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Post by malta_1990 on Thu Dec 11, 2008 3:52 am

As its the Brain Zone, you probably read the newspaper. Here's a certain article that got me chuckling:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2008/dec/11/post-royal-mail-delivery

Any opinions?
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Post by malchert on Thu Dec 11, 2008 5:20 am

we had the same problems in Belgiums and after severall strikes they had the system altered to give the postmen more time.
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Post by malta_1990 on Thu Dec 11, 2008 5:21 am

Our postmen use motorbikes. At least the one in my area does it.
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Post by Taytaz on Thu Dec 11, 2008 5:25 am

Our postmen just cone late 3pm sometimes in near-city suburb.
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Post by Kaje on Thu Dec 11, 2008 6:01 am

Yep, near city suburb here too and we had our post today at 12pm.

I know people who still get their post on their doormat before they leave the house for work at 7:30am and some people who can expect delivery between 2pm and 6pm.

Madness.
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Post by Taytaz on Thu Dec 11, 2008 6:12 am

I wish we had 2 posts in Australia...
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Post by jerryGFL on Thu Dec 11, 2008 6:20 am

lol in germany they use cars and stop every 10 meters. Now that is madness.
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Post by Taytaz on Thu Dec 11, 2008 6:28 am

So energy inefficient :O
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Post by jerryGFL on Thu Dec 11, 2008 6:29 am

yeah but it costs them less as one guy can now cover half a smalltown in one day.
we used to have them on bicycle one per block sort of thing.
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Post by Taytaz on Thu Dec 11, 2008 6:33 am

Well, as long as it saves money, we can blow the environment...
Actually, I like German cars Very Happy
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Post by malta_1990 on Thu Dec 11, 2008 7:49 am

Mail here tends to come between 9am and noon.
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Post by malta_1990 on Tue Dec 16, 2008 7:34 am

Just in case you missed it:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2008/dec/15/george-bush-shoes-iraq

The Bush "shoe throwing" incident. Lol!
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