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Forum: FastMail Forum 20 Feb 2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,718
Posted By TenFour
Not really relevant here, but I have given up on...

Not really relevant here, but I have given up on sorting my Inbox--just a huge waste of time. Let everything flow in as it arrives and use Google search to find what I want if I need to go back...
Forum: FastMail Forum 19 Feb 2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 158
Posted By TenFour
I hardly every open email from any source I don't...

I hardly every open email from any source I don't recognize, and in most cases Gmail already filters it into my Spam folder or blocks it completely. If one of these arrived in my Inbox I would...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 19 Feb 2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 568
Posted By TenFour
I haven't used Zoho enough to comment, though I...

I haven't used Zoho enough to comment, though I did try it briefly. I wasn't convinced their deliverability, security, and reliability are good enough for my everyday use. I do think they offer a lot...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 19 Feb 2018, 12:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 568
Posted By TenFour
IMHO sharing issues are not really a problem with...

IMHO sharing issues are not really a problem with Gmail and Google Drive stuff. I don't use it a lot, but it is occasionally very useful to be able to share a doc via Drive and have two parties be...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 19 Feb 2018, 12:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 613
Posted By TenFour
With the trusted ones, like LinkedIn, I find that...

With the trusted ones, like LinkedIn, I find that you can drastically reduce the number of notifications by tweaking the settings. My thinking is this. If I don't want email from a particular site I...
Forum: FastMail Forum 16 Feb 2018, 06:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 280
Posted By TenFour
Interesting blog post, but it remains to be seen...

Interesting blog post, but it remains to be seen exactly how amp-ed emails will work in Gmail, and whether you can opt out if you don't want to see them. One thought about this is will organizations...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 14 Feb 2018, 07:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 568
Posted By TenFour
The article is OK as far as it goes. I do agree...

The article is OK as far as it goes. I do agree that Gmail is probably the "best" for most people, but there are many reasons someone might want to choose another based on what is desired. Here in...
Forum: FastMail Forum 11 Feb 2018, 01:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By TenFour
I see occasional slowing and problems with most...

I see occasional slowing and problems with most Internet services from time to time, though Gmail seems to mostly avoid these due to having so many servers and the infrastructure to reroute around...
Forum: The Off-Topic Lounge 11 Feb 2018, 01:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 728
Posted By TenFour
One danger of seeking anonymity is that it can...

One danger of seeking anonymity is that it can make you stick out like a sore thumb in a world where most people share lots of details of their lives. For example, I know that many companies hire...
Forum: Email Help Needed! 9 Feb 2018, 06:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 623
Posted By TenFour
Mailnesia sounds like a disease I don't want to...

Mailnesia sounds like a disease I don't want to have. Think they need a better name.
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 9 Feb 2018, 06:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 613
Posted By TenFour
The big social media sites like Facebook,...

The big social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram have been good about honoring your settings with regard to notification emails etc., IMHO. They do like to change up the settings...
Forum: About this site... 6 Feb 2018, 07:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,068
Posted By TenFour
I was the administrator on an early forum back in...

I was the administrator on an early forum back in the Stone Age of the early Internet and it was horrible. I had to be on-call 24/7 in order to stop nasty posts, including truly vile stuff. It is an...
Forum: FastMail Forum 5 Feb 2018, 01:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 762
Posted By TenFour
If you go through the "send as" process with...

If you go through the "send as" process with Gmail it makes email forwarding to another address even more reliable. Gmail describes what to do here...
Forum: FastMail Forum 4 Feb 2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 762
Posted By TenFour
I have found Gmail and Outlook.com forwarding to...

I have found Gmail and Outlook.com forwarding to be reliable, though some people seem to think that traditional forwarding is broken due to everyone tightening the screws on things like DMARC. I...
Forum: The Off-Topic Lounge 30 Jan 2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 728
Posted By TenFour
Like everything, there are many shades of grey...

Like everything, there are many shades of grey here. For example, if you forced everyone to reveal their true identity you would eliminate many whistle blowers at companies big and small. What about...
Forum: FastMail Forum 27 Jan 2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 762
Posted By TenFour
When I have tried in the past to move away from...

When I have tried in the past to move away from Gmail I found that the number of emails doubled or more when moved to the new providers, including Fastmail. Deduplication failed. My suggestion is to...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 26 Jan 2018, 06:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 630
Posted By TenFour
It is not technical issues that the OP is...

It is not technical issues that the OP is referring to, but the impression you give if you utilize an address, like hotmail, that shows you are an old fart. Many people are very judgmental about...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 26 Jan 2018, 06:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 613
Posted By TenFour
I have various email addresses, but they all...

I have various email addresses, but they all funnel to one Gmail account where I read everything. Gmail is so good at filtering that I very rarely get any non-legit email, but you can get lots of...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 24 Jan 2018, 07:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 630
Posted By TenFour
Interesting article. I must say that here in the...

Interesting article. I must say that here in the USA most people who had Hotmail addresses have moved on to Outlook.com ones instead, and those seem to be acceptable. The ones that I think date you...
Forum: Email Help Needed! 23 Jan 2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 617
Posted By TenFour
If you go through the POP/IMAP setup process it...

If you go through the POP/IMAP setup process it does seem to enhance deliverability of forwarded emails to/from Gmail, in my experience. As long as you check the option to leave a copy of the emails...
Forum: Email Help Needed! 22 Jan 2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 617
Posted By TenFour
If you select to leave the mail in the Inbox...

If you select to leave the mail in the Inbox anyone looking at the Inbox will be able to see the mail from PayPal. You could have Gmail delete the message, or you could have it archived. If you are...
Forum: About this site... 19 Jan 2018, 07:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 335
Posted By TenFour
As someone who has worked in communications for a...

As someone who has worked in communications for a long time I can tell you that every organization, no matter how big or small, must prioritize communication channels with their constituents. It is...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 13 Jan 2018, 07:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 470
Posted By TenFour
Using POBox Basic for forwarding, and I may get...

Using POBox Basic for forwarding, and I may get one or two notices a day about caught spam. I check the list online maybe once or twice a week and take care of it. Most of it is legitimate spam, but...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 12 Jan 2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 470
Posted By TenFour
I've been using POBox.com for close to a year...

I've been using POBox.com for close to a year with no issues with my Trusted Senders list, which is now more than 150. You could go in and manually delete ones you don't want on there. One reason I...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 1 Jan 2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,399
Posted By TenFour
Where I used to work I had a Yahoo account just...

Where I used to work I had a Yahoo account just to test certain things and it was always jarring to log in and view that horrible interface and an Inbox full of the junkiest possible spam that any...
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