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6 minutes ago, Darsc Zacal said:

Possible changes coming to international shipping rates?

Have to admit this all above my understanding. Sounds very confusing.

 

https://www.freightwaves.com/news/us-to-leave-global-postal-union-next-month?p=228902

Could have sworn there was a thread about this not too long ago... Originally written as concerns in the Bones V Kickstarter thread, then broken out into its own thread... 

 

Yup.  And you're the one who split it off Darsc :p

 

https://forum.reapermini.com/index.php?/topic/87123-international-postal-costs-discussion/

 

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39 minutes ago, WhiteWulfe said:

Could have sworn there was a thread about this not too long ago... Originally written as concerns in the Bones V Kickstarter thread, then broken out into its own thread... 

 

Yup.  And you're the one who split it off Darsc :p

 

https://forum.reapermini.com/index.php?/topic/87123-international-postal-costs-discussion/

 

 

Doh!:wacko:

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24 minutes ago, Darsc Zacal said:

Doh!:wacko:

In your defense, it was two months ago.  My brain has oddball definitions of "recently" sometimes. 

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@Dicey I'm glad you're feeling better! 

 

This thread can move super fast sometimes. Some folks jump in occasionally just to say hi like an ongoing web chat. Others read every single comment. Personally, I'm in the middle: I love to see how everyone's doing, but I also know that I could easily spend all day doing that! So I just pop in, read the last few pages, and chat for a while. ^_^

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2 hours ago, Dicey said:

So, I was directed to the previous Randomness post on Sunday, more than 10 pages from the end. I made my first post declaring my newness, then stayed up all night doing responsible things I had previously procrastinated doing. Then I worked that Monday morning and did my property tax protest thing in the afternoon, all while developing a terrible head cold or allergies or something. So, when I got back from the tax protest (another reduction, yay! just not as much as I had hoped), I took some Benedryl and passed out. Several Benedryl-hazed days later, I come back to find I missed the death of the old thread and now the new one is going on 13 pages! Whew!

This place has a tendency to do that.:blink:

Things will move in unexpected directions at very unexpected times.

GEM

Welcome back.::):

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2 hours ago, Argentee said:

I am officially out of paint rack space. Fortunately, I have 3 new paintracks arriving next Wednesday from Broken Token. But... I might have to stop buying paint... :down:

Nah.

Just keep ordering more paint racks.

When you run out of footprint for paint racks, think vertical and start buying shelving as needed.

GEM:poke:

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3 minutes ago, Glitterwolf said:

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IF I had the skill and if the forum allowed Animated GIFs, I would redo this with a glittery wolf bouncing all over it :devil:

Instead, you'll just have to imagine that's what I did. ::D:

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1 hour ago, Darsc Zacal said:

Possible changes coming to international shipping rates?

Have to admit this all above my understanding. Sounds very confusing.

 

https://www.freightwaves.com/news/us-to-leave-global-postal-union-next-month?p=228902

Not trying to get political, but just making an observation based on the history and economics, much of this kerfuffle is related to the ongoing Trade Policy "Disagreement" between the US and China.

The rest of it is attributable to the fundamental mechanics built into the current system, which is badly out of date and does not make any provision for consideration for the advances in computers, communications, or automation made since the last major revision to the systems functionality.

GEM

45 minutes ago, kristof65 said:

Don't worry, you're not the only one who's pulled a Doh! today. 

I sense the beginnings of another amusing anecdote in the ongoing "Tales of The Car-wash Industry".

GEM

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3 hours ago, Argentee said:

I am officially out of paint rack space. Fortunately, I have 3 new paintracks arriving next Wednesday from Broken Token. But... I might have to stop buying paint... :down:

should I be worried I read the the 'paint racks' run together as 'pain tracks'?

 

Or maybe that's just because kids are pain

 

 

2 hours ago, Darsc Zacal said:

Possible changes coming to international shipping rates?

Have to admit this all above my understanding. Sounds very confusing.

 

https://www.freightwaves.com/news/us-to-leave-global-postal-union-next-month?p=228902

 

32 minutes ago, Green Eyed Monster said:

Not trying to get political, but just making an observation based on the history and economics, much of this kerfuffle is related to the ongoing Trade Policy "Disagreement" between the US and China.

The rest of it is attributable to the fundamental mechanics built into the current system, which is badly out of date and does not make any provision for consideration for the advances in computers, communications, or automation made since the last major revision to the systems functionality.

GEM

I sense the beginnings of another amusing anecdote in the ongoing "Tales of The Car-wash Industry".

GEM

THis was my thought as well - and if this type of thing has been in the offing for a while it makes Reaper's decision to ship pallets to AU for redistribution a lot more logical!

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I hope I'm not being annoying with this...but I was wondering if anyone here wanted to join my habitica party before I started my first quest. 

 

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For those who don't know habitica is a gamified todo list/habit tracker app available for iOS, android and I think via a web app. I just decided to try it today.

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14 minutes ago, Paradoxical Mouse said:

I hope I'm not being annoying with this...but I was wondering if anyone here wanted to join my habitica party before I started my first quest. 

 

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For those who don't know habitica is a gamified todo list/habit tracker app available for iOS, android and I think via a web app. I just decided to try it today.

 

It's a great app. I'm just bad at using it regularly enough for it to help mostly.

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1 hour ago, Green Eyed Monster said:

Not trying to get political, but just making an observation based on the history and economics, much of this kerfuffle is related to the ongoing Trade Policy "Disagreement" between the US and China.

The rest of it is attributable to the fundamental mechanics built into the current system, which is badly out of date and does not make any provision for consideration for the advances in computers, communications, or automation made since the last major revision to the systems functionality.

GEM

I sense the beginnings of another amusing anecdote in the ongoing "Tales of The Car-wash Industry".

GEM

I am just hoping the problem is with a personality and not a nationality.  with that i can hope the problem will fix itself in a couple of years.  Which means that it might get fixed before anything really gets implemented. 

 

Hey, a carnivorous kangaroo has to dream...

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