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    • greenoak
    • By greenoak 14th Jan 05, 6:59 PM
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    greenoak
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    Free stationary from Royal Mail
    • #1
    • 14th Jan 05, 6:59 PM
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    Free stationary from Royal Mail 14th Jan 05 at 6:59 PM
    Months ago there was aposting with alink to get free special delivery mailing bags from royal mail stationary

    I have just about run out after all my ebay sales.

    If not special del I just turned them inside out as they are really think. Would cost 15 - 20p each

    Thanks

    *Board Guide Edit: These bags are no longer available from the Royal Mail Helpline, but can usually be collected free of charge from a local Post Office branch*
    Last edited by jo_b; 20-09-2005 at 12:21 PM.
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  • jackbremer
    www.saynoto0870.com lists the number as 01752 387112
    Try that and plead ignorance when they say it's simply customer service and you need to redial the 0845 number... Then ask them to transfer you - all included in your free minutes on your mobile.

    then tell them you are a business, and give the name and address. I did this, and it was fine to be posted to a residential address.

    Then they said to send an email to:
    rm.orders@royalmail.com
    ... ask for a stock list and they will let you know everything you can have for free from Royal Mail! I must have a nice telephone voice or something!?!?
    Last edited by jackbremer; 19-01-2006 at 11:42 AM.
  • metherer
    Have you asked for the stock list? If so, was it any use?

    Thanks

    Metherer
    Not heavily in debt, but still trying to sort things out.
  • Buddhabellybutton
    www.saynoto0870.com lists the number as 01752 387112
    Try that and plead ignorance when they say it's simply customer service and you need to redial the 0845 number... Then ask them to transfer you - all included in your free minutes on your mobile.

    then tell them you are a business, and give the name and address. I did this, and it was fine to be posted to a residential address.

    Then they said to send an email to:
    rm.orders@royalmail.com
    ... ask for a stock list and they will let you know everything you can have for free from Royal Mail! I must have a nice telephone voice or something!?!?
    by jackbremer
    I sent them an email and i was sent this.

    blocked using dnsbl.sorbs.net,
    reason: Spam Received See: http://www.sorbs.net/lookup.shtml?
    So I went there and This is the Result.

    Database of servers sending to spamtrap addresses
    Address: ***.***.**.***
    Record Created: Tue Sep 30 06:04:59 2003 GMT
    Record Updated: Thu Jan 26 13:40:56 2006 GMT
    Additional Information: Received: from smtp1.freeserve.com (smtp1.wanadoo.co.uk [***.***.**.***]) by desperado.sorbs.net (Postfix) with ESMTP id BBBFD11428 for [email]; Thu, 26 Jan 2006 23:40:52 +1000 (EST)
    Currently active and flagged to be published in DNS
    If you wish to request a delisting please do so through the Support System.
    Can anybody tell me If I have been banned or something?????? :confused:
    Peace Of Heaven
  • bs7
    I sent them an email and i was sent this.



    So I went there and This is the Result.



    Can anybody tell me If I have been banned or something?????? :confused:
    by Buddhabellybutton

    it probably simply means that someone else using the same IP, or IP range, has sent some spam at some point. Try using another email account if possible and it's perhaps worth firing off an email to your ISP (although i doubt they'll do much).
  • jackbremer
    Have you asked for the stock list? If so, was it any use?

    Thanks

    Metherer
    by metherer
    I asked and received nothing - useless idiots.
    • Neato
    • By Neato 7th Feb 06, 8:25 AM
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    Neato
    I have asked and recieved a list whihc they also asked me not to pos anywhere else. Ive made a few requests off it.
    • FF99
    • By FF99 7th Feb 06, 10:32 AM
    • 590 Posts
    • 55 Thanks
    FF99
    Received a list by email within an hour of emailing them at the address given a few posts back.

