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CarterMcCoy
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Re: "Best" invention of the 20th century?

March 29th, 2021, 9:58 pm



You didn't tell us you were North Korean.
Doesn't go over too well with the Guardai. ;)  That being said, my chosen profession seems to always get me in like Flynn. :D
The gardai at Pearse Street station have been trained to handle this. BTW, who's Flynn?
And what about the pensioners at Burgh Quays handing out various stamps to foreign American / North Koreans looking to sully the State? :) :)

In like Flynn Definition

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tagoma
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Re: "Best" invention of the 20th century?

December 10th, 2021, 9:29 pm

I've seen that used. I sometimes get letters with P0$T4G3 0W3D on them.

Ok that's interesting. I asked this question after I saw an advertising of the French national postal services for their new "stamps printed out at home" service. So you get to their website/iphone app to buy a stamp that you print out yourself. It is nice I guess when you have a printer at thome...

Apologies for the source, as this is Reddit.
According the OP and comments below this exists in several countries such as the Netherlands, Germany, Denmark, and even Switzerland.


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Re: "Best" invention of the 20th century?

December 10th, 2021, 9:52 pm

Cool idea, although I could see the top one getting rejected (CRG or CRY?) and maybe the bottom one, too!
 
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Re: "Best" invention of the 20th century?

December 11th, 2021, 2:23 am

My inner philatelist is cringing.
 
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Re: "Best" invention of the 20th century?

December 12th, 2021, 11:29 pm

Cool idea, although I could see the top one getting rejected (CRG or CRY?) and maybe the bottom one, too!
C 12 9 :-D
 
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Re: "Best" invention of the 20th century?

December 13th, 2021, 2:51 pm

Cool idea, although I could see the top one getting rejected (CRG or CRY?) and maybe the bottom one, too!
C 12 9 :-D
Good eye. Now is the last one M42 or 1742 or MY2 or 17Y2?
 
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Re: "Best" invention of the 20th century?

December 13th, 2021, 3:26 pm

Cool idea, although I could see the top one getting rejected (CRG or CRY?) and maybe the bottom one, too!
C 12 9 :-D
Good eye. Now is the last one M42 or 1742 or MY2 or 17Y2?

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Re: "Best" invention of the 20th century?

June 12th, 2022, 6:02 pm

 
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Re: "Best" invention of the 20th century?

June 19th, 2022, 3:00 pm