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There is a genius at USPS! Postage stickers .

  1. Oct 14, 2011 #1

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    There is a genius at USPS! Postage "stickers".

    Last week, I met my niece (our letter carrier) at the end of the drive and asked her for two sheets of "Forever" stamps. She only had a couple of styles and asked if I cared what I got, and I said "no". If you have very young children, grandchildren, etc, that might not have been the best decision. One sheet of stamps featured Mark Twain, which is OK. The other sheet contains large brightly-colored stamps depicting kids' favorite Disney-Pixar characters. The way my neighbors' grand-daughters and my little niece go nuts over stickers, there is no way that I'm going to leave that sheet of stamps out on the table with my checkbook, pens, etc. I can just imagine leaving those "stickers" in reach while they're drawing and coloring at the kitchen table only to find that they have been decorating their artwork with "stickers". Ack!

    This isn't going to have any impact on the USPS's bottom line, but next time you're at the Post Office, look at the Pixar Forever stamps and think if you'd leave them out when your favorite little rug-rat next comes visiting. :biggrin:
     
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  3. Oct 14, 2011 #2
    Re: There is a genius at USPS! Postage "stickers".

    No doubt it's part of an evil plot to sell more stamps that won't ever be used, similar to their hawking of the "Collectors Editions." Casinos LOVE it when people take chips home, for the same reason.
     
  4. Oct 14, 2011 #3

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    Re: There is a genius at USPS! Postage "stickers".

    it's just a cute idea that will never make more than $8.80 per sheet for the people whose kids used them as stickers. I thought it was cute angle, because I have some young female relatives and friends that latch onto stickers like some people fixate on crack.
     
  5. Oct 14, 2011 #4
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    Agreed. The stickers at Walmart are much cheaper. :)
     
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