almost 8 hours later and I'm still laughing

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by twoeddies1, Jun 19, 2014.

  1. twoeddies1

    twoeddies1 Member

    Good evening fellow UPSERS so today my first stop after lunch I take an air conditioner to a 5th floor (elevator was working or it would've been NI1). I ring the bell and knock on the door and announce UPS! A guy comes to the door who didn't speak a word of English and looked like he was about run to the nearest window when he saw me at his door in uniform. After trying to get him to sign the board for a few secs (it's a city owned housing project we can't release anything) another man comes to the door and signs. I tell him "have a good day" and start to walk away. As I reach the elevator he starts screaming "hey come back..aren't you going to install it?" I just started laughing loudly and got on the elevator
     
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  2. brownmonster

    brownmonster Man of Great Wisdom

    I've been asked to install computers and satellite dishes, build furniture, set up gas grills, install mufflers, activate cellphones, mount tires, erect gazebos, trim bikini lines and cultivate farmland.
     
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  3. cosmo1

    cosmo1 Just another internet hooligan.

    If I weren't retired, I'd bid your route.
     
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  4. Too much for you to handle....jusy saying
     
  5. cosmo1

    cosmo1 Just another internet hooligan.

    You might be surprised!
     
  6. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 ahhh....the mouth breathers

    I asked mine to install my stripper pole......Is there nothing the ups man can't do? lol
     
  7. cachsux

    cachsux Wah

    If elevators not working it's NI1?

    Times have changed.
     
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  8. oldngray

    oldngray nowhere special

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  9. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    The stop in question was a nursing home. Still interested?
     
  10. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    Yes, times have changed. I had a misload for a stop on an area an hour away from the center. Sent it in through the DIAD and received an ODS directing me to sheet the stop as closed as they are not open on Thursdays. I worked as directed but did ask the driver for that area about the stop (we both got in at the same time) and he said that they were open all day.

    As for the air conditioner, yes, it would have sucked, but I would have schlepped it up the 5 flights of stairs as that is part of our job. I don't recall seeing an "elevator not working" option on our non-delivery screen.
     
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  11. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 ahhh....the mouth breathers

    Hey..just cause there's snow on the roof...you can't afford to be picky...lol
     
  12. HEFFERNAN

    HEFFERNAN Huge Member

    I had a lady get mad at me because the table she ordered came in a flat box which meant she would have to put it together.
     
  13. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    Whenever I deliver RTA furniture I always joke "assembly not included".
     
  14. bottomups

    bottomups Bad Moon Risen'

     
  15. cachsux

    cachsux Wah

    On the bright side you won't throw your neck out looking UP at boobs.
     
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  16. cachsux

    cachsux Wah

    I'd swing routes with complexes in questionable areas. If I NI1 every pkg because of a bad elevator I'd never get rid of them AND have to go back.
    Better to do the job and get rid of it on day one.

    Some of these guys should be thankful some of us older drivers never went into management.
     
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  17. BrownTexas

    BrownTexas Well-Known Member

    In my first year I delivered a big 60" flat screen to an elderly lady. She asked if I was going to hook it up. After telling her no 10 times she had me convinced that I was about to hook up this tv for her. Thank god her husband came out and let me go.
     
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  18. Somepeoplecallmethestig

    Somepeoplecallmethestig Are you not amused?

    Being told to sheet up mis-loads as closed, even though they are open has been going on for awhile. I always refuse and sheet them as missed.

    Nothing they can do, if they try to give you a warning letter for not working as directed would they really want to have that grieved, and admit they told you to falsify records?
     
  19. feeder05

    feeder05 Active Member

    you should have told him I 'll be right back…have to go get my tools
     
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  20. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 ahhh....the mouth breathers

    Do they think "some assembly required" refers to simply removing item from the box?? lol