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Posted: 10/16/2013 4:59:01 PM
Ring the doorbell when delivering?

I mean in most cases they are standing right by the doorbell it would take what 2-3 seconds to press the little button

this is the thread that made me want to start this thread.
http://www.ar15.com/forums/t_1_5/1543362_Had_my_Palmetto_order_stolen_off_my_front_porch_ETA_video_pg1_update_pg4_update__caught_him_.html
1Andy2: it's just a question of if we decide to stop throwing coal in the furnace and lean on the brakes or if we're going to blow the boiler up getting to Full Retard'sville.
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Posted: 10/16/2013 5:02:16 PM
Mine did. Every time he noticed my truck was in the driveway.
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Posted: 10/16/2013 5:08:41 PM
Ummm they do for me.
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Posted: 10/16/2013 5:10:11 PM
They used to ring my bell but I've asked them not to as it was waking the bag and making the dogs bark.
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Posted: 10/16/2013 5:10:12 PM
They all knock around here even if I dont have to sign.
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Posted: 10/16/2013 5:15:37 PM
Any delivery service is going to have more to do with the individual delivery guy than the company as a whole.

My mailman is a total piece of shit. He loses mail, damages packages, and rarely delivers before 6PM.

The UPS guy rings the doorbell. He leaves the packages out of sight from the road.

The Fedex guy never rings the doorbell. He literally drops the package in the middle of my porch and runs off.
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Posted: 10/16/2013 5:33:33 PM
After delivering pizza I learned that 99.87% of doorbells do not work and are a waste of time, so I stopped trying them and I knock. Even to this day if I'm visiting friends or whatever I don't even try the doorbell.
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Posted: 10/16/2013 5:40:37 PM
they do where i live....
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Posted: 10/16/2013 6:42:44 PM
Sometimes they do, sometimes they don't.

A few months ago I added a driveway chime from Harbor Freight, its set up to detect motion on my front porch, anybody steps on the porch sets it off. It took some messing with to find the best spot to put it, in some locations it had a problem with false alarms, I finally found the spot where it only goes off when its supposed to.

These are often on a coupon for $12.99.
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Posted: 10/16/2013 6:46:00 PM
It doesn't take 2-3 seconds to ring a doorbell.... and they don't for us either. Pisses me off to go out on the porch to take the dogs out, and there's my shit sitting there. It makes me happy when I have extremely bulky and/or heavy orders.
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Posted: 10/16/2013 6:46:34 PM
UPS and FedEx honk the horn or ring the doorbell here.
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Posted: 10/16/2013 6:50:59 PM
I ring it every time. I have had my ass ripped open by people doing shift work because I wake them up too. Most times people aren't home but I still give the button a push.
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Posted: 10/16/2013 6:54:39 PM
Sometimes they will do that here.
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Posted: 10/16/2013 6:58:07 PM
UPS, FedEx, and USPS all ring the doorbell when they deliver to my house.
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Posted: 10/16/2013 7:02:35 PM
[Jump To Reply]Originally Posted By Magurgle:
After delivering pizza I learned that 99.87% of doorbells do not work and are a waste of time, so I stopped trying them and I knock. Even to this day if I'm visiting friends or whatever I don't even try the doorbell.
This. Most doorbells don't work.


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Posted: 10/16/2013 7:03:45 PM
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Posted: 10/16/2013 7:07:37 PM
My UPS guy not only knocks he actually knows my name and not just because it is on the package.
If I'm not home he leaves my stuff it my garage. Thanks Rob!

FedEx driver is a lazy tub of crap who leaves packages at the end of my 500 foot driveway for anyone to steal and than has the center call me to tell me that the package is at the end of my driveway tied to a tree branch. He tells corporate my driveway has low hanging branches and is to rough. I tell FedEx than why does UPS have no issues.

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Posted: 10/16/2013 7:14:59 PM
A quick soft tap on the door is all you will get from me. (I don't want bloody knuckles and knocking on 175 doors a day will do that.) If your not close to the door or upstairs and don't hear it, that's your problem. Most doorbells don't work, and some of them you have to hold down for a few seconds to get them to actually ring. I'm not going to stand and knock until you answer the door if you didn't pay for a signature request....why you ask? If I can save 1 minute a day at each stop, by running to your door, tap and run back to the truck and floor it to the next stop. Then I get to go home 175 minutes earlier!
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Posted: 10/16/2013 7:17:09 PM
[Jump To Reply]Originally Posted By CTM1:
My UPS guy not only knocks he actually knows my name and not just because it is on the package.
If I'm not home he leaves my stuff it my garage. Thanks Rob!

