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#3330757 - 04/01/14 08:36 PM Post Office Blues
Cristobal Offline


Registered: 01/02/11
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I drove to a local P.O. to send a letter to my attorney. They have a "drive up" blue letter box. It is huge, and will hold easily 1-1/2 cubic meters of mail.

It was full to the brim. It looked like it had not been emptied in a week, and it is in front of the Post Office building.

Holy smokes, what's happening?
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#3330763 - 04/01/14 08:39 PM Re: Post Office Blues [Re: Cristobal]
Donald Offline


Registered: 03/21/04
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Loc: Upstate NY
Maybe a lot of alimony checks being mailed and due on the 1st.
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#3330793 - 04/01/14 09:05 PM Re: Post Office Blues [Re: Cristobal]
hattaresguy Offline


Registered: 06/01/11
Posts: 7180
Loc: CT
Its the first, everything gets mailed. My tenants better have their rent checks in the mail or evictions will be filling up the outgoing box on the 10th!


Edited by hattaresguy (04/01/14 09:07 PM)

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#3330798 - 04/01/14 09:09 PM Re: Post Office Blues [Re: Cristobal]
dishdude Offline


Registered: 11/14/08
Posts: 6710
Loc: Phoenix
The mail never stops!


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#3330925 - 04/01/14 11:24 PM Re: Post Office Blues [Re: Cristobal]
spackard Offline


Registered: 03/24/11
Posts: 1352
Loc: CA
Close to tax day too.
Once I filed close to the cutoff day and the driveup boxes were full.

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#3331567 - 04/02/14 04:37 PM Re: Post Office Blues [Re: Cristobal]
sxg6 Offline


Registered: 05/23/04
Posts: 2379
Loc: ME
Especially surprising since most drop boxes I've seen at the post office are supposed to get emptied multiple times per day.

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#3331618 - 04/02/14 05:55 PM Re: Post Office Blues [Re: sxg6]
Kruse Offline


Registered: 10/05/05
Posts: 3722
Loc: Kansas
Originally Posted By: sxg6
Especially surprising since most drop boxes I've seen at the post office are supposed to get emptied multiple times per day.


No kidding. When they empty them, they are supposed to take a scanner out there and the scanner reads the bar code that is pasted inside the drop box to prove to the postal authorities that the mail was picked up.

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