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Subject: usps/pbs ? about DC not available to address
Date Posted: 11/24/2009 10:48 PM ET
Member Since: 7/31/2007
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I got a book request and I always do the DC# on the pkg for quick credit and tracking.

So I go to print off the wrapper and this book order says that DC is currently not available at this address.

I've never had this happen before.

I honestly dont like mailing a book w/o DC...

NOW what do I do ???

Date Posted: 11/24/2009 10:50 PM ET
Member Since: 10/22/2009
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From what I've read here, this sometimes happens.  Apparently, it's usually a glitch with the company PBS uses for their postage/DC services.  If you wait a while and try again it'll usually work right.

Date Posted: 11/25/2009 1:29 AM ET
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Okay thanks Laura.

Date Posted: 11/25/2009 1:34 AM ET
Member Since: 1/17/2009
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When I first joined I used DC on all my books and I had that happen a few times. I just mailed without DC anyway. Nothing bad happened.

Date Posted: 11/25/2009 2:57 PM ET
Member Since: 8/25/2007
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I mailed a book to someone who PM'd that PBS postage and DC won't accept their mailing address for some reason (others have apparently had problems with trying to use it to mail to her). If you really don't want to mail w/o DC,  then go to the P.O. and their DC.  I've always used USPS DC when mailing books I want to have DC on.