Question about USPS deliveries

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  1. blade85
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    Does the package go in the mailbox? Or do they leave a slip to tell me to go to the post office to get it?

    Thanks

    Looking forward to getting my R4 lol
     


  2. Fatal

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    I've always gotten them in the mailbox.
     
  3. KINGOFNOOBS

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    The only good thing about USPS is that it goes to your mailbox. Otherwise, for future reference, don't use them. Unreliable, slow, etc.

    Use DHL if you can its EXTREMELY FAST. Otherwise take UPS or FedEX
     
  4. blade85
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    ah, alright thanks, ill watch out for it in my mailbox lol

    the only reason that i used usps was because it costs the least, im not really in a rush to get it
     
  5. Qpido

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    I don't like FedEx, they don't notify me if they've been to my house.
    They just try the next day again :S. But I'm always late home from school.
    Then 2 weeks later they call me for further instructions.

    Cawks.

    Q~

    EDIT: This could be because I keep calling the person who delivers it, sir.
    I keep forgetting she's a woman.
     
  6. Takrin

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    they leave it in the mailbox if local, ex shipped from North America they make you sign for it if its from other countries like China, Tailand, India, etc...

    i dont think i had to sign for something for UK but i could be wrong since its been forever


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    oh if your not there to sign for it then it goes back to the post office for retry or pickup and they leave a slip also
     
  7. immo

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    Dang, I hope they put mines in my mailbox, but it says a signature is required. >_>
     
  8. iwakura

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    dealextreme.com registers the package, so it can ONLY be picked up if a person is present. otherwise, you'll have to go to the office. if you got it from there.
     
  9. thegame07

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    do you americans not have trouble with people stealing mail from mail boxes. [​IMG]
     
  10. blade85
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    Did u order from realhotstuff.com?

    I did that too but im not sure if i have to sign or not
     
  11. fli_guy84

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    Well unless the seller doesn't state that 'Delivery Confirmation' is needed, they'll put in the mailbox.

    If the package doesn't fit in the mailbox, they usually leave it by the door or ring your doorbell to ask someone to pick it up.
     
  12. blade85
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    aw, on the tracking thing realhotstuff.com gave me in the email, it says Delivery Confirmation -.-

    So then do i have to sign to get it? Meaning i have to go to the post office then
     
  13. Destructobot

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    You don't have to sign for delivery confirmation, that just lets the sender see that the package was actually delivered. You normally only have to sign for insured or registered mail. The only other issue I know is if the package is too big to fit in the mailbox, and there is no good place outside the mailbox to leave the package. If that happens, the mail carrier will leave a note saying what happened, and what to do about it.

    I recieved a package from RHS today. It was sent by priority mail with delivery confirmation; that sort of thing just gets left in the mailbox.
     
  14. immo

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    Yeah I ordered from realhotstuff.com

    I live in south california, and today's the fourth day since I ordered it, and I haven't received it yet :/ Neither did my friend.

    So wait, i got this in part of my email as well:

    Package Status
    Package ID 91018052139235120760411200652
    Destination Address 1xxxx xxxxxx St.
    xxxxxxxx, CA 91765-4594
    Mail Class Priority Mail
    Delivery Confirmation
    Weight 1 Lbs.
    Package Status

    Mailclass says priority mail and delivery confirmation, does this mean I have to get a signature or will it be in my mailbox?
     
  15. rice151

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    Yes, you will need a signature.
     
  16. immo

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    i'm confused now.
     
  17. Destructobot

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    This is incorrect. The USPS offers a Signature Confirmation service, but that's not the same as Delivery Confirmation, and it costs three times as much. In case anyone is still confused, here are the USPS product pages for Delivery Confirmation and Signature Confirmation.

    Once again, you do NOT need to sign for Delivery Confirmation.
     
  18. blade85
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    alright thanks, i hope i get my R4 from RHS today [​IMG]
     
  19. Takrin

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    think its rare, someone once told me its a federal crime to steal stuff out of mail boxes or vandalize a mailbox. reason behind this they said was because the mailboxes do not belong to you and they acually belong to the government. as he left for mail box busting (common redneck sport around here).

    either way have you seen what kind of mails americans get? junk mail after junk mail, i think i get mail every other day and 80% of it is junk mail.
     
  20. thegame07

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    Well tis the same oever here if someone steals mail its supposed to be like stealing from the queen or something. However over here if we had mail boxes we would for sure get our stuff stole i guess thats why we dont have them.