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#1 i have no name

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Posted 18 September 2007 - 08:27 PM

Everyone loves gmail and the 2.8gigs they get now but i wanted to know if you keep your inbox clean or just never delete anything? Personnaly i have 60+ pages that i am to lazy to delete.
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#2 KoanYorel

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Posted 18 September 2007 - 08:59 PM

I have several gmail accounts.

One that I receive mail from the sites I'm on I keep fairly clean. Don't need to retain most of the mail.

Another, actually the first I ever had, I've allow to retain almost all the mail - except the spam of course.
There's only about 880mgb used there.

One can always go back to the last page and do a bulk clean up when you're really bored?
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Posted 18 September 2007 - 09:09 PM

My gmail is almost empty and i havent checked it in almost 2 weeks. (I receive little to no mail there). My other Mailbox is maybe half its daily limit and its been the same amount of time. (256 or 512 mb download/upload a day. I forget. since both are used as POP3 neither is stored on the server.)

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Posted 18 September 2007 - 09:13 PM

I keep mine clean. Like 1 or 2 percent full if that?...

I like to delete the junk. Just because you CAN keep it all does not mean you have to.

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Posted 12 October 2007 - 02:02 PM

Generally, if I consider a conversation important enough to keep, I star it. Periodically, I just select all unstarred messages and delete.

About once every month or two, I go through my starred list to make sure there's nothing worthless in there.
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Posted 13 October 2007 - 10:04 AM

I clean up my primary G-mail account at least once a day, since it is very busy; those messages I wish to keep I then download to Thunderbird. I have agree with CGM3: "Just because you CAN keep it all does not mean you have to."
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Posted 14 October 2007 - 08:43 AM

I'm at about 76% capacity. No, I'm not Mr. Popular or even Mr. Never-Deletes-Anything. I use my gmail account(s) as online storage for files that I may need should bad things ever happen (lost in Siberia at a Starbucks, etc.).

I have maybe 13 messages, the rest is all GMFS (GMailFileSystem) stuff.




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