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PostPosted: Wed Jan 04, 2017 9:19 am
Yup, Startrack have hurled parcels over our fence before!
And speaking of couriers, I've been waiting for a parcel since November. I had a message on my answerphone by a woman with an accent I couldn't understand, telling me she was from CT Couriers (I got that bit) Something about a parcel from Korea (which is the one I've been waiting for) Something about checking the address, can't deliver, please phone this number (which I tried to listen to and write down about 20 times, tried calling 2 versions of what I'd managed to get - which were wrong. I Googled CT Couriers and found a number. It turns out there's something not correct about the address, so if I want it corrected and delivered it's going to cost me $13. Not an amount to kill me, but why should I have to pay for it to be delivered when I have already paid for delivery when I ordered the dress. So now I have to drive to the place and pick it up myself. It's been sitting there now for over a week as I haven't had chance to get there, but am going in about half an hour! Grrrr!
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 04, 2017 6:38 pm
The way we get screwed over by delivery companies in Australia is amazing. The package thrown through my front window was from the US. The sender sent a nigh on identical package to the UK at the same time they sent mine. The UK destined package was in the addressee's hands a week later. My package was in my hands a week... +30 days later. Where it was for that month only Australia Post knows, and they won't tell. Their tracking system even denied my article ever existed.
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 07, 2017 2:39 pm
MadCapper wrote:The way we get screwed over by delivery companies in Australia is amazing. The package thrown through my front window was from the US. The sender sent a nigh on identical package to the UK at the same time they sent mine. The UK destined package was in the addressee's hands a week later. My package was in my hands a week... +30 days later. Where it was for that month only Australia Post knows, and they won't tell. Their tracking system even denied my article ever existed.

That's crazy. I reckon they get held up at the docks/customs.Who knows.
Some parcels I've had arriving from China have taken over a month. Sometimes I think the postman is walking it over here.
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 12, 2017 6:35 pm
I used to see a similar delay with Australia Post, but within Australia. Quite a few years ago I was posting DVDs around the place. I'd do up two identical mailers of discs and send one to a person in the UK and one to a person in Perth. Most of the time the person in the UK received the package, confirmed with a 'thanks, got it' email, before the person in Perth received his.
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 23, 2017 7:00 pm
Not so much a rant as a grumble....Next week we start all over again with the reality shows (and it's still non ratings!) Oh well I have quite a few episodes of Scandi Noir shows from SBS that I have recorded over the last few weeks until something different comes on.... :lol:
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 24, 2017 6:56 am
Rayne wrote:Not so much a rant as a grumble....Next week we start all over again with the reality shows (and it's still non ratings!) Oh well I have quite a few episodes of Scandi Noir shows from SBS that I have recorded over the last few weeks until something different comes on.... :lol:


Woo hoo! :<

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 24, 2017 5:53 pm
Rayne wrote:Not so much a rant as a grumble....Next week we start all over again with the reality shows (and it's still non ratings!) Oh well I have quite a few episodes of Scandi Noir shows from SBS that I have recorded over the last few weeks until something different comes on.... :lol:

The thing is

Thats the trend

Just like the 90s when they had washed up movie stars migrate to tv in some serial

And so on... :<
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 25, 2017 12:45 am
Currently in the USA on a long overdue vacation and at my cousin's house he has cable and 2,500 channels to choose from and I still cannot find anything to watch :)
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