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That's happened to me. The package was from Amazon UK and they use a service for deliveries in the USA that does not provide tracking information. Anyway, I checked on Amazon's (UK) site and it stated the package had been delivered when it hadn't. I promptly reported it to them as not being delivered and they started shipment of another of the same item. Then I found it in the box the next day. I tried to stop the new order but couldn't so I ended up with two copies of one movie. They blew it off as something that happens often.
the postal service had gravitas and packages and letters sent through it were something very important
Firstly, bonus points for using the word gravitas. It's nice to see someone else with a vocabulary of more than 100 words.
USPS appears to be sloooowly catching up to its competitors when it comes to tangential services like delivery tracking. It's only been in the last few years that you could even ask for them to confirm deliveries, unless you paid an exhorbitant fee for the service. For them to actually know where a given package is located at any time requires infrastructure that they don't have the capital to put in place all at once. Federal Express had the advantage of inventing package tracking and making it a customer-demanded product feature.
How can you forget
- Shocking Blue
- The Gathering
- 24 7
- Two Brothers on the fourth floor
- Eddie Van Halen
- Armin van Buuren
- Fedde le Grand
........and many more. and yes : 2Unlimited (Ray and Anita) are soooo Dutch
In Word you can only store 2 bytes. That is why I use Writer.
"For such-and-such, press one" - no other options, so I push it.
It rings, it's answered: "Good morning, you are through to BLAH, my name is BLAH, how can I help you?"
"I need a BLAH, please"
"BLAH, house number BLAH"
"And your name?"
"Thank you - it'll be with you in three to five days. Is there anything else I can help with?"
"No, that's all thank you."
"Then thank you for calling, and have a good day. Bye!"
Total time, about a minute.
An efficient and helpful government? On a Monday?
That's got to be one the signs of the apocalypse, hasn't it?
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