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Do not join Tech Republic

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Do not join Tech Republic

sw11
I suggest you do not join tech republic becuase they blatently ignore
requests to stop sending news letters etc.

I have unsubscribed every day for the last few days and still I get
emails from them.

I get enough junk mail as it is without gettings daily news letters as
well.

If you, like mnost people, are fed up with junk mail and don't like
companies who ignore requests to be taken off mailing lists (which
you did not want to e on in the first place), then do not sign up.
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    Stangg

    Thanks for the advice

    Oh wait

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    Tig2

    We've got you now!!!

    <insert evil laugh here>

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    Stangg

    Where do I hand over all my worldly possessions?

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    Tig2

    I will be happy to divest you of all your worldly possessions and convert them to a cash donation to the Breast Cancer 3 Day in honour or in memory of the person of your choosing.

    Yes, I know that I am being extremely generous here. It's just my nature.

    The Susan G. Komen for a Cure and the National Philanthropic Trust will thank you profusely for your gift and I will be just that much closer to reaching my fund raising goals for this year.

    Who knew what a generous guy (?) you are?!?

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    Stangg

    Yes im a guy, I am the poster formerly known as Anthony, I only just realised I can alter my user name :)

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    Shellbot

    you gonna use the "?" to define yourself now?

    ]:)

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    Jim Phelps

    I assume that you have a "junk mail" email address. (If not, go to Yahoo and create one.) Then go to your account setup for Tech Republic and put that as your email address.

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    faradhi

    Where it says Site Help & Feedback.

    There you can submit a question.

    Then Maybe, just maybe, you will receive some help.

    OR

    You can post on the site to not join.

    Guess which will be more effective?

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    Odd

    retro77

    I dont get any junk email at all. Have you adjusted your account settings?

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    Bizzo

    TechRepublic produce a lot of Newsletters (over 40), I personally am subscribed to at least a dozen of them.

    When I no longer require one of the newsletters, I unsubscribe.

    Unsubscribing from a newsletter only stops that ONE being delivered. If you signed up for all of them, you don't want to be unsubscribing from one at a time.

    At the bottom of the emails, there should be a link saying "free newsletters". Click it. At the bootom of this page there is a checkbox saying "unsubscribe from all..." Check it, and click update.

    Instead of posting this and getting all frustrated, did you try contacting them?

    Send them an email, asking nicely, to have your account removed. Sit back, relax, and have a nice cup of tea, and I'm sure they'll sort it out for you.

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    Tig2

    Before you decide that TR is worthless because of newsletters, please take a moment to email them and let them know the problem.

    There have been other peers who have tried to stop their subscriptions only to have the newsletters continue to show up. A peer mail to Beth will generally get these things straightened out for you.

    I understand that the email box can get unruly. Believe me, if you are having a problem with getting your newsletters stopped, TR really does want to know so that they can fix the problem.

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    OldER Mycroft

    There is utterly NO POINT at all, posting "Do not join Tech Republic" ON TECH REPUBLIC because the only readership you are likely to get is from people who have ALREADY JOINED!!

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    The Scummy One

    would be more productive

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    -Q-240248

    Can I retro-unjoin then?

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    faradhi

    Once lost never to be found again.

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    Bizzo

    Made some sort of rift in the space-time thingy.
    Sapphire and Steel had to sort it out.

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    Tig2

    You're stuck.

    I'd say I'm sorry but I'd be lying and you wouldn't feel any better... so why go there???

    How's it going?
    :)

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    mjd420nova

    Since joining TR, I have never received a single piece of junk mail, news letter or unsolicited piece of e-mail. I subscribe to Geek-end and that's it. Maybe by some mistake you have subscribed to some of the other newsletters or done so by mistake. Unsubscribing may be a different story however, but I've not had that experience.

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    Beilstwh

    I have unsubscribed from newsletters and they stop. and if all else fails, simply setup a rule in your email viewer (all packages support rules of some sort), and auto delete anything from them and you will never see them.

