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Have you filled out your 2010 Census form yet?

Asked at Lawrence Post Office, 645 Vermont St. on March 20, 2010

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Photo of Ron Perry

“Yes, mailed last week.”

Photo of Jack Lungstrum

“I have; it’s in my hand to be mailed now.”

Photo of Jackie Stafford

“Filled it out and mailed it.”

Photo of Erin Adams

“Yes, it took me 10 seconds.”

Comments

Flap Doodle 5 years ago

If a census taker comes to my door, I'll say, "before you come in, I need to know two things. Are you okay with casual nudity? Do you feel uncomfortable around snakes?"

RoeDapple 5 years ago

That might work better than,"You're trespassing. You have to the count of three... two...

nickm81 5 years ago

Yes. The goverment wastes enough money, I don't want to contribute to that by having to send a census-taker my way.

However, if they hadn't included prepaid postage to mail that thing back, I wouldn't even bother. Yes they're less than 50 cents (they are still around 41 cents, right?), but it's the principle of the thing.

Boston_Corbett 5 years ago

No box to check for interstellar alien, so the results are meaningless.

dajudge 5 years ago

I was going to, because they sent me a notice that they would be sending me a census form a week before I got it, then I got to thinking, "I don't get much company, what if I don't send it back, then they'll send someone around and I"ll have a visitor" But, I'll probably just send it in and try not to spill leftover green beer on it.

blackfox 5 years ago

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Jean1183 5 years ago

Agree with Solomon & Reticent............I'm not clairvoyant so I can't correctly answer question #1 until April 1st. Also, on question #2......do they think we are lying on #1??? On #3, the answer is "yes" because it's not really anyone's business but mine. On #9 for some other race: human! And for the grand finale: #10 "yes", when we travel we sometimes stay in a hotel and if visiting relatives we stay at their place.

Jean1183 5 years ago

Oh.....and just for the heck of it, I may send them a letter tomorrow notifying them they should be receiving my completed form sometime after April 1st since they were so kind to send me a letter notifying me I would be receiving the Census.

Bill Lee 5 years ago

I haven't looked in my mailbox to see if I got one. Since I don't like having to walk halfway down the block in the snow to check my mail, I have a post office box in a nice warm building downtown. I guess I'll check my mailbox after the snow melts. That'll still let me get it filled out by April first.

Flap Doodle 5 years ago

"Uncovered snakes might be a bit too much for anybody." Especially the python of love.

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