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Old 12-22-15, 04:26 PM
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Originally Posted by J.Oxley View Post
Box is away! Scheduled arrival in Grants Pass, OR: 26 Dec.

EDIT @gugie: If you could keep me in rotation for the next round I'd appreciate it.
You're back into the rotation, thanks!
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Did the old "box o' crap" ever show?
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Originally Posted by Pemetic2006 View Post
Did the old "box o' crap" ever show?
Mtnbke said it would go out on the 8th.

I guess he didn't say what year.

Wait, here he is! >
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Originally Posted by gugie View Post
Mtnbke said it would go out on the 8th.

I guess he didn't say what year.



Wait, here he is! >
Maybe he meant the 38th.
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Old 12-22-15, 07:20 PM
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parcel post, baby!!!
interstate bike messenger, more like.
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Old 12-28-15, 10:14 AM
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@MZilliox Did it land? (I guess old habits do die hard)
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I will note that USPS has been busy. We were out walking yesterday and saw their delivery trucks a few times. One had its back door up. It looked like everything was from Amazon. Ellen commented, "I think Amazon is keeping them in business." I find it hard to disagree with that sentiment.
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Originally Posted by smontanaro View Post
I will note that USPS has been busy. We were out walking yesterday and saw their delivery trucks a few times. One had its back door up. It looked like everything was from Amazon. Ellen commented, "I think Amazon is keeping them in business." I find it hard to disagree with that sentiment.
Especially with the Sunday delivery contract Amazon now has with the USPS.
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Old 12-29-15, 08:57 AM
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Last thing I saw on tracking was an attempted delivery, no safe place to leave package, notice left. That was on the 26th.
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Originally Posted by J.Oxley View Post
Last thing I saw on tracking was an attempted delivery, no safe place to leave package, notice left. That was on the 26th.
It's the holidays, could very well be travelling. Let's give it some time.
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This is the most entreating thread on BF.
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Hey guys, Got the box last night. I don't get things delivered to my house, I have to go pick up in town at the PO, so yes, tracking would have showed a saturday delivery, but i can't pick that up till 10am the next monday. so sheesh, sorry! haha
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You guys aren't kidding, its a serious box of crap. I almost just closed it up and sent it along, but one can always use a black saddle for flips. and I have some shimano 600 parts on a beater bike, im sure it'd appreciate some more 600 love. I'll get it sent out today or tomorrow.

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Vetta=Summit, rock peak. Good name for that seat...
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Old 12-29-15, 10:51 AM
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Originally Posted by MZilliox View Post
Hey guys, Got the box last night. I don't get things delivered to my house, I have to go pick up in town at the PO, so yes, tracking would have showed a saturday delivery, but i can't pick that up till 10am the next monday. so sheesh, sorry! haha
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Just post when you ship it so I can update...

The nice thing about saddle is they take up a goodly amount of room...

Er, why would I know that?

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Originally Posted by gugie View Post
Just post when you ship it so I can update...

The nice thing about saddle is they take up a goodly amount of room...

Er, why would I know that?

Box was shipped, onto the next crap lover
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Originally Posted by MZilliox View Post
Box was shipped, onto the next crap lover
@smontanaro, put on yer catcher's mitt
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I simply can't wait for June. or July.
Whatever....gonna be cool.
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I simply can't wait for June. or July.
Whatever....gonna be cool.

Naw, I gotcha at a straight line approximation on May 7...
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That RD may or may not be complete and functional, and the jockey wheels came off a 600 Arabesque. Because CRAP!
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Don't most if not all packages get tracking numbers from the USPS? Given the history of black pot holes the box has fallen into in the past, it may be beneficial to those of us watching to post the tracking number after we ship. We could watch and track the box, and may help ease some nerves.

Just a thought.
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All flat rate boxes get tracking numbers.
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Originally Posted by bici_mania View Post
Don't most if not all packages get tracking numbers from the USPS? Given the history of black pot holes the box has fallen into in the past, it may be beneficial to those of us watching to post the tracking number after we ship. We could watch and track the box, and may help ease some nerves.

Just a thought.
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All flat rate boxes get tracking numbers.
Like he said. I don't want to add onto the multitude of rules we already have. Posting the tracking number here means anyone can look it up, and although it only shows the shipment and delivery cities, posting your location is optional, and some would rather not do that. Of course, one has to PM the sender with an address, but that's a 1:1 communication.

All that said, the sender can always help out by tracking and posting here if the package was delivered or not without adding the tracking number to the thread.

The Crapmaster has adjudicated! The cats shall obey!

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No need to add rules. If we stick to the "post when sent" rule, it should arrive within three business days. That's also standard for flat rate boxes.

Personally, when someone sends me their ship-to address, I feel it is common courtesy to reply with the tracking number. But that's just personal preference, not a rule suggestion.

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Originally Posted by gugie View Post
and although it only shows the shipment and delivery cities, posting your location is optional, and some would rather not do that.
The crapmaster is truly wise, considering what I did not. This is why you are the crapmaster and I am not.

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