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Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

Thursday, June 17, 2004
15 years ago

4 More Gmails for you to get here – please include your full name and current email address (obfuscate it if you want):
- 1 more Gmail invite for the one who tells me what the "G" in "Gmail" might mean (next to "Google" that is).
- 1 more Gmail invite for the one who tells me what rhymes on "Gmail".
- 1 more Gmail invite for the one who tells me why they dislike their current Hotmail account.
- 1 more Gmail invite for the one who tells me why they dislike their current Yahoo! Mail account.

(If more than one participate per contest, I will make a choice.)

anisa bennis [PersonRank 1]

15 years ago #

Hi ,
The G in Gmail is for google
Hotmail is bad, because i loose my data if i don't connect to it in a month
Yahoo mail is not intuitive like google and they offer just 5 mega until now . 2 Days ago they began to offer 100 Mega to their free customers.
Thanks a lot.
anisabennis[put at-character here]yahoo.fr

piotr zgodzinski [PersonRank 4]

15 years ago #

Yahoo mail displays annoying, flash advertisements, which take a lot of space on the page,
sometimes grow bigger when you place mouse pointer over them, and steal my precious time and bandwitch, eventually slowing down my e-mail activity.

jubiwww[put at-character here]yahoo.com

Shaan [PersonRank 0]

15 years ago #

1. G in GMail stands for Google.
2. GMail rhymes with EMail.

My id ram_prashy[put at-character here]yahoo.com

billy [PersonRank 0]

15 years ago #

what I hate about Notmail is that

*it is not pop3
*most people use it because it works with outlook, but ignore what it is and that it has limits so it starst to bounce
*you use it for MSN and gets lots of spam
*it is difficult to close

please send invitation to billy2go at hotmail.com

thanks!

billy [PersonRank 0]

15 years ago #

more:

I don´t like the interface of hotmail
*i don´t like how it works in Opera
*I am not getting mail fast from other accounts

and most of all i hate writing this! :-)

billy [PersonRank 0]

15 years ago #

hehe, what a typo I made!

Notmail should read Hotmail! :-) LOL I think it is a better name...

Emil Vaagland [PersonRank 1]

15 years ago #

I despise hotmail, why? Because it's so bloated! It's merely impossilbe to check your hotmail account when you are on a analog modem. The storage capacity is also minimal.

Words that rhyme on Gmail:
jail, bail, tail, fail, hail, sail

emil[put at-character here]spoonhau.no (I've got a hotmail account as well, but it's currently loaded with spam :P)

Arnaldo Arriel Arrieta [PersonRank 0]

15 years ago #

-G in gmail means Google.
but could also be Great, or Good, or "Gonna love it" :-)

-Rhymes:
mail
email
fail
frail
gail
hail
jail
nail
pail
rail
sail
snail
tail
avail
detail
email
prevail
abigail
abihail
agnail
ail
airmail
assail
aswail
aumail
avail
aventail
bail
bangtail
bewail
blackmail
blacktail
bobtail
brail
brantail
bristletail
broadtail
browntail
camail
cattail
coattail
cocktail
contrail
cottontail
countervail
crail
culvertail
curtail
dail
derail
detail
disentail
doornail
dovetail
drail
ducktail
engrail
entail
entrail
fail
fantail
fingernail
firetail
fishtail
flail
flickertail
foresail
forestaysail
forktail
foxtail
frail
freetail
gaffsail
gail
gilttail
grail
greenmail
guardrail
hail
hairtail
handrail
hangnail
hardtail
headsail
hightail
hobnail
horntail
horsetail
inrail
jail
jeofail
kail
longtail
lugsail
mainsail
monorail
mousetail
nail
outsail
overvail
oxtail
pail
parasail
paravail
penetrail
pentail
pigtail
piketail
pintail
ponytail
prevail
quail
quaketail
rail
rattail

-I dislike Hotmail because it is owned by the evil company. Its full of spam. It does not work well with all browsers.

-I dont use Yahoo, but it dislike it too :-)

------------------------------
Arnaldo Ariel Arrieta
aarrieta[put at-character here]esamsa.com.ar
aarrieta[put at-character here]jamerica.com.ar

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

OK, the first invite goes to the rhymes found by Arnaldo Arriel Arrieta. That's a lot. The other Gmail invites are still undecided.

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

One more goes to Billy for incidentally calling Hotmail "Notmail". That shows real dislike.

Billy [PersonRank 0]

15 years ago #

thanks!

much appreciated...gonna check hotmail now, hope it works -)

Arnaldo Ariel Arrieta [PersonRank 1]

15 years ago #

Thank you very much Philip. But it seems gmail is down now. :-(

Pedro [PersonRank 0]

15 years ago #

I dislike Yahoo! Mail because I think their new slogan should be:
"Join Y! Mail now, and get 400 new spams per day in your e-mail!!!"

