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Unread 05-06-2010, 05:46 AM
 
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Default Annoying "Free" newspaper thrown on lawn

Is anyone else getting this "What's the Deal Orlando" advertising newspaper thrown at their house every week, from the Orlando Sentinel? I've called them to try to stop it but it keeps coming.
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Unread 05-06-2010, 07:03 AM
 
Location: Lake Mary, Florida
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They need to keep the numbers up for the advertising coupon's revenue.

Hope this helps,
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Unread 05-06-2010, 08:18 AM
 
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The HOA I live in has told them that if they come back throwing things on lawns and driveways the police would be called. Hasn't happened a second time.
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Unread 05-07-2010, 08:19 AM
 
Location: Orlando, Florida
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People are paid to deliver to specific address locations. These customers were called ahead of time to ask their permission to deliver this publication. The carriers are supposed to bring any left over publications back to their pick up station to be properly recycled. They are too lazy to do that, even though it is a simple task, and throw them all over the place instead.

I'll check today to see if there is a better number for you to use or you can feel free to send me a message with your physical address and I'll report it for you. The paper DOES make money off of advertisement, but without consent and an address, then it isn't really the valid circulation number needed for advertisement sales cost. It becomes a great waste of paper and resources and aggravates consumers such as yourself.

I apologize to you in advance!!!
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