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Old 01-07-2018, 11:11 PM
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I don't know if it's still true here or at your local Post Office, but as of a few years ago, people here could go to the local office and put a stop on Bulk Business Mail to their address (aka junk mail to the public). I forget if it was effective for 6 months or a year. Also not sure if it stopped any regular weekly advertiser - Penney Pincher, Dollar Saver, etc.

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Old 01-08-2018, 12:15 AM
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I suspect there are many of you out there who HATE the massive amount of junk mail received in your mail box as much as I do. Anyone know the best way to end this madness! I just moved, so I figured now might be a good time to try and prevent the onslaught of BS mail I'm surely to start receiving.
Massive junk mail is one sign of a growing economy. Businesses have more money to spend on advertising.

Print is still not dead.
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Old 01-08-2018, 03:53 AM
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Junk mail is unstoppable.

I just throw it into the garbage on my way from the mailbox to the garage.

Very little of it ever makes it into the house.
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Old 01-08-2018, 04:12 AM
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I get very little junk mail
same here

same as you, i have 3 different Email addresses, one business, one personal for bills and anything for a money trail (pay pal, amazon, recurring accounts) a 3rd for all else, pretty much just hobby stuff.

On the rare occasion I do receive junk Email I simply take the time to unsubscribe . (this might be the key)

the problem is with physical mail...

it's out of control...
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Old 01-08-2018, 04:14 AM
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Junk mail is unstoppable.

I just throw it into the garbage on my way from the mailbox to the garage.

Very little of it ever makes it into the house.
seems we pay the mail-person to deliver it and the trash collector to take it away

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Old 01-08-2018, 08:24 AM
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seems we pay the mail-person to deliver it and the trash collector to take it away

Man no kidding... I didn't even think of that. Even adds to waste of time and energy.
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seems we pay the mail-person to deliver it and the trash collector to take it away

So that's a good thing.......you are helping many people staying employed.
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On the rare occasion I do receive junk Email I simply take the time to unsubscribe . (this might be the key)
Unless you are certain that the junk email is from a reputable sender (like an established business that you recognize and previously have done business with and you've verified that the link is legitimate) it is not advisable to click on any unsubscribe links. Such links will typically only confirm that yours is a valid email address and often results in your address then being sold to more active spammers.
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Unless you are certain that the junk email is from a reputable sender (like an established business that you recognize and previously have done business with and you've verified that the link is legitimate) it is not advisable to click on any unsubscribe links. Such links will typically only confirm that yours is a valid email address and often results in your address then being sold to more active spammers.
I never ran into these downsides, instead I enjoy a clutter free inbox.

Phishing Emails I simply delete.

For years I wondered why folks complained about junk Email. Then one day I realized it was because I was anal retentive that I have always avoided the problem.
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Old 01-08-2018, 11:58 AM
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So that's a good thing.......you are helping many people staying employed.
employing many people is more like it
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