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mail in private post box found opened.

yesterday i came home and found i had a babyzou brochure delivered from the store so I can look through the products. however, it was opened and not discreetly either. is this usual? to have post delivered already opened?
it was put in the section where you need a key to acces your post.

it was just a magazine but had it been a gift posted i wouldn't have much faith in it arriving now i realise they just open your post!?!
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Old 18.03.2011, 15:50
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yesterday i came home and found i had a babyzou brochure delivered from the store so I can look through the products. however, it was opened and not discreetly either. is this usual? to have post delivered already opened?
it was put in the section where you need a key to acces your post.

it was just a magazine but had it been a gift posted i wouldn't have much faith in it arriving now i realise they just open your post!?!

Maybe it was wrongly delivered, and the recipient opened it and then only realised it was for you , and popped it in your post box ?
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Old 18.03.2011, 15:53
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Re: mail in private post box found opened.

Yes happened to me once, opened the mobile bill envelope in my letter box to find it was for someone else.
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Old 18.03.2011, 15:55
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Re: mail in private post box found opened.

Mod Hat On: From the title I actually thought you were referring to a mail in your PM box... cos I was just going to say "it wasn't me" I always mark them unread after I've finished
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Old 18.03.2011, 15:58
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Re: mail in private post box found opened.

The Post people are under major time pressure so in an apt. building setting it is not unusual for a letter or catalog to be stuck to the mail of the person who has the box beside yours. People just open the mail when they get home then realize that it is not theirs.

At least they were kind enough to put it back in your box (most people are) rather than just putting it into the recycle bin.
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Maybe it was wrongly delivered, and the recipient opened it and then only realised it was for you , and popped it in your post box ?
Personally, the most logical reason is usually the most correct.


I would also just be greatful that you live in a country where people ACTUALLY take the initiative to place the mail back in the correct box rather than just turn a blind eye.


If nothing was apparently missing (like a voucher or whatever should have been there), I would just think it was an accident.
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Yes happened to me once, opened the mobile bill envelope in my letter box to find it was for someone else.
Me as well.

Strange thing, the name was only missing my last name, the guy had the same first name as I, and his last name was the same as my middle name, only realized that it wasn't for me when I opened it!

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Re: mail in private post box found opened.

I ripped open a package. Tore the wrapping totally. Then realised I had not ordered medication from Germany. So checked the name and address and it was for the neighbour in another building. Just went over, found their post box and popped it in. I really destroyed the wrapping.

I bet they are thinking the exact same thing as you.

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I ripped open a package. Tore the wrapping totally. Then realised I had not ordered medication from Germany. So checked the name and address and it was for the neighbour in another building. Just went over, found their post box and popped it in. I really destroyed the wrapping.

I bet they are thinking the exact same thing as you.
Were the pills BLUE?
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Were the pills BLUE?
Nope good old Anti-Histamines.... If they had been I would have known way more about my neighbour than I wanted to.
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Re: mail in private post box found opened.

i didn't think about that. most likely right, an innocent mistake. I just had a spell of bad luck so I am just naturally suspicious of everyone and everything right now!
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Re: mail in private post box found opened.

I remember, once my amazon.com packet was stolen from post box...
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