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Old 05-12-2008, 07:52 PM   #1
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So UPS managed to lose one of my RIS shipments, so now they have to start a formal trace. They need to know the contents of the package (which I listed as collectibles), do I tell them that it's beer? Should I tell them something different?
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Old 05-12-2008, 07:53 PM   #2
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Ugh. Man I dunno what to tell you. In all likelihood if you tell them the truth, they may or may not give you a hard time. I'd tell them it's bottled samples of live yeast
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Old 05-12-2008, 07:55 PM   #3
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It's a bottled beverage and that sucks for me.
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Old 05-12-2008, 07:55 PM   #4
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I'd tell them it's bottled samples of live yeast
+1...thats why I list my contents as "Lab Samples" on the shipping invoice...
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Old 05-12-2008, 07:56 PM   #5
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Yup, it is yours ollllo. If I tell them it's beer, they might tell me to pound sand. If I tell them it's something else, and it gets opened, it could be worse. Should I just forget it and ship another package? I wish I didn't say collectibles on the original shipping order.
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Zymurgical samples.
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I always tell them "hobby and craft" items. That's exactly what they are IMO.

 
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I always tell them "hobby and craft" items. That's exactly what they are IMO.
I did say collectibles on the invoice. I'm just worried that if it gets opened up, they're gonna cry foul.
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You have that risk no matter what.

Deny everything.
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Old 05-12-2008, 08:07 PM   #10
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You have that risk no matter what.

Deny everything.
So go with the collectibles route and hope they don't open it?
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