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see you next year

July 15, 2009

Goodbye, twelve unsolicited phone books going into the recycling bin at our fourplex!

See you next year, when you come back as twelve new phone books made from recycled paper.

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  1. July 15, 2009 8:29 pm

    Someone needs to tell the people making phone books that we don’t need those things anymore. I think YOU should! 🙂

    • Frank Martens permalink
      July 16, 2009 7:58 am

      Jill: What about the little old ladies who don’t have computers? Or those of us who prefer paper (phone book) over plastic (computer)?

      Actually… I prefer awesomeness (iPhone) over plastic (computer).

      • July 16, 2009 11:49 am

        Frank, the little old ladies don’t go to or call new places, don’t ya know??

        And for those who prefer paper, well…they should give UP their preferences to save some trees and some power and some money.

        That’s what I think! 🙂

  2. Stephanie G. permalink
    July 15, 2009 9:53 pm

    It wouldn’t be so bad if we didn’t get a Quest white pages, Quest yellow pages, Verizon white pages, Verizon yellow pages, plus the Dex yellow pages. I mean, isn’t one of each (white & yellow) sufficient? I can remember, back in the day, when the white and yellow pages were combined into one handy-dandy book. Of course, that was in Montgomery, AL, which, although it’s the 3rd most populous city in AL, doesn’t quite compare to Minneapolis and the vastness of the Twin Cities Metro. I’d rather just stick to google for all my directory assistance needs.

    • July 16, 2009 9:28 am

      Excellent point. I’m all about competition, but we can’t even support the best of the bunch, because they’re all giving us free stuff without asking us.

  3. July 16, 2009 9:10 am

    So, you drink Busch?

    • July 16, 2009 9:23 am

      Searching the phone book for a better brew, I haven’t made it beyond the B’s.

      Just kidding, it must have been a neighbor’s box. Speaking of the front step…

  4. July 16, 2009 11:32 am

    Who pays for all this waste???

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