Personal Request

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Tigertrack, Oct 24, 2011.

  1. Tigertrack

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    Hey guy's. I'm not exactly sure where this would go, so I'd thought I'd put it under general discussion. This is more of a personal request and a suggestion than anything else.

    When you are a buyer, and your paying with PayPal PLEASE add your shipping address in this format.
    There is a form in your PayPal account where you have the option of adding your shipping address. Please enter it like so.

    Full Name
    Street # Street Name
    City, State
    Zip

    This format makes shipping the item much easier for the shipper to read. I've been seeing quite a few people putting in there shipping address like this:
    fullnamestreetnumberstreetnamecitystatezip.

    See how confusing and difficult that is to read?
    The requested format is much easier for the person at the shipping store to read and enter it into the system. This is not a complaint, just a request. I'm sure I'm not the only seller that has come across this problem. Thank you.

    If moderators feel this should be under a different section, please move accordingly. Thanks again! :) 
     
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    whats confusing to read is "there" when it should be "their"
    I'm just teasing ya.....sort of
     
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    I here ya. :) 
     
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    Well, it's no wonder why they say English is the hardest language. When even we English-speaking folks can't get it right, how is somebody else supposed to get it right? LOL!

    Point is, the format in which the address is written needs to be clearer.
     
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    While we're at it can everyone please use your turn signals when driving? All you have to do is flick your wrist and tap a lever, being too lazy to do that is disrespectful pathetic and sad.

    Thank you.
     
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    I'm shocked people would do it any other way. I've been doing this since I was in grade school
     
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    I'm the same case here
     
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    Some of the china addresses blow my mind.
     
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    Exactly.

    Anyways OP, there's no need to make a fuss about it, just do what alot of sellers do and say in your thread that you won't ship to anyone who doesn't have a confirmed address on their paypal.

    Personally, I've never had this problem... really weird that people wouldn't put their address on their PPs.
     
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    Not complaining folks, thank you for your understanding.
     
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    I certainly get what you are saying but does it need an entire thread for it? Wouldn't it be best posted in your sales thread?
     
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    Well yes, but its not just for me. For other buyers as well.
    I will make a note of this in my thread tomorrow.
     
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    To be fair, it's not done that way everywhere around the world. For instance, where I come from, it's customary to list the details as follows:

    Name
    Street Number, Street Name
    Suburb/City Subdivision
    Zip Code, City
    State
    Country
     
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    Well, I think his main point was for it to be written like they'd write it/type it on packages, rather than being in one big giant line.

    Also if I recall correctly, doesn't Paypal make you enter everything in it's own field anyway & then take care of the formatting accordingly?
     
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    Thats what I thought. But I also noticed some PP payments dont even include there shipping address.
     
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    That's pretty wicked, where are you from?
     
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    :lol  Same here.
     
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    Malaysia.
     
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    and Chinese addresses generally go from biggest to smallest.

    country
    city
    district
    street
    section
    alley
    number
    floor
    name

    but there's a couple of ways it's commonly done.

    Also if writing from the top to the bottom, then the address being sent to is on the top right, with the return address on the bottom left.

    Another way is to write left to right, with the return address in the top left, name in the middle, and sending to address in the bottom right, or under the name, or over the name.

    Confusing? Just think of it as a kind of 'bizarro world' way of addressing an envelope. The only thing that makes it easier than the American way is that people don't get upset when it's not done the 'proper' Chinese way, as long as it makes sense.
     
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    I've made a note of my request in my sale thread. Much appreciate all your replies here.
    I don't know if confusion is the right word, but it is time consuming when you have to read the line closely to get all the address information when instead you can get a quick glance at the proper format. It's just much easier to look at as well. Thank you.
     

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