Page 1 of 6 123 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 52
  1. #1
    Grand Slam Winner Smiffy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Location
    Gods waiting room.....
    Posts
    21,265

    Was I wrong?????

    At work this morning, checking through some paperwork for a customer.
    Postman walks in, plops two packages down on my desk and asks me to sign for them.
    "Certainly, but I'm in the middle of something at the moment, give me a few seconds".
    Immediately he asks if there is somebody else to sign it.
    Everybody else is busy, so I repeat "give me a few seconds and I'll sign it for you".
    With that, he scribbles something on his electronic signature pad and says "I've signed it for you as you can't be bothered".
    This annoyed me as
    a) I was in the middle of something
    and
    b) I'd told him I was literally going to be a few more seconds.
    We've now got two packages on my desk that my company had not actually signed for!
    I thought he was bang out of order, and told him in no uncertain terms that what he had done was illegal.
    I then told him that I was able to sign them, but he said it was too late as he couldn't erase his own signature.
    I again told him he was out of order, to which he said "OK I'll take them back to the office saying that you have refused them".
    Thoughts??

    And yes, I was busy with a customer!
    Cooden Beach Centenary Betterball Champion 2012 with Richart Handicap 13.0 Member http://www.coodenbeachgc.com/ Nike Covert 2.0 VRS Driver, 3 & 5 woods.TaylorMade RSi1 4-LWYes Tracy Putter. THIS IS THE YEAR OF THE KNOB.

  2. #2

    Re: Was I wrong?????

    Was the Customer there in front of you?
    If not, you were bang out of order, imo.

  3. #3
    Grand Slam Winner Smiffy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Location
    Gods waiting room.....
    Posts
    21,265

    Re: Was I wrong?????

    Quote Originally Posted by Scrotie McBoogerballs View Post
    Was the Customer there in front of you?
    Yep
    Cooden Beach Centenary Betterball Champion 2012 with Richart Handicap 13.0 Member http://www.coodenbeachgc.com/ Nike Covert 2.0 VRS Driver, 3 & 5 woods.TaylorMade RSi1 4-LWYes Tracy Putter. THIS IS THE YEAR OF THE KNOB.

  4. #4
    Money List Winner pokerjoke's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    Taunton ,Somerset
    Posts
    9,841

    Re: Was I wrong?????

    You were well within your rights imo.

    Ring the P/O up and tell them what happened and cover yourself.

    I must admit mate a few of your threads recently have seemed to be about you doubting yourself and what you have done regarding your job or job related, just be honest with yourself and do the right thing and you wont go far wrong.
    TM dual rescue 5 R/f
    TM BURNER 3 wood r/f
    Mizuno JPX 900 5-pw
    Mizuno MP T5 54/12 Wedge
    Titleist Vokey SM5 58/4
    Cleveland 588 RTX 50 degree
    TM 880 putter
    Titleist provx
    FJ Tour Spikeless
    Handicap Start 2013 8.4<7.3[first hole in one]
    2016 7.1>6.9


    Southwest King of Kings regional winner 2014
    Southwest King of Kings regional winner 2015

  5. #5
    Challenge Tour Pro Jates12's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2015
    Location
    Sandbach, Cheshire
    Posts
    677

    Re: Was I wrong?????

    Quote Originally Posted by Scrotie McBoogerballs View Post
    Was the Customer there in front of you?
    If not, you were bang out of order, imo.
    Could you explain how youve come to this conclusion?

    Would you drop a task at the drop of a hat if the postman came along or would you expect the courtesy of a couple of seconds patience? Or if you interrupted someone and they said just hang on a sec would you lose it and just do something rogue?

    If the answer is yes to the second point you, IMO, are a terrible human being.
    In The Bag & Club:
    • Driver - Titleist 913D2 9.5° - Diamana 62 S+ Blue
    • Fairway Wood - Cobra King F7 15.5° Draw Bias - Fujikura Pro 65S
    • Hybrid - Titleist 816H1 19° - Diamana S+ 70 Silver
    • Irons - Titleist AP2 716 4 - PW - Dynamic Gold XP 115 S300 - Std Length, 1° Upright
    • Wedges - Cleveland RTX-3 50°, 54° & 58° all V-MG
    • Putter - Ping Cadence TR Anser 2
    • Balls - Vice Pro+
    • HCP 2017 - 12.4 > 12.0 > 11.4 > 11.6
    • Sandbach Golf Club
    • www.sandbachgolfclub.co.uk

  6. #6
    Grand Slam Winner Smiffy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Location
    Gods waiting room.....
    Posts
    21,265

    Re: Was I wrong?????

    The thing that really wound me up was the fact that he didn't see anything wrong in putting a signature on his pad which didn't correspond to ANYBODY who worked here.
    How would you feel if you were expecting a delivery, had not received it and complained to the Post Office to be told that somebody signed for it three days ago???
    I know that he was trying to help me out, but what he did was tantamount to fraud.
    Cooden Beach Centenary Betterball Champion 2012 with Richart Handicap 13.0 Member http://www.coodenbeachgc.com/ Nike Covert 2.0 VRS Driver, 3 & 5 woods.TaylorMade RSi1 4-LWYes Tracy Putter. THIS IS THE YEAR OF THE KNOB.

  7. #7
    Ryder Cup Winner pauldj42's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Location
    Seaham
    Posts
    12,818

    Re: Was I wrong?????

    Report him mate or hide the parcels and ask the PO who signed for them as you need them.
    He's obviously more important than you in his mind.

  8. #8
    Hall of Famer Liverpoolphil's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Posts
    37,957

    Re: Was I wrong?????

    No your weren't wrong mate - it's a perfect symbol of the modern world , you were in the middle of something and he expected you do drop everything and deal with him instead of showing just a small bit of patience and good manners. Would simply report him

  9. #9
    Journeyman Pro
    Join Date
    Jan 2014
    Location
    Liverpool
    Posts
    1,665

    Re: Was I wrong?????

    I think it's bad manners to interrupt someone dealing with a customer especially if he has been asked to wait a few seconds.
    But his job is made harder if there is nobody to sign for the parcel.
    as for signing it himself cut him some slack ,you got your mail ,he got off quicker what's the problem, life's to short to start complaining to the PO.
    Sounds like you need a receptionist.

  10. #10
    Ryder Cup Winner
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Location
    S W Scotland
    Posts
    14,053

    Re: Was I wrong?????

    It takes less than 5 seconds to sign your name twice, were you really that busy and would it have really taken 2 seconds for you to finish what you were doing?

    A bit of willy waving by both involved I think. Both too busy to deal with each other, so both were neither right or wrong.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

Latest Golf News

Pepperell holds off Fisher for maiden win in Qatar

Eddie Pepperell held off fellow Englishman Oliver Fisher to claim his first European Tour victory in the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters.

February 25, 2018

Sergio Garcia Swing Analysis

Here we take an in-depth look at the swing of 2017 Masters Champion Sergio Garcia

February 23, 2018

Tiger Woods To Hit “Four Or Five” Drivers A Day At Honda Classic

The 14-time major winner will surely hit more fairways this week at PGA National, revealing he's only going to hit "four or five" drivers per round

February 22, 2018

Smarter Ways to Lower Scores 2018 powered by Cobra Puma Golf

2 golfers will get the chance to lower their scores the ‘smarter way’ this year via our bigger and better 'Smarter Ways to Lower Scores 2018' project powered by Cobra Puma Golf

February 21, 2018

4 Ways to Improve Your Short Game Strikes

In this video, GM Top 25 coach John Jacobs shows 4 fail-safe chipping methods to help you stop wasting shots around the greens

February 21, 2018