My stupid phone killed my ducks

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by obsessed, Feb 13, 2009.

  1. obsessed

    obsessed Songster

    Jan 3, 2008
    Slidell, LA
    So the last two days I was waiting for the call from the post office to pick up my order of ducklings. And I never got the call.

    I have the charter bundle package and well sometimes the phone line dies on my side. You never notice it till you want to talk on the phone and there is no dial tone.

    Today was the last day for them to arrive and I call the post office and got really yelled at by the postlady. They tried to call yesterday but the phone didn't work. All but 3 died and cause we never picked up the phone they called the humane society to pick them up.

    This sucks. [​IMG]
  2. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

    Mar 21, 2008
    [​IMG] We got rid of the Charter phone and went back to Vonage after a 3 day stint of no phone [​IMG] Bad Charter! [​IMG]

    So sorry about your ducklings [​IMG]
  3. Pumpkinpup

    Pumpkinpup Poultry Princess

    Jul 16, 2008
    North-West Georgia
    OMG! It's not like you did it on purpose. Yeah it's horrible but you didn't know the phone was out of order right? I am so sorry! [​IMG]
    I always call the P.O. first thing on the morning I expect delivery, then if not there, I call again the next morning and so on. It prevents this sort of tragedy. [​IMG]
  4. timbofarms

    timbofarms Songster

    Jun 11, 2008
    Humboldt/West TN
    that does suck!! [​IMG]
  5. Shared Acres

    Shared Acres Songster

    Aug 10, 2008
    Northeast Fla
    I would call Charter and give them a piece of my mind!
  6. conny63malies

    conny63malies Crowing

    Mar 22, 2008
    Annetta Kentucky
    THere is a reason why i dont have a landline anymore. THey only way to get a hold of me is on my cell or as w e krauts call it "handy"
    die hean die schnur vergesse.
    Last edited: Feb 13, 2009
  7. timbofarms

    timbofarms Songster

    Jun 11, 2008
    Humboldt/West TN
    As the younger generation would say "Land lines are so yesterday".
  8. texaschickmama

    texaschickmama Songster

    Sep 19, 2007
    Poolville, TX
    So, let me get this straight, the postlady heard the baby ducks chirp, chirp, chirping for 2 days and just let them die? I'm very sorry this happened to you. It's probably against the law to open up your package, even if they know those ducks are going to die. Our system hard at work for ya............... [​IMG]

    Another reason I love living in a small town, they would have brought them to me and check on me if I didn't answer the phone for 2 days. Kind of like Green Acres.................... [​IMG]

    Sorry again for the ducks.
  9. pw_quiltworks

    pw_quiltworks One Handy Chick

    Jan 7, 2009
    So sorry to hear about your ducks. That is really too bad. Maybe next time you could call them each day until they arrive. I am thinking you must have a po box or you could tell them to leave you a pickup card. When my chickens came they called me at 4:30 in the morning from the mail station not the post office. That's really too bad. [​IMG]
  10. citalk2much

    citalk2much Twilight Blessings Farm

    Dec 22, 2008
    GR MI: TN bound!
    Poor babies I am sorry

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