Is there a way to stop mail that isn't mine?

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  1. Leros

    Leros Lifer

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    I just moved into a new apartment. I get about 10-20 pieces of mail everyday for other people. Its quite ridiculous. Is there some way to stop this? I know you can change your address with USPS but can you block people?
     
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    FDF12389 Diamond Member

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    Not that I know of, happen to me at my last apartment.
     
  3. finite automaton

    finite automaton Golden Member

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    If it's junk mail supplied with return envelopes, you could try stuffing all your junk into one or two of them and sending them off...
     
  4. darkxshade

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  5. Leros

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    Lame. I get about a piece of mail every 2-3 days.
     
  6. AmpedSilence

    AmpedSilence Platinum Member

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    return to sender stamp on all of them. Throw them back in the mail box. They stop quickly after doing that once or twice.
     
  7. pstylesss

    pstylesss Platinum Member

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    Put a label on the mailbox with the last name of who you will accept mail being sent to.
     
  8. waggy

    waggy No Lifer

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    write something like return to sender or no longer lives here etc. it will get back to them and it may stop.

    or write something like deceased, died by getting fucked bya horse etc. have fun with it!
     
  9. xanis

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    Go with the first one. :p
     
  10. mugs

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    Forward it to someone else. :p

    Or just return to sender.
     
  11. Nik

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    Write "return to sender: not at this address" on the envelope and throw them all back into the mailbox.
     
  12. HardcoreRobot

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    return to sender did not work for me
     
  13. PepePeru

    PepePeru Diamond Member

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    +1

    i've lived at my place for 1.5 yrs now and i still occassionally get mail that's not mine

    its cut it down quite a bit, but i still get a piece of mail like that once a week or so. i do this even for junk mail that's not addressed to me.


     
  14. PottedMeat

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    Open it! Anything good like birthday money from grandma - yours! Keep that address and ask for more.

    Anything else send to Nigeria.

     
  15. OdiN

    OdiN Banned

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    Hell I'll do it for junk mail that IS addressed to me. Let them deal with it.