I Abhor Junk Mail

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 61 People

    Why I Am Removing My Mailbox

    Oh no, here comes the mailman again, stopping at my mailbox and shoving in bundles of advertisements, catalogs, notifications, and envelopes filled with coupons. He delivers it by the truck load. I'll have to get the cart from the garden shed to carry all the stuff from the...
    wheretheskymeetsthesea wheretheskymeetsthesea
    56-60, F
    1 Response Nov 8, 2012

    I Feel Victimized By It

    I get TONS of junk mail daily & feel like I can't have any control over what my name and address goes on.  I have to take the time to sort the mail & then shred it. What a waste of money, paper, and MY TIME, all of which are valuable to me!  How do I get this...
    debmichelle debmichelle
    1 Response May 25, 2008

    So frank2056 (M, 31-35) welcome to my mailbox

    aka Venus flytrap. His opening message: 'here's a pic of me so you would know who you're chatting to.' and a matching junk pic, which resembles a tap over a sink. Not impressed with his toilet humor, I answered, 'What's wrong with the plumbing? It looks so clogged...
    iCuriousBabe iCuriousBabe
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Sep 24, 2015

    Junk mail again in the mailbox today.

    Into the paper shredder you go! S-H-R-E-D.....Next stop: recycle bin!
    36-40, M
    Dec 29, 2015

    Once Or Twice A Week

    I have to conserve my energy, so I usually only get my mail on trash days. So I dump the trash and recyclables and head for the mailboxes. I scoop all the mail out of my box and sit on a wooden post to sort: recycle, keep, and bring home to shred. I carry this back to my home in...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Aug 26, 2012

    My Solution For Junk Mail

    I open all the junk mail I get--most of them are credit card offers, and some have personal info on them!!   I shred the pages with personal info (to be used in our small animal cages!  great recycling!) and then I restuff the pre-paid envelope.  I...
    1froggirl 1froggirl
    36-40, F
    Mar 8, 2009

    Its such a waste of paper.

    On principle I never respond to junk mail or unsolicited telephone calls
    deleted deleted
    May 31, 2014
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