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colinwalker
colinwalker
Unsubscribing from emails is a signal. It's a signal that says "enough, stop, go away!" It is not a sign that says "just because I had to visit your site to unsubscribe I want to buy what you're selling." It is not a message to which you reply "thanks for your interest, we thought you m... colinwalker.blog
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desparoz
desparoz

@colinwalker I sometimes find that unsubscribing from lists is much more work than creating a rule to auto-delete emails from that provider. Or adding them to a black hole if you use SaneBox.

Either way unsubscribe should be a signal to a company that you don't want a relationship with them, and they should just respect that.

hjertnes
hjertnes

@desparoz I kind of enjoy the task of unsubscribing from lists. The way I do it is that I unsubscribe either one per day or 10 per week.

desparoz
desparoz

@hjertnes Hehe, I can see that there could be a cathartic aspect to this. Nice

colinwalker
colinwalker

@desparoz Absolutely, but so often the attempt to unsub is just taken as validation of your address.

desparoz
desparoz

@colinwalker Thats very true Colin. I make a point of not unsubscribing from lists I don't recall subscribing to (or being subscribed to following a legit interaction). Straight to the black hole for those culprits.