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Subject: Map with the little mail truck ...? I pasted the info
Date Posted: 4/30/2012 4:50 PM ET
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Is the map on my account page always accurate..?  It has been saying for a couple days now  its been at its destination , but I havent gotten the book..

Could it have gotten lost..?



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Date Posted: 4/30/2012 4:51 PM ET
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Cute, ain't it?

Date Posted: 4/30/2012 4:54 PM ET
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LOL...I push the wrong button before I was finished....blush

Date Posted: 4/30/2012 4:58 PM ET
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Are you going by where whe little truck is, or by clicking the "details" button?

The little truck isn't very accurate beyond showing you the last waypoint. If there's no DC to scan, it doesn't even have waypoint information going for it. It just travels along at its own pace that in no way reflects where the shipment really is.

Does the package have DC? Is the details page is showing it as delivered?



Last Edited on: 4/30/12 5:00 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 4/30/2012 5:02 PM ET
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I'm going by the little picture , I'll look at the details.

Date Posted: 4/30/2012 5:36 PM ET
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The picture is meaningless. But if the book gets scanned, I believe the truck will reset to the scan position. But, besides that, the truck is just moving an average amount of days between two locations. If the average mail time between spot A and spot B is 8 days, then the truck moves 1/8 if the distance per day.

So, no, it doesn't know where your book is. Until it snaps to a scan location.

Date Posted: 4/30/2012 9:28 PM ET
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The picture is meaningless

Oh, Sara, meaningless? You break my heart.  broken heartHonking the horn on that little truck is the highlight of each day.  It gives meaning to my shallow little life.

Date Posted: 4/30/2012 11:46 PM ET
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Wait until the little truck driver has a 3-martini lunch and drives around out in Lake Michigan on his way to your place. devil

Date Posted: 5/1/2012 8:53 AM ET
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Best thing about that little truck is to click on it.

-RD

Date Posted: 5/1/2012 12:25 PM ET
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If that little truck is accurate, then several of my books spent some time in the ocean! It was amusing to watch it drive off the map/coast into the water.

LOL!

Pam



Last Edited on: 5/1/12 12:25 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 5/1/2012 2:16 PM ET
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LOL.....When I first joined I got a kick out of clicking the truck to make it honk...Then show my kids and do it again. They were not impressed...I know , what a pathetic life I have.

Date Posted: 5/1/2012 6:22 PM ET
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This is really weird... Yesterday the mail truck was at my City , now I checked , its back where it started from WTH...?

I see what you guys mean nowangry

Date Posted: 5/1/2012 6:23 PM ET
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Request Date:
4/13/2012 9:27 PM ET
Date Accepted:
4/14/2012 8:08 AM ET 
Label Print Date(s):
4/14/2012 8:09 AM ET
Date Mailed:
4/14/2012 8:09 AM ET 
Estimated Arrival:
5/11/2012 ET 

Delivery Confirmation Events

USPS DC#: 9400110200817007210836
  • 4/14/2012 10:34 PM - Electronic Shipping Info Received - MOUNT STERLING,KY
  • 4/30/2012 4:27 PM - Enroute - LEXINGTON,KY
  • 4/30/2012 5:05 PM - Acceptance - MOUNT STERLING,KY

 
Date Posted: 5/1/2012 8:23 PM ET
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I love how the truck drives over water. Florida Keys? No problem! The Great Lakes? Straight through on the shortest route!