went out to get it, it was gone. You know, tampering with the mail is a federal offence. With all the missing mail, why haven't there been any announcement about so and so being charged with tampering with the mail? Or is it just they want the big fish and mail tampering is just too damn embarrassing?
 
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