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Offline VirginiaJim

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Re: problems buying from forum members.
« Reply #30 on: August 30, 2011, 03:43:40 pm »
Ok, I've read this thread twice and nowhere did I see anyone calling anyone an idiot marshmallow.  I see no reason to lock or move it to the Arena.  We all have thoughts on package delivery as most of us buy through the 'net.  So let's keep the discussion civil...

If one looks at the description of this board it says 'The place to chat around a virtual camp fire'.  So lets just assume we're doing that and be nice.
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Re: problems buying from forum members.
« Reply #31 on: August 30, 2011, 03:57:41 pm »
Dude, you rock da house!

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« Reply #32 on: August 30, 2011, 05:17:34 pm »
Arena fodder? Close but not quite. But it has served a useful purpose. What purpose is that? That being when you take a poop in public don't be surprised if people walk up to the pile of poop and point at the poop and proclaim that the poop stinks while they add their own pile of poop.

Moral? Don't poop in public!

 That made me laugh.

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Re: problems buying from forum members.
« Reply #33 on: August 30, 2011, 06:16:11 pm »
It's good to laugh....
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Re: problems buying from forum members.
« Reply #34 on: August 30, 2011, 06:17:35 pm »
Also living where the post office won't deliver to my door, I have a Post Office Box. When I order something the brown truck or Fed-X delivers I always make sure they have my house address on the shipping information. The Fed-X driver will take my package to my office if I'm not home, which is nice.
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Re: problems buying from forum members.
« Reply #35 on: August 31, 2011, 04:29:36 am »
Arena fodder? Close but not quite. But it has served a useful purpose. What purpose is that? That being when you take a poop in public don't be surprised if people walk up to the pile of poop and point at the poop and proclaim that the poop stinks while they add their own pile of poop.

Moral? Don't poop in public!

You have such a way with words....
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« Reply #36 on: September 01, 2011, 01:14:04 pm »
I gotta poop.
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« Reply #37 on: September 01, 2011, 05:00:33 pm »
Glad some sense was displayed and this was unlocked.  Both "sides" have basically had their say:  Shipping companies can mess up, and did in this case.  Shippers should have enough sense to ship properly, which did not happen in this case.  Buyers should continue to beware.  Just because someone is a fellow forum member, there isn't any guarantee they have enough sense to ship properly, so it is always best to confirm all the details - price, payment, timing, shipping, warranty, etc. Didn't happen in this case.  What is the old saying?  "No one has ever gone broke underestimating the average person's intelligence."
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Re: problems buying from forum members.
« Reply #38 on: October 16, 2011, 11:25:46 am »
last week I had a shop try to ship UPS to my  uspo po box
I mean a big MC shop in portland
even after I asked how they shipped and they said USPO for this part
and I gave them a uspo po box address
they sent it UPS anyway
UPS picked it up put it in the system
when it got to the closest city where they have local deliverly trucks
( hood river is a tiny little town)
they (ups) caught it and sent me a post card at the USPO PO Box
I got the post card called and we got it taken care of
ups was nice and worked it out
guess all I am saying is most people dont understand this issue
heck most people dont know the difference from a mailing address and a physical addrress
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Re: problems buying from forum members.
« Reply #39 on: October 16, 2011, 05:24:38 pm »
I guess my resply to kazairl was considered out of bounds ?
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« Reply #40 on: October 17, 2011, 09:02:08 pm »
No suit needed. The town I 'live' in has no door to door (or mailbox to mailbox) USPS delivery. Everybody that lives in the town proper has a PO box for USPS mail, there is no other option. I live rural Lyons, so I get carrier delivery. Confused?

FWIW my electric bill gets addressed to Raymond (which has no post office), and my phone is routed through Allenspark. Even though my mailing address is Lyons, you won't find me in the Lyons white pages.

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So to take this wildly OT, what do you do for your innernets?  Dial-up?  Wireless?  Satellite?

Anyway, just curious.
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Re: problems buying from forum members.
« Reply #41 on: October 17, 2011, 10:12:38 pm »
So to take this wildly OT, what do you do for your innernets?  Dial-up?  Wireless?  Satellite?

Anyway, just curious.
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« Reply #42 on: October 18, 2011, 04:42:54 am »
I guess my resply to kazairl was considered out of bounds ?

Yep.
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