What companies can ship a box same day from SF to Texas without having an account with the shipping company? [more inside]
When addressing a letter, if I was to intentionally switch the destination and return address and then drop it into a mailbox without a stamp, would it get to where I originally wanted it to go? [more inside]
I have an envelope that's about 10"x13". Inside, I have maybe 15 pages of college application materials. And I have $3.90 in stamps. How the hell do I know how much postage I need for this thing? Should I try to figure it out myself, or should I just take it to the post office and have them figure it out?
What would be the level of ease, as well as likely cost, of shipping a food item from Washington, DC to San Francisco? [more inside]
Almost all my incoming mail messages are unencrypted. I use IMAP and access my mail from multiple macintoshes (using Mail.app). I want to store all my mail on my IMAP server encrypted so that my admins can't read it. [more inside]
I'm using Thunderbird in three-column view. How can I make the middle column use a two-line format, like Outlook does? [more inside]
Why must I have an avatar? [more inside]
In need of "The Complete Idiot's Guide to Enabling/Getting the 'Mail' Unix Command to E-Mail You Stuff, for Complete and Utter Dummies." [more inside]
I need the send something to Ecuador from the U.S of A. [more inside]
How can I get my website back after it was "attacked" by someone sending e-mails using my domain name? [more inside]
MailMergeFilter: I want to print a large number of uniquely numbered gift certificates for different businesses using Microsoft Office, and I can't seem figure out a good solution. [more inside]
Can I see the names in the BCC field of an email that I sent on OS X Mail? I can't seem to figure it out if it's possible. If it's not possible, are there any OS X mail apps that do allow this? [more inside]
I want to mail three boxes of from Philadelphia to Spain. What's the cheapest option? [more inside]
I sent a letter domestically in the mail (USPS) one cent short on postage. Will it get there?
My boss purchased a rather pricey item on eBay and we have not received it. She did not request signature confirmation or shipping insurance. She did receive a USPS tracking number and, according to that number, it's already been delivered... 'cept, you know, it hasn't been. Are we SOL?
My girlfriend just had osx reinstalled on her computer - which lead to the overwrite of her mail and ical files ... essentially wiping them clean. is there any chance there is a backup or recovery method for the her mail, calendar, address book archives?
If I am separated from booze, the terrorists have won. [more inside]
Just got Verizon DSL. A simple question: Is it just me, or is their web-based mail client incredibly, weirdly pokey? It seems to take forever to open up my mostly empty in-box.
I have foolishly deleted my entire Apple Mail inbox and unwittingly deleted its trash before realizing this fact. Can anyone help me recover four years of personal and school correspondence? [more inside]
Need to ship packages from US to London, UK. Is there anything cheaper than parcel2go? [more inside]
How do I set-up an "Away for vacation" e-mail using Mail on OSX? [more inside]
Postal service - how does a letter travel from Canada to Namibia - via Europe? Does it go to one country in Africa, and then to Namibia. I have looked everywhere, UPU etc, but cannot find an answer. Is there a directory of physical postal routes? Thanks! BB [more inside]
In Entourage 2004, with an exchange account, is there a way to immediately delete selected messages without first having to move them to the Deleted Items folder? [more inside]
What's the best way to ship mostly semi-dry desserts like cookies, cakes, and brownies around the country? There's [more inside]
Can I use Apt and Suite interchangeably for my address? [more inside]
Why would Canada Post want to ship a package (from Amazon.ca) bound for Montreal and originating in Mississauga, Ontario (about 350 miles from Montreal) via Richmond, British Columbia (about 3000 miles from Montreal)? [more inside]
Did I inadvertently commit mail fraud? [more inside]
I need a scan or photo of a Swedish airmail envelope (not an aerogram), as in, from Sweden to elsewhere. Ideally from around 2002 but I'll take what I can get. [more inside]
I've been asked to set up a mail server for a small company with a specific auditing requirement. How do I insure their requirement "show me all emails from May 30, 2005 to June 30, 2005", for example, is fulfilled? [more inside]
Bah! My online store made a sale on April 24th for around $40, and shipped out the order USPS Priority Mail. Delivery confirmation (no insurance, no signature involved) indicates it was delivered on April 26th. Today, I get an e-mail from the customer asking where it was. A correspondence later, the situations seems that she never received it. [more inside]
Very simple. How can I set up a rule in apple mail to disregard foreign languages (particularly asian and cyrillic languages)? [more inside]
Reusing postage stamps - How much trouble could you get it? [more inside]
I've fallen far behind in archiving my gmail Inbox and would like to clear it out. How can I archive every single message (more than 4,000) that's in there now? [more inside]
Why do some neighborhoods get USPS mail delivered to their door (or at least to their property) and other neighborhoods get USPS mail delivered to mailboxes on the street near the recipients' property but not on it? [more inside]
I have a 5" binder full of papers, it weighs about 10-12 pounds. I need to ship it via USPS (so no FedEx, DHL, UPS). [more inside]
How do I mail ice cream from one of the 48 continental states to another? I'm unclear on either the logistics, best packaging/cooling technique, or any regulations. [more inside]
It seems like almost every time i open my mailbox i get this advertising mailer in there. How on earth do i go about complaining and get this crap to stop! I assume there are laws like there are spam these days, if you say "unsubscribe" they have to obey? Googling for it only came up with the link i pasted above and looking on the Kansas City Star website was no help either. Any advice?
I love most of Apple Mail. I love the three-column wide view of Thunderbird. (Vertical view) Is there any way to keep the features of Mail, but hack it to display lists and previews more like Thunderbird? I've found interface hacks and add-ons for almost every other possible option.
I'm using Yahoo Mail to interact with several Yahoo groups, and I have a bit of an issue. An important email address got blocked as spam, and I can't figure out how to unblock it. [more inside]
How much would it cost to send a postcard to every household in the United States? [more inside]
Why does some of my mail have small scribbles on it? [more inside]
Do the "No Junk Mail" signs that I saw in Australia really work to keep away junk mail? [more inside]
I'm looking for some sort of Web-Based-Mail system that I can install on my server that I would be able to interface through PHP or Ruby. [more inside]
What happens to a piece of mail after it is deposited in a USPS mailbox that lists a Sunday pickup time? [more inside]
tax idiot filter: I need to get some things postmarked today. It's 6:30pm where I am. [more inside]
Lost mail and potential identity theft: what to do? [more inside]
I just found out my new CA driver's license was lost in the mail. If someone else has it, what are my risks in regards to identity theft, etc?
US Postal Service collection times: those blue boxes at the post office or street corners often list 2 or 3 different collection times. Does my mail really get to its destination faster by my getting it in the box by 12pm as opposed to 5pm?
Is my ebay item lost in the mail? [more inside]