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Old 03-07-2006, 07:07 AM
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I have a question. I was reading a post where someone said they now know what an upside down stamp means. I received a letter from my friend with an upside down stamp, but I didn't think anything of it until I read that post. Unfortunately the post did not say what it meant. So, what does it mean? I just thought he made a mistake when he put the stamp on. Thanks!
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Old 03-07-2006, 07:31 AM
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It means I love you We have a couple of threads in the prison mail forum (where I'm moving this to) that explain all the meanings!
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Old 03-07-2006, 08:12 AM
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Wow! Took me a minute to find this post and then I had to laugh at the response. I have to continue thinking it was done in error. I am pretty sure he is not saying I love you unless it is in the 'I care about you and appreciate your letters' kind of way!

Thank you for the response though. I appreciate it
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Old 03-07-2006, 08:19 AM
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It could be one of his bunkies told him that was what the upside down stamp meant! My husband kept getting it mixed up and asking me, so I sent him a print-out of the posting from here. I wish I could find it again, it was a couple of years ago.
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Old 03-07-2006, 08:38 AM
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I went in search of and found this. I never knew something as simple as a stamp could mean so much! Talk about learning something new everyday....

Right side up=business
Upside down=lovesick, lonesome or I love you
Sideways, head to the right=love & kisses
Sideways, head to the left=I promise not to leave you :-)
Diagonal, towards the right=Won't you marry me?
Diagonal, towards the left=Yes, I will
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Old 03-08-2006, 07:55 PM
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Yeah it is quite a tradition with the upside down stamps.
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Old 03-09-2006, 03:50 PM
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awwwwww how cute!!!!!!!!! unfortunately ours get their envelopes pre stamped and off commissary but still awwwwwwwww
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I've also been told by an inmate that an upside down American Flag stamp means they are anti-government, you know like people hanging the flag the wrong way in defiance......just a thought.
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Old 03-09-2006, 05:16 PM
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I've also been told by an inmate that an upside down American Flag stamp means they are anti-government, you know like people hanging the flag the wrong way in defiance......just a thought.
o i didn't know that. i just think people didn't pay attention and put the stamp on wrong. i find myself doing that too, sideways, upside down...
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Old 03-09-2006, 05:37 PM
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Hello i am new at this...i just got on here just two days ago...and i am learning all kinds of new things...my fiance just sent me a letter a couple of days ago that had an upside down stamp...NOW I KNOW what it means..i thought he just wansnt paying attention when he put it on..thanks though...i can send him a letter back and let him know i know what it means..thanks!!
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it means i love you
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Old 03-13-2006, 10:03 AM
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Yeap it means I LOVE YOU, our stamps get ripped off before he gets them, but I always write the way i put the stamp on the inside of the envelope so he knows!
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I have one penpal who always puts his flag stamps upside down, when i asked him why he gave me the same reason as Csmcgrl23 listed - anti-government.
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Lately I've been sending my letters with an upside down stamp to my man. I don't know if he knows what it means, actually I think he's the one that told me. I can't remember it was so long ago, but anyway.
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MY STAMPS ON HIS LETTERS AE ALWAYS UPSIDE DOWN, BUT I DIDN'T KNOW HE DID IT FOR A REASON. THAT IS SOOOO CUTE!!! I LOVE IT!!! AWWWE I FEEL LOVED NOW!!*
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Right side up=business
Upside down=lovesick, lonesome or I love you
Sideways, head to the right=love & kisses
Sideways, head to the left=I promise not to leave you :-)
Diagonal, towards the right=Won't you marry me?
Diagonal, towards the left=Yes, I will
WOW really makes you pay attention to the way you place tem huh?
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Old 03-17-2006, 07:37 PM
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yeah Me And My Hubby Always Send Oor Stamps Upside Down He Told Me Its I Love You So I Always Make Sure They Are Upside Down
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Lately I've always been putting my stamps upside down...especially if I have to put 2 stamps on the envelope (thick letter, small envelope). He never said anything about them, so i'm not even sure he's seen it or if he knows what it means. I'll ask him tommorrow when he calls....I did do the diagonal "Will you marry me?" before....he didn't say anything about it though....didn't realize I was doing that...thought I was doing the "I love you" stamp thingy.
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Old 03-22-2006, 01:29 PM
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It means you either love the person you're sending the letter to or you love the state it is going to. I always put Shawn's stamps upside down. -Natalie
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ive done the stamp all kinds of ways, not sure if they remove it or not when it gets to him. will have to ask him though.
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yeah, the upside stamps mean I LOVE YOU, it's cute cause me and my husband been doing it for so long that one time i accidently put it up right and my next letter from him was all about howcome you dont love me anymore? awww....lol but hey it made me feel loved to know he actually pays attention to the little things.

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Letters to my Whateverheis and to my baby brother get the upside down stamp, letters to both of my pen pals get'em rightside up...My baby bro caught it right off, my WEHI still has not commented....maybe I'll put one right side up and see if he notices
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Aww.. I feel like a retard! I never pay attention to how the stamps are!! LOL
Guess I should start looking
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lol..........i am laughin my head off ere.....so the way u position your stamp means something? interesting...i didnt know that,i do mine anyhow.....it depends but it definately doesnt mean i am in love or there is any meanin attached to my stamp position
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Well, you learn something new every day Right I'm off to check all letters from my pal now!!!!

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