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    Re: Individual Milestones 14: New Year (2019)

    Quote Originally Posted by Mumps View Post
    I think I need to get me a list to refer to for days like today.
    The kids today laugh at paper. Why on earth would you want to print a web page on a dead tree?
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    Re: Individual Milestones 14: New Year (2019)

    Based on BoincStats, it looks like it's VGTU. They are in the process of updating their Website for GDPR aren't they? I just found, and enabled, the export flag.

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    Re: Individual Milestones 14: New Year (2019)

    Quote Originally Posted by zombie67 View Post
    The kids today laugh at paper. Why on earth would you want to print a web page on a dead tree?
    Huh? How else are you supposed to put it in an envelope with a stamp and hand it to your mailman to deliver it to someone???

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    Re: Individual Milestones 14: New Year (2019)

    guess it woun't be long and they will be wanting to get rid of the mailman, what we gonna do then.
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    Re: Individual Milestones 14: New Year (2019)

    Most of what my mailman delivers are packages from Amazon.

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    Re: Individual Milestones 14: New Year (2019)

    In my area, Amazon packages are delivered by Amazon trucks.

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    Re: Individual Milestones 14: New Year (2019)

    Amazon ships our items to their facility in Lenexa, Kansas and then they are transferred to USPS for local delivery.
    I got an Amazon package delivered today (Sunday) from USPS even though there is no regular mail delivered on Sundays.
    I don't know if USPS is making any money on the contract with Amazon, but it is keeping them busy as paper mail diminishes.

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    Re: Individual Milestones 14: New Year (2019)

    How much tax money would the government save by eliminating the so called "private" post office. Like Mumps my Amazon items are delivered by Amazon and about all the USPS delivers is junk and more junk that fills up my recycle bin.

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    Re: Individual Milestones 14: New Year (2019)

    where I live if I mail anything through the post office to a town 30 miles away it has to go about a 180 miles north into Nebraska and then the 180 miles back to a town 30 miles east of me. takes about 7 days, I can walk it over there faster.
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    Re: Individual Milestones 14: New Year (2019)

    Well, back on the topic of MMs for the year... I FINALLY hit 1M at Cosmo. Holy moley that was painfully slow!

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