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Wed Aug 24, 2022, 03:38 PM

Here's an easy and (almost) free way to spread our message and accelerate blue momentum...

I hatched this idea the day after Dobbs came down. It's a simple grassroots activism tactic that almost anyone can do. And it reaches all sorts of people, including those who don't normally follow politics and elections.

It's simple: Carry a pen and sticky notes or mailing labels with you and write messages encouraging people to save their rights by voting blue in the midterms (November 8th, although a lot of people vote much earlier). Plaster your notes far and wide in public places. My friends and I particularly like to put them up in public restroom stalls--you reach a captive audience, after all.

Yes these notes are easily removed (we don't want any property damage), but they're also easily replaced.

If you like the idea, please participate in the note writing and also spread the word by sharing the image on social media and other relevant places online.

Thank You! And Go Team Blue!

On edit: Also, if any person or organization out there likes this idea, is technologically astute, and has a bit of PR/marketing/social media savvy, I'd love it if you would run with the concept. One idea is to get people to send in photos of their own posted messages or messages that they've spotted, then post them on a website with a general description of the location, e.g.: "restroom, O'Hare Airport, Chicago," or whatever.



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Reply Here's an easy and (almost) free way to spread our message and accelerate blue momentum... (Original post)
Sky Jewels Aug 2022 OP
Elessar Zappa Aug 2022 #1
Sky Jewels Aug 2022 #4
Sky Jewels Aug 2022 #5
onecaliberal Aug 2022 #2
Sky Jewels Aug 2022 #3
onecaliberal Aug 2022 #6
msongs Aug 2022 #7
Sky Jewels Aug 2022 #9
live love laugh Aug 2022 #8
Sky Jewels Aug 2022 #10
SheltieLover Aug 2022 #11
Sky Jewels Aug 2022 #12
Wednesdays Aug 2022 #13
Sky Jewels Aug 2022 #15
IrishAfricanAmerican Aug 2022 #14
Sky Jewels Aug 2022 #16
Hermit-The-Prog Aug 2022 #17
Sky Jewels Aug 2022 #18
Hermit-The-Prog Aug 2022 #19
Sky Jewels Aug 2022 #20
Hermit-The-Prog Aug 2022 #21
AwakeAtLast Aug 2022 #22
Sky Jewels Aug 2022 #23
Kali Aug 2022 #24
Sky Jewels Aug 2022 #25
calimary Sep 2022 #26
Sky Jewels Sep 2022 #27
TeamProg Sep 2022 #28
Sky Jewels Sep 2022 #29
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TomDaisy Sep 23 #30
mountain grammy Sep 28 #31
Sky Jewels Sep 28 #32

Response to Sky Jewels (Original post)

Wed Aug 24, 2022, 03:40 PM

1. Great idea!

Iíll have to do that.

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Response to Elessar Zappa (Reply #1)

Wed Aug 24, 2022, 03:44 PM

4. ...

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Response to Elessar Zappa (Reply #1)

Wed Aug 24, 2022, 03:45 PM

5. I get a little thrill every time.

It's a "stick it to the (Republican) man" kind of moment, if you will...

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Response to Sky Jewels (Original post)

Wed Aug 24, 2022, 03:41 PM

2. I saw this on an OP I made a few days ago and now have sticky notes in my car. I am totally down.

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Response to onecaliberal (Reply #2)

Wed Aug 24, 2022, 03:43 PM

3. Thank you so much!

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Response to Sky Jewels (Reply #3)

Wed Aug 24, 2022, 03:45 PM

6. Like you said. Nearly free. A really good idea.

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Response to Sky Jewels (Original post)

Wed Aug 24, 2022, 03:47 PM

7. in men's johns? post this - repubs are gonna take away your condoms nt

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Response to msongs (Reply #7)

Wed Aug 24, 2022, 03:54 PM

9. Also: "One night of fun could bring 18 years' worth of child support"

if abortion is illegal.

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Response to Sky Jewels (Original post)

Wed Aug 24, 2022, 03:51 PM

8. Anybody notice how quiet they've gotten w/Roe? They're trying to bury it until after the election.

This messaging is great to keep it uppermost in votersí minds.

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Response to live love laugh (Reply #8)

Wed Aug 24, 2022, 03:55 PM

10. They were so smug and sure that the issue would fade in comparison to the economy.

They were very, very wrong.

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Response to Sky Jewels (Original post)

Wed Aug 24, 2022, 04:02 PM

11. Excellent! 👏👏👏👏

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Response to SheltieLover (Reply #11)

Wed Aug 24, 2022, 04:25 PM

12. Glad you like!

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Response to Sky Jewels (Original post)

Wed Aug 24, 2022, 04:49 PM

13. K&R.

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Response to Wednesdays (Reply #13)

Wed Aug 24, 2022, 05:39 PM

15. Thanks for the kick!

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Response to Sky Jewels (Original post)

Wed Aug 24, 2022, 05:27 PM

14. Great idea, thanks!

I will be doing this too!


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Response to IrishAfricanAmerican (Reply #14)

Wed Aug 24, 2022, 05:40 PM

16. Wonderful!

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Response to Sky Jewels (Original post)

Wed Aug 24, 2022, 06:28 PM

17. k&r: Get back up the page where more folks can see this great idea!

Roe, Roe, Roe your vote
against theocracy!
Republicans revoke your rights
and kill democracy!

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Response to Hermit-The-Prog (Reply #17)

Wed Aug 24, 2022, 07:01 PM

18. Thanks so much, Herm!

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Response to Sky Jewels (Original post)

Wed Aug 24, 2022, 10:13 PM

19. kick for the night owls

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Response to Hermit-The-Prog (Reply #19)

Wed Aug 24, 2022, 10:20 PM

20. Woohoo!

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Response to Sky Jewels (Reply #20)

Wed Aug 24, 2022, 10:30 PM

21. It keeps sliding down the page. Not enough stickum on this post-it!

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Response to Sky Jewels (Original post)

Thu Aug 25, 2022, 08:37 AM

22. You can have sticky notes preprinted, too

Peel and stick, done!

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Response to AwakeAtLast (Reply #22)

Thu Aug 25, 2022, 10:55 AM

23. Yes, my friend did that with large mailing labels, using her own printer.

Very convenient!

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Response to Sky Jewels (Original post)

Mon Aug 29, 2022, 12:17 PM

24. totally agree - not sure if this will kick but I will try

Last edited Mon Aug 29, 2022, 01:22 PM - Edit history (1)

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Response to Kali (Reply #24)

Mon Aug 29, 2022, 01:20 PM

25. Thank you so much!

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Response to Sky Jewels (Original post)

Sun Sep 4, 2022, 10:23 AM

26. Oh MAN, what a great idea!

I especially like the one that says ďAbort the GOP 11-8-22Ē.

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Response to calimary (Reply #26)

Sun Sep 4, 2022, 10:37 AM

27. Thank you!

Let's do this!

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Response to Sky Jewels (Original post)

Wed Sep 7, 2022, 12:43 PM

28. K&R Thanks for posting. n/t

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Response to TeamProg (Reply #28)

Wed Sep 7, 2022, 01:04 PM

29. You're very welcome!

I appreciate all the support the idea is getting!

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Response to Sky Jewels (Original post)

Fri Sep 23, 2022, 02:18 PM

30. .

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Response to Sky Jewels (Original post)

Wed Sep 28, 2022, 05:53 PM

31. Great idea..

I'm in Colorado. All vote by mail. Our ballots will be arriving soon and I have a huge load of sticky notes..

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Response to mountain grammy (Reply #31)

Wed Sep 28, 2022, 06:46 PM

32. Great, thank you!

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