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Prolix
03-21-2006, 11:41 AM
In case you didn't know, Google's beta webmail service, Gmail, is currently invite-only. Those who have it often talk about not only how much they like it, but also about how they recommend that others try it out -- but of course that's impossible without an invite!

I have a Gmail account with 99 invites left on it. I'll probably never use up that many on my own, so I thought I'd offer one to people on here looking to get in. Just send me a PM with the e-mail address you want the invite sent to (please, make it your own e-mail address ;) We're working on the honor system here; I don't need to be spamming strangers with invites).

Important! For just one possible way Gmail can help you out, read this post (link) (http://fivesevenforum.com/forums/showpost.php?p=23347&postcount=131). You can use the address solely for e-mail alerts from MidwayUSA if you want first crack at their inexpensive SS195 or SS197 ammo (can you tell I'm a big fan of Jerry's advice? :D). I can't help you with having an email-enabled wireless device to forward the alerts to though :rolleyes:... gotta leave some of the challenge to you.

Or you can want a Gmail account for anything else. I don't mind sending you an invite if you are looking for one.

btown02
03-21-2006, 05:51 PM
I'm sure after Jerry's advice and your kind invitation you'll get some takers on it.

Prolix
03-21-2006, 09:42 PM
Yes, I have gotten some.

I tried something recently: reason I only have 99 invites is because I sent one to myself at another address. It worked. Meaning I have another Gmail account good to go with an additional 100 invites. So accounts really shouldn't be a commodity, as they can be generated at will. In fact, if someone wanted multiple Gmail accounts (one for every subscription they need an e-mail account for, say), they have the power to do that. That's part of the reason it's no trouble to 'give up' some.

Nosferatu
03-21-2006, 10:22 PM
I wish I could check my POP3 accounts w/Gmail. It's the only feature keeping me from using it for almost everything.

Prolix
03-22-2006, 12:32 AM
Yeah... I can even do that with Yahoo! Mail. Kinda dumb that they lack that feature.

I've still never decided whether to stick with mainly webmail, or my ISP accounts. Hard to stay ahead of the spammers either way -- and maintain a username that anyone feels like typing in, anyway :rolleyes: