Your browser isn't supported
It looks like you're using an old web browser. To get the most out of the site and to ensure guides display correctly, we suggest upgrading your browser now. Download the latest:

Welcome to the MSE Forums

We're home to a fantastic community of MoneySavers but anyone can post. Please exercise caution & report spam, illegal, offensive or libellous posts/messages: click "report" or email forumteam@. Skimlinks & other affiliated links are turned on

Search
  • FIRST POST
    • miss_mils
    • By miss_mils 24th Feb 13, 8:01 PM
    • 279Posts
    • 4,141Thanks
    miss_mils
    Recorded signed for letter/parcel arrived yesterday? - help!
    • #1
    • 24th Feb 13, 8:01 PM
    Recorded signed for letter/parcel arrived yesterday? - help! 24th Feb 13 at 8:01 PM
    And I have no idea what it could be. Hope it's something nice

    Did anyone get a parcel/letter sent recorded signed for yesterday?
    (Postie didn't tick card so I don't know which it is!)
    2016 Alphabet Challenge
    A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T UV W X Y Z
Page 1
  • Barnabysue
    • #2
    • 24th Feb 13, 8:13 PM
    • #2
    • 24th Feb 13, 8:13 PM
    Hope it's something nice for you. I do wish postmen would fill the cards in fully. We get them left with just the surname when there are 3 of us that get post here, which of us are supposed to turn up at the office with ID? Or the card says leave at least 3 hours before collecting.....from when? If you're not in when he leaves the card you don't know that do you?
    Luck is believing you’re lucky – Tennessee Williams

    May your pockets be heavy and your heart be light. May good luck pursue you each morning and night – Anonymous

    • nelie
    • By nelie 24th Feb 13, 8:14 PM
    • 1,168 Posts
    • 8,027 Thanks
    nelie
    • #3
    • 24th Feb 13, 8:14 PM
    • #3
    • 24th Feb 13, 8:14 PM
    Or when you want to redeliver and the code you need is completely illegible!

    I do wish that, I've chased him down the road before!

    Hope it's something nice xxx
    Latest Win: Redbush Tea
    2015 Wins: 25
    Want to win: Baby things|Vouchers|Cash|Camera|Candles|Signed Books|Lights
    Stationary|Laptop|Dog/Cat Products

    Best win - £500 Harrods Voucher
    Thanks to all posters - Have a lucky 2015
    • cagsd
    • By cagsd 24th Feb 13, 8:16 PM
    • 4,949 Posts
    • 88,551 Thanks
    cagsd
    • #4
    • 24th Feb 13, 8:16 PM
    • #4
    • 24th Feb 13, 8:16 PM
    Did you happen to get a WEM from any of the LOOK dailies? I won a voucher with them, WEM arrived last Friday and voucher arrived yesterday by special delivery (postie woke me up to sign for it)

    • miss_mils
    • By miss_mils 24th Feb 13, 8:18 PM
    • 279 Posts
    • 4,141 Thanks
    miss_mils
    • #5
    • 24th Feb 13, 8:18 PM
    • #5
    • 24th Feb 13, 8:18 PM
    I did! I won a £50 New Look voucher so it's probably that

    That's very quick delivery for a daily win, very impressed!

    Cheers
    2016 Alphabet Challenge
    A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T UV W X Y Z
  • Madstuff
    • #6
    • 24th Feb 13, 8:20 PM
    • #6
    • 24th Feb 13, 8:20 PM
    I got a recorded signed for yesterday and it was for a Death Race 3: Inferno DVD. Fingers crossed yours is a bigger win!

    Nice little surprise along with a Kingsmill butter knife I'd forgotten about!
    Win £2013 in 2013 challenge £1076.50/£2013

    A-Z Challenge 18/26 - ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ

    Best Wins 2013 - 1. Ipad Mini 2. Citizen Watch 3. VIP Legoland Tickets
    • renegadia
    • By renegadia 24th Feb 13, 9:30 PM
    • 1,837 Posts
    • 15,430 Thanks
    renegadia
    • #7
    • 24th Feb 13, 9:30 PM
    • #7
    • 24th Feb 13, 9:30 PM
    I do wish postmen would fill the cards in fully. We get them left with just the surname when there are 3 of us that get post here, which of us are supposed to turn up at the office with ID?
    Originally posted by Barnabysue
    Someone with the same surname that's been left on the card perhaps?
    Or the card says leave at least 3 hours before collecting.....from when? If you're not in when he leaves the card you don't know that do you?
    Originally posted by Barnabysue
    3 hours from the time the postie left the card, which would be the time normally written in the time box, top left of the card?
    Loofahs come in four sizes.