    Thanks !
  • slong5082
    Be carefull with this as they seem to have cottened on. I just called and the lady said no. She could only send to a business premises. i am self employed and work from home but she still said no. She asked how i found out about this and I told her i was informed by a friend and she told me there has been a lot of abuse!
    • dipsy
    • By dipsy 7th Feb 06, 1:35 PM
    • 2,920 Posts
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    dipsy
    Thanks ordered mine today, went for the A4...
    • homealone
    • By homealone 26th Feb 06, 9:11 AM
    • 1,987 Posts
    • 1,266 Thanks
    homealone
    cant seem to order mine, can anyone help? royal mail seemed helpful enough and sent an order form as an attachment twicw. but i just cant open it and darent email them again can someone forward me one of theres please
  • Buddhabellybutton
    I have found that my local PO gives them away if you ask,
    All sizes all free I got about 30 yesterday.
    I think I will find it easyer to get them from there in the future.

    Peace and Love.

    Buddhabellybutton
    Peace Of Heaven
  • greenpixey
    I received 25 A4 and 25 A5 but when I went to use them in the post office they said the postage for using the bags was a minimum of £3.25. Since the items I sell on eBay are very light it is cheeper for me to buy and use a jiffy bag.
    Have I received a different types of bag?
    They are gray with Royal Mail special delivery written on them

    Or is the trick to turn them inside out that I've read some some of you others are doing ????
    Last edited by greenpixey; 26-02-2006 at 4:49 PM.
    • shelly
    • By shelly 26th Feb 06, 5:05 PM
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    shelly
    I received 25 A4 and 25 A5 but when I went to use them in the post office they said the postage for using the bags was a minimum of £3.25. Since the items I sell on eBay are very light it is cheeper for me to buy and use a jiffy bag.
    Have I received a different types of bag?
    They are gray with Royal Mail special delivery written on them

    Or is the trick to turn them inside out that I've read some some of you others are doing ????
    by greenpixey

    Definately turn them inside out then they are just a plain grey poly bag. We have been doing this for months with no problems. When you get stamps though, make sure they are the ones they print off the machine as lickable stamps will fall off and your buyers will get a bill for postage.
    Love isn't finding someone you can live with. It's finding someone you can't live without
  • quickbuck
    just ordered mine, nice one
  • bagpuss
    I was in my PO yesterday posting work items via Special Delivery in regular jiffy bags. After reading about these bags on here I politely asked if they had any to give me. The woman looked at me as if I was mad, eventually opened up a filing cabinet drawer stuffed full of them, and reluctantly handed me two!
    by ~Jo~
    Aren't you the lucky one - can't get anything out of my post office when I ask they just look at me as though I was asking for the crown jewels and said they had nothing like that but they did have some for sale ................... need I say more! What is annoying I am in there very regularly and know the girl behind the counter now who is normally very helpful!
  • pottersfolly
    many thanks mine have arrived 50 bags in all - that will keep me going. xx
  • wondabrasjg
    Staff dont have a clue
    :rolleyes: I had a problem with this too, called the number and did the options thing, they thought i was asking for thirty grand for a new motor! They said that i had to go the local post office, so off i trotted, and asked the clerk! Did she have a clue? You must be joking! She actually called Royal mail to confirm she was allowed to dish em out for free, result? I got lots! Make sur eyou rip the label off the front, however that can be a bit unsightly, i tend to write out the address of my customer (ebay) and cellotape it over the SD label, works a treat, top tip!!!
    The more money i save, the quicker i can buy my Audi
  • thomas01155
    thanks for that
    • shelly
    • By shelly 11th Mar 06, 8:32 PM
    • 6,323 Posts
    • 12,331 Thanks
    shelly
    :rolleyes: I had a problem with this too, called the number and did the options thing, they thought i was asking for thirty grand for a new motor! They said that i had to go the local post office, so off i trotted, and asked the clerk! Did she have a clue? You must be joking! She actually called Royal mail to confirm she was allowed to dish em out for free, result? I got lots! Make sur eyou rip the label off the front, however that can be a bit unsightly, i tend to write out the address of my customer (ebay) and cellotape it over the SD label, works a treat, top tip!!!
    by wondabrasjg


    If you turn them inside they just become a plain grey bag and can be written on with permanent marker. Just be aware that some people doing what you do (just taking label off and not turning them inside out) have been told that they aren't allowed to use these bags for any thing other than special delivery and have been told they have to pay for the special delivery or re-wrap their parcels.


    HTH
    Love isn't finding someone you can live with. It's finding someone you can't live without
  • welshliz
    can you still get these bags?? if so whats the number and what sizes can you get thanks. Liz
    Cymru Am Byth
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