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taboo topics in letters

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braaurora
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taboo topics in letters

Hi, I wanted to ask a question. I wrote via Jpay to an inmate in Ohio and he replied via snail mail in a couple weeks the first time, and he mentioned the reason why he was in prison. So I thought if he could talk about it and the letter still got sent to me then I could mention certain topics (without of course truly speaking about them or getting into detail, simply mentioning) in my reply without having my mail blocked. However it's been now over a month and he hasn't replied to that, so I was wondering if my mail getting thrown away could be the case, or if he's maybe not able/didn't want to reply for whatever reason. I'm confused on how we can talk about news or their crimes if we can't even mention certain topics.

SidheEire
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I've never had any problems with discussing crimes. At all and both ways.

ST4s
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Topics to avoid: escape plans, drug deals and/or introduction of contraband into the facility (present or future tense), other crimes in progress, how to fashion weapons from found objects, how to defeat drug screening tests – you get the idea.

If mail is rejected by the facility, you and/or your pen pal are typically notified.

braaurora
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Thank you all for clarifying this, then it must be for another reason, I just wanted to make sure I didn't write anything wrong for the future! :)