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Re: Everything eBay! Scams, questions, etc...
« Reply #615 on: March 8, 2014, 02:35 PM »
I spoke to the mail man, the post office, the main office. It was pretty much just a waste of time. Hit up your neighbor and if not just wait it out. Sorry  :-\
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« Reply #616 on: March 8, 2014, 09:16 PM »
Lady at the post office says the carrier on that day said "he did not leave a package at my house, but remembers leaving one at a similar address number possibly with the numbers jumbled". So "it probably will show up". It didn't today. So I will let next week go by and if it doesn't I will probably call again and ask if they can do anything. Doubt they will even with him saying he didn't leave it for me. Not sure it should take more than a couple days if the wrong person put it back out for the mail man to grab, but I am impatient sometimes so hopefully it will come.
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Re: Everything eBay! Scams, questions, etc...
« Reply #617 on: March 9, 2014, 02:57 PM »
I guess I just don't sell as much on Ebay these days.  I remember when it was a few cents to list, then relatively low percentage basis on the final sale.

Now its free to list your items!  Unfortunately now they hit you when the sale completes.

I agree that ebay has become a lot harder for the casual seller.  I used to feel okay about buying cases of figures to get what I wanted and then ebay the rest.  These days its no where near the trouble to do that because of all the fees, the hassle, etc.

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« Reply #618 on: March 9, 2014, 11:25 PM »
Package at the door when I came home today. All's well that ends well.
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« Reply #619 on: March 10, 2014, 12:20 AM »
Like.
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Re: Everything eBay! Scams, questions, etc...
« Reply #620 on: March 10, 2014, 08:10 PM »
Glad that worked out...  GENERALLY people are honest I think, and they return a box that isn't theirs...  It's so easy to transpose numbers but it's slightly less excusable on packages since, and that's even more so true right now since deliveries are slow for the USPS after Valentine's, but crap happens.

I had my carrier trying to get me to get my brother's wife, who lives out the road from me with her mother right now, to return a package she delivered to them on accident...  Apparently calling her wasn't getting her to return it to the local PO or even leave it out for her to pick up.

I guess that means it's somehow up to me to track down my brother's soon-to-be-ex for her to get the package back to deliver it to the right person.  ::)
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« Reply #621 on: March 11, 2014, 01:00 AM »
Isn't opening someone's mail a federal offense?
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« Reply #622 on: March 11, 2014, 01:40 AM »
Yes.
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Re: Everything eBay! Scams, questions, etc...
« Reply #623 on: March 11, 2014, 01:43 AM »
Isn't opening someone's mail a federal offense?

Big time!

Is It Illegal to Open Someone Else's Mail?