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Royal Mail have made my list
delirium pissed off
Dear Royal Mail,

Shoving a "sorry, you weren't in and this package was too big for your letterbox" card through my letterbox even though I've been in and awake all morning, purely because you were too lazy to ring my bell to check if I was in is not cool. In fact it's distinctly sloppy and unprofessional. Furthermore, if you're going to put on the card that I should leave 3 hours before going to the depot to pick it up, it would actually have helped if you'd actually written the time when you'd "attempted" to deliver the package in the first place, rather than leaving me to guess. Naturally, I guessed wrong and got told at the depot that the package wasn't back there yet and I'd have to try again later (this in spite of the fact that it had been over 3 hours since the time when my mail is typically delivered).

No love,
Frustrated in Lancaster.

(On the plus side, I did notice Making Money in the window of Waterstones as I was on my way there, so at least I have something to read while I wait.)

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my guys do that a lot. my bedroom used to be right above the door. I could see them approaching with the package, couldn't hear a knock, and watched them leave my a note. sometimes I caught them, but often, they got into the truck too fast. bastards.

also, the letter box is smaller on the side you take from and larger on the side the mail carrier puts things into it. you can imagine where this is going. there have been a few times I'd had to get my mail out with a pair of pliers and some scissors. grar.

Last time I had one of those, it said to allow 48 hours. I suppose, given that the depot will almost certainly have shut at 12pm - or 5 minutes before your parcel gets back, whichever is earlier - it seems reasonable to say to wait until 'tomorrow'. Not sure how that becomes 48 hours, perhaps englishdude can shed some light...

Not only are they too lazy, they make money from doing so. The sender is charged each time they call and leave a card. It probably varies depending on who the sender is but our company gets a bill of £3.25 each time they are unable to deliver.

Our Postman in Durham did that one too many times. After kicking up a huge fuss, we have a new Postie. I guess a few other people had issues with the old one's inability to press a button, or even knock.

Heh, the card we had delivered Saturday morning was for the delivery of Making Money, which is annoying because we both want to read it NOW, damnit.

If they knocked,t hey didn't knock very well, the bed is above the front door and the window was open.

I find a telephone call or online complaint /every/ time this happens sometimes gets a result. I managed to get a reduction in number of times Sheffield posties left valuable electronics and certificates wedged in the letterbox in the rain!

Postwatch got me a letter of apology from the manager at the depot, which reassured me the culprit got, if not a good kick in the nads, then at least a stern talking to.

I had the most overwhelming sense of deja vu while reading this. From which I choose to gather that this behavior is a (remarkably charming) habit of theirs.

Funny, I just sent a similar letter. I've had 3 packages in a week which got me a piece of card rather than the package. I've still not heard anything yet. Plus my Step-Mother got the same treatment on Saturday morning when she was sat infront of the window and watched him do it. Verbally abused him there and then.

I'm not impressed with them, but no one's as bad as ShittyCityLink. They fail every, effing, time. It's not only broken, but broken and late. Bonus points.

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