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Re: Lesson Learned: Ordering Anything involving UPS
Holy crap, guys!!!
Now I feel a little better. I "only" stand to lose a
$450 investment. Looks a lot smaller compared to
$3000. Glad to here you guys didn't lose your gear!
--- Mark Sottilaro <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I find that FedEx does the same thing. I ship stuff
> FedEx ground to
> people for Ebay auctions and I've never gotten a
> complaint, but I
> wonder about such things. I live in a quiet
> neighborhood on a tiny
> dead end, and I've got a closed in porch, but my
> wife bought a Yamaha
> S80 and they left it (actually, I'm not sure who the
> shipper was) in
> our driveway! I've been home when stuff was just
> dropped off without
> even a doorbell. What's going on? I don't think
> this every used to
> happen. On some level, it's easier getting stuff
> not having to wait
> for it, but I wonder how they can get away with
> this. Do they have to
> come up with an insurance payment if it's taken off
> your porch?
> Anyway, this story's going to make me act to make my
> work address the
> same as my credit card so I can use it as a shipping
> On Jul 29, 2004, at 1:35 AM, |SquidLoop| wrote:
> > Yeah I remember coming home one night and seeing
> > 5 packages laying at my front door - about 5
> > for my rack - over $3000 of stuff - I lived in an
> > apartment building with many many units. At the
> time I
> > wasn't getting him until dark so you can see how
> > pissed off I was when I saw all that stuff just
> > there. Luckily it was still there when I got home
> > ARGGH !
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