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August 30th, 2008

Free Paper

I remember growing up that we would occasionally get a free newspaper. It didn’t happen too often and was usually a part of some short promotion.

Now, though, we get a free Washington Post once or twice a week. We’re never billed, we never get notice about a special promotion, nothing. Just a paper. It’s kind of nice because I like reading the paper occasionally, but getting it every day would be a complete waste and we’d end up recycling it unread 3/4 of the time.

Is this a common practice elsewhere?

Posted in Everyday Life

Dave Walls August 30, 2008, 6:19 pm

We NEVER get free newspapers around here, but enough of them get left around our office at work that I never really have to buy them. Anyways, I usually read the paper on the internet, before I go to work.

BTW, how did it take over 6 years for the “Free Paper” ping to come after the “Free Pens” ping? 🙂

jk August 31, 2008, 2:36 am

I would like a free paper please. I will send you my mailing address and credit card # shortly.

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