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Old 03-22-2011, 08:18 PM
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what i did was. With a passenger in the truck, at night, pull up to the mailboxes, fold the flyer in half or roll up and wedge it between the flag and mailbox. I am not opening the mailboxes and if they are open i just move on to the next one. I thought that was the most productive method
you cant touch the mailbox or any part including the flag.

you can rubber band it to the post.
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Old 03-23-2011, 12:17 AM
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what i did was. With a passenger in the truck, at night, pull up to the mailboxes, fold the flyer in half or roll up and wedge it between the flag and mailbox. I am not opening the mailboxes and if they are open i just move on to the next one. I thought that was the most productive method
That is illegal, as in Federal Offense. Good luck with that
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Old 03-24-2011, 08:12 AM
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we have had the best results with this: have the printer make 3 flyers per page,(8.5x11) print front and back..put them in a 3mill thick bag with a small marble chip as a weight...heat seal or staple the top shut...have a passenger ride and toss at the base of each mailbox or end of driveway..the potential customer has to be able to get your msg on the way to the trash can...if they have to unfold/open something you are wasting your time....be persistant, keep doing the same areas every month for up to a year....it will work well if you do it right...also, stay away from the fancy four color picture type printing...a bright solid color cardstock and black ink stands out way more and in most cases is much easier to read.
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Old 03-24-2011, 04:32 PM
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You cant put anything on the mailbox, its against the law!
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Old 03-24-2011, 06:20 PM
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LSU Lawnboy,

That's how post my flier's I believe that's the best method.

The sticky flier's removing paint from the mailboxes could cost that time and money.
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Does anybody know anyone who's been charged with these horrific crimes?
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Old 03-25-2011, 08:37 PM
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im pretty sure the usps is a now a privately owned company now with NO ties to the federal government in any way anymore (so my mailman said?)
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Old 03-25-2011, 09:00 PM
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im pretty sure the usps is a now a privately owned company now with NO ties to the federal government in any way anymore (so my mailman said?)
It's a federal agency but run much like a privet company. They basically run in a grey area between government and privet were they get the best of each aspect. For example they can hire any contractor, sub contractor, service company they want without putting it to bid like a privet company, but if they want to build a new post office they can purchase the land through emenent domain. So they do not have all of the red tape that other agencies have, this is because they are mostly privetly founded through the sale of stamps. Very little of their budget comes from tax dollars. But either way, the thing that effects us most is that their enforcement of laws and regulations is on a federal level. Which is why sending some forms of contraband through USPS is a felony while sending the same item through UPS/FedEx is not
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Old 03-26-2011, 08:48 AM
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my mailman said the at least in massachusetts the usps has recently privatized... i guess he lied?
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Old 03-26-2011, 09:04 AM
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We have had plenty of mailbox threads. They always lead to arguing. Do a search. Here is a link to the Federal law concerning mailboxes. I would call your local Postmaster before touching other peoples mail boxes. Plenty of mail theft going on:



http://www.ehow.com/about_6329596_ma...deral-law.html

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