Understanding the Safe and Blocked Senders lists

>>If you choose to trust mail from addresses in your Contacts and you created a contact for yourself, all mail sent to you will be trusted. <<

That solved my problem immediately. I am using Outlook 2013 with pop accounts in Yahoo, Verizon, and Gmail. My Verizon account was getting pummeled with junk all the time. I switched to safe list only. Still didn't work. As soon as I cleaned my own contact from the contact list, all that junk was tossed into my junk folder,

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