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Thursday, May 24, 2007

Free Your Mind

All proud of myself, I signed up for Freecycle last night. The concept is simple: if there is something you have that you'd like to give away, send out a mass e-mail to the other freecyclers in your area, and if one of them wants it they will come get it. There are thousands of registered folks in the Indy area.

When I signed up, which cost nothing, I was pretty sure I chose the option to receive a "summary" e-mail notice of the day's postings. I need to double check that. Either way, I received DOZENS of e-mails today - it was distracting and I don't want to continue receiving them. One nice thing about the system is that the crux of the e-mail is right in each subject line (Wanted: twin bed; or Offer: old couch). This means that in most cases you don't have to open the e-mail to figure out whether you want to delete it.

I signed up because I'm a bit of a packrat and we have things, including a couple pieces of old furniture, that I ought to get rid of. This seemed like it might be a convenient way to do it. That said, I do NOT want to keep getting all these e-mails. I'll either have to "unjoin" or open a new gmail account just for my Freecycle notices.


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