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Always wondered why Cards, Birthday, Occasions etc are often accompanied by a blue envelope. Don't the producers of these items not realise the difficulty of addressing them so the address clearly stands out and easy to read. I avoid buying such cards.
 
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Peter Mugridge

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I have seen a few blue envelopes with birthday cards. Usually a pale / sky / cobalt blue.
 

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Always wondered why Cards, Birthday, Occasions etc are often accompanied by a blue envelope.

What kind of sick, twisted b****** would do such a thing?

Don't the producers of these items not realise the difficulty of addressing them so the address clearly stands out and easy to read.

They've obviously haven't experienced first hand the trauma that their actions cause. Shame on them.

I avoid buying such cards.

Good on you, fight the man!
 

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Always wondered why Cards, Birthday, Occasions etc are often accompanied by a blue envelope. Don't the producers of these items not realise the difficulty of addressing them so the address clearly stands out and easy to read. I avoid buying such cards.

It's a conspiracy orchestrated by the manufacturers of red ink. Something must be done!
 

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Here's my advice: if you don't like blue envelopes, buy white ones.
 

Harbornite

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It's a conspiracy orchestrated by the manufacturers of red ink. Something must be done!

I blame the zionist blairite shapeshifting martian Saxe-coburg lizard people with their thought control powers...
 

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I avoid red envelopes, because they say 'I bought this card in Card Factory on their 26 cards for £1 offer' even though I probably paid £2.50 for it in WH Smug's and had to endure their useless so-called self-service machine in order to do so!
 

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I avoid red envelopes, because they say 'I bought this card in Card Factory on their 26 cards for £1 offer' even though I probably paid £2.50 for it in WH Smug's and had to endure their useless so-called self-service machine in order to do so!

I avoid red envelopes because my company, Saxe-Coburg (Mars) Ltd., is the world's largest manufacturer of red ink - oops, what a giveaway!
 

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The ridicule is quite unnecessary. It's a valid question.
 

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Coloured envelopes are a PITA in the post. In a past life my job was in the sorting office, where we had to look at scanned photos of envelopes and key in the postcode. Black ink on blue or red envelopes was unreadable.

Cards come in a vast array of colours, normally because they're jaunty.
 

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Best solution is one of the cheap brother thermal labelling machines (QL series). compatible rolls are cheap and saves faffing around with labels in a standard printer.

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If I ever buy a card with a blue envelope I use a different coloured pen.

You just have to complicate things don't you? Much simpler to buy a thermal labelling machine that you'll use once or twice a year.

Best solution is one of the cheap brother thermal labelling machines (QL series). compatible rolls are cheap and saves faffing around with labels in a standard printer.
 

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Blue was more or less the standard colour of stationery for personal correspondence probably until 20-25 years ago, generally a pale shade. All the dark colours used for envelopes of current cards are inconvenient and are focused on aesthetics rather than usefulness, as are the plasticised surfaces that make both card and envelope hard to write on for an old timer who normally only uses a fountain pen.
 
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