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The good, the bad and the ugly
Posted 10:44 AM on Thu-28-Jun-2012
A knock on my door this morning was the friendly Fastway Courier man. Yeah, a parcel for me!! But wait, what? Not only do I have to sign for the parcel but their new fangled machine also takes my photo! Oh goodness no! This is my just-crawled-out-of-bed-barely-long-enough-to-make-kids-lunches-not-had-breakfast-haven't-found-the-hairbrush-yet-wearing-daggy-clothes look! Add to that the fact that he is down one step pointing his machine at me with some red light like a bicycle reflector and the resulting photo was less than complimentary (for either chin!).

I wonder if soon we will need to do a retinal scan to claim our parcels ...

So that was the bad and the ugly. And the good - a very gorgeous parcel from the Kidspot Team for my birthday this weekend! Thanks girls!!
Posted by JulieKidspotter


Comments (9)

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raglanmum - 9:48 AM on Thu-5-Jul-2012  
That's a new one...the courier man taking your photo.... aarrrrggghhhh!! Talk about 'Big Brother' !!!
jopukeko - 12:18 PM on Sat-30-Jun-2012  
I have had others sign my name for me. When my daughter was only a couple of days old I was breastfeeding her when the courier came to the door. I asked my midwife to answer the door and sign for me which she did. I have also had couriers deliver parcels to the wrong address and had the honest neighbours drop it off to me. The photo would also be handy in a workplace where a parcel gets lost and the courier produces a signature no one recognises. Having said that the courier often arrives when I have the just out of bed look.

Happy Birthday Julie. You are now a member of the naughty club as well.
JulieKidspotter - 10:53 AM on Sat-30-Jun-2012  
Thanks for the birthday wishes ladies - it WAS party at mine actually! Last night, lots of friends, lots of good food and drink, lots of music, lots of dancing and lots of sillyness! :) It was so much fun and exactly what I wanted. We have brand new neighbours, just moved in yesterday - they must be wondering what in the world they have let themselves in for with a loud party next door the first night! Feet are sore this morning from all the dancing ;)
mumof6 - 8:19 PM on Thu-28-Jun-2012  
Oh man, what next!!! I wonder what would happen if you refused to have your picture taken!
Happy birthday Julie and have a great weekend!!!
SarahK - 7:23 PM on Thu-28-Jun-2012  
Oh man! I get things delivered at breakfast all the time... they better not want my pic at that time of the morning!! :P
Happy Birthday Julie! I agree with party at yours too :) Have a great weekend!!
MumBum - 5:30 PM on Thu-28-Jun-2012  
Oh and happy birthday Julie for the weekend!!! Party at yours is it!? Just as well you won't be inviting ALL your kidspot friends unless you plan to hire the town hall to fit all 6000+ of us!!!lol
MumBum - 3:38 PM on Thu-28-Jun-2012  
I thought it was bad enough getting my photo taken for a video rental card! Sheesh! I wasn't trying to buy the store just rent their videos/dvds/games!!!
thecoffeelady - 1:56 PM on Thu-28-Jun-2012  
How terrible, next time I hear the courier van I might have to check in the mirror quickly before I open the door.
LIVINGLIFE - 12:52 PM on Thu-28-Jun-2012  
Hmm, I wonder if that is legal now requiring to take a photo of you for you to get something that belongs to you, I'm sure there would be something in the privacy law about it????


   
 
 
 
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