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Subject: Random Observation
Date Posted: 9/26/2007 3:00 PM ET
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I just clicked on the details of one of the books on the way to me and noticed, that on the way to Arizona from Kansas, it's made a stop in Greensboro, NC.  Having been to all of these places, I guarantee this isn't the fastest way to get from point A to point B.  Kind of like flying from Missouri to Texas to get to Alaska(which is how my Alaskan friend always went home for the holidays). 

Date Posted: 9/26/2007 4:06 PM ET
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The details list is just a guess by whoever programed the software for PBS.  There is no tracking on Media Mail packages.  I think it was added for amusement purposes only...........

Date Posted: 9/26/2007 4:38 PM ET
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It was amusing:)

Date Posted: 9/26/2007 5:00 PM ET
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Hey Lynn, I have a book coming from NY to Jax, FL, straight down the Eastern coast, but it's going by way of Utah, if you believe the map.  How goofy is that?!  />)

Date Posted: 9/26/2007 8:43 PM ET
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Date Posted: 9/26/2007 11:54 PM ET
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reminder me of that joke where the traveler comes up to the airline counter

I;m going to New York (or whatever city) would you route this suitecase via Denver, Seattle, Dallas and my other

ine via Altanta, Washington dc

the clerk says we cant do that

why not? thats how I got these suitcases here!

 

Date Posted: 9/29/2007 3:04 AM ET
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I love it when the PBS mail truck is driving in reverse to deliver my packages.  I'm also sold on the horn!