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Subject: Fastest delivery ever!
Date Posted: 6/22/2009 12:01 PM ET
Member Since: 5/13/2008
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Just to let you all know that it can happen:

I put a book in the mail on Monday. My mail gets picked up in the afternoon. The person received it on Tuesday! By mid-day! Okay, it only went from LA to San Diego, but I've had other books within CA take weeks.

And, it was media mail. I'm still reeling about it.

Date Posted: 6/22/2009 12:25 PM ET
Member Since: 3/8/2009
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I had one like that a couple of weeks ago. Overnight from Louisiana to Mississippi.

Date Posted: 6/22/2009 12:46 PM ET
Member Since: 1/2/2006
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I've been noticing a lot of fast delivery's lately. I sent one from Maine on a Friday afternoon and it was delivered to MO on Monday. I can see that first class but I mailed it Media Mail.

Date Posted: 6/22/2009 7:32 PM ET
Member Since: 3/3/2009
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The first book I ever mailed went from San Diego to New York City in two days. 

I had a book take 3 weeks to go from San Diego to Los Angeles.  It's very random!

Date Posted: 6/22/2009 7:53 PM ET
Member Since: 8/26/2008
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Had a book last week take two days from Minnesota to Arizona, surprised me!

Meanwhile, I have one from CA that was marked shipped 1 Jun that still has not made an appearance.

Date Posted: 6/22/2009 9:22 PM ET
Member Since: 6/8/2007
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Every book I send Media Mail to the Atlanta area from here in Jacksonville, Florida has gotten there in two days.  The Father's Day card I sent to my dad in Atlanta last Wednesday, First Class, still hasn't gotten there.  Go figure...

Date Posted: 6/22/2009 9:29 PM ET
Member Since: 3/22/2009
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I just received a media mail book that went from Texas to Michigan in less than 48 hours. I ordered it late afternoon on Wednesday and it was here by Friday mid-day. I was amazed!