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go to newspaper stands, and stuff your flyers in newspapers.

We had a guy try that during the last election. Did it a day before voting started thinking even if the newspaper caught on to him they wouldn't be able to say anything until after the polls had closed.

He forgot the newspaper had "partnered up" with a local TV station which ran the story in all newscasts that day and the next.

He lost big time.

If your target audience is a bunch of crooks they might respect such a tactic, however most folks would probably think it shoddy.

Also, the newspaper is likely to call the cops.
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