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Subject: DC says Acceptance, then Refused
Date Posted: 9/26/2014 9:30 AM ET
Member Since: 6/20/2007
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So happy--a WL book I had been hoping for was posted to me. It's coming from within my state, so I figured it'd get here faster too. Just checked the DC and saw:

  • 9/22/2014 9:26 PM - Electronic Shipping Info Received - DENVILLE,NJ
  • 9/23/2014 12:33 PM - Acceptance - DENVILLE,NJ
  • 9/24/2014 4:09 PM - Refused - DENVILLE,NJ

So now I'm pouting. It's a non-fiction medical book so it's probably not going to be posted too often. Hoping it still gets here. Anyone have any experience with this?

Cathy A. (Cathy) - ,
Date Posted: 9/26/2014 10:56 AM ET
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That looks like a USPS error. Refused usually means they tried to deliver it and the package was returned. In this case, since the scan is in the same city it was mailed from, I think that someone setup their scanner incorrectly and that is meant to be an En Route scan.

Or possibly there was a mistake in sorting and they actually attempted to deliver it to a similar address in Denville. If that happened, I think you'd see Sorting Complete, Out for Delivery, Missent rather than just Refused though.

Date Posted: 9/26/2014 12:59 PM ET
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That's weird. Scanned wrong seems like the most likely possibility. Hopefully you still get it! 

Date Posted: 9/26/2014 1:32 PM ET
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Either it was scanned wrong, or possibly didn't meet 13 oz. rule and was returned to sender?  Either way, IMO you have a fair chance to get the book cheeky

Date Posted: 9/26/2014 4:03 PM ET
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Looks like I should end up getting it!!  I'm guessing it was misdelivered or returned to sender.

  • 9/22/2014 9:26 PM - Electronic Shipping Info Received - DENVILLE,NJ
  • 9/23/2014 12:33 PM - Acceptance - DENVILLE,NJ
  • 9/24/2014 4:09 PM - Refused - DENVILLE,NJ
  • 9/26/2014 12:23 PM - Acceptance - DENVILLE,NJ