My e-mail is pedroperegrino[put at-character here]yahoo.com.br

JAMES [PersonRank 0]

15 years ago #

Hi,

I would have said that the G in GMail stood for Google. However, since you mentioned anything except Google, I'll make my answer googol (The number 10 raised to the power 100 (10^100), written out as the numeral 1 followed by 100 zeros). Google supposedly derived its name from googol.

My email is jamesleungmar @ yahoo.com
.

James again [PersonRank 0]

15 years ago #

Why I dislisk my Yahoo! Mail account because

1) The spam filter sucks. I still get spam in my inbox, and I have to check my bulk folder since some of the non-spam mail goes there. And going through a bulk folder with 200 spam messages looking for a possible non-spam message is not fun.

2) There are too many advertisements. Even though they made the logout process shorter (before, you would have to go through two pages to fully logout that silly middle page was just to show you another ad), there are just so many advertisements. The advertisements take up so much space. I have to scroll down a bit just to get to see the message. Granted, I do have the full headers displayed for identifying spam origination, but the ads still an unnecessary hassle. And another thing about the ads is that they sometimes have ads that look like a porno ad (ever see those x10 or dating ads?). This is just what I need at work or at the library when I'm checking my email.

3) Speed and reliability. Ever since they gave us 100 megs, the site has been slow and unreliable. Grrrrrr.

4) Capacity. Sure I think that the 100 megs is sure nice. But eventually it'll fill up (like my 200 Gig HD). Why not give out 1Gig? (Maybe the G in Gmail stands for Gig [can this be my second answer?]) The 1 Gig certainly should be possible for the Yahoo giant since Google can do it.

5) Shortcuts don't always work. The Control + Shift + X is a good idea to check mail, compose, etc. Too bad it doesn't always work.

Thanks.

jamesleungmar @ yahoo.com

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

James, your Gmail is on its way.

1 more Gmail to go!

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

One more goes to Anisa Bennis!

I got one extra Gmail invitation to give out to the next one who posts his or her full name and email right here! (Below)

piotr zgodzinski [PersonRank 4]

15 years ago #

jubiwww[put at-character here]yahoo.com

piotr zgodzinski [PersonRank 4]

15 years ago #

additionally, I'll provide my homepage url (photo gallery, mostly Poland – in English):

jubi.buum.pl

is it enough? ;)

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

Thanks, last Gmail for today goes to Piotr – more to come soon (maybe)!

Pedro H F Peregrino [PersonRank 0]

15 years ago #

Pedro Henrique Fonseca Peregrino
pedroperegrino[put at-character here]yahoo.com.br
pedro_peregrino[put at-character here]hotmail.com

Rich Cruz [PersonRank 0]

15 years ago #

The 'G' in GMail stands for Giga as GigaMail=1 Gig of storage in google email. Another option is BigEmail or [Bi]g[E]mail! Or maybe even Grand email, b/c it is a grand idea that is possibly revolutionazing the concept of free email service. (i.e. Yahoo is now offering 2Gigs of email space for paid subscribers)

I'll be honest and tell you that I don't hate my yahoo email account, but I really want a free account with my name, which by the time I signed up with yahoo was no longer available.

Thanks in advance,
Richard (richard.cruz[at]mac[dot]com)

*if I get one of your accounts, and if I should receive any other account (for whatever reason, I promise to do the right thing, as you have done and pass it on to others who need it.

Yixun Zhang [PersonRank 1]

15 years ago #

Oh, I am late.
I've been looking for Gmail for a long time without any result. This is the closest one, however, I still missed it.
Whatever, I will finally get one and hope it is on my name.

Yixun Zhang [PersonRank 1]

15 years ago #

Me again!
Anybody who got the Gmail, could you give me an invitation whenever you can do that?
I appreciate it.
My email is yixunz[put at-character here]yahoo.com

GMail [PersonRank 1]

15 years ago #

Anyone with a GMail invite left over can you please send it to

stuffedcod at sympatico dot ca

Thanks in advance

anisa bennis [PersonRank 1]

15 years ago #

tanks a lot Philipp
Anisa Bennis

Denise [PersonRank 0]

15 years ago #

hello
The G in Gmail is for google

Hotmail sucks >.<

and you rule! :D

Please if you have a spare invite send to denise_5[put at-character here]bellsouth.net

thanks

joe [PersonRank 0]

15 years ago #

i think the G means maybe Gods mail cos thats the only he d be using if was down here

i hate yahoo because every night i go and clean out my ac down to the bare minimum of the emails that i need and within two days its back up to 125% full and its very depressing , please help .

thanks
joe reynolds
joer[put at-character here]eircom.net

Anonymous [PersonRank 0]

15 years ago #

Its over people! For cas hthough I can give you an invite! :)

Larry Tse [PersonRank 1]

15 years ago #

G in Gmail stands for Great
or
G stands for God
or
G stands for Great God woohooo

something that ryhymes with Gmail is gail

I dont have a Hotmail or Yahoo account, but I do have Netscape. Reasons why I don't like it...

