This originally appeared on the Annexe, chronicling my adventures unsubscribing from email newsletters. The only acceptable outcome from clicking unsubscribe in an email footer is immediately being unsubscribed!

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FedEx eNews Center
We hate to see you go.
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FAIL.

  • Should not need to confirm.