Old 08-15-2012, 09:42 AM
david_42 david_42 is offline
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11-digit postal codes

I think the USPS has been adding these to everything lately, so they can hire people further down on the list. My carrier got extremely upset when I put up a new delivery box, because it changed the order of the boxes along the street. She was having trouble dealing with it, so maybe reading the actual address was a problem. Fortunately, she wasn't on our route for long and the new carrier isn't complaining.
Old 08-15-2012, 02:11 PM
friedo friedo is offline
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What do long ZIP codes have to do with hiring people?
Old 08-15-2012, 05:02 PM
postcards postcards is offline
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Eleven digit zip codes?

I know about ZIP+4, but what are the other two numbers?

And which of Cecil's columns does this refer to?
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Old 08-15-2012, 05:49 PM
johnpost johnpost is offline
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Those are citizen relocation codes. With any luck, we'll ... never need 'em.

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Old 08-15-2012, 06:22 PM
steviep24 steviep24 is offline
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Did your old mailbox have a sticker with a barcode in it? That could throw off the carrier if the sticker is missing.


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