[bookshare-discuss] Re: OT Star Wars

To add insult to injjury Dan, the cheapest I can remember was 29 cents.

Smile.

but I was also born in 1981 and am by many standards still a "kid"


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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Dan Beaver" <dbeaver888@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
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Sent: Friday, March 30, 2007 4:33 PM
Subject: [bookshare-discuss] Re: OT Star Wars


Well, I must be older than both of you.  I can remember when stamps were 1
cent.  I can remember my parents complaining about them going up to 3 cents.
And you know what, they are still complaining each time they go up.  Come to
think of it I complain about it each time too. ;-))

I guess my parents taught me well huh?
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "lana" <lana5@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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Sent: Friday, March 30, 2007 11:20 AM
Subject: [bookshare-discuss] Re: OT Star Wars


> worse than that, and this is dating me, but I can remember when stamps
> were
> 3 cents, that's right, three.
> ----- Original Message ----- 
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> Sent: Friday, March 30, 2007 5:32 AM
> Subject: [bookshare-discuss] OT Star Wars
>
>
>> This is a bit off topic, but I thought as the Star Wars books come up
>> from time to time I'd mention it.
>>
>> The U.S. Postal Service has unveiled its set of 15, 41-cent 'Star
>> Wars' stamps to honor the 30th anniversary of the first movie.
>>
>> I'm not sure which surprises me more, the 41 cents, or the fact that
>> they are doing it, along with a promotional contest of some sort,
>> posters,
> etc.
>> Even though I've been a long time fan, well I guess you could say a
>> 30 year fan, of Star Wars, I think this is a bit over the edge.  The
>> other thing that amazes me is the promotion and contest.  If you need
>> to mail a letter you get a stamp, so why do they have to advertise
>> and promote a public service run by the government?  I never
>> understood back when Lance Armstrong was still winning the 'Tour De
>> France' why exactly the U.S. Postal Service was the teams sponsor.  I
>> guess it just a good example of your tax dollars at work, and why
>> they need to raise the price of a stamp to 41 cents!  Does anyone
>> remember what the price of a stamp was in 1977?  I know it was in the
>> teens, but I'm not sure exactly what it was.
>>
>> Dave
>>
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