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Rob
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This site was started by several environmental groups to help people get off of catalog mailing lists.

http://catalogchoice.org

In just one week, my wife and I have cancelled over 40 catalogs that we've received over the years.
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Sinister Dexter wrote:
This site was started by several environmental groups to help people get off of catalog mailing lists. It's sort of the mail eqivalent of the Do Not Call list.

http://catalogchoice.org

In just one week, my wife and I have cancelled over 40 catalogs that we've received over the years.


I've heard if you send them broccoli that makes them stop eventually as well
 
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Drew1365 wrote:
Can't you just call up the catalog and say "Take me off your mailing list"?


That has worked with some catalogs. But others make it more difficult to contact them to cancel.
 
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How is this environmentally friendly?

The companies still print up the catalogues. They just don't send them to you.

devil Just sayin'

 
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Thanks for posting this! Nothing worse than waiting for that satisfying "clunk" in the mailbox that should be a game delivery, only to find a monstrous catalog that's managed to follow you for two decades and three zip codes. shake
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I never got motivated enough to try it, but I love this idea for any unsolicited mail that includes a postage paid return envelope.

Rubber band and/or glue the envelope to a brick and drop it back in the post. I am guessing it shouldn't take too many bricks to get you off the mailing list.
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Stuff the postage paid envelopes with more junk mail and send em back.
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bop517 wrote:
Stuff the postage paid envelopes with more junk mail and send em back.


Oh yeah, just what they need. Now they know everything that the other company paid good money to know about you. Pretty soon they'll put all the pieces together and know that you killed Colonel Mustard in the kitchen with the candlestick... and send you a candlestick catalogue...
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vandemonium wrote:

I've heard if you send them broccoli that makes them stop eventually as well

Only if they are vampires.

http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/227204
 
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