Any way to convince UPS guy to change his daily route?

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by doc shivers, Sep 20, 2012.

  1. macrumors member

    Jul 24, 2012
    I don't know if anyone here works at, or knows anything about UPS, but is there any way that I can convince the delivery guy to alter his friday route so that he get to my place sooner in the day? I got **** to do tomorrow, and I don't want to be sitting on my ass waiting for my phone to get here.
  2. macrumors 6502a

    Oct 8, 2011
    Flash a little nipple when he comes by today. Maybe he'll be interested.

    Seriously, the world doesn't revolve around iPhone recipients.
  3. macrumors 6502a

    Jun 5, 2012
    Offer a BJ? That always does the trick for my gf to get me to do something out of my daily routine ;)
  4. macrumors 6502a


    Jan 21, 2011
    New York City
    Are you 5'10" blonde with 36DDs and have daisy dukes? If not then no.
  5. macrumors regular

    Oct 15, 2011
    They won't because they have a set way to do it and it'll most likely cause problems. They would have to pay for the extra gas just to get to your house too. No advantage for them from giving you your phone early
  6. thread starter macrumors member

    Jul 24, 2012
    what if I slipped him an Andrew Jackson, Would that be enough to sway him?
  7. macrumors regular

    Jun 24, 2010
    Westchester County, NY
    This right here
  8. macrumors regular

    Jul 3, 2007
    I called, and yelled to speak to my driver.

    When he picked up i asked him why i didn't have my iphone 5 yet.
  9. macrumors regular

    Jun 27, 2010
    Well I'm a driver for UPS and I want to tinker with my new 5 ASAP so my thoughts.... No lol I wouldn't just because going out of rte screws everything up!
  10. macrumors 68040


    Oct 26, 2008
    depending how many packages there are that day and tomorrow i am sure there may be more than normal, the route will get changed.

    you can always meet them along their route
  11. macrumors 6502a

    Aug 21, 2007
    What you should have done earlier this week is to find out his route! Then ask nicely if you bring your id if you could meet him at one of his early morning regular pick up/drop off spots and take delivery of your phone!! It would save him a few steps and cause no trouble at all!!
  12. macrumors 6502


    Jul 16, 2011
    Pay off the local mafia to hustle him, you'll get your phone in a heart beat
  13. macrumors 6502

    Oct 16, 2011
  14. macrumors 6502a


    May 8, 2010
    West Midlands, England.
    Yeh I work at UPS.

    Whats your address and I'll see what I can do.

    Otherwise shut the f4)k up and wait.
  15. macrumors 6502

    May 17, 2010
    What makes your delivery any more important than the hundreds of other packages on the UPS truck? Are you saying a few hundred other people should kick rocks and wait because you want your phone sooner? Seriously, there are people with legitimate, time sensitive packages on that truck (medical supplies, medicine, etc) but to hell with them, you want your iPhone.

    If I was a UPS driver, I would purposely skip your house and make you wait until Monday.
  16. macrumors regular

    Sep 8, 2009
    My UPS driver is going to specifically find my phone at the hub and then take it on the early AM route to my work, instead of my house.
  17. macrumors 6502a


    Feb 9, 2008
    Valencia, California
    have you tried "hold at location".
    that way, you can drive to the nearest UPS facility and get it there.
    you don't have to wait all morning/afternoon for the truck.
  18. macrumors member

    Aug 31, 2012
    Sounds like a great idea. Let's make the UPS driver drastically alter his route so he ends up taking twice as long to deliver all the packages he has for the day.

    Sure, he'll probably pass about 100 other stops on the way to your house, but they can wait. It's not like he wants to deliver in the most fast and efficient way possible.
  19. macrumors 65816

    Mar 9, 2011
    34°55′42″N 80°44′41″W (34.
    Maybe you should just move to a house at the beginning of the route.
  20. macrumors member

    Sep 13, 2012
    This person speaks the truth
  21. macrumors 68000


    Sep 11, 2008
    New York City
  22. macrumors regular

    Jul 3, 2007
    It's a problem when I recognize your username OP.

  23. macrumors 65816

    Jul 27, 2012
    Hollywood, CA
    This thread makes iPhone fans look crazy. :eek:

    I get it, you guys are excited, but just remember...sometimes the excitement before you get something is the best part. I remember waiting for my 4S, I was so excited..once it arrived I admired it, activated it, played around with it, and after that, I had it and it was my phone. At least for me, it's so exciting BEFORE you get it, thinking about it, etc. And I'm not saying the iPhone 5 will get old fast or anything.

    You'll get your phone, don't worry.
  24. macrumors 6502a


    Jul 28, 2010
    Oh boy, another one of your useless threads that belongs in wasteland.

  25. macrumors 6502

    Oct 16, 2011

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