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#3761787 - 02/05/10 AARP, ENOUGH is ENOUGH!!!!!!!!!!!!  
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AARP, Drives me Nuts!!!!!!!!!!! You could heat my house with all the Junk Mail I receive from them. I will never ever support anyone or anything that has no REMOVE ME from mailing list.Hear me people I do not want your junk mail. Seriously they drive me nuts How do I remove myself from their mailing list? Does anyone else have this problem with them. Everyday I receive something, insurance, membership, you name it. They must be out of their mind to think someone would join an outfit only to be driven crazier. Gee WHIZ ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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#3761824 - 02/05/10 Re: AARP, ENOUGH is ENOUGH!!!!!!!!!!!! [Re: shooting50]  
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I just turned 50 last year and the AARP solicitations started coming. I can just imagine what would happen if you joined. I aint ready to receive an adult diaper in the mail or a 20% discount from a funeral home just yet.

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#3761833 - 02/05/10 Re: AARP, ENOUGH is ENOUGH!!!!!!!!!!!! [Re: rkamp]  
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#3761843 - 02/05/10 Re: AARP, ENOUGH is ENOUGH!!!!!!!!!!!! [Re: HawkI]  
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I worked for a company that was always looking for ways to save money. When I turned 50, they bought me a 3 year subscription to AARP. Then I could use the discount on my motel bills. I was on the road about 1/3 of the time. That $35 dollars saved them thousands on hotel bills.


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#3761880 - 02/05/10 Re: AARP, ENOUGH is ENOUGH!!!!!!!!!!!! [Re: Oldman03]  
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Their mail would make real good fire starter for my wood stove if I had one, but as it is now it works real well serving that purpose when I want to lite off the burn barrel.


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#3761884 - 02/05/10 Re: AARP, ENOUGH is ENOUGH!!!!!!!!!!!! [Re: HawkI]  
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I can tell you how to get off a mailing list, anyones in fact, real quick....Cost them money.

All that mail has some sort of Business Reply Envelope where they pay the postage for its return. Contracts with the post office, they HAVE to pay for any return mail using those prepaid envelopes. And the amount is higher than regular postage.

The max amount the postal service will take is 70 lbs with a combined width, height and gurth of 108 inches..

So simply take one of their business reply envelopes, use some shipping tape and apply it to a cinder block, which are still fairly cheap. That will run them $30.00 or so in return postage.

Do that a couple of times, and they will get the message.

You can write them all the letters you want to get off of a mailing list, and that never works.. this does...

If the keep sending you stuff, switch to using an old bald tire..
a Pickup truck sized one..they get the message fairly quick.

Not only does it work, it gives one a feeling of satisfaction.

Also considering that these places all sell mailing lists back and forth, believe me.. it will get you off of a lot of other people's mailing list real fast..

a bald 31 x 10.50 truck tire costs them about $75 or $80.. and by postal contract, they have to pay for it..whether they like it or not.

I'll guarantee this works real well..

I learned this off of a lady who was a customer of mine about 10 years ago. She was trying to get off of some company's mailing list, and after a zillion letters to them, nothing worked.. her son who worked for the Post Office told her about this.

So she tried it several times.. Not only did she get off that mailing list, but a whole bunch of others..plus she was rewarded with a scathing letter from that company's president.

Which she promptly framed and put on the wall in her office.
gotta love happy endings like that one.


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#3761892 - 02/05/10 Re: AARP, ENOUGH is ENOUGH!!!!!!!!!!!! [Re: shooting50]  
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#3761918 - 02/05/10 Re: AARP, ENOUGH is ENOUGH!!!!!!!!!!!! [Re: shooting50]  
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Originally Posted by shooting50
AARP, Drives me Nuts!!!!!!!!!!! You could heat my house with all the Junk Mail I receive from them. I will never ever support anyone or anything that has no REMOVE ME from mailing list.Hear me people I do not want your junk mail. Seriously they drive me nuts How do I remove myself from their mailing list? Does anyone else have this problem with them. Everyday I receive something, insurance, membership, you name it. They must be out of their mind to think someone would join an outfit only to be driven crazier. Gee WHIZ ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I LOVE getting AARP mail.. I just take the prepaid envelop, fill it (and I mean FILL it) with pro-Second Amendment stuff and mail it back..

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#3761919 - 02/05/10 Re: AARP, ENOUGH is ENOUGH!!!!!!!!!!!! [Re: Bristoe]  
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The NRA is just as bad with all the stiff they send out.... kind of make me wish I was not a life member.



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#3762026 - 02/05/10 Re: AARP, ENOUGH is ENOUGH!!!!!!!!!!!! [Re: shooting50]  
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Since I've aged and grayed, clerks are always asking if I want the golden age discounts. I've never understood that, as I've earned and still have a sh-tload more money than the youngsters around. They're the ones that need the discounts.


