I'm afraid to mail my STDs

posted 2 years ago in Paper
Post # 2
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2105 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2015

It will be fine! They definitely won’t reach thier destination sitting in your car! Yes, sometimes things get lost in the mail, but it happens, and even if it does, it won’t be the end of the world. Just do it! You’ll be glad you did 

Post # 3
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584 posts
Busy bee

Just weigh them and make sure they’re under an ounce! Mine were 0.97oz – sigh of relief.

  • This reply was modified 2 years, 2 months ago by  LaurenKK.
Post # 4
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5017 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: June 2014

goldgoldgold:  Why don’t you address one to yourself and pop it in the mail? I did this to make sure they would be sent fine and they were. I also had magnets!

Post # 5
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222 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: December 2014

It will be fine! If you’re that hesitent, bring one inside to the post office and ask them how much postage is required to mail your STD based on weight and size. I think your forever stamp will be just fine, mine were!

Post # 6
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6525 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: September 2013

goldgoldgold:  i was like you, but you gotta mail them! I did and it was fine. A handful didn’t reach their destination but thats the PO for ya!

Post # 7
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389 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: December 2014 - Norton Country Club

I’m with weatherbug:, do a test run with one to yourself!  I did this with our wedding invites because they were “on the cusp” of needing extra postage… they were fine! 🙂

Post # 8
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1303 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: February 2015 - Chapel on Base

Does your post office have a self serve center where you could use their equipment to weigh one out and mail to your self?  That may ease your mind.  

Post # 9
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1321 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: April 2015

I went to a post office to weigh 1 and got the confirmation that a forever stamp is enough. then i mailed test ones out to my parents and a friend.

Post # 10
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3713 posts
Sugar bee

I know you can’t mail a magnet overseas. I tried to send a college mascot magnet from the US, to a friend in Ireland, and they wouldn’t let me send it. Other than that, you should be fine.

P.S. When my cousin’s son in law went to the P.O. to mail his StD magnets, they required an extra stamp on each, just because they were magnets. I think he was given some bad information, by his P.O., as both my daughters mailed StD magnets (one was bigger than his) and they were fine with 1 forever stamp.

Post # 11
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1905 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: December 2014

What?! It’s fine girl!! Mine got weighed as 1.01oz but the usps told us it would be fine and mail them!! I was terrified! 

Post # 12
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89 posts
Worker bee

goldgoldgold:  what does the VP stand for in VP magnets? I have wood slice magnets under 1 ounce but was told due to thickness they are not ‘machinable’ and so they cant just be dropped in envelope with a forever stamp.

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