    Small, medium, large and Vandross
    • thegirlintheattic
    • By thegirlintheattic 24th Feb 13, 11:36 PM
    • 2,703 Posts
    • 3,509 Thanks
    thegirlintheattic
    • #8
    • 24th Feb 13, 11:36 PM
    • #8
    • 24th Feb 13, 11:36 PM
    My postie never fills in the card properly but then he also crosses out the bit about going to the delivery office and just drops it off at the village post office - which is a great thing. So I don't mind.
    Save £200 a month : Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr
  • Barnabysue
    • #9
    • 25th Feb 13, 9:20 AM
    • #9
    • 25th Feb 13, 9:20 AM
    Someone with the same surname that's been left on the card perhaps?
    Originally posted by renegadia
    You'd think wouldn't you, but there was one for my Daughter that they wouldn't let my DH pick up, same surname, same address, but it had to be her.

    3 hours from the time the postie left the card, which would be the time normally written in the time box, top left of the card?
    Originally posted by renegadia

    Which he hadn't filled in, that was the point I was making. They seem to just fill in the bare minimum.
    Luck is believing you’re lucky – Tennessee Williams

    May your pockets be heavy and your heart be light. May good luck pursue you each morning and night – Anonymous

    • renegadia
    • By renegadia 25th Feb 13, 3:21 PM
    • 1,837 Posts
    • 15,430 Thanks
    renegadia
    How very odd, maybe not all DO's are as easy-going as ours, just the surname would be enough, but then ours is a lickle one.

    Re: the time, that's a bit of an issue. All I can suggest there is point it out to one of the DO's managers, not the person in the calling office, mind you, would prolly just be a mild 'don't do that again', but if it happened enough times and enough complaints were made then something might get done. Failing that you could phone the Cust Servs on their non-geo number or fire a tweet off, might even get some stamps out of it...

    Sorry if I came across as bristly, wasn't intentional. It's just I fill the cards out properly and wouldn't want the relatively adequate at best posties like me tarred with the same brush
    Loofahs come in four sizes.

    Small, medium, large and Vandross
  • Barnabysue
    Totally understand, we had a regular postie for ages and I think he spoilt us, then he had the nerve to retire .
    Luck is believing you’re lucky – Tennessee Williams

    May your pockets be heavy and your heart be light. May good luck pursue you each morning and night – Anonymous

    • renegadia
    • By renegadia 25th Feb 13, 5:39 PM
    • 1,837 Posts
    • 15,430 Thanks
    renegadia
    Mind you, after the day I've had, I might retire too
    Loofahs come in four sizes.

    Small, medium, large and Vandross
    • custardy
    • By custardy 25th Feb 13, 5:43 PM
    • 31,511 Posts
    • 26,186 Thanks
    custardy
    You'd think wouldn't you, but there was one for my Daughter that they wouldn't let my DH pick up, same surname, same address, but it had to be her.



    Which he hadn't filled in, that was the point I was making. They seem to just fill in the bare minimum.
    Originally posted by Barnabysue

    way I saw it. If a customers card simply said 'smith' then I wasnt sending them away because it was a different smith at the address

    How very odd, maybe not all DO's are as easy-going as ours, just the surname would be enough, but then ours is a lickle one.

    Re: the time, that's a bit of an issue. All I can suggest there is point it out to one of the DO's managers, not the person in the calling office, mind you, would prolly just be a mild 'don't do that again', but if it happened enough times and enough complaints were made then something might get done. Failing that you could phone the Cust Servs on their non-geo number or fire a tweet off, might even get some stamps out of it...

    Sorry if I came across as bristly, wasn't intentional. It's just I fill the cards out properly and wouldn't want the relatively adequate at best posties like me tarred with the same brush
    Originally posted by renegadia
    having spent too much time in the room of doom,the standard of some posties P739 quality is pathetic
Welcome to our new Forum!

Our aim is to save you money quickly and easily. We hope you like it!

Forum Team Contact us

Live Stats

4,264Posts Today

6,146Users online

Martin's Twitter