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Anonymous
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Can anyone help me in listing the advantage of gmail. Also why does gmail require an invite?
fred rosenberger
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it requires an invite right now because it's still in beta.

as far as advantages vs. disadvantages... it depends on whom you ask. I'm not saying i agree or disagree with any of this...

1) given that much storage, you never need to delete an email
2) you can use googles search technology to search all your emails
3) ads will be inserted into your email that target your likes/dislikes
4) i assume they back it up, so you will never LOSE an email
5) it's free
6) you can access it from just about anywhere, quite easily.


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Can anyone help me in listing the advantage of gmail.

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Joel Ricker
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Originally posted by fred rosenberger:
it requires an invite right now because it's still in beta.


It looks to me like they've done this less out of testing and more to avoid a "slashdot" effect. Rather than deal with an initial rush of users, they can scale up the servers based on normal use.

BTW, I have a couple of invitations I can send out. Let me know if someone here would like one.

Joel
[ September 01, 2004: Message edited by: Joel Ricker ]
Suresh Thota
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Joined: Sep 24, 2003
Posts: 152
Joel,

Kindly send me an invitation.

Cheers
-Suresh


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K Anshul
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Originally posted by Joel Ricker:


It looks to me like they've done this less out of testing and more to avoid a "slashdot" effect. Rather than deal with an initial rush of users, they can scale up the servers based on normal use.

BTW, I have a couple of invitations I can send out. Let me know if someone here would like one.

Joel

[ September 01, 2004: Message edited by: Joel Ricker ]


Please send me an invitation at anshulkayastha at yahoo dot com
[ September 03, 2004: Message edited by: Anshul Kayastha ]
Punit Raizada
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Joined: Mar 20, 2004
Posts: 156
Anyone looking for more invitations.. i can send them out too .. i have a whole bunch


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Andrew Eccleston
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Joined: Jul 07, 2004
Posts: 140
Oh man, oh man would I love an invite! If someone will send me an invite, you will be my new favorite person in the whole world!

prnfan @ yahoo.com (just remove the spaces)

Thank you!

Feverishly waiting,

andrew


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Joel Ricker
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I've sent invites to Andrew and Anshul as well as requesting Suresh's email adress for their invite. After that I'll be out so anybody else it sounds like Punit will be happy to fill them for you.

Joel
Andrew Eccleston
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It's official Joel Ricker is my new favorite person on the entire planet!


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Sal DiStefano
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Joined: Aug 28, 2002
Posts: 90
I have about a dozen invites, email me if you would like one.

Sal
Helen Thomas
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Sal DiStefano is the greatest!

Never bothering to delete e-mail again has to be a bonus.
[ September 02, 2004: Message edited by: Helen Thomas ]

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fred rosenberger
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I have 5 or 6 invites as well.
Axel Janssen
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thank you, r
[ September 02, 2004: Message edited by: Axel Janssen ]
Satish Avadhanam
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Thanks, Fred.
[ September 06, 2004: Message edited by: Satish Avadhanam ]
Don Stadler
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Joined: Feb 10, 2004
Posts: 451
Fred,

I would like an invite. My email is dstadler66@tiscali.co.uk. Cheers,
Don
Theodore Casser
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Joined: Mar 14, 2001
Posts: 1902

I would love an invite (tjcasser at hotmail.com) if anyone still has any. Thanks!


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Amit Agrawal
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Joined: Aug 23, 2001
Posts: 282
Originally posted by Sal DiStefano:
I have about a dozen invites, email me if you would like one.

Sal


If you haven't been exhausted with requests, here is mine.

My id is amit@fastermail.com

I would love to have @gmail.com id
Bhushan Mahajan
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Joined: Sep 19, 2003
Posts: 9
Hi Ranchers,

I would Really appreciate if anyone can send me an invitation at bhushanmahajan@hotmail.com(bhushanmahajan at hotmail dot com)

Thanks,
Bhushan.


Cheers<br />Bhushan
Rahul Juneja
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Joined: Aug 03, 2002
Posts: 425
Please invite me.

Thanks,
Rahul Juneja
rahulj2k3@yahoo.com


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R K Singh
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Joined: Oct 15, 2001
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Originally posted by Bhushan Mahajan:
Hi Ranchers,

I would Really appreciate if anyone can send me an invitation at bhushanmahajan@hotmail.com(bhushanmahajan at hotmail dot com)

Thanks,
Bhushan.