1. I can't find any of my past mail. I have to search through all the mails in my inbox and that takes a while
2. No more space. I just sent a a couple emails with pictures and that filled up the rest of my account space.
3. Well, let's just face it. Google is better...

Larry Tse [PersonRank 1]

15 years ago #

Oh and my email address is aznmantse[put at-character here]netscape.net
sorry about that : >)

Robert [PersonRank 0]

15 years ago #

The G stands for Ghetto

Robert [PersonRank 0]

15 years ago #

e-mail is robert_e_hanson[put at-character here]msn.com

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

New invitations in other threads – check the forum main page.

blogoscoped.com/forum/

ALL [PersonRank 0]

15 years ago #

I think you are all wrong about what the G stands for, it stands for "gratis" meaning:

gratis – "without charge or payment; freely"

NOTE: I don't need a gmail account I have 2 of them and 2 invites i havent used.

behrouz [PersonRank 0]

15 years ago #

i want to have a gmail.

naitik shah [PersonRank 0]

15 years ago #

i have been looking for a gmail invite for sometime now..if u have one please send it to me...thanx in advance
  
naitik

gina [PersonRank 0]

15 years ago #

if there's a gmail invite left send it over to me please, there's no particular reason why you should but hey! ;)

greets,

gina (gina[at]base.me.uk)

Paul H [PersonRank 0]

15 years ago #

I always thought the g stood for gigabyte... you know the size of the mail box you are getting ;-)...

if you still have a free invite to give away I'm up for it:

paul [at] n [dash] site [dot] ca <-- spam preventions ;-)

Shunsuke Ogata [PersonRank 0]

15 years ago #

What's the Gmail! Even an ant can not enter your
Gmail gate ,narrow nd narrow no body can't.
TOUGH GATE! Why so!

monis [PersonRank 0]

15 years ago #

"G" in Gmail is for "Gigabyte" other than Google...cuz Gmail offers 1gb mailbox...
Rhymes : shemale (lol) , email, female....
hotmail sux cuz: 1) storage limit is very less...2) its slow..3) its microsofts!!!
yahoo mail sux too...too much spam...email address of choice is almost impossibe..so u end up with a weird combo of sum letters n numbers!!
Gmail roxx

Mikko [PersonRank 0]

15 years ago #

The G in Gmail stands for

Global, because that's what Google truly and honestly is.
Glorious, because of the cause that they developed GMail for – to provide more with less effort for the end-user, to bring the key features closer and simply create a service that puts the core idea of e-mail communication together in one neat package. For what it's worth, I'm praying every morning (whilst holding my Google latte mug firmly in my hand) for a miracle that would put the GMail publicly accessible as soon as possible.
Google is God on the Internet.

mikko (at) mikkosoft dot com

Marks Spencer [PersonRank 0]

15 years ago #

How lame... how lame...

Alek [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

Ahhhh ... so nice of "fast-poo" to post in your forums – don't you just love these guys Phillip!

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

He's deleted now :)
Yes, I regularly delete posts (about 2 per day) in these forums. This includes people begging for Gmail in competitions that are long finished, as well as link-spammers, or mindless insulting...

mehmet ulgen [PersonRank 0]

15 years ago #

I would be very happy with
   mehmet or
   doruk &#305;d.

   mehmetmu[put at-character here]yahoo.com

Donna Mun [PersonRank 0]

15 years ago #

Hello... So I see everyone is trying to get a Gmail invite. If it's not too late... I'd like to take a stab at it too.

1. The G in Gmail stands for Gigabyte Mail (that's the obvious one) since the mail allows you to store a gigabyte. But my version of Gmail is "Good-bye" Yahoo and Hotmail Accounts Mail.
2. "Holy Grail" rhymes with Gmail. That just came to mind since there are so many people wanting a gmail invite and I figured I would need a lot of help.
3&4. I have both a yahoo and hotmail account. I'm always deleting junk mail and trying to clear space so that I won't reach the max limit. I glad someone finally took action.

Donna Mun (silverbebe79[put at-character here]hotmail.com)

Xavier Diamond [PersonRank 0]

15 years ago #

The problem with Yahoo mail is that their Spam guard doesn't work. More often then no, I get spam messeges in my inbox, and messeges from friends and family in my bulk mail. Yahoo also sends you their own advertisements, which if they were sent form anywhere else, they would be interpreted as spam. One last thing is when you go over your storage limit, they are riding your butt to free up space. It all gets very annoying.

I am currently at luxornv[put at-character here]yahoo.com

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