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    I've had a hotmail account now for over 3 years. Today I received an email warning me about storage space and logging in at least once a month. WTF is going on? The entire thing is a ploy for me to give Micro$oft more money. This is getting annoying. Money, money, money is all that M$ is after.
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    Yeah I have it. I don't think I got that email, just a meter at the top of my home page telling me how much of my "storage" I am using.

    Fucking MSN...

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    Yeah, I got that email too (actually, I get it about once a month). As long as you log in once in a while and delete old stuff so the mailbox doesn't get full, you're fine. They just want money.

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    yeah, nothing fancy. they're just money mongering whores. what a surprise. but yeah, as long as you log in once a month or something, you're fine.

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    I'm sure someone out there is going to post a Pro-Micro$oft statement saying that, it's free, and they need to pay for it, so you must pay to keep it.

    Well, I'm not paying for anything that plasters me with ads each time I log in. That's why I don't have AOL. I pity the fool who still uses AOL. Have to pay $25 (or however much) a month to get bombarded with ads each time you sign on.
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    Well, Xman, here it is!

    Let me get this straight. You guys are upset that your free email account (which uses someone else’s servers, drive space, bandwidth, security, maintenance, etc.) has now put a reasonable limit to the space you can use for free, and even offers you reasonable prices in case you are a power user, and they have the gall to warn you when you are neglecting your free account?

    What is this world coming to? You have choices, get off your collective asses and make some!

    I am not pro nor con Microsoft, but I am aware that their actions are often bashed for using capitalism, our country’s basis of existence, as a formula for success, and I am tired of hearing it. Hating a company because they are successful is similar to hating a country because they are successful. Why does success breed such hatred?

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    i got that same email from Hotmail a couple months ago...i clean it out every couple weeks, no problem. just use it as a backup...
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    I've had a Hotmail address for quite a while but it's not my primary address. I log in once a day just to delete the 30 or so junk messages I get.
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    i have it:
    Van_Halen1984@hotmail.com

    and i have another (JJW991@hotmail.com), but all i get is junk mail, one time i didnt check it for maybe a week and got 200 emails... I blocked it all.

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    Hotmail is evil. Simple as that. I only use it so I have an MSN Messenger logon, that's it.

    When they sold my PRIVATE Hotmail address to InfoSpace, when I specifically turned off my listing in the member directory, that REALLY set me off.
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    Originally posted by tripoutski:
    Well, Xman, here it is!

    Let me get this straight. You guys are upset that your free email account (which uses someone else’s servers, drive space, bandwidth, security, maintenance, etc.) has now put a reasonable limit to the space you can use for free, and even offers you reasonable prices in case you are a power user, and they have the gall to warn you when you are neglecting your free account?

    What is this world coming to? You have choices, get off your collective asses and make some!

    I am not pro nor con Microsoft, but I am aware that their actions are often bashed for using capitalism, our country’s basis of existence, as a formula for success, and I am tired of hearing it. Hating a company because they are successful is similar to hating a country because they are successful. Why does success breed such hatred?
    Good point. I have a rebuttal, but I like you guys too much to argue over it. I just want to vent a bit.
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    I have it, all I usually get is junk mail. It's annoying. I wish they allowed you to block more senders

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    I have it and really only use it for "business."

    I don't mind the log in or space limit policy, I just hate that I get 30+ spam messages a day, and whatever their limit is, two weeks is enought to put me over the top of it. And that's even WITH the junk mail filter and 250 blocked addresses in place.
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    I've got it too. Didn't get hammered with junk emails until just recently though. Now I get something like 30 or 40 a day... AND i've used up all my blocking space too.
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    The best thing to do is put all the email addresses you know in the address book and then put junk mail security on high and tell it to automatically delete anything that goes to junkmail. I have done that and I have no problem with 2MG of space. The only problem will be if someone in my address book changes their address and doesn't tell me till afterwards. Their mail won't get through then, but that hasn't happened yet.

 

 

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