FedEx driver is a lazy tub of crap who leaves packages at the end of my 500 foot driveway for anyone to steal and than has the center call me to tell me that the package is at the end of my driveway tied to a tree branch. He tells corporate my driveway has low hanging branches and is to rough. I tell FedEx than why does UPS have no issues.

Because your Fedex ground / home delivery driver owns his own route and has to pay for the truck damage and paint jobs out of his own pocket. UPS is different, drivers work for UPS they shouldn't care if the truck gets a ding here or there.

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Posted: 10/16/2013 7:19:14 PM
[Jump To Reply]Originally Posted By HeyJer:
A quick soft tap on the door is all you will get from me. (I don't want bloody knuckles and knocking on 175 doors a day will do that.) If your not close to the door or upstairs and don't hear it, that's your problem. Most doorbells don't work, and some of them you have to hold down for a few seconds to get them to actually ring. I'm not going to stand and knock until you answer the door if you didn't pay for a signature request....why you ask? If I can save 1 minute a day at each stop, by running to your door, tap and run back to the truck and floor it to the next stop. Then I get to go home 175 minutes earlier!


I live in a small house...my doorbell works...I am not asking for one minute of your time...

Just 3 seconds...
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Posted: 10/16/2013 7:23:49 PM
wouldn't fingerless gloves expose my fingers/knuckles? Isn't that what you knock with? I'm confused here

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[Jump To Reply]Originally Posted By averwo:
Ummm they do for me.

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Posted: 10/16/2013 8:12:38 PM
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Posted: 10/16/2013 8:20:06 PM
My UPS guy always rings the doorbell and I've never had an issue with him.

FedEx is hit or miss I try not to use them if there are other options.

USPS won't come to my door if the package doesn't fit in the streetside box. He marks it undeliverable and leaves it at the post office. If I don't follow the tracking number closely and pick it up from the post office they send it back to the shipper. USPS is last resort for me.
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Posted: 10/16/2013 8:21:50 PM
Because they don't want to talk to people.

I wouldn't either.
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Posted: 10/16/2013 8:23:02 PM
I hate it when they ring the doorbell. It alerts the wife.
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Posted: 10/16/2013 8:29:06 PM
[Last Edit: 10/16/2013 8:30:17 PM by aIIan]
Many reasons.

Ever been shocked by a faulty doorbell @ 2130?

People are waaay to chatty, I've got 179 other doorbells to not ring today.

I don't enjoy getting leg fucked by fluffy.

Some people get an email or text when their package is delivered.

Most peole track their sh!t 72 times a day.

Probably 60% of door bells don't even work these days.


FTR, I don't ring or knock.

If you don't hear my loud ass diesel, obnoxious horn honking or the thud of your package I threw from 10' away then I guess you'll just find it in the morning on the way to work.

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Posted: 10/16/2013 10:24:09 PM
[Jump To Reply]Originally Posted By HeyJer:
wouldn't fingerless gloves expose my fingers/knuckles? Isn't that what you knock with? I'm confused here


Well in the summer regular gloves are hot so you can wear thesehttp://www.amazon.com/Most-Popular-Workout-Gloves/lm/R27CQQ81KG79CG


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Posted: 10/16/2013 10:41:56 PM
Hell my ups man will call me sometimes to see where I'm at..
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Posted: 10/16/2013 10:50:33 PM
[Jump To Reply]Originally Posted By Wingman26:
Sometimes they do, sometimes they don't.

A few months ago I added a driveway chime from Harbor Freight, its set up to detect motion on my front porch, anybody steps on the porch sets it off. It took some messing with to find the best spot to put it, in some locations it had a problem with false alarms, I finally found the spot where it only goes off when its supposed to.

These are often on a coupon for $12.99.
http://www.harborfreight.com/wireless-driveway-alert-system-93068.html


I have a magnetic actuated one. I know long before the BBT gets close to the house
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Posted: 10/16/2013 10:57:47 PM
I don't have a doorbell. Most apartments dont as well, knocking is probably just easier to do than looking for a doorbell.
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Posted: 10/16/2013 11:07:07 PM
Mine are the same way. I'll be in my office, hear them drop the box against the wall on the outside. No ring.

When I'm at 'the' office, I keep an eye on the tracking. Ever since my Fedex guy left a heavy package in my Driveway, about 1/2way to my door. The box weighed about 110#, and there were 2 of them, but still... right in the middle of my driveway.
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Posted: 10/16/2013 11:10:00 PM
The USPS guy doesn't have time for that. Hell he doesn't even deliver packages, he just throws them at the door from the drive way.


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Posted: 10/16/2013 11:26:32 PM

Mine always do, FedEx, UPS and USPS. I can't get over the amount of horror stories I read about here.
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