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Yellow Pages came with bugs

Original post made by Yellow Pages came with bugs, Another Pleasanton neighborhood, on May 11, 2012

Just got a unrequested new Yellow Pages, marked "YP- the real Yellow Pages" delivered in a plastic bag. Thrown at my door so hard it set of the dog. (Reminds me of Lily Tomlin's Ernestine and the Phone Co Strike.)
Two books, one larger than the other.
When I set them on the table, a bug crawled out. Looked like a termite, my wife says might be a "silverfish."
Here's more info from the web:
Web Link
It says they love paper, starches, and cause serious damage to clothes, drapes, etc.
Just wanted to warn others, so you can be careful not to bring an infestation into your house.

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Posted by steven
a resident of Stoneridge
on May 11, 2012 at 5:07 pm

I brought home a overpriced bunch of bananas from Safeway. A little green spider crawled out onto our kichen table. I swore I'd never shop at a unionized grocery store ever again.

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Posted by Frank
a resident of Del Prado
on May 11, 2012 at 7:25 pm

@steven...I know your a troller...but I need a laugh this evening so here goes....steven did you ask the spider to show you his union card??? Hahaha your a piece of something.

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Posted by stop junk mail
a resident of Downtown
on May 12, 2012 at 9:35 am

One solution for getting rid of unwanted mail -- catalog choice. Start an account at and you can get catalogs, yellow pages, credit card offers and all sorts of junk mail stopped. It works! And it's FREE!
They also have a service where you purchase a postage paid envelope, tear off mailing info for unwanted mail, send it to them and they do all the work to get it stopped. They are working to get the USPS to quit the every door direct mail program unless there is a permanent opt out feature.
This is a non-profit company and I have no affiliation at all with them other than as a VERY satisfied user.

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Posted by Mike
a resident of Highland Oaks
on May 12, 2012 at 3:04 pm

In our increasingly paperless society, why aren't the Yellow Pages online?


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a resident of Ridgeview Commons

on Apr 28, 2017 at 3:32 pm

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