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Greg S
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Posted - 07/02/2015 :  09:13:10 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Anybody have a recommendation for email that's not tied to your internet provider?


Monongahela Monster

New Zealand
511 Posts

Posted - 07/02/2015 :  12:41:01 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Gmail seems like a popular choice--so long as you're OK with Google mining everything for predictive data and targeted ads.

Never drive faster than you can see.
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West O Mike
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Christmas Island
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Posted - 07/10/2015 :  9:44:54 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I used to be a big Yahoo! mail believer, but about two years ago, they "upgraded" it, and it's just not a stable platform. So I switched to gmail, which is much more reliable.

Because I've used Yahoo! mail for years, so much of my stuff is tied to it. I have gmail set to periodically download everything from my Yahoo! account, but sometimes that has an hour or so delay. So occasionally I do go back into Yahoo! mail, and it hasn't really improved.

I would love to go back to Yahoo! (because I have a better e-mail address at Yahoo!), but I just can't do it.

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Posted - 07/13/2015 :  5:03:23 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
GMail, as noted above, I have it scoop up mail from my other web based mail account - there is a delay if you wait for it to check on it's own, but you can 'force' it to check when ever you'd like.

"Hoff" is the nickname - "in205" used to help me find my seat
Hummm, I wonder if I can change my user name to Hoffin216?
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