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Rip it open?
Tear a side?
Use a letter opener?
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I'm ruthless with the mail. I rip through it all and toss.
 

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I rip it open along the top by putting in a pen or pencil and using that as a letter opener. DH always tears the side.
 

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I rip it open at the sides, unless its a card, then I'm more careful.

All the flyers and catolgues are deposited right at the recycling bin at the post office - they don't even come home!!!
 

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I just tear it open...this has gotten me in trouble in the past LOL
 

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At home, I rip it open.

At my office, I use a letter opener, since I'm often opening mail for my residents or passing on my own mail. It's one of those square plastic things with a little slit and a razor blade-type thing in the slit. It's attached to my desk with a magnet so I don't lose it!

(And I'll bet that's way more information than anyone wanted to know, isn't it? LOL!!):jabber:
 

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I just stick my thumb in that little opening and open the top. Most of the time nothing gets torn.
 

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My kids usually have it opened for me!:toothy: They just can't wait to see what has come today! However, they seem to have the same aversion to the bills as I do and we just put those in the file for Daddy to deal with later!:)
 

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I rip it apart.
 

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Letter opener...unless it's obviously junk and then it gets ripped in half and pitched instantly.
 

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I rip it open. I have no method to my madness. LOL. I have been known to rip edges off things and tape back on later.

I hate and love mail. I know nothing exciting will come. I do all bills online. So I just stand over garbage and chuck 95% of the mail. I love it for the freebies that come in mail! LOL
 

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I run my finger under the flap, sort of tearing it at the seam. I usually start opening my mail on the way back from the mailbox and sort in my hand the stuff to keep, to recycle, and to shred.
 

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run my thumb under the flap ripping the top open. Not pretty, lol.
 

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letter opener or knife.
 

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I use a letter opener.
 

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At the garbage can....oh, and I rip it open.
 
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