You have to send your unsubscribe request to a different address. See
below, taken from the Strathspey web site.
All the best,
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----- Original Message -----
From: Murray Wilson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Thursday, June 22, 2000 7:17 AM
Subject: Re: un-subscribe
> Can someone explain why after my third attempt to un-subscribe > it hasn't worked. We leave for four weeks holiday in Scotland, > in three days time and I am starting to panic at the thought > of the backlog of mail. > > Murray Wilson > Auckland NZ > > > > > > > -- > Murray Wilson <email@example.com> > >