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Rebel against credit institutions!

TO ALL MISCHEVIOUS AND INVENTIVE STUDENTS

Editor's Note: Opinions expressed in both signed and unsigned letters to the Editor, opinion pieces and columns are not necessarily those of The New Hampshire or its staff. If you do not see your side of the argument being presented, we invite you to submit a letter to the Editor by e-mail to

Are you sick and tired of having mounds of credit card applications and junk mail in your mailbox either at home or on campus? Whether you want them to stop sending hundreds of them because they are killing trees (for the green folks) or just because they are annoying (everyone else), I am proposing an insightful, peaceful protest to all who have a few extra seconds on the day.

The funny part about all this junk mail is that these companies usually have to pay the shipping or stamp costs of the returned piece. My roommate has come up with an ingenious plan, and I have started the movement to implement it.

When you receive one in the mail and in the corner it says something about no postage required, simply put small junk items in the envelope. Such as a Post-it, paperclip, toilet paper (clean) or even potato chip crumbs etc., be inventive. Then mail it out. You pay nothing, the company pays for the shipping and you get to think of the face that the receiver makes when opening up the envelope!

This peaceful resistance will help many causes:

1. Saving trees, eventually (If enough of us participate)
2. Rebelling against financial institutional junk mail
3. Helping out our reeling and bankrupt government postal system (in turn Lance Armstrong, in turn cancer research!)
4. You get a feeling of resolute satisfaction for staging the harmless revolution
5. It's fun to invent new things to put in the envelopes

So, tell your friends, and get sending on their 40+ cents!

Levi Nogues
Senior



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