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Tue Sep 29, 2020, 01:40 PM

Somehow I got on a GOP list, and am now getting at least one text per hour begging for money

Trump and the GOP must be desperate. Just wish I could figure out how to get rid of these beggars. They keep changing the numbers so you can't blacklist and there's no way to opt-out.

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Response to infullview (Original post)

Tue Sep 29, 2020, 01:42 PM

1. Try responding to the text with the word STOP.

That always works for me when I get unsolicited texts.

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Response to fleur-de-lisa (Reply #1)

Tue Sep 29, 2020, 01:55 PM

6. Tried that. didn't work.

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Response to infullview (Original post)

Tue Sep 29, 2020, 01:45 PM

2. I was getting a bunch of texts too, and I finally replied:

'I wouldn't donate to a Republican even if my own mother was running!"

Didn't get anymore after that.

I'm still getting the mailings though. Got one from Melania yesterday. I like getting those because I know it's costing them cash money!

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Response to dawg day (Reply #2)

Tue Sep 29, 2020, 01:56 PM

7. Did that too, but

I added a lot of expletives as a reply on several of these and I still get them.

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Response to infullview (Original post)

Tue Sep 29, 2020, 01:46 PM

3. Those Loans Due Don't Pay Themselves, Sir

It has occurred to me these odd lapses on the airwaves owe to stations having learned to insist on cash in front, possibly with vigorish for the previous debt incurred as well, before a second's time is run.


"In God we trust. All others pay cash."


Congratulations on your impending 500th, by the way.

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Response to infullview (Original post)

Tue Sep 29, 2020, 01:50 PM

4. I have to believe that's irritating as hell even to people dumb enough to donate to republicans.

That kind of contact would seem to be self-defeating.

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Response to infullview (Original post)

Tue Sep 29, 2020, 01:51 PM

5. I'm getting the same

From Democratic sources. Candidates in races far away I can't vote for, and many type of organizations. They all are begging at this point. Hate it! Give what I can, but it's really too much

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Response to infullview (Original post)

Tue Sep 29, 2020, 01:58 PM

8. I always reply with some "colorful" language

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Response to infullview (Original post)

Tue Sep 29, 2020, 02:00 PM

9. String them along...

ACT like you need to talk to a person one-on-one to secure the details of a BIG donation you wish to make and just keep repeating the same schtick until you get them to hand a phone to Trump...then scream "FUCK YOU IMBECILE!!!" into his ear and hang up...

A lot of work yes...but the pay-off will be sublime!!!

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Response to infullview (Original post)

Tue Sep 29, 2020, 02:04 PM

10. We've started getting them, too. I blocked them, but somehow they keep coming.

How we got on that list is a mystery. I went to double check on the Secretary of State's site and we're still listed as Democrats.

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Response to infullview (Original post)

Tue Sep 29, 2020, 02:08 PM

11. When I get them from "Eric & or Don, Jr"

I send a text, saying he doesnít love you.


Silly, but it amuses me.


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Response to infullview (Original post)

Tue Sep 29, 2020, 02:08 PM

12. I'm Been Getting Multiple Texts from the GOP for Weeks - They Always Come From Different Numbers

I have NEVER donated to any Repub and I wish I could find out how they got my number. I even thought that Trump provided my cell phone numbers from that data base of numbers collected for emergency notifications last year.

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Response to Indykatie (Reply #12)

Tue Sep 29, 2020, 02:11 PM

13. Really wondered about that too!!!!

If so that would be such a huge criminal act - not that I would put it past him.

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Response to infullview (Original post)

Tue Sep 29, 2020, 02:13 PM

14. Reply "Every GOP text I receive generates another donation to Biden/Harris"

I did that in 2012 when I was getting GOP spam by email and phone calls. They all stopped within 48 hours and I have not received a single contact from any GOP campaign since.

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Response to infullview (Original post)

Tue Sep 29, 2020, 02:20 PM

15. Me, too

I respond with a text saying how pleased I am that they reminded me to send a donation to their opponent. Hasnít worked to stop the texts, but it makes me feel better.

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Response to infullview (Original post)

Tue Sep 29, 2020, 02:22 PM

16. I got on a list (for no reason) 6 weeks or so ago. Of course, I did NOT donate or reply.

Probably 75% of them no longer email me, but Lindsey and McConnell still do. I just ignore them, but I hate to have either name on my screen.

What is it, 46 days to go? Then, we may have some peace and quiet.

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Response to Frustratedlady (Reply #16)

Tue Sep 29, 2020, 03:51 PM

19. I think 35 days to go ...

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Response to infullview (Original post)

Tue Sep 29, 2020, 02:59 PM

17. I only got one about two weeks ago and here is my reply

The first paragraph is from some Impotus campaign / pac organization

Hey Melissa, this is John w/ TP Action. Join Charlie Kirk and I on 9/26 to rally for Trump. Register @ tpaction.com/winArizona

Stop to Opt-out



Are you effing kidding? I am not a racist or a billionaire. Impotus is a malignant narcissistic Russian fool who will be in prison under tax and financial fraud crimes in 2021



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Response to infullview (Original post)

Tue Sep 29, 2020, 03:10 PM

18. I keep getting mail from them, too

It's usually surveys asking for money, so I fill them out, and then say I can't send money because Trump and McTurtle have bankrupted me.

In the comments section, I say get rid of the complete leadership and get back to the Republican Party that was great and made America proud--the Republican Party of Theodore Roosevelt. I said I could never vote Republican again until that was accomplished.


I never said I WAS a Republican (they never ask, they just assume, maybe for my Dallas zip code?), and I DID vote Republican once--the very first time I voted, in fact. I'm still proud of it, since it was a vote against the corrupt police commissioner of Philadelphia running for mayor against a colorless, but perfectly reasonable Republican named Thatcher Longstreth. Frank Rizzo was a real buffoon, a nasty gorilla with a gun and a nightstick. He ran as a Democrat because in those days, Philly didn't even know there even WAS another party. He did everyone a favor after winning the election by switching parties. Once a Republican, he was finally in his element, started hanging with Nixon, and building a house costing ten times his salary, and showing that true Republican sleaze.

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