USPS: First Class vs Media Mail

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  1. spanky

    spanky Lifer

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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.
     
  2. Excelsior

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    1st class is faster, IIRC.
     
  3. Ns1

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    yes, always
     
  4. aphex

    aphex Moderator<br>All Things Apple
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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.
     
  5. BillGates

    BillGates Diamond Member

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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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    i dunno, sometimes when I really really need to go #2 badly, my sh!t comes out pretty darn fast.
     
  7. KGB1

    KGB1 Platinum Member

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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)
     
  8. spanky

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    ok... i'll fork over the extra $.20 for first class :D