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#3762048 - 02/05/10 Re: AARP, ENOUGH is ENOUGH!!!!!!!!!!!! [Re: shooting50]  
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Way back in the dim dark past I received several invitations from AARP to join up. I finally sent them a polite note telling them that I didn't think they had much to offer someone who had just reached the ripe old age of 23.


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#3762088 - 02/05/10 Re: AARP, ENOUGH is ENOUGH!!!!!!!!!!!! [Re: Beoceorl]  
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When I rec'd my first AARP letter, I was at first insulted that they would think I was that old.

Then I was depressed because it occurred to me that it was regarding retirement and I had way too far to go before that would ever happen.

I haven't joined, though my wife was going to sign me up so she could get discounts and stuff.



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#3762152 - 02/05/10 Re: AARP, ENOUGH is ENOUGH!!!!!!!!!!!! [Re: shooting50]  
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Originally Posted by shooting50
How do I remove myself from their mailing list?


I sent them a crappy Depends with a cease and desist notification on it.
Worked for me.

#3762173 - 02/05/10 Re: AARP, ENOUGH is ENOUGH!!!!!!!!!!!! [Re: levrluvr]  
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Just fill the return postage envelope full of junk mail and return it to them I've been doing it for some time now.


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#3762252 - 02/05/10 Re: AARP, ENOUGH is ENOUGH!!!!!!!!!!!! [Re: Sako]  
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Originally Posted by Sako
The NRA is just as bad with all the stiff they send out.... kind of make me wish I was not a life member.

The RNC is in the running..


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#3762298 - 02/05/10 Re: AARP, ENOUGH is ENOUGH!!!!!!!!!!!! [Re: 1minute]  
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AARP mail doesn't bother me. I do get a lot of it and simply toss it in the trash can. Done. Don't sweat the small stuff.

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#3762625 - 02/05/10 Re: AARP, ENOUGH is ENOUGH!!!!!!!!!!!! [Re: TNrifleman]  
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I don't get anymore mail from AARP than I get from others.I don't like much of what they do, but I am a member out of necessity. A lot of us on fixed income never got to the point of having too much money. If you work for wages sll your life,you seldom do. All the senior discounts help with the inflation creep very year that those on fixed income get bit by.

I sure didn't want to do it, but my Medicare Supplement Health Insurance coupled with my wifes premium was going to go up $240/month this year or $1040/mo. total. I joined the AARP Secure Horizon for $40 /month and get a YMCA membership out of it that I use, which would cost me that much alone.Right now I'm about break even with what I paid per month in 2009

A hear a lot of guys say they won't do this or they won't do that because it is against thier principals. However ,in the long run,you find out that usually thier prncipals are only as deep as thier pockets that they keep thier wallets in.


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#3762797 - 02/05/10 Re: AARP, ENOUGH is ENOUGH!!!!!!!!!!!! [Re: saddlesore]  
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A hear a lot of guys say they won't do this or they won't do that because it is against thier principals. However ,in the long run,you find out that usually thier prncipals are only as deep as thier pockets that they keep thier wallets in.


Which is why we have our fine deficit, and we get the crooks in office that we have.


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#3762847 - 02/05/10 Re: AARP, ENOUGH is ENOUGH!!!!!!!!!!!! [Re: HawkI]  
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Originally Posted by HawkI
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A hear a lot of guys say they won't do this or they won't do that because it is against thier principals. However ,in the long run,you find out that usually thier prncipals are only as deep as thier pockets that they keep thier wallets in.


Which is why we have our fine deficit, and we get the crooks in office that we have.


I think some members of congress go in with good intentions, but the system favors lobbyist, corporations and thieves. It's like a guy going to get a haircut, he sits down and 5 barbers are waiting for him. 2 hold him down, 1 grabs his balls and twists, the other rifles his pockets, and the last one holds a straight razor to his throat. Day in and day out they get wore down and go with the flow. AARP may have been established with good intentions, I don't know much about them, but will have to read up.

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#3762848 - 02/05/10 Re: AARP, ENOUGH is ENOUGH!!!!!!!!!!!! [Re: Seafire]  
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I tried letters with no result so finally I did the brick return. I haven't received anything in over 5 years. I'm a life member & instructor of NRA & never receive any unrequested mailings.


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#3762906 - 02/05/10 Re: AARP, ENOUGH is ENOUGH!!!!!!!!!!!! [Re: Sako]  
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Originally Posted by Sako
The NRA is just as bad with all the stiff they send out.... kind of make me wish I was not a life member.

The amount of stuff I get from the NRA, and I've been a life member for 30+ years, doesn't even come close to the amount of garbage I get from AARP.


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