Pranking the unsuspecting

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Pranking the unsuspecting

Lets record fun things done to the unsuspecting via mail like the time JMBennett received a rotten steak or my relatively tame example posted today of playing with a company/person who MUST respond to my blather.

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Comment by Ficus strangulensis on March 3, 2017 at 4:39pm

And THIS is the end of Round One! Darn it! Now I'll have to find an effective address and re-send the letter!

Comment by Ficus strangulensis on February 12, 2017 at 2:30pm

Send a custom amazon dash button which requests a delivery of a dumptruckload of 'BovUng fertilizer.

Comment by Ficus strangulensis on February 12, 2017 at 2:24pm

I found "Junk Mail Backlash" at issu [https://issuu.com/uncleskinny/docs/junkmailbacklash]. Listed as pub 18 Oct 2008 and the download button is greyed out. I also found this title listed elsewhere as by the Junkmail Desperados. Neither ABEbooks or Amazon books show it as available.

Comment by Alan Brignull on February 12, 2017 at 1:58pm

We all want to see the response, Fike.

Reminds me of a wonderful old zine called 'Junk Mail Backlash', full of prank letters sent to direct mail companies, filling their lists with ludicrous obscene pseudonyms which were all taken seriously by the companies.

Comment by Bonniediva on February 12, 2017 at 12:35am

I love to complain about a product, and then find myself with complimentary coupons for the SAME product. I don't want another one of THOSE! LOL! I'm going to write and ask for coupons for a competitor's product. YUM!

Comment by John M. Bennett on February 11, 2017 at 11:42pm

one of the greatest Blaster tales of all time

and now i feel truly inspired to get at those  customer satisfaction surveys!  a great literary challenge lies ahead!

j

Comment by Ficus strangulensis on February 11, 2017 at 10:04pm

Here's an historic example presented to goad you on to maximum effort.

http://www.fehpress.com/crab.html

NB: watch out for traffic.

Comment by Azzaro on February 11, 2017 at 8:25pm

Ficus strangulensis - I am looking forward to seeing the response from Rubbermaid (interesting name!!!). In the dim and distant past I have sent several of such letters (and other tripe).....I must get back into this fun sport.

Comment by Ficus strangulensis on February 11, 2017 at 8:12pm

Woopsie! Sorry about the "IOUMA". Not trying to be funny, maybe today I'm lesdixic. YOB-f

Comment by Bradford on February 11, 2017 at 7:32pm

At least the "unsuspecting" person will have a clue before reading the letter.

 

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