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GeneralThe Post Office, a lunchtime tale Pin
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Take my advice. Avoid the Post Office, and if you cannot then avoid the one in Bloxwich. In fact, avoid Bloxwich.

Lunchtime started well, I had meatball, cheese, and hot sauce sandwiches. Then I set off to renew my car tax at the Post Office nearest to where I work. I know you can do this online, but afaik they cannot yet accept cash over the internet and having sold my wife's old car yesterday I had a reasonable wad of twenties in my pocket.

Of course they were queuing out of the door, and of course the queue mostly smelt like my nan's house, in the weeks after she had died, but once I'd managed to get inside I spied a sign above the shop counter, set aside from the main counters (4 of them, 2 open, not like lunchtime would be busy of course)that said "Selected Post Office services are available at this counter".

There was a similar, smaller sign on the counter itself.

I glanced down the list and there at the bottom was 'car tax'. Hurrah thought I and made my way over. I showed the woman manning the counter my paperwork and said I would like a tax disc. "Over there" she said, pointing to the queue snaking its way back out of the door.

But is says that you can do it here I insisted. "Over there" she tried again.

You are standing underneath a sign that says you can do it here I tried. "This is for shop stuff" she said.

In that case, I said, you'd better take down that sign, and that one, bec... "Take it up with the manager" she interjected, before walking off.

Back to the queue I went, and attempted not to breath through my nose again until I was free some time later/
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