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I'm still not that Gary, says US email mixup bloke who hasn't even seen Dartford Crossing

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Re: Where's the EU when you need them?

>I've sorted snail mail to a former tenant at my address by ringing the sender (after numerous returned mail with a note he no longer lived here) and telling them in future I would bill them a £10 handling charge and enforce it through the small claims court if unpaid. That stopped it.

The annoying people that think that the prior-prior-owners still use this address finally quit after I saved up a big pile of their biweekly pre-addressed, pre-paid envelopes and stuck them to the largest cardboard letters that I could send through the mail (asked the postman, who laughed and helped give me maximum dimensions). Needless to say, a less than polite phrase was returned to them one day in a pile of jumbled letters, along with a punctuation mark.

Then, and only then, did the letters cease coming here. It was a lot of fun, collecting the envelopes and planning that over the course of a few months. :)

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