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How to Tell Who is Selling Your Name to Whom

Ever got a piece of mail in your mailbox and wondered just how that company knew they'd be investing their 46 cents wisely by targeting YOU???

Well then, here's some pointers.

1). Never spell your name right. Always use cursive, abbreviation, or some shortening or lengthening of your actual Christian name for the purpose of obscuring and individuating the particular deviation.

Example: Signing up for a newsletter. Change John to Johnathan, add some middle initial, and change the 'h' in your last name to a 'k'. Then, when you get a letter with this particular signature, trace it back to the unholy alliance that bought and sold what they thought was your name.

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Wouldn't work for me

Half of my mail has my name misspelled as it is. :/

Clever idea, though.

A signature used to be here!

Like you I discovered this

and then I invented it.


Daily Paul cured my abibliophobia.

Clever idea!

Have you done this yet? I will have to try that. Thanks for the info.

Call me Christoper Cudnosled

so to answer your question, yes.

Daily Paul cured my abibliophobia.