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Subject: Map question?
Date Posted: 4/1/2011 7:52 AM ET
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Yesterday, when I looked at the map that supposedly shows you where your book currently is in the U.S..... the truck was about a state away from my destination. 

I logged on this morning and the truck was back in California (where it originally shipped from).

I'm not paranoid or anything, but i'm just curious as to what happened?

Date Posted: 4/1/2011 7:53 AM ET
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The truck is for entertainment only( not a GPS device) LOL

Date Posted: 4/1/2011 8:18 AM ET
Member Since: 2/13/2007
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If you click on "details" on the "Enroute to me" tab, it will display any scans that the book has had on it's way to you. Ignore the truck, it is for fun only.

Date Posted: 4/1/2011 8:52 AM ET
Member Since: 7/12/2010
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Click on the Truck for a Treat.

-RD

Date Posted: 4/1/2011 10:47 AM ET
Member Since: 7/28/2006
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Just don't do it when you have headphones on and the volume turned up.   That was me the first time I clicked the truck, and it wasn't fun.  LOL

Date Posted: 4/1/2011 3:23 PM ET
Member Since: 4/16/2009
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What Map?  I've never seen a Truck!

Date Posted: 4/1/2011 3:29 PM ET
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For books mailed with PBS DC or PBS postage, you will see a green checkmark on the right hand side of the request after the book has been marked mailed.  Clicking on the checkmark will take you to a map of the United States.  As the barcode is scanned en route to you, there is a small postal truck that will move each time it is scanned to the progress it is making across the country. 

Date Posted: 4/1/2011 5:51 PM ET
Member Since: 1/22/2011
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The mail truck is pretty much the only reason I use PBS DC. LOVE the truck.