[ View the story "UKIP office flooded with returned campaign flyers" on Storify] UKIP office flooded with returned campaign flyers Opponents of right-wing UK party get crafty in response to outreach efforts.
The Stream· Thu, May 01 2014 10:10:00
UKIP leaflet on its way back to party HQ. In 26 pieces. At UKIP expense. Everyone follow in @jamacjamac's footsteps.
UKIP Freepost you say ;) RT @willsh Good things about Sharpies; you can do this when posting back UKIP mail
UKIP's mail room is going to be full of some interesting things this week.Callum McClune
I think @UKIP will have a better chance putting their leaflet back together than their arguments.
Sorry UKIP, had to cut mine into 100 pieces to send back to you, hope you enjoy paying freepost for 100 envelopes:)
UKIP leafleting building occupied mostly by (lovely) immigrants is ironic. I might send them our massive junk mail pile.Ellie Warren
Twitter / CarlGuyton: Shoved all the #ukip leaflets ...CarlGuyton
Posting photos with the hashtag #UKIPbrickappeal, some sent bricks to the party's address:
Thanks to all lovely Tweeps who added MT #ukipbrickappeal to my #ukipfreepost tweet - which was obvs 1st ;-D
For every brick you send, UKIP gets charged by Royal Mail. Send yours in now! #UKIPBrickAppeal #ukipfreepost
Some thought the Freepost effort was a "waste of time":
Thinking of sending UKIP leaflets back? #UKIP are entitled to a refund on the costs due to open abuse of the system. Waste of time, give up!TomFowdy
If people find time to post UKIP leaflets back, they have time to register & post vote in the election. Do something that will change it.LDdex
@LDdex There's something about the idea that just doesn't sit right with me, I know they are abhorrent but it still feels a bit childish...Mark Tolan
Others shared their support for the party:
@DavidJo52951945 leaflet came today with poster in Hull mine already in my window in full view #VoteUKIPJules
Got my #UKIP leaflet through the door today. Just confirmed what i already knew. #VoteUKIPScott Cairns
In 2011, there were similar
to send bricks and unwanted mail to the Nottinghamshire Liberal Democrats using its Freepost address. The party reportedly received nearly 300 envelopes and changed its address to one that required citizens to pay for postage. UKIP has not
on the current effort.
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