Ullu Ke Patthe .. *^$^%&*^*%*&^*^&*(&() ....

is your hotmail acct working ??

-Ravish
[ September 03, 2004: Message edited by: R K Singh ]

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Arjun Shastry
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Please
arjunshastry@fsmail.net(arjunshstry at fsmail dot net)


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Jessica Sant
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Joined: Oct 17, 2001
Posts: 4313

and if anyone has some extra invites, and you'd like to put them towards a good cause, check out Gmail4Troops
Joel Ricker
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Joined: Mar 31, 2004
Posts: 17
Originally posted by Andrew Eccleston:
It's official Joel Ricker is my new favorite person on the entire planet!


Sweet! I'm someones favorite person!

Happy to help Andrew.

Joel
Dushy Inguva
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Joined: Jun 24, 2003
Posts: 264
If anyone needs a gmail invite.. email me at

dushy . inguva (at) gmail

just remove the spaces... i have LOADS of invitations 15 i guess


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ammu vasanth
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Joined: Sep 04, 2004
Posts: 47
Originally posted by Sal DiStefano:
I have about a dozen invites, email me if you would like one.

Sal


This is yet another request ( if you are left with any) for Gmail invite.

my yahoo id is : ammuvasanth@yahoo.com

Thanks in advance
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Some Gmail tricks:

http://www.bladam.com/archives/0404202120.htm

Example:
"Send mail to fellow Gmail'er by just entering their username in the TO, CC, or BCC spot. No need to include @gmail.com "

Via wiki on Gmail
Bhushan Mahajan
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Joined: Sep 19, 2003
Posts: 9
Originally posted by R K Singh:
[QB]

Ullu Ke Patthe .. *^$^%&*^*%*&^*^&*(&() ....

is your hotmail acct working ??

-Ravish

Thanks Folks, I dont need Gmail account anymore....
I got one
--Cheers Kit

[ September 05, 2004: Message edited by: Bhushan Mahajan ]
Chan San
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Joined: Aug 30, 2004
Posts: 7
Ravish,

GMail invite hai kya ?

ek bhej na bidu
Sridhar Garimella
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Joined: Feb 18, 2000
Posts: 73
Dushy,

Can you pls send invitation to me?(sridhargarimella@yahoo.co.in)

Thank you,
Sridhar.


Thanks,<br />Sridhar.
Abhilash Vasudevan
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Joined: Mar 31, 2003
Posts: 19
I also would like to get an account, so please send me an invite to my id:

abhilash_iv@yahoo.com

Thanks
Amit Agrawal
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Joined: Aug 23, 2001
Posts: 282
Second request frm me for an invitation..see if anyone is left out with any invitation !!

my id is amit@fastermail.com :roll:
Hussein O'Baghdadi
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Joined: Oct 20, 2003
Posts: 40
Well, I can accept an invitation from cool and nice and great rancher...
hubaghdadi@lycos.com
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Sheriff

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Invitations sent to Amit and Hussein.
Abhilash Vasudevan
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Joined: Mar 31, 2003
Posts: 19
Oh you missed me Map!!

Any more left out??

id: abhilash_iv@yahoo.com

Thanks
[ September 07, 2004: Message edited by: Abhilash Vasudevan ]
Shura Balaganov
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Joined: Apr 22, 2002
Posts: 664
Good day folks,

Can you send me 2 invitations?
Don't want to seem greedy but I need one for myslef, and with a few sites I am running one for webmaster issues. Can you send me a Private Message, or do I have to post email addresses? Don't want to publish emails, spam bots have been pretty nasty lately.

Thanks
Adios


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Axel Janssen
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Joined: Jan 08, 2001
Posts: 2164
I have invited Abilash and ex-MD starlet Shura (nice to see you, btw.).
Eric Pascarello
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IMO: You just need one account, you can send a lot of mail out of your account, then use your invites for your second one in the future!
Punit Raizada
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Joined: Mar 20, 2004
Posts: 156
sent invitations to Abhilash and Shura
Arjun Shastry
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Posts: 1871
Please send me an invitation:
arjunshastry@fsmail.net
 
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