So, what happens to lost mail?

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  1. jourdo

    jourdo TFW2005 Supporter

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    I've wondered this since I've had a few things not show up when I was expecting them (yes... from eBay). So, let's assume the seller is not a lying ass and actually did send the item. I would assume it has a return address on it as well. If it never arrives on my end, and it is never returned to the sender... Where exactly does it go? Is there some island of misfit packages out there somewhere? Just curious.
     
  2. Weirdwolf

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    It goes to the same place Prime's trailer goes. Off screen, of course! :) 
     
  3. MegaMoonMan

    MegaMoonMan www.megamoonman.com TFW2005 Supporter

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    The mailman stole that shit.
     
  4. Lumpy

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    or the guy who sold it to you screwed ya...always get delivery confirmation/tracking...thats the best way to deal with people...
     
  5. Drake

    Drake Smooth Is Smooth Baby

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    It's in Newman's closet.
     
  6. Chaos Muffin

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    It all goes fowarded to Tricky's laptop, then it get's peed on
     
  7. Blunticon

    Blunticon The Oddjob

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    You dont have a tracking number?? If its lost you may never see it again..
     
  8. Jux

    Jux Please, call me Steve. Veteran

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    jourdo TFW2005 Supporter

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    Omnibus Prime I'm too old for this shit TFW2005 Supporter

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    Incompetence? We are talking about a government-run operation here.
     
  11. rattrap007

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    I thought the magic mail fairy took them..
     
  12. Jux

    Jux Please, call me Steve. Veteran

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    Unreadable addresses, unmarked addresses, damaged packages, mail sent to the wrong address, etc. etc.
     
  13. Blunticon

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    Burnnnn on the Government!! They can take your money and this and that no problem, but not get you some mail..
     
  14. Wreckgar

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    Well I'll be, that's right across the street from my work.
     
  15. Dream

    Dream SEND THE BOOKS!

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    Yeah, most mail couriers do this, if we can't deliever it, and there's no return address, or any other numerous things happen, they get auctioned off.
     
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    I thought it went to the same place all the missing socks go
     
  17. ambushbug74

    ambushbug74 Stroke me, Stroke me! TFW2005 Supporter

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    I figured it would go to the Dead Letter Office where some weird guy finds a symbol and then embarks on a journey to learn the "Art". Wow, now that is an obscure reference.
     
  18. Ktulu

    Ktulu Whoosh TFW2005 Supporter

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  19. Drake

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    Cliff Clavin probably has a museum of undelivered mail somewhere as well.
     
  20. Mr. Jiggles

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    Satan
     

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