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    CaptBilly1Eye

    We like sending junk mail to all those in Middle-Eastern countries.
    It's our way of getting revenge for all the phishing scams that come from that part of the world.

    I'm still waiting for my check for 50,000 big ones... I did everything my "long lost relative" asked for... woe is me.

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    Ok

    Stangg

    Thanks for the advice

    Oh wait

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    Tig2

    We've got you now!!!

    <insert evil laugh here>

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    Stangg

    Where do I hand over all my worldly possessions?

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    Tig2

    I will be happy to divest you of all your worldly possessions and convert them to a cash donation to the Breast Cancer 3 Day in honour or in memory of the person of your choosing.

    Yes, I know that I am being extremely generous here. It's just my nature.

    The Susan G. Komen for a Cure and the National Philanthropic Trust will thank you profusely for your gift and I will be just that much closer to reaching my fund raising goals for this year.

    Who knew what a generous guy (?) you are?!?

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    Stangg

    Yes im a guy, I am the poster formerly known as Anthony, I only just realised I can alter my user name :)

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    Shellbot

    you gonna use the "?" to define yourself now?

    ]:)

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    Jim Phelps

    I assume that you have a "junk mail" email address. (If not, go to Yahoo and create one.) Then go to your account setup for Tech Republic and put that as your email address.

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    faradhi

    Where it says Site Help & Feedback.

    There you can submit a question.

    Then Maybe, just maybe, you will receive some help.

    OR

    You can post on the site to not join.

    Guess which will be more effective?

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    Odd

    retro77

    I dont get any junk email at all. Have you adjusted your account settings?

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    Bizzo

    TechRepublic produce a lot of Newsletters (over 40), I personally am subscribed to at least a dozen of them.

    When I no longer require one of the newsletters, I unsubscribe.

    Unsubscribing from a newsletter only stops that ONE being delivered. If you signed up for all of them, you don't want to be unsubscribing from one at a time.

    At the bottom of the emails, there should be a link saying "free newsletters". Click it. At the bootom of this page there is a checkbox saying "unsubscribe from all..." Check it, and click update.

    Instead of posting this and getting all frustrated, did you try contacting them?

    Send them an email, asking nicely, to have your account removed. Sit back, relax, and have a nice cup of tea, and I'm sure they'll sort it out for you.

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    Tig2

    Before you decide that TR is worthless because of newsletters, please take a moment to email them and let them know the problem.

    There have been other peers who have tried to stop their subscriptions only to have the newsletters continue to show up. A peer mail to Beth will generally get these things straightened out for you.

    I understand that the email box can get unruly. Believe me, if you are having a problem with getting your newsletters stopped, TR really does want to know so that they can fix the problem.

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    OldER Mycroft

    There is utterly NO POINT at all, posting "Do not join Tech Republic" ON TECH REPUBLIC because the only readership you are likely to get is from people who have ALREADY JOINED!!

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    The Scummy One

    would be more productive

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    -Q-240248

    Can I retro-unjoin then?

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    faradhi

    Once lost never to be found again.

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    Bizzo

    Made some sort of rift in the space-time thingy.
    Sapphire and Steel had to sort it out.

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    Tig2

    You're stuck.

    I'd say I'm sorry but I'd be lying and you wouldn't feel any better... so why go there???

    How's it going?
    :)

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    mjd420nova

    Since joining TR, I have never received a single piece of junk mail, news letter or unsolicited piece of e-mail. I subscribe to Geek-end and that's it. Maybe by some mistake you have subscribed to some of the other newsletters or done so by mistake. Unsubscribing may be a different story however, but I've not had that experience.

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    Beilstwh

    I have unsubscribed from newsletters and they stop. and if all else fails, simply setup a rule in your email viewer (all packages support rules of some sort), and auto delete anything from them and you will never see them.

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    CaptBilly1Eye

    We like sending junk mail to all those in Middle-Eastern countries.
    It's our way of getting revenge for all the phishing scams that come from that part of the world.

    I'm still waiting for my check for 50,000 big ones... I did everything my "long lost relative" asked for... woe is me.