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I Can't Believe It!!

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Mauatthecoast

Mauatthecoast Report 11 Dec 2012 14:14


received a Christmas card this morning...........

Merlin

Merlin Report 11 Dec 2012 14:17

There seems to be a`lot of them around at this time of the year Mau. :-D :-D :-D :-D

Mauatthecoast

Mauatthecoast Report 11 Dec 2012 14:19

yes I know so what's unusual about that :-S.......well it was

delivered today 11/ 12/ 2012 at 10.30am and posted

(stamped and franked) 11/12/2012 at 12.00 am.....got to be a

record hasn't it?.....unless you know better ;-)

Mau xx

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 11 Dec 2012 14:24

I was speaking to my sis in Canada on Sunday . as we do every week on msn, and she said Oh thanks for the Xmas card . Well I only posted it on Tues afternoon in Kent and she received it on the Friday 3 days is darned good going

Island

Island Report 11 Dec 2012 14:26

I received a birthday card :-D

wisechild

wisechild Report 11 Dec 2012 14:27

Pretty good considering I´m still waiting for a letter posted in England on November 4th. The friend who sent it has just returned from a month in New Zealand & the postcard she sent from there on November 21st arrived on 3rd December.
Think I´ll give up on the letter.

Merlin

Merlin Report 11 Dec 2012 14:27

Thats fast, Be careful if you put your nane and address on the back,they might just post it back to you,as they did with me some time ago. :-D :-D

wisechild

wisechild Report 11 Dec 2012 15:16

Sounds about right.
Wouldn´t mind, but the postage isn´t cheap.
I sent 3 small parcels, each weighing around 150 grams & 12 Christmas cards to England this morning.
In total, just under €30.
That´s more than enough to buy Christmas dinner for 4 of us.

~`*`Jude`*`~

~`*`Jude`*`~ Report 11 Dec 2012 17:26

Wow thats brilliant.

l sent my grandson his advent calendar on the Tuesday to arrive by the 1st (Sat) Dec.......it arrived 4 days late. Post man put a note through door saying it had to be collected from PO and £2.30 to pay.
l went to the PO especially to get it posted and to buy a large envelope, had the address already to stick on envelope, l was going to use a JIFFY bag but she said that will have to be parcel post the envelope is letter post....stupid PO lady!!!!
l was in a big hurry as we were on our way to Dorset. Paid first class too.
This the 2nd yr this has happened to g-son....last yr it did'nt arrive at all:((((

jude

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 11 Dec 2012 17:36

Jude, are you saying that you had the envelope measured and weighed etc and the postage advised to you by the post office? If so you should get the envelope back and take it into the post office that advised you and complain. did you get proof of posting slip?

Mauatthecoast

Mauatthecoast Report 11 Dec 2012 22:11

Glad some of our post is getting to destination quicker,blooming expensive though innit? server asked me one day if I'd like to sit down before he told me what I owed him :-S

That was a shame Jude especially as you asked for advice re: size etc.

I like emails but so nice to receive cards & letters through the letter-box :-D

Mau xx

~`*`Jude`*`~

~`*`Jude`*`~ Report 11 Dec 2012 22:23

AnnG....the PO lady told me the envelope l chose was the correct one for letter post (it was large though) and said the jiffy would defo be parcel post, yes she weighed it and charged me 90p lst class.....noooo l did'nt get a blinky receipt, l usually, but was in a blinky hurry. It was very light in weight.
l told son and d i l to leave it at the post office, it was'nt worth paying all that, l bought another one which even had chocs in it for 49p...cause it was 4th Dec....but l do need to speak to the lady:)) :-D :-D :-D :-D

jude :-)