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I have never bought anything online before..

OK, i have just bought my first item online. I was wondering how it works.

I live in an apartment building, so will UPS or something deliever it to the building. They dont know my buzz so how will they get in?

I am away from home a lot of the time so what happens if I am not home?

Do they leave a note? What happens if someone steals that note?

Do they throw away the item if I dont pick up on time?

Thanks a million

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re: online purchase

In reply to: I have never bought anything online before..

ups will deliver to your building. if they can't get in, they'll leave a note. they typically make 3 attempts. after the final attempt, you'll have to go their facility to pick up the package. if you don't pick it up, they usually send it back to the sender.

if you already know the tracking number, call ups and request that they hold the package for you. then just pick it up yourself.

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Yeah online is great.

In reply to: I have never bought anything online before..

Ask your apartment mamager if they hold packages in thier office. During cristmas I saw dozens of packages there. Even if they dont, it is well worth the hassle considering the amount of money you save. I just bought a vid card that retails at Best Buy for $400 for only $200 online.

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