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EriCKY

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Sep 15, 2007
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UPS guy just got here with a couple of packages to my office.

He dropped all of them off as usual, I signed for one... and then he told me that one package needs very special care.

For the Apple Watch I needed to sign my name, print my name, and he verified my ID as well. He said that there was a security guard waiting for him in the lobby of my building in case something goes wrong. I work in a building on Madison Avenue in Manhattan just to give you some scope of my location.

Pretty crazy, I wonder if this type of care is standard?

Here's a picture of my newest baby. I have a wide collection of Swiss watches that will be getting some rest for a while now.
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cmichaelb

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Aug 6, 2008
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UPS guy just got here with a couple of packages to my office.

He dropped all of them off as usual, I signed for one... and then he told me that one package needs very special care.

For the Apple Watch I needed to sign my name, print my name, and he verified my ID as well. He said that there was a security guard waiting for him in the lobby of my building in case something goes wrong. I work in a building on Madison Avenue in Manhattan just to give you some scope of my location.

Pretty crazy, I wonder if this type of care is standard?

Here's a picture of my newest baby. I have a wide collection of Swiss watches that will be getting some rest for a while now.
Image

The only thing I can think of is since it was delivered to an office, the instructions might be to verify the ID to make sure the person signing is the recipient.
 

shenfrey

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May 23, 2010
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Some insight onto today's delivery (just got my Watch)

UPS guy just got here with a couple of packages to my office.



He dropped all of them off as usual, I signed for one... and then he told me that one package needs very special care.



For the Apple Watch I needed to sign my name, print my name, and he verified my ID as well. He said that there was a security guard waiting for him in the lobby of my building in case something goes wrong. I work in a building on Madison Avenue in Manhattan just to give you some scope of my location.



Pretty crazy, I wonder if this type of care is standard?



Here's a picture of my newest baby. I have a wide collection of Swiss watches that will be getting some rest for a while now.

Image


It looks GIANT on your wrist buddy, maybe it's the lighting giving that illusion.
 

EriCKY

macrumors member
Original poster
Sep 15, 2007
55
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The only thing I can think of is since it was delivered to an office, the instructions might be to verify the ID to make sure the person signing is the recipient.

i dunno, we get packages here all the time and i sign for other people very often.

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It looks GIANT on your wrist buddy, maybe it's the lighting giving that illusion.

its both the lighting plus my wrist actually being really small.

i am used to wearing large watches though :)
 

shenfrey

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May 23, 2010
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i dunno, we get packages here all the time and i sign for other people very often.

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its both the lighting plus my wrist actually being really small.



i am used to wearing large watches though :)


You must show us the edition packaging :)
 

shenfrey

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May 23, 2010
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sorry, standard Apple Watch here haha



would never spend 10 grand on something that will probably "need" to be replaced in 2 years


Oh my bad I misread your previous post when you was taking about security.
 

cmichaelb

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Aug 6, 2008
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i dunno, we get packages here all the time and i sign for other people very often.


I know it's not the norm, but Apple may have had special instructions. Just a theory. It might even be the drivers prerogative if they so chose- cya sort of thing.
 

firewood

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Jul 29, 2003
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sorry, standard Apple Watch here haha

would never spend 10 grand on something that will probably "need" to be replaced in 2 years

There are plenty of people who spend around $10k on first class airfare. Several times in less than a year. Edition Watch is a no-brainer for them.
 

EriCKY

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Original poster
Sep 15, 2007
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There are plenty of people who spend around $10k on first class airfare. Several times in less than a year. Edition Watch is a no-brainer for them.

for sure. not judging other people's decisions here, i'm just not apple's demographic with the Edition.

it will be huge in asia 100%
 

5105973

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Sep 11, 2014
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Congrats, it looks great on you!

Mine is on a truck and the rest of the family has theirs stuck in processing. I have to go pick up kid from school about when the UPS driver is due here so I may not see mine today. I wish it could have been delivered to hubby's office but he said no way, it's unprofessional for him to receive personal packages there. It depends on the office I guess.

It's fun to see your watch though. Thanks for sharing the photo. Enjoy!
 
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