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A question about US mail to temporary address

Old Dec 8th 2012, 1:35 am
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Originally Posted by Bob View Post
You can register your address to get off the junk mailing lists, but like the do not call registry, it doesn't stop people you already deal with from sending you junk.
So anyway, back when this thread was current I registered again using the DMA website. I wouldn't say it made no difference, but it made very little difference, I still get junk mail almost every day just not quite as much.
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Old Dec 8th 2012, 6:35 pm
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...... The other problem is junk mail, you might think to yourself "ah, I'm only going to be getting a couple of pieces of mail so I'll let it just sit in the mailbox at the condo"

Wrong - within a week it will be bulging at the seams with junk mail and under Federal law USPS is required to deliver it, you cannot stop it, there is no way. As soon as you're registered at that address, that is it, your mailbox is full immediately.
With all due respect I disagree as that has not been my experience. As the OP is will be living in rented vacation property, and I assume not transferring utilities into his name nor opening a bank a/c or obtaining credit, he is going to be almost entirely "under the radar". ... I recently bought a second home, and I do have utilities in my name, but apart from the weekly stack of marketing fliers for delivery pizza l, local dollar stores etc, after 4 months, the only junk mail I have received can be traced back to the registration of the mortgage with the county registrar of deeds.
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Old Dec 11th 2012, 6:18 pm
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Originally Posted by Pulaski View Post
but apart from the weekly stack of marketing fliers
Oh, is that all.

Registering with the DMA does seem to have thinned that stack slightly but that's about it.
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