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Tue Aug 25, 2020, 01:01 PM

Putting sorting machines back together

I am so proud of my son....he was one of the ones in Tacoma WA who helped get the sorting machines replaced in the USPS offices there

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Reply Putting sorting machines back together (Original post)
gopiscrap Aug 25 OP
Nevilledog Aug 25 #1
soothsayer Aug 25 #2
qwlauren35 Aug 25 #3
Blue Owl Aug 25 #4
Iwasthere Aug 25 #5
Me. Aug 25 #7
gopiscrap Aug 25 #12
Evolve Dammit Aug 25 #14
iemitsu Aug 25 #6
sheshe2 Aug 25 #8
KT2000 Aug 25 #9
mzmolly Aug 25 #10
demigoddess Aug 25 #11
infullview Aug 25 #13
Scarsdale Aug 25 #16
Delmette2.0 Aug 25 #15
DENVERPOPS Aug 25 #17
I_UndergroundPanther Aug 25 #26
lagomorph777 Aug 25 #18
MLAA Aug 25 #19
Karadeniz Aug 25 #20
ArizonaLib Aug 25 #21
liberalla Aug 25 #22
gopiscrap Aug 25 #23
Mopar151 Aug 25 #24
I_UndergroundPanther Aug 25 #25

Response to gopiscrap (Original post)

Tue Aug 25, 2020, 01:03 PM

1. Thank your son from all of us sane Americans!

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Response to gopiscrap (Original post)

Tue Aug 25, 2020, 01:04 PM

2. Yes!!!!

Awesome

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Response to gopiscrap (Original post)

Tue Aug 25, 2020, 01:06 PM

3. Yes, be proud.

I am sure it was a huge accomplishment. From what I've heard, those things are incredibly complicated beasties that take technical geniuses to set up.

I am sure an entire postal precinct appreciates your son's work. Maybe he'll get overtime!!!! And even if not, he deserves praise.

Send a pat on the back from me, and may others around the country have the know-how to do the same.

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Response to gopiscrap (Original post)

Tue Aug 25, 2020, 01:09 PM

4. And you should be!

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Response to gopiscrap (Original post)

Tue Aug 25, 2020, 01:15 PM

5. Someone should make a gofundme

I'll pitch in. This would get other employees around the countries attention. Who knows.

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Response to Iwasthere (Reply #5)

Tue Aug 25, 2020, 01:37 PM

7. I Will T00

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Response to Iwasthere (Reply #5)

Tue Aug 25, 2020, 02:18 PM

12. yes I agree

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Response to Iwasthere (Reply #5)

Tue Aug 25, 2020, 02:32 PM

14. Very good idea. It would make a statement and create incentive for postal workers and citizens?

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Response to gopiscrap (Original post)

Tue Aug 25, 2020, 01:15 PM

6. A special thank from me, who receives mail

sorted in Tacoma.

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Response to gopiscrap (Original post)

Tue Aug 25, 2020, 01:38 PM

8. Thank you to your son!

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Response to gopiscrap (Original post)

Tue Aug 25, 2020, 01:40 PM

9. Tell your son thank you

That is the real American spirit!!
Also - I am pretty sure that is where my mail is routed.

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Response to gopiscrap (Original post)

Tue Aug 25, 2020, 01:51 PM

10. Thank him

for his brave, patriotic act!


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Response to gopiscrap (Original post)

Tue Aug 25, 2020, 02:02 PM

11. Send him my thanks, also

I think all USPS workers should be doing this. The republicans just want to ruin the workings and then sell it off to make a profit and cut the wages.

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Response to gopiscrap (Original post)

Tue Aug 25, 2020, 02:19 PM

13. Could you please send your son to

Grand Junction, CO? I hear there's a *new* sorting machine sitting in the trash bin that never even got tested....

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Response to infullview (Reply #13)

Tue Aug 25, 2020, 02:40 PM

16. Louis DeKilljoy

should be made to pay for this destruction, or sit in prison. Please thank your son, and all the other postal workers for what they do.

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Response to gopiscrap (Original post)

Tue Aug 25, 2020, 02:34 PM

15. Give your son an extra hug for me and tell him thank you!



Did I miss any happy ones?

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Response to gopiscrap (Original post)

Tue Aug 25, 2020, 02:47 PM

17. A report I am watching on MSNBC @ 12:30 MDT

right now is updating the situation. It seems the dismantled machines cannot be put back together, (postal workers have tried in Tacoma and other cities), because interestingly the bar code readers on the machines have been destroyed, making them totally in-operable and worthless.

My question would be........WHO were THE ACTUAL WORKERS that dismantled these machines, and who do they work for?????????
THAT WOULD BE A FASCINATING QUESTION...........

It would have taken an ARMY of people, all over the nation, to do the dismantling this quickly......Where did those "technicians" come from and just who the hell are they???????

This knowledge, and other facts surrounding the fiasco would open Pandora's Box for sure................

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Response to DENVERPOPS (Reply #17)

Tue Aug 25, 2020, 10:52 PM

26. Bar codes?

Who would know about the bar codes and second question why were the machines vulnerable to having something as a bar code render those multi-million dollar machines useless. Who designed it that way and why?

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Response to gopiscrap (Original post)

Tue Aug 25, 2020, 02:49 PM

18. Is that really happening? Is it happening anywhere else?

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Response to gopiscrap (Original post)

Tue Aug 25, 2020, 03:15 PM

19. Bravo for gopiscrap Jr!!

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Response to gopiscrap (Original post)

Tue Aug 25, 2020, 03:28 PM

20. Yay and thanks, gopiscrapson!

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Response to gopiscrap (Original post)

Tue Aug 25, 2020, 03:54 PM

21. That news is like sunshine

It made our week! Love to you and your son!!!

Love, Unity and Decency
2020

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Response to gopiscrap (Original post)

Tue Aug 25, 2020, 04:13 PM

22. Sincere Thanks to gopiscrap-son! That's wonderful! Does he know or

has he heard anything about sorting machines in other cities and states?

We need to have teams of people with the tools, equipment and expert know-how to be available to travel where needed and return the machines to service.


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Response to liberalla (Reply #22)

Tue Aug 25, 2020, 04:16 PM

23. he said in some states they are beyond repair

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Response to gopiscrap (Original post)

Tue Aug 25, 2020, 04:52 PM

24. Beyond repair is a complicated question.

I used to build similar machines, as part of an interdisciplinary team, for several different industries and manufacturers. The bar code readers, as an example, are only a small part of the machine as a whole, and they are quite likely made by an outside vendor. What makes building automation a bit of a high-wire act, is making all the various sensors and subsystems work with one another!

The newer machines will be easiest to fix, as anything that is destroyed is probably still available. Whether current bar-code readers, can be interfaced with the control systems of older machines, is a crapshoot.

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Response to gopiscrap (Original post)

Tue Aug 25, 2020, 10:49 PM

25. I couldn't even imagine putting a sorting

Machine together. Much thanks to your son! He's a hero.

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