Mailing Junk back to Junk Mailers

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    TAKE THAT you spammerz. I stuffed junk and other junk mail in those business reply envelopes. Interestingly, I got less junk mail.

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    1. ♥ Just me... ♥ 75 months ago | reply

      Wow, I never thought of that... I just recycle it into art, I still have a lot left over.

    2. the_real_berserker2 72 months ago | reply

      Very cool. You might want to watch out though - you can get in trouble with spammers if they figure out where your mail is coming from.

      Find out more at www.SendThemBack.net

    3. K. R. Jackson 64 months ago | reply

      It is quite interesting that you got less back--did you ask to be taken off the mailing list?

      I work at a company that sends out a mailing and *I* am the one who opens up the mail. I would highly recommend NOT sending "junk mail" back--in my case, it won't get to the right people; it has to go through me! I have to filter out "their" mail. It's like sending it to yourself then! Also, if it doesn't say "Take me off your mailing list" all I can do is throw the mail away. Which means it will probably get sent again. Which means FISSION MAILED.

      Just thought I'd share! Nice photo. That's the exact stuff I filter out every morning!

    4. Oran Viriyincy 64 months ago | reply

      Kyle, yes, I've written to them to get us off the list on every one of those those return envelopes. I also use a service called Greendimes to help get us off mailing lists. I rarely get any unsolicited mail anymore. The result is you sort out less return junk, the company sends mail to those who really want it, and everyones happy.

      I never did it again after that.

    5. K. R. Jackson 64 months ago | reply

      Well that certainly is good news then! Glad to hear!

    6. The Foodie Gift Hunter 55 months ago | reply

      Great shot, thanks for making it available for use, it's illustrating today's post thefoodiegifthunter.co.uk/?p=463

      Thanks again

    7. sandySTC 51 months ago | reply

      This might be funny and all, but it really is just another waste of resources. Also and this is just a technicality, in the US, it's not ethical or technically legal to use the post paid envelope for this sort of thing. Try not to get on the lists in the first place. I get zero junk mail.

    8. Jennifer Kumar 51 months ago | reply

      Thanks, Oran, for putting it under creative commons. I am reprinting it for my photostream and blog www.flickr.com/photos/alaivani/4329411555/

    9. Uriel 1998 21 months ago | reply

      Using on my blog about how to get yourself taken off junk mail: ideatrash.net/2012/07/howto-reduce-junk-mail-and-spam-cal...

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