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Old 12-06-2012, 03:38 AM   #16
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Thats cray-z
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Old 12-06-2012, 04:09 AM   #17
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Awesome story, makes me feel more confident making my first online order!
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Old 12-06-2012, 05:14 AM   #18
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They paid you but didn't bother to grab the package?
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Old 12-06-2012, 06:20 AM   #19
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That's pretty awesome! I guess you never heard from the person who ordered them
Yeah, they never contacted me, so I assumed they got the package and were loving their new crays.
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Old 12-06-2012, 06:22 AM   #20
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They paid you but didn't bother to grab the package?
Yeah, they paid me, but then when the post office left a notice (3 notices in total), they never came and picked it up.

I sent them an email letting them know, and asking if they'd like me to reship them, but no word from them yet. If I don't hear from them I'll just refund the money (minus shipping) and forget about them.

Running a mail order business I get some really weird things that happen, people ordering and forgetting about it is actually one of the more common things.
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Old 12-06-2012, 09:08 AM   #21
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Great story Liam

Thanks for sharing
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Old 12-06-2012, 12:33 PM   #22
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You must the luckiest man with your inverts...
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Old 12-06-2012, 12:48 PM   #23
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What kind of fish owner doesn't care about their shipments. I act like a little kid on christmas when I know my little guys are in the mail. I usually rush home and check the front door right away. What a shame but amazing the little guys survived. I think you need to keep those guys, breed them and sell the babies, they have the terminator gene.
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Old 12-06-2012, 12:54 PM   #24
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WOW!

And here I thought my shipment of Blue Pearls last winter of 7 days in freezing cold was something.
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Old 12-06-2012, 01:15 PM   #25
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I mailed a shipment of neos that stayed in limbo because of Storm Sandy. Lost 7 days and still they were fine when opened.

I received a package of golden endlers (which I've since given to a friend) that last 9 days after getting lost in the mail and showed no ill effects!

BUT 90 days takes the cake!

I agree though. When I order new shrimp for myself, I check the mail constantly! To forget... how the heck would you forget (?!?!)
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Old 12-06-2012, 03:20 PM   #26
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Idk how anyone could forget. Just yesterday I picked up a package from the post office. As soon as it arrived in my town I ran over. The lady was nice enough to pull my box off the truck for me. And I did a little dance when she brought it over. The guy behind me was said "so excited over a package". I didn't even say anything. Just ran home to start drip acclimating
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Old 12-06-2012, 03:34 PM   #27
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maybe the person had to move due to bad circumstances before the package arrived. or maybe something even worse happened. in those cases the CPOs would not have been a priority...
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Old 12-06-2012, 03:37 PM   #28
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Thats just amazing. I am the same way with packages too. Like right now I am waiting on a shipment of plants. I check the usps 2-3 times a day for updates on it's status. Lol
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Old 12-06-2012, 04:42 PM   #29
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maybe the person had to move due to bad circumstances before the package arrived. or maybe something even worse happened. in those cases the CPOs would not have been a priority...
They had me ship them to their school address. It's not the first time people have ordered something from my store and then forgot. College is mind-consuming, but he still hasn't messaged me back either
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Old 12-06-2012, 05:11 PM   #30
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College is mind-consuming, but he still hasn't messaged me back either

True that. Great story though. Very impressive.




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