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Old 01-18-07, 09:45 AM   #1
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What Can Brown Do For You? Randomly Ship Your Package All Over US

Rant. My package got within 10 miles of my house and was out for delivery. Next thing I know, it's taking a short vacation in Jacksonville, Florida. Idiots. How did it get to an airport?
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{"Progress," my ass, more like a random walk}
Location Date Local Time Description
MAUMEE, OH, US 01/18/2007 8:44 A.M. ARRIVAL SCAN

CINCINNATI, OH, US 01/18/2007 4:06 A.M. DEPARTURE SCAN
01/18/2007 2:38 A.M. ARRIVAL SCAN

KNOXVILLE, TN, US 01/17/2007 10:46 P.M. DEPARTURE SCAN
01/17/2007 6:17 P.M. ARRIVAL SCAN

JACKSONVILLE, FL, US 01/17/2007 8:52 A.M. DEPARTURE SCAN

CLAWSON, MI, US 01/16/2007 4:07 A.M. OUT FOR DELIVERY
01/16/2007 2:57 A.M. ARRIVAL SCAN


MAUMEE, OH, US 01/15/2007 11:49 P.M. DEPARTURE SCAN
01/15/2007 11:00 P.M. ARRIVAL SCAN

HODGKINS, IN, US 01/15/2007 5:25 P.M. DEPARTURE SCAN
01/15/2007 4:38 P.M. ARRIVAL SCAN
HODGKINS, IL, US 01/15/2007 3:32 P.M. DEPARTURE SCAN
HODGKINS, IL, US 01/12/2007 2:07 P.M. ARRIVAL SCAN

OMAHA, NE, US 01/12/2007 5:20 A.M. DEPARTURE SCAN
01/12/2007 1:15 A.M. ARRIVAL SCAN

LINCOLN, NE, US 01/11/2007 11:24 P.M. DEPARTURE SCAN
01/11/2007 4:47 P.M. PICKUP SCAN
US 01/10/2007 6:42 P.M. BILLING INFORMATION RECEIVED
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Old 01-18-07, 09:46 AM   #2
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Old 01-18-07, 09:47 AM   #3
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They should do a white board commercial showing your package's route. I suppose that would take more than 30 seconds to draw however.
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Old 01-18-07, 09:49 AM   #4
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Do a google earth tour thingie so we can all enjoy it!
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Old 01-18-07, 09:53 AM   #5
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Maybe the tracking number waws re-issued for another package.
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Old 01-18-07, 09:56 AM   #6
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I bought something from Woot.com which was shipped from Texas and went to San Diego before coming to me.

Quite odd.
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Old 01-18-07, 10:03 AM   #7
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The packages are simply going to where the selected agents are stationed who get to open mail and packages without a warrant (Bush law). It's easier and cheaper than having more agents all over the U.S.
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Old 01-18-07, 10:04 AM   #8
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Maybe the tracking number waws re-issued for another package.
Then he would have received it on Tuesday.
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Old 01-18-07, 10:19 AM   #9
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Then he would have received it on Tuesday.
No, maybe it was reissued prematurely.
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Old 01-18-07, 10:20 AM   #10
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Old 01-18-07, 10:26 AM   #11
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Here's something to pass your time Old Dude:

Google Earth Tour!
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Old 01-18-07, 10:37 AM   #12
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Here's something to pass your time Old Dude:

Google Earth Tour!
That page needs more ads. You can almost see where the link is.
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Old 01-18-07, 10:38 AM   #13
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Then you host it.


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Old 01-18-07, 11:26 AM   #14
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They should do a white board commercial showing your package's route. I suppose that would take more than 30 seconds to draw however.
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Old 01-18-07, 01:47 PM   #15
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That lucky bastard package of yours has had a better vacation this year than I have. Seriously.
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Old 01-18-07, 01:55 PM   #16
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Old 01-18-07, 02:04 PM   #17
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That lucky bastard package of yours has had a better vacation this year than I have. Seriously.
If the Toledo suburbs are a better vacation spot than where you've been, I shudder to think where you vacation.
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If the Toledo suburbs are a better vacation spot than where you've been, I shudder to think where you vacation.
Haven't had a vacation in like three years. Toledo suburbs sound like heaven.
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Old 01-19-07, 07:02 AM   #19
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That lucky bastard package of yours has had a better vacation this year than I have. Seriously.

Best response yet.

My package is back in the Metro Detroit area after it's Florida vacation, and might come today if it doesn't go on another "world tour."
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Old 01-19-07, 08:48 AM   #20
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Maybe our recent ice coatings of all trees, building and vehicles scared your poor package away and that is why it headed south to Florida.

Today isn't looking too bad so it may decided to stay and be delivered.
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Old 01-19-07, 08:50 PM   #21
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Finally, it came, about 6:30 PM.

I won a neat lot of fountain pens that some guy (who knows nothing about pens) got from an estate sale. 10 pens and a nice wooden case for $30. As is typical from that situation, the pens were dirty, full of dried ink, etc. So I've been washing pens all night while gloating over my "treasure."

No super expensive pens here, but if they clean up and write OK, 8 of the 10 are each worth $20-30 each, maybe more. But I'll probably decide to keep most of them. I actually wanted the box for my existing pens, the new pens were just a bonus. Now, I need another pen case (empty this time)
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It's good that you cleaned them, because you never know where writing impliments that you buy on Ebay have been.
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Old 01-19-07, 09:40 PM   #24
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Which is why my FedEx package shipped from Texas went to San Diego before coming to Illinois.
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Old 01-20-07, 12:00 AM   #25
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I had one for work come from Ohio through IL to WI and back. I was like WTF cause 99% of work go to Hodgkin and out. My home go through Palatine.
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