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    Phone Books

    Why do they still hand these things out? Mine goes straight to the recycle bin.



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    Re: Phone Books

    Even better when you get 2 or 3 of them. Save the planet, don't print them anymore.


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    Re: Phone Books

    I'm going to guess primarily old people.


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    Re: Phone Books

    I still get 2 or 3 each year. Half the time they are delivered on a rainy day so you get one with water damage. Such a waste of resources.


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    Re: Phone Books

    Quote Originally Posted by Angie View Post
    I'm going to guess primarily old people.
    This woul be the only argument but I think my grandma still uses her phone old phone book which is at least 20 years old.



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    Re: Phone Books

    Quote Originally Posted by dmclone View Post
    Why do they still hand these things out? Mine goes straight to the recycle bin.
    Mine too. Literally went from the front step to the recycling without making it inside.



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    Re: Phone Books

    Quote Originally Posted by dmclone View Post
    Why do they still hand these things out? Mine goes straight to the recycle bin.

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    Re: Phone Books

    They charge businesses an arm and leg for listings too. We've been slowly phasing them out.



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    Re: Phone Books

    I do feel sorry for their salespeople though. It has to be like beating the pavement selling horse buggies after the Model T came out.



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    Re: Phone Books

    i usually try to see how long i can leave it outside my door at my condo before it disappears.


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    Re: Phone Books

    People like my boss are still stupid enough to pay to advertise in the damn things.



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    Re: Phone Books

    Quote Originally Posted by dmclone View Post
    Why do they still hand these things out? Mine goes straight to the recycle bin.
    Obviously an initiative to get people to recycle more, mission accomplished.




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    Re: Phone Books

    Quote Originally Posted by IcSyU View Post
    People like my boss are still stupid enough to pay to advertise in the damn things.
    It can't be too expensive if you think about it but sponsoring some youth team or donating money in the community would probably be better alternatives.



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