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Julie

Julie Report 18 Jun 2008 10:26

Yesterday through the post i got an empty jiffy bag, Should have contained drill bits.
This morning i asked the postman if he had seen the drill bits and he said yes!!!
They were in the lost property box at sorting office he found them!!
So i asked him if i could please have them!!
His answer !!!!
No unless i can prove they are mine

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 18 Jun 2008 10:33

Daft - and if you can't prove it, who get them?

Julie

Julie Report 18 Jun 2008 10:38

I have no idea,I have said to postman "How would i know to ask if they wer'nt mine
His Answer!!
Thing is theres no name or address on them

Devon Dweller

Devon Dweller Report 18 Jun 2008 11:44

pmsl thats so daft!

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 18 Jun 2008 11:47

I can see this in a Monty Python sketch!!!!

Julie

Julie Report 18 Jun 2008 12:07

I am going to go to sorting office tomorrow to see if i can have them,
Will let you know what they say!!!

Merlin

Merlin Report 18 Jun 2008 13:39

Probably say they,ll let you have them in a "Jiffy".**M**.:o)>.

Julie

Julie Report 18 Jun 2008 13:54

"Funny"
But i suppose it is really (apart from the fact there are six drill bits at about £7.00 quid each)
Thanks for making me laugh

Merlin

Merlin Report 18 Jun 2008 14:08

Why not get in touch with the firm you bought them from and explain the problem, ( the Packaging seems to have been Lax )also where the drills are. **M**.

Julie

Julie Report 18 Jun 2008 14:20

Hubbys already done that and they have offered to replace them theres no problem there it just seems so stupid
I suppose i will have to wait till tommorow to see if they will let me have them!!
Makes me wonder what happens to lost items though?
No wonder post offices are closing

Thanks for your concern though

SallyF

SallyF Report 18 Jun 2008 14:30

To be fair Julie if the items aren't packed properly it's not the Post Offices fault if it comes apart. And while, yes, it seems silly in this instance because you wouldn't have asked if you hadn't been expecting them, there are guidelines they have to follow. And if they made an exception on your case other people could say that things were lost hoping the PO would have one in lost property and just hand it over.

Julie

Julie Report 18 Jun 2008 14:44

I agree to a certain extent it just seems that in this day and age everything is so complicated. Im still confident they will return them though

Julie

Julie Report 19 Jun 2008 12:01

APOLOGIES TO ROYAL MAIL
The postman knocked this morning and returned the drill bits with a note of apology,
Above and beyond his call of duty i think (must have been in a mood yesterday)