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Subject: I know this has been ask
Date Posted: 2/12/2011 2:12 PM ET
Member Since: 10/28/2008
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But when you get to be my age things in your remember box sometimes don't stay for long , so I am asking again LOL

 

how long to do you have to mark books mailed after label is printed??

Date Posted: 2/12/2011 2:24 PM ET
Member Since: 8/23/2007
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It all depends on what mail by date you chose.  You can choose the longest possible mail by date, print the label right away and still have 7 days to mark it mailed.  You can even reprint the label after it's been marked mailed.

Date Posted: 2/12/2011 2:26 PM ET
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My car is in the shop until one day next week, they can't say when because of the part they need to find.  If I wait until the last day to accept then I will still have a few days to get them to the post office. 



Last Edited on: 2/12/11 2:28 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 2/12/2011 3:42 PM ET
Member Since: 12/28/2006
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Yes Bertie, there's a two day window after you mark the books mailed.  BUT, if the car repair runs a bit long, you can pm the receiver and notify them of a late mailing.  Most members are understanding if you keep them informed.

After a certain time you would have to ask permission to send, that date is a week or two IIRC.