Generally the junk mail goes directly into the recycle bin without a second – and sometimes first – glance, but today I was leafing idly through the small stack while talking on the phone to T.
I know, I’m a bad wife. I wasn’t giving him my undivided attention. But then, he didn’t really have much to say. He was up late last night and was a little spacey from lack of sleep. And he kept yawning in my ear.
So, fair’s fair.
Here is the first piece that tickled me:
Okay, okay! I won’t send you money, right away!
Ooo! Get Rewards when you buy $50 of products! I had to crop the page, so you can’t see everything on it, but trust me when I say that there is only about $60 worth of merchandise there. What are the chances that someone is going to need each of these products at the same time?
Then we have:
Is this really a draw? I’m not a shopper, nor have I ever had a flu shot, so it may very well be and I’m just not aware. (It certainly wouldn’t be the first time.)
But basically, unless you have really, really bad heartburn, you’re going to end up with a whole lot of diapers, laundry detergent or TP in exchange for your flu shot.
I’d love to see the analytics on that ad.
And last, but certainly not least…my favorite:
You can file that one under “only in Maine”.
I love this state.