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    Tin-foil hats at standby

    Long story short, I've been posting more on UF recently and not getting notifications to my hotmail account:
    Not through my e-mail client
    Not on the website(spam folders included)


    So, I figure. I'll give my Yahoo! account instead.

    Lo and behold, I'm getting e-mails again.

    I wonder if we could do an experiment to see if I'm not alone

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    Re: Tin-foil hats at standby

    No one really knows how Hotmail decides which incoming mails it lets go through. I also can't send email to Hotmail accounts from my mail server. I have to use my ISPs, which can't be that much different...
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    Re: Tin-foil hats at standby

    Quote Originally Posted by Bachstelze View Post
    No one really knows how Hotmail decides which incoming mails it lets go through.
    Are we seeing the emergence of Skynet!?

    And from Microsoft of all companies

    It's just weird how, all of a sudden - nothing.

    I might see about a Gmail account, I've heard good things about it

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    Re: Tin-foil hats at standby

    GMX is, in my opinion, the best.
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    Re: Tin-foil hats at standby

    Just to be clear, you are saying there is a coloration between you making more posts in UF and your Hotmail account somehow not getting emails? Trust me, on the VERY long list of things that Microsoft have to worry about, you making posts to UF is very close to the bottom.
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    Re: Tin-foil hats at standby

    The only thing that Hotmail seems to block are legit emails, the thousands of enhancement advertisements seem to be the only thing that gets through.

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    Re: Tin-foil hats at standby

    One thing I've noticed with Hotmail recently is that if I deliberately send an email from my Hotmail account to my home server that I know will be rejected, Hotmail's webmail interface hides my server's error message away out of sight, and it's not a particularly intuitive process for finding it. Very helpful, Hotmail! But that's another story.....
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    Re: Tin-foil hats at standby

    Quote Originally Posted by TriBlox6432 View Post
    GMX is, in my opinion, the best.
    Love GMX!

    Wish they wouldn't stop it working on non Firefox / safari / IE browsers...

    Mind you been a while since I last tried GMX on Opera.. I use GMX mostly for my phones email thanks to the POP3 thing.

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    Re: Tin-foil hats at standby

    Quote Originally Posted by Naiki Muliaina View Post
    I use GMX mostly for my phones email thanks to the POP3 thing.
    Gmail provides POP3 and SMTP for free, so I can send and receive email via my phone.

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    Re: Tin-foil hats at standby

    Quote Originally Posted by t0p View Post
    Gmail provides POP3 and SMTP for free, so I can send and receive email via my phone.

    Google is a great evil corporation.
    GMX Also had a sorting of retrieving and sorting thing for all your emails from different websites before anyone else really cracked onto it. It wasn't just POP3 email that got my attention with GMX.

    Not sure what all the email providers do now days though. GMail is good, we use it at work as when the boss wanted everyone to have an email address Google provided the easiest and most obvious solution.

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