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Sky Jewels

(6,633 posts)
Wed Aug 24, 2022, 03:38 PM Aug 2022

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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Here's an easy and (almost) free way to spread our message and accelerate blue momentum... (Original Post) Sky Jewels Aug 2022 OP
Great idea! Elessar Zappa Aug 2022 #1
... Sky Jewels Aug 2022 #4
I get a little thrill every time. Sky Jewels Aug 2022 #5
I saw this on an OP I made a few days ago and now have sticky notes in my car. I am totally down. onecaliberal Aug 2022 #2
Thank you so much! Sky Jewels Aug 2022 #3
Like you said. Nearly free. A really good idea. onecaliberal Aug 2022 #6
in men's johns? post this - repubs are gonna take away your condoms nt msongs Aug 2022 #7
Also: "One night of fun could bring 18 years' worth of child support" Sky Jewels Aug 2022 #9
Anybody notice how quiet they've gotten w/Roe? They're trying to bury it until after the election. live love laugh Aug 2022 #8
They were so smug and sure that the issue would fade in comparison to the economy. Sky Jewels Aug 2022 #10
Excellent! 👏👏👏👏 SheltieLover Aug 2022 #11
Glad you like! Sky Jewels Aug 2022 #12
K&R. Wednesdays Aug 2022 #13
Thanks for the kick! Sky Jewels Aug 2022 #15
Great idea, thanks! IrishAfricanAmerican Aug 2022 #14
Wonderful! Sky Jewels Aug 2022 #16
k&r: Get back up the page where more folks can see this great idea! Hermit-The-Prog Aug 2022 #17
Thanks so much, Herm! Sky Jewels Aug 2022 #18
kick for the night owls Hermit-The-Prog Aug 2022 #19
Woohoo! Sky Jewels Aug 2022 #20
It keeps sliding down the page. Not enough stickum on this post-it! Hermit-The-Prog Aug 2022 #21
You can have sticky notes preprinted, too AwakeAtLast Aug 2022 #22
Yes, my friend did that with large mailing labels, using her own printer. Sky Jewels Aug 2022 #23
totally agree - not sure if this will kick but I will try Kali Aug 2022 #24
Thank you so much! Sky Jewels Aug 2022 #25
Oh MAN, what a great idea! calimary Sep 2022 #26
Thank you! Sky Jewels Sep 2022 #27
K&R Thanks for posting. n/t TeamProg Sep 2022 #28
You're very welcome! Sky Jewels Sep 2022 #29
. TomDaisy Sep 2022 #30
Great idea.. mountain grammy Sep 2022 #31
Great, thank you! Sky Jewels Sep 2022 #32

Sky Jewels

(6,633 posts)
5. I get a little thrill every time.
Wed Aug 24, 2022, 03:45 PM
Aug 2022

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

live love laugh

(12,810 posts)
8. Anybody notice how quiet they've gotten w/Roe? They're trying to bury it until after the election.
Wed Aug 24, 2022, 03:51 PM
Aug 2022

This messaging is great to keep it uppermost in voters’ minds.

Sky Jewels

(6,633 posts)
10. They were so smug and sure that the issue would fade in comparison to the economy.
Wed Aug 24, 2022, 03:55 PM
Aug 2022

They were very, very wrong.

Hermit-The-Prog

(32,405 posts)
17. k&r: Get back up the page where more folks can see this great idea!
Wed Aug 24, 2022, 06:28 PM
Aug 2022

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

mountain grammy

(26,439 posts)
31. Great idea..
Wed Sep 28, 2022, 05:53 PM
Sep 2022

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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