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    It seems at the minute with the busy christmas period the Royal Mail aren't postmarking the envelopes so any christmas cards you get through, check the envelopes and peel/cut the stamps off and use them again!! I have had quite a few this past week.

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    Wow that's a fantastic idea

    Regardless of the fact that people have been doing this regularly since before long before I was born, it's all somewhat irrelevant as all stamps sold nowadays have measures to prevent this:

    telegraph.co.uk/new…tml

    http://i771.photobucket.com/albums/xx354/claDM/GIF/whatFRIENDS.gif

    Weird, just got a load of Xmas cards in the post and low and behold, no franking!

    FREE STAMPS AHOY!

    Mallinersha

    Weird, just got a load of Xmas cards in the post and low and behold, no … Weird, just got a load of Xmas cards in the post and low and behold, no franking!FREE STAMPS AHOY!



    Have you looked it they have been marked? Hold the stamp at an angle and look to see if it has a stripe down the stamp.

    dcx_badass

    That doesn't even work, I can get them off fine.



    To be fair, I haven't tried. I just presumed they work efficiently enough that it's more grief than it's worth!
    Edited by: "cookiemonster83" 11th Dec 2010

    cookiemonster83

    Regardless of the fact that people have been doing this regularly since … Regardless of the fact that people have been doing this regularly since before long before I was born, it's all somewhat irrelevant as all stamps sold nowadays have measures to prevent this:http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/5400999/Royal-Mail-launches-tamper-proof-stamp.html



    The anti-tamper thing is epic fail.

    Tip: The best way to remove them is lob them in the freezer for a while the stamps come off a doddle as the glue weakens.

    Our postie is a git though because if he notices one unfranked he scribbles on it with biro.

    Banned

    Or, you could get a better job and pay for things you use so the service doesn't deteriorate further.

    GAVINLEWISHUKD

    Have you looked it they have been marked? Hold the stamp at an angle and … Have you looked it they have been marked? Hold the stamp at an angle and look to see if it has a stripe down the stamp.



    No franking on any of the stamps or anywhere near the stamp on the envelopes.

    Up to a few years ago this was considered treason, you could have been hanged for it now its just plain old fraud so lost some of its magic.

    bykergrove

    Or, you could get a better job and pay for things you use so the service … Or, you could get a better job and pay for things you use so the service doesn't deteriorate further.


    Any job is better than no job. Got any positions vacant? Willing to work for minimum wage, do unpaid overtime and basically pull my trousers down and bend over.

    Used to cover them with a film of soapy water back in the day. I had a mate who always drew a stamp-sized cartoon of the queen with Kween written under it & they always got through!

    Also you no longer can be prosecuted for posting letters with stamps/queens head upside down so all you rebels out there know what to do

    Strange... you put up a post regarding copying DS/PS3/Xbox games and youre burned down for being a dirty rotten filthy pirate... yet you commit fraud on the back of our own Royal Mail service and everyones 'yeh, weyhey, nice one' lol !

    Have to admit though... may have to keep check haha

    Mallinersha

    No franking on any of the stamps or anywhere near the stamp on the … No franking on any of the stamps or anywhere near the stamp on the envelopes.



    Well there wont be any ink franking on the envelope with electronic franking. Just had a look at at the stamps on the post I have and they have all been marked. You must have been lucky or you have not checked properly.

    May be free for you but not so free for the person receiving your letter with a £1+ payment noticed due to invalid postage if it registers as used

    I'm too honest, so would not do if I had to, I get free postage stamps anyway
    Edited by: "Predikuesi" 11th Dec 2010

    GAVINLEWISHUKD

    You must have been lucky



    Me and the OP :thumbsup:

    Lol most of my post never gets ink stamped, I always reuse the stamps lol I can't remember the last time I bought a stamp
    Edited by: "sameena1" 11th Dec 2010

    Original Poster

    Think someone at the royal mail must have read this thread. Since writing it my mail has all been franked

    Loving tha Dexter avatar m8, just finished watching season 5 on Monday.

    adamrwood

    Think someone at the royal mail must have read this thread. Since writing … Think someone at the royal mail must have read this thread. Since writing it my mail has all been franked



    awww i bet you wished you kept beauty to yourself now eh

    http://www.gogaboo.info/upload//2010/08/brilliant.jpg

    2nd Class post now being sent with the 1st Class post!!!

    jflatley

    2nd Class post now being sent with the 1st Class post!!!


    Thanks for the update. Only took 4 years X)

    bigweapon07

    Thanks for the update. Only took 4 years X)



    Thats 2nd class for you
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