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The audacity on Canadapost workers.

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The audacity on Canadapost workers.

So I finally received a package in the mail.
I wasn't there when it happened, but the lady basically said my little brother it's better for me to order weed online(which I didn't at all that package was no weed) because they start flagging it and It might hamper me when I try to go to the US basically making me denied from it.

What the hell is wrong with them?
Are they that angry that they have to go back to work they are pushing in scare tactics like this?
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Casual wrote:
Dec 4th, 2018 3:09 pm
So I finally received a package in the mail.
I wasn't there when it happened, but the lady basically said my little brother it's better for me to order weed online(which I didn't at all that package was no weed) because they start flagging it and It might hamper me when I try to go to the US basically making me denied from it.

What the hell is wrong with them?
Are they that angry that they have to go back to work they are pushing in scare tactics like this?
I'm not sure I understand you. What's getting flagged? Is it people who order weed from other legal but not online resellers?
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I'm certain there are words in the OP, I'm not certain they are in the correct order.
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Ojam wrote:
Dec 4th, 2018 3:35 pm
I'm certain there are words in the OP, I'm not certain they are in the correct order.
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Casual wrote:
Dec 4th, 2018 3:09 pm
So I finally received a package in the mail.
I wasn't there when it happened, but the lady basically said my little brother it's better for me to order weed online(which I didn't at all that package was no weed) because they start flagging it and It might hamper me when I try to go to the US basically making me denied from it.

What the hell is wrong with them?
Are they that angry that they have to go back to work they are pushing in scare tactics like this?

Learn to communicate coherently before you go off blaming someone for your perceived wrongs.
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Casual wrote:
Dec 4th, 2018 3:09 pm
So I finally received a package in the mail.
I wasn't there when it happened, but the lady basically said my little brother it's better for me to order weed online(which I didn't at all that package was no weed) because they start flagging it and It might hamper me when I try to go to the US basically making me denied from it.

What the hell is wrong with them?
Are they that angry that they have to go back to work they are pushing in scare tactics like this?
She's not trying to scare you, she's doing you a favour by warning you about this: https://globalnews.ca/news/4140898/lega ... us-border/
Could HAVE, not could OF. What does 'could of' even mean?
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Guys, I think what he's saying is that OP ordered a package and when it came time for delivery of package, Canada Post delivery lady told his brother that OP should order his weed online.

Which is pretty bad because not only is the recipient of the package not the brother but the Canada Post delivery lady implied/revealed to someone not the recipient that there is marijuana/OP ordered marijuana (even though it wasn't a weed delivery)
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Casual wrote:
Dec 4th, 2018 3:09 pm
So I finally received a package in the mail.
I wasn't there when it happened, but the lady basically said my little brother it's better for me to order weed online(which I didn't at all that package was no weed) because they start flagging it and It might hamper me when I try to go to the US basically making me denied from it.

What the hell is wrong with them?
Are they that angry that they have to go back to work they are pushing in scare tactics like this?
She assumed you were ordering weed and made a joke so you think it’s flagged now?

Don’t worry about it and move on with life.

(By the way local is probably better and cheaper and perhaps mould free)
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Jucius Maximus wrote:
Dec 4th, 2018 5:24 pm
Um. That article states you should *not* buy weed online, which is the opposite of what the mail lady supposedly stated. Thinking Face
Yeah, the OP's communication skills are terrible. I assume she told the brother he shouldn't order it online since the only way you can buy it from OCS right now is online. If you're someone who does it, buying it at a physical retailer in cash is safer. It doesn't make sense for her to have told him about the flagging at the border and then telling him he should order online.
Could HAVE, not could OF. What does 'could of' even mean?
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Casual wrote:
Dec 4th, 2018 3:09 pm
So I finally received a package in the mail.
I wasn't there when it happened, but the lady basically said my little brother it's better for me to order weed online(which I didn't at all that package was no weed) because they start flagging it and It might hamper me when I try to go to the US basically making me denied from it.

What the hell is wrong with them?
Are they that angry that they have to go back to work they are pushing in scare tactics like this?
Wait...what did you order then? I’m confused
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Piro21 wrote:
Dec 4th, 2018 6:30 pm
I assume she told the brother he shouldn't order it online since the only way you can buy it from OCS right now is online.
Except that the OP does not list their location, and some provinces have B&M weed stores.
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Op is smoking weed when he wrote that post....gotta get high!!

WOULD SOMEBODY THINK OF THE CHILDREN!!!
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Casual wrote:
Dec 4th, 2018 3:09 pm
I wasn't there when it happened, but the lady basically TOLD my little brother THAT it's better for me to order weed online because they start flagging it, and it might hamper me when I try to go to the US, basically making me BARRED FROM THE US.
I think this is what s/he meant. The main error seems to be that s/he used "said" instead of "told".

Maybe your little brother is pranking you. That or he was toking, smelled like it, and that's why he got the "advice".

Taking the advice at face value, if you order weed online, I would assume that it gets delivered by post. Unless "NOT to order weed online" is what was meant.

Anyways, I would chalk this up to a misunderstanding and forget about it.

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