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jkief 02-26-2021 05:11 PM

Bamboozeled again
 
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So my exciting phone call Tuesday turned into frustration today. My fine new cooking machine was supposed to be here Thursday. No delivery. I called UPS and it was out for delivery today from 3-6. I get a tracking alert the driver returned to the distribution center at 5 and clocked out. No delivery today either. Thursday at 3, I was 1 beer in. Then it turned to 2. This evening, I switched to a cocktail. Monday I might be drinking straight from the bottle if this keeps up. Itís like knowing Christmas is here and thereís no presents under the tree!!!!!!

ronbrad62 02-26-2021 05:45 PM

FRUSTRATION!!! :frusty:
Don't you just love the pride people have in a job well done? Good luck getting it while you are young enough to enjoy it.

CivilTrojan 02-26-2021 05:58 PM

That horrible! On the positive side, it looks like you live in a nice neighborhood, you got to enjoy a couple of afternoons relaxing outside in nice weather, and you already have several nice cookers that you can use until you get the new one. I really hope you get what you paid for ASAP!

ShadowDriver 02-26-2021 06:02 PM

This is ridiculous.

Hang in there.

Good looking Yeti Old-fashioned Cup you've got there. I've logged plenty of enjoyment with mine.

Fingers crossed you see it soon.

jkief 02-26-2021 06:27 PM

Drowned my sorrow in another cocktail or 3 and a couple of pizzas on the MAK. That takes the sting off!!!

Kmm 02-26-2021 06:46 PM

What the hell is all of that green stuff in those pictures? Did the snow grow a fungus?

Greygoose 02-26-2021 06:49 PM

Bummer,,,,
No,,,,that out right just sucks !!!!!
Sip,,,,don’t guzzle,,,,

jkief 02-26-2021 07:20 PM

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Originally Posted by Kmm (Post 4448227)
What the hell is all of that green stuff in those pictures? Did the snow grow a fungus?

Man, I laughed for 5 minutes straight! That was the funniest thing I heard all week. It was 83 degrees here today in Tampa. If this is any indication, itís going to be a brutal summer.

ttkt57 02-26-2021 07:34 PM

I'm trying to feel sorry for you, bro. Up here we've got 45-mph wind gusts and blowing ice that looks like Dippin' Dots and stings like whatever when it hits your skin. BBQ weather this is not.

No, seriously, I feel your frustration. There's nothing like waiting for a late delivery, even with green grass! Hang in there!

jkief 02-26-2021 07:40 PM

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Originally Posted by ttkt57 (Post 4448245)
I'm trying to feel sorry for you, bro. Up here we've got 45-mph wind gusts and blowing ice that looks like Dippin' Dots and stings like whatever when it hits your skin. BBQ weather this is not.

No, seriously, I feel your frustration. There's nothing like waiting for a late delivery, even with green grass! Hang in there!

Brother, Iíve been praying warmer weather moves up north. It really canít get there fast enough to thaw everyone out. Not mad that itís taking so long. More mad that UPS keeps scheduling deliveries they know they canít make. If the would have told me itís coming next Monday from day 1, it would have been cool with me. To be honest, Jeffí got it done sooner than I expected anyways. Stay warm!

woody1949 02-26-2021 08:49 PM

Deliveries.............
 
Our experience, living out in the country, is that about half the time, the package gets delivered to the wrong address..............and then we get to start the fight with the delivery company.............the excuses start..........."I left it on your porch"............NO, you didn't, I was home all day and you didn't leave it on my porch........"I left it with your neighbor".......NO, you didn't....I don't have a next door neighbor.............and on and on..........then you fight with the credit card company to get a credit .......and that carries on to the original supplier who certainly shipped it and want their money...............sometimes it gets to be a major cluster.............

Titch 02-26-2021 09:16 PM

Just think, the excitement starts again another day.
Thats a very neat looking common area across the road,great place for kids to throw a ball

jkief 02-26-2021 09:23 PM

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Originally Posted by Titch (Post 4448281)
Just think, the excitement starts again another day.
Thats a very neat looking common area across the road,great place for kids to throw a ball

Yeah. Groundhog Day on Monday. Iím busting out the liquor Monday while I wait. I was literally sitting in the chair staring at the driveway and down the street waiting... Itís a great field as long as you can get people to pick up their dog crap. Most folks do the right thing, but a few donít. Thatís another fight altogether...

NoOne 02-26-2021 09:53 PM

Sorry to hear that, it sucks.

So what do you have coming?

And what do you have mixing?

1MoreFord 02-26-2021 10:32 PM

Good ole OoooPS.

A few of years ago I anxiously awaited a large load of ammo and the company I purchased it from provided elevated tracking. I watched it travel North and South to the East of me for a while. Then it went East and West to the North of me. It got close once but then went to the West of me and finally to the South of me.

It finally got within two blocks of my house and and I was sure it would arrive any minute, however the next update said it was undeliverable!!!!!!!! I went to my carport door and the Ooops driver had left a notice that I could pick it up at an Ooops hub the next day.:wacko: The little bastige could leave a message but couldn't deliver a heavy package????

The upside was the UPS hub was a nearby pharmacy run by three gun owning babes.:becky:


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