Any way to send something anonymous?

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  1. ghost recon88

    ghost recon88 Diamond Member

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    I'm looking to buy and send my friend a book, however I don't want him to know its from me. I would just put his name and addy as the shipping address, but I'm afraid there will be an invoice inside that would give away who its from. Anyone know of a book site that can send books anonymously, or anything like that?
     
  2. SmoochyTX

    SmoochyTX Lifer

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    Why don't you just buy it, ship it to yourself, then repackage it and send it to him with no return address?
     
  3. MovingTarget

    MovingTarget Diamond Member

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    drive over and leave said package on his doorstep?
     
  4. ghost recon88

    ghost recon88 Diamond Member

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    I would, except I'm thinking if he saw the city or state it was sent from he'd be able to guess who it was from. It'd be nice if UPS could send something without the tracking number on the box or my original addy on the box.

    He lives in a different state at the moment.
     
  5. ZzZGuy

    ZzZGuy Golden Member

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    Contact the company and see what they can do.
     
  6. SmoochyTX

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    Then ship it to somebody in a different state and pay them to send it via USPS.
     
  7. l0cke

    l0cke Diamond Member

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    send to someone on ATOT, have the forward it to friend.
     
  8. ghost recon88

    ghost recon88 Diamond Member

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    Excellent ideas! I might just do that.
     
  9. funkymatt

    funkymatt Diamond Member

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    see if you can find someone in an obscure state too... alaska or wyoming
     
  10. FDF12389

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    Looks like the book just went on sale too.

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  11. Epic Fail

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    someone from Madison, WI?
     
  12. 2Xtreme21

    2Xtreme21 Diamond Member

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    I'd check to make sure your friend would be ok receiving an anonymous package first-- not trying to tow the "omg anthrax" line, but I might be a bit wary opening a package from someone I didn't know living in bumfuck, montana.
     
  13. Colt45

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    write bomb on the box too.
     
  14. Deviant Grasshopper

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    NSFW would be nice douchebag.
     
  15. sdifox

    sdifox No Lifer

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    where are you buying the book from? Gift packaging from amazon takes care of that no?
     
  16. Chryso

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    Nonono, write "Not a bomb" on the box.
     
  17. jagec

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    And include a ziplock bag with some hand soap in it and a note "To get you started".
     
  18. imported_Lothar

    imported_Lothar Diamond Member

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    Stop browsing the forums when you're supposed to be doing actual work.
     
  19. Fritzo

    Fritzo Lifer

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    Just don't put a return address on it, then attach an envelope of white powder to the box.

    This works.