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Old 10-08-2003, 10:32 PM   #1
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Default USPS: First Class vs Media Mail

i am looking on half.com to buy a dvd and one person is selling for $6.75 + $2.49 shipping (from FL) via media mail. another person is selling for $6.95 + $2.49 shipping (from IA) via first class. do u think first class mail would be fast then media mail? i am located in NJ.
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Old 10-08-2003, 10:33 PM   #2
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i am looking on half.com to buy a dvd and one person is selling for $6.75 + $2.49 shipping (from FL) via media mail. another person is selling for $6.95 + $2.49 shipping (from IA) via first class. do u think first class mail would be fast then media mail? i am located in NJ.
1st class is faster, IIRC.
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Old 10-08-2003, 10:33 PM   #3
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yes, always
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Old 10-08-2003, 10:33 PM   #4
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Default RE: USPS: First Class vs Media Mail

media mail is like strapping a package to a donkey and slapping it on the ass, hopeing it will get to its destination.....

In other words, it can be SLOWER THAN SH!T.

Stick with first class.
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Old 10-08-2003, 10:34 PM   #5
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I swear Media Mail is carried from state to state on foot it takes so long.... I don't know how they can possibly make something take so long to deliver sometimes. Just my opinion. (another opinion is find somebody with expedited shipping (priority mail) for nearly the same cost)
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Old 10-08-2003, 10:34 PM   #6
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media mail is like strapping a package to a donkey and slapping it on the ass, hopeing it will get to its destination.....

In other words, it can be SLOWER THAN SH!T.

Stick with first class.
i dunno, sometimes when I really really need to go #2 badly, my sh!t comes out pretty darn fast.
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Old 10-08-2003, 10:35 PM   #7
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Depends on which Conditionthe DvD is in; Excellent, Very Good, Good, Fair.

Same price for shipping, I'd go for the first class. (dont know what media mail is)
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Old 10-08-2003, 10:42 PM   #8
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ok... i'll fork over the extra $.20 for first class
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