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Topic: Please help my recovery!!!! Printed Postage addict!

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Linda S. (thk) - ,
Subject: Please help my recovery!!!! Printed Postage addict!
Date Posted: 10/30/2008 11:30 PM ET
Member Since: 10/4/2006
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Since I joined PBS, I've used DC nearly all the time.  I was a beta tester for Printed Postage, and it was so easy I became hooked while hardly realizing it.  I almost never had to visit the PO during counter hours any more.

I began realizing the cost of my addiction, and want to try to break it.  For about every "3 1/2 books" that I send WITHOUT printed postage, I can send another book FREE with my savings.  I am also trying to persuade myself I can live without Instant Credit.  That is the strongest instant-gratification of printed postage for me, the immediate high!  I don't think I've ever had a book permanently lost in the mail, so that is not a cost I should worry about.

Please help and encourage me in my recovery. 

I have 7 book orders to send out.  I've printed their plain-white-wrappers, and have bought stamps from the APC.


ETA. fix typo....and I'm a "printed pAstage" addict as well.....


Last Edited on: 11/2/08 6:47 AM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 10/31/2008 8:47 AM ET
Member Since: 8/27/2008
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tooo funny

i know i have spent several hundred dolars in postage (and i have not been a member long at all)

now i try to sell credits (i grimace wen i say this because i HATE to do this) to fund my postage

i might need to do what you said....



Date Posted: 10/31/2008 3:20 PM ET
Member Since: 8/16/2007
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I am a PBS-DC addict. I have also started to send books without it to cut down on the cost. I only use it on heavier WL books now. So far so good with none going lost. <knocks on wood>

Date Posted: 10/31/2008 5:45 PM ET
Member Since: 2/5/2007
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Think of all the credits you can BUY with the money you save!!  I have mailed out a lot of books, none with printed postage or DC.  I've saved a ton of money.   If I can do it so can you.