Overwhelmed with political fund raising ads

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by Vito, Aug 4, 2020.

  1. Vito

    Vito

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    Maybe its my own fault since I made a donation awhile ago to the Trump re-election campaign, and another one to the Republican Senate organization, but I am getting deluged with texts day and night as well as emails, all asking for money. Its 5:30 PM as I am typing this, and so far today I have received 24 texts and 17 emails from various Republican candidates and groups, all trying to find clever and innovative ways to get me to donate money. Once you donate they don't leave you alone even for a short time, but immediately start asking for more and more money. Maybe the Democrats do the same to their small donors but it is really, really annoying.
     
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  2. B C

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    That crap turns people off. That's way over kill.


    While I have you here, would you like to donate to the Human Fund?
     
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  3. Taz

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    Yup sucks. I donated to DJT last round now I get calls and texts from random places asking for $$.

    The phone doesn’t bother me cause I rarely answer the land line. Texts are a PITA but I keep replying back asking to be removed and over the last few dats it’s dropped off significantly. Maybe someone got the memo.
     
  4. snerd

    snerd Horselover Fat

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    If they are messaging you by texts, you should be able to reply ‘Stop’ or the like to be removed. If not, go to the details of the text, find the number and block it.
     
  5. Rotn1

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    #MeToo.
    Some of the fundraising letters ask for outrageous amounts.
     
  6. Ramjet38

    Ramjet38 Mentally Frozen

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    I get personal letters from Melania. :hearts:
     
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    I learned yesterday that I'd disappointed the President and won't be invited to his rally because I didn't donate in time.

    And that's in the same week I was trying to reclaim those lost funds for that poor prince from Nigeria.
     
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    I get emails seeking donations every day. I just hit the trash can icon and like magic, they go away.
     
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    Between mail asking for money and email the same, I used to get about 300 solicitations/mo. Now it's way beyond that, at least 500.

    I got a new one in a phone call an hour ago. I answered the phone with "Hello", lots of silence, then the other end said "XYX" forget the name and I said I've had this number for 9 yrs. Miust be the new ploy, he then went into his pitch for the firemen. On my end "Click". Don
     
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    I got one last week from Nancy.
     
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    The word must be out on my cheapskate ways, even the PBA stopped soliciting.