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Package arrives with wrong items? But wait....

Postby TripleF » Tue Sep 10, 2019 11:56 am

I ordered knives on ebay. Package arrives with watch parts/faces.

Ok. No biggee...contact the seller, she says NO, I didn't send
you the wrong items......I've never seen those watch parts before

:shock: :shock:

What do you all make of that?

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Re: Package arrives with wrong items? But wait....

Postby Greenman » Tue Sep 10, 2019 12:40 pm

That’s a bit odd.
Is the seller using some sort of third party packaging/shipping service?
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Re: Package arrives with wrong items? But wait....

Postby Railsplitter » Tue Sep 10, 2019 12:55 pm

Does the package have your address on it? Could it have been shipped to someone else from a different seller and somehow landed in your mailbox?
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Re: Package arrives with wrong items? But wait....

Postby TripleF » Tue Sep 10, 2019 1:06 pm

Greenman wrote:That’s a bit odd.
Is the seller using some sort of third party packaging/shipping service?
::shrug::


No....she said she packed it herself!!!

Railsplitter wrote:Does the package have your address on it? Could it have been shipped to someone else from a different seller and somehow landed in your mailbox?


Yup, my address, handwritten by her....and she acknowledged after I sent her a pic.

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Postby Gunsil » Tue Sep 10, 2019 2:16 pm

I'd find out what meds she is on and try to get some!! I don't sell a lot on ebay, but I did once send wrong packages to wrong people and paid return postage so I could get them to the proper buyers. Once put wrong item in box too, but buyer actually like the wrong item and kept it and gave me good feedback. Regarding mistakes, and old friend of mine would always say "that's why they put erasers on pencils" every time he screwed up. I guess you may have to have ebay give her a nudge to get your proper item.

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Postby jerryd6818 » Tue Sep 10, 2019 2:18 pm

The big question is who did she send the knives to and can she get them back.
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Postby FRJ » Tue Sep 10, 2019 3:06 pm

TripleF wrote:s......I've never seen those watch parts before

TripleF wrote: ...she said she packed it herself!!!


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Postby ea42 » Tue Sep 10, 2019 3:54 pm

Scott does it look like the package was re-taped? Is it possible that someone may have swiped your knives and replaced them with random watch parts? I know, that's a little far-fetched, but nowadays you never know. Really strange.

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Postby samb1955 » Tue Sep 10, 2019 6:48 pm

About bet she sent your knives to the person who got the package sent to you.

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Postby TripleF » Tue Sep 10, 2019 9:48 pm

ea42 wrote:Scott does it look like the package was re-taped? Is it possible that someone may have swiped your knives and replaced them with random watch parts? I know, that's a little far-fetched, but nowadays you never know. Really strange.

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Indeed it does. I asked her if she taped it, of course she didn't reply. I always tape mine because it is so easy to pull down a side flap
on a small flat rate box and push it back in.....here's a pic of the mangled end and tape...
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Postby TripleF » Tue Sep 10, 2019 10:04 pm

samb1955 wrote:About bet she sent your knives to the person who got the package sent to you.



Could be, but she's never seen the watch parts before....has no idea how they got into my box.

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Postby RobesonsRme.com » Tue Sep 10, 2019 10:16 pm

If she’s telling the truth and is not confused about what that should be..........

Then, you’ve been robbed and most likely by a postal employee.......

Unless, of course, two flat rate boxes fell apart simultaneously and spilled their contents at the feet of an exemplary postal service employee,who endeavored to reinsert the contents, but simply got it wrong.

Could happen.....

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Re: Package arrives with wrong items? But wait....

Postby Railsplitter » Tue Sep 10, 2019 10:24 pm

Scott, by any chance did the return address broadcast what was inside the package? That's something that I'm always paranoid about even though I've never had anything stolen that way.

When I get a package that has "John Doe's Knife Shop" on the return address I'm always glad that I actually received the knives.
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Postby TripleF » Tue Sep 10, 2019 10:25 pm

Railsplitter wrote:Scott, by any chance did the return address broadcast what was inside the package? That's something that I'm always paranoid about even though I've never had anything stolen that way.

When I get a package that has "John Doe's Knife Shop" on the return address I'm always glad that I actually received the knives.


Nope....just had her last name, not even here first initial.....

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Re: Package arrives with wrong items? But wait....

Postby jerryd6818 » Tue Sep 10, 2019 10:47 pm

First me and then you. What's this world coming to? ::facepalm::
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