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Donnachaidh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-30-11 08:12 PM
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16. actually, yes I am.
In this economy there are people who are struggling to keep themselves in their homes. So you don't want a phone book -- those folks have one less avenue to keep their heads above water. This is a piddly pissing contest by those who aren't suffering.

Try a more recent analogy than milk delivery :rofl: Like this century :sarcasm:

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  -Seattle Residents Have Canceled 225,000 Yellow Pages In Only Two Months CreekDog  Jun-30-11 02:15 PM   #0 
  - Same here. I haven't used one in years and they keep dropping them off. What  RKP5637   Jun-30-11 02:17 PM   #1 
  - It's the advertising.  TheWraith   Jun-30-11 02:21 PM   #2 
     - but the revenue is a fiction and once everyone knows that --the business will fail  CreekDog   Jun-30-11 02:25 PM   #3 
     - The revenue isn't a fiction, the value to the advertiser is.  TheWraith   Jun-30-11 02:34 PM   #8 
     - You hit the nail on the head. This will spell the end of the yellow pages publishers.  Hassin Bin Sober   Jun-30-11 02:37 PM   #9 
     - The phone book problem in a nutshell  SoCalDem   Jun-30-11 02:33 PM   #7 
        - Also, one of the great things about looking up businesses online is one can  RKP5637   Jun-30-11 02:42 PM   #12 
  - Screw their lawsuit for. They should be fined for multiple litter violations.  Matariki   Jun-30-11 02:29 PM   #4 
  - Sick of trash being dropped off on my porch/mailbox.  Romulox   Jun-30-11 02:32 PM   #5 
  - I don't mind getting ONE Yellow Pages from a phone company, but the rest of them are just junk mail.  Gormy Cuss   Jun-30-11 02:32 PM   #6 
  - How does 35,000 become 225,000?  hfojvt   Jun-30-11 02:38 PM   #10 
  - "homes and businesses". Some businesses may be large and  Lisa0825   Jun-30-11 02:40 PM   #11 
  - i get about 4 different ones each year  CreekDog   Jun-30-11 02:51 PM   #14 
  - of course, the real losers in this pissing match are the folks who were delivering the books  Donnachaidh   Jun-30-11 02:48 PM   #13 
     - so you're saying i don't care about employees because i want phone book delivery waste to stop?  CreekDog   Jun-30-11 02:52 PM   #15 
        - actually, yes I am.  Donnachaidh   Jun-30-11 08:12 PM   #16 
        - Hah...good point... I'll have to remember that...  pipi_k   Jun-30-11 08:35 PM   #18 
        - so you are saying i don't care about employees  CreekDog   Jun-30-11 08:59 PM   #20 
        - There are no milk deliveries anymore.  RebelOne   Jun-30-11 08:34 PM   #17 
           - Not true...  pipi_k   Jun-30-11 08:41 PM   #19 
           - In the seattle area Smith Brothers still delivers once a week  demigoddess   Jun-30-11 09:10 PM   #21 
           - and do you blame the people who stopped their milk deliveries for job losses?  CreekDog   Jun-30-11 10:29 PM   #22 

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