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Old 09.09.2015, 21:23
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Nymeria, I sent a package from the UK to Geneva a couple of weeks ago with the Royal Mail. On tracking the package it ended up in Helsinki Finland!! I could have bought the package when I flew to Geneva as it took 10days but did finally arrive in Switzerland.
I am not sure if it was returned to the UK first or sent directly from Finland.I am sure yours will arrive safe and sound!!
it's tracking has finally changed to "sorting" now, about 1 hour after i started this thread so i apologise for the thread but i've learnt a thing or 2 anyway from you lovely people! years ago i ordered stuff from the USA, it arrived 6 weeks later (after i'd been refunded by the company) with my address ending

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amazing how it got here!
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Old 10.09.2015, 16:21
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thanks all for your help, it's been delivered today, he won't know till he finishes work tonight so still a surprise and so now the wait to see if a bill follows for customs fees etc, and as he is my bf no more I suppose I don't care much if it does
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Old 10.09.2015, 17:30
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and as he is my bf no more I suppose I don't care much if it does
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Old 10.09.2015, 17:49
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that pretty much sums me up lol I hope he'll appreciate the stuff anyway
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Old 10.09.2015, 18:18
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that pretty much sums me up lol I hope he'll appreciate the stuff anyway
Wishing you all the best for the future.
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Old 10.09.2015, 18:23
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Re: Parcel missing/held at customs?

That's unexpected, Nymeria

Keep your sense of humor, it's refreshing. Perhaps in some time you'll look back at this thread and laugh due to the oreo-ness of it.

All the best from me as well!
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Old 10.09.2015, 20:44
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That's unexpected, Nymeria

Keep your sense of humor, it's refreshing. Perhaps in some time you'll look back at this thread and laugh due to the oreo-ness of it.

All the best from me as well!
lol @ oreo-ness - thank you for the compliment though and thank you both for the well wishes - it does get better though, I already have a flight to Switzerland for his birthday in November which he didn't know yet - perhaps another failed surprise? I don't want to give up hope quite yet so I am going to fight for it.... and I guess whenever I get him on skype again I will break the news about the flight I'd already booked lol but in the mean time maybe I should lay off trying to surprise the people I love hehehe
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Old 10.09.2015, 23:38
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small update here: the parcel WASN'T opened!!?? I wonder why it sat in customs over a week if they didn't even open it?!? atleast it looks like no fees
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Old 22.09.2015, 16:02
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well here we go for round 2! Sent another lot again yesterday.... made sure I filled in Customs form this time! fingers crossed it'll be with him by end of the week...... it's already in Switzerland anyway
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Hey where can we sign up for those wonderful-sounding parcels?
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Old 22.09.2015, 16:23
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Hey where can we sign up for those wonderful-sounding parcels?
I'm just a good girlfriend I suppose....well, ex lol are you also lactose intolerant in need of protein bars? hehehe
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Old 22.09.2015, 16:27
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I'm just a good girlfriend I suppose....well, ex lol are you also lactose intolerant in need of protein bars? hehehe
Yes and willing to trade in exchange for chocolate
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Old 22.09.2015, 16:30
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thanks all for your help, it's been delivered today, he won't know till he finishes work tonight so still a surprise and so now the wait to see if a bill follows for customs fees etc, and as he is my bf no more I suppose I don't care much if it does
sorry to hear that. how sad after the lovely surprise you prepared.
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Old 22.09.2015, 16:31
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Yes and willing to trade in exchange for chocolate
when I was there I just kept eating these kind of pastries filled with what was like melted chocolate and whole hazelnuts, pain au chocolat but with real chocolate & nuts inside...... you can just send me a load of those and I'll send you whatever you want lol actually I have a pic of it:

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well here we go for round 2! Sent another lot again yesterday.... made sure I filled in Customs form this time! fingers crossed it'll be with him by end of the week...... it's already in Switzerland anyway
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small update here: the parcel WASN'T opened!!?? I wonder why it sat in customs over a week if they didn't even open it?!? atleast it looks like no fees
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I'm just a good girlfriend I suppose....well, ex lol are you also lactose intolerant in need of protein bars? hehehe
so it's back on? maybe the oreos worked?!

well, if you break up again and feel the need to send more oreos to someone. i'm happy to receive them, but i prefer the full fat versions. ta!
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Old 22.09.2015, 16:32
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sorry to hear that. how sad after the lovely surprise you prepared.
nevermind hey.... thank you though
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so it's back on? maybe the oreos worked?!

well, if you break up again and feel the need to send more oreos. i'm happy to receive them, but i prefer the full fat versions. ta!
no it's not we still talk..... maybe I am just holding out too much hope..... I still love him and I care about him deeply....so I look out for him... he's lost a lot of weight because of his work and I hate it...so this is all I can do to try and help that situation
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Old 22.09.2015, 16:37
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no it's not we still talk..... maybe I am just holding out too much hope..... I still love him and I care about him deeply....so I look out for him... he's lost a lot of weight because of his work and I hate it...so this is all I can do to try and help that situation
well. that's nice of you. maybe it will all be fixed by november. if not, you should come over anyway and we'll throw an EF party for you.
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Old 22.09.2015, 16:57
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well. that's nice of you. maybe it will all be fixed by november. if not, you should come over anyway and we'll throw an EF party for you.
hehe you guys are lovely thank you, but yea I can only hope....he might tell me not to go there after all..... he was ok when I told him about the flight but I think he's just going to give me the money back for the ticket and say no, closer to the date..... we will see!
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hehe you guys are lovely thank you, but yea I can only hope....he might tell me not to go there after all..... he was ok when I told him about the flight but I think he's just going to give me the money back for the ticket and say no, closer to the date..... we will see!
ok. take the money for the flight, then come anyway!
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