Another first world problem

Discussion in 'The Bar' started by gwartney, Oct 28, 2014.

  1. gwartney

    gwartney Unafilliated Gold

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    Fucking banks and credit card companies keep sending increasingly thicker advertisements through the mail. They are even using heavy cardboard to simulate a credit card.

    They are doing this so people will be forced to open their envelope instead of just putting it straight in the shredder. I'm on my second shredder because the first one couldn't handle the really thick ones. If the fucking things get any thicker or heavier, I'm going to have to buy a heavier duty shredder. The next one I buy is going to be capable of shredding rocks.

    Everything with my name on it goes through the shredder. Too bad most of the advertisers are still using non-recyclable plastic in some of their mailings. I'm putting a shitload of otherwise recyclable shreds into the landfill.
     
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    DarkFriday Fired as a MOD...Twice. Gold

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    How do you bear this agony so well? It's like having cancaidsrpes.
     
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    gwartney Unafilliated Gold

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    What is cancaidsrpes? I know you are trying to be sarcastic but it works better with real words.
     
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    Fucking thing sucks .... :ucoffee:
     
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    I feel your pain brother.
     
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    Dream Theater DAWGS E-BULLY Squad Gold

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    It's the curse of those of us with excellent credit. Everyone wants a piece of us. I don't wanna live in this white mans world anymore. :bigcry:
     
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    I was trying to combine cancer aids and herpes.

    Swing and a miss I guess
     
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  10. Lemmy

    Lemmy Douchebag Extraordinaire Gold

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    I put as much of it as I can, minus anything with my name, in their self addressed envelope and return it back to them. :toptip:
     
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    I have done similar stuff. You also have to watch some of that shit has barcodes on it and they can track you that way too. I just cut those out with an Exacto knife.
     
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    Lemmy Douchebag Extraordinaire Gold

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    Good. I usually stick one of my return address stickers on it anyway. I just don't want credit card offer paperwork with my name on it out there.

    I wanna try sticking one of those "no postage" envelopes on a box of brake drums one day when I'm bored and leave it in the post office package cart. :c
     
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