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Old 07-15-2014, 08:24 AM
Location: Londonderry, NH
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LV guy - did you use a credit card at the casino or, presuming you stayed there, the hotel? If so you are entitled to receive lots of useless paper. Welcome to the real global village.
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Old 07-26-2014, 05:51 PM
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I still get Catholic mail (all different institutions) from the very religious former owners of the house, who moved out of state 8 years ago. One of them is even dead!

I have to say, when I get mail for someone within a couple of blocks, I do walk it to them. There is no proof on earth that A) of all the houses nearby it could have been misdelivered to, it came to me, and B) that I did anything at all with it.
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Old 08-01-2014, 12:05 AM
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Originally Posted by YourAverageJoez View Post
Someone told me that

Officially if he didnt come to collect any of his mail within the week/month [i forget] he left OR change the mailing address then you have a right legally! It comes to YOUR house, even if its not addressed to you, he should have sorted all of this out before he left or during the first week/month

so can I throw it away or something?
No, put it back in the mail box with something written on it like....Address unknown.....or moved, no forwarding address.....But, I wouldn't keep or destroy it.
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Old 08-05-2014, 10:00 AM
Location: Volcano
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For the benefit of those who don't read the whole thread... which is most people... ...

The correct thing for all first class mail is to write Not At This Address and place it back in the mailbox for the carrier. Let them figure out what to do with it. That's part of their job.

Do NOT write "Return to Sender," that means something else... and was a hit song for Elvis Presley... and could mess somebody up if it was mishandled or missorted.

Advertising mail, like sale flyers, may be discarded.

Last edited by OpenD; 08-05-2014 at 10:08 AM..
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Old 08-05-2014, 10:08 AM
Location: MMU->ABE->ATL->ASH
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Also use a black marker and cross thru the Bar Code(s) that are on the mail.

(Bottom Right of the envelope and/or Above or Below the address block).

Or it may just come back to your address.
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Old 08-05-2014, 10:16 AM
Location: Ohio
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i wrote Return To Sender.
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Old 08-05-2014, 03:07 PM
Location: Keosauqua, Iowa
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Originally Posted by Ohky0815 View Post
i wrote Return To Sender.
So are you Winfield Scott? Because Otis Blackwell is dead.

Originally Posted by Wikipedia
"Return to Sender" is a 1962 hit single recorded by American singer Elvis Presley and published by Elvis Presley Music. The song was written by Winfield Scott and Otis Blackwell.

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