If the U.S. Postal Service weren't, you know, the U.S. Postal Service.
Behold some tweets illustrating its customer service is often just the opposite of timely, accessible and congenial.
@USPS is not a pleasant place to be. When asking a question about lost mail, I don't need to have my head bitten off for the answer.— Leslie Ann (@mrsgrahamerson) February 7, 2014
@myriadandy please keep trying until someone answers— U.S. Postal Service (@USPS) February 7, 2014
My ongoing death match with @USPS continues. Today they informed me that my house doesn't exist.— Casie Daugherty (@CasieDaugherty) February 7, 2014
@USPS Going on a third day waiting on two packages that were supposed to be delivered and nothing! What gives?— Robert Nacci (@RobertANacci) February 7, 2014
The Passport office at USPS decided they were open too often and providing wayyy to many services so they cut the hours back to 9am to 2pm— Ryan Townsend (@oneryantownsend) February 7, 2014
I get the notice from @USPS that my package has been delivered! I rush upstairs and open the door! No package. Whomp whomp— Jacob Dreiman (@JakeInATL) February 7, 2014
Um. Someone please tell me why it costs $1.05 to change your address online thru USPS?!— MarriedSouthernLife (@MarriedSouthern) February 7, 2014
OH at the post office: "Do you have Valentine's stamps? When will you be getting the heart stamps in?" "About 2 weeks after Valentine's Day"— Rachel Cameron (@RachelCmrn) February 7, 2014
@AmazonHelp is awesome! Calling the post office for me to find out what happened to my lost package. Way to show USPS how real biz is done— Bobby Schimm (@b_schimm) February 7, 2014
If you need to learn some patience come join me in this line at the post office.— Adam Grant (@AdamGrant89) February 7, 2014
I love the USPS. An eBay purchase from California has went to five different states and is now somewhere in Michgan's upper peninsula. What?— Bobby Roberts (@sweetbob) February 10, 2014
@USPS on 3 separate occasions with no solution. Just keep getting directed in circles— Joe-L (@jfaretra67) February 10, 2014
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