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From: Piglet <>
Subject: Re: [LO] Why was this person subscribed?
Date: Wed, 05 Feb 2003 22:06:18 -0800
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Or filter to trash, but do not mark read....which lets you do a quick skim
of subject lines and more if ncecessary before actually emptying the trash.


On 2/5/2003 19:56, shared this thought:

> Hi:
> Here's another tip. If you have filters, or rules, in your e-mail client,
> then you can set them up so that messages that contain certain phrases --
> such as "mailbox full" or "over quota" or "bounced 2 times" -- that you
> have learned over time you *NEVER* do anything about, can be filtered
> directly to the trash leaving you to deal with problems that are action
> oriented.
> Make sure you do not filter out messages that might be important, however.
> It's better to be careful. A first step might be to create a holding
> mailbox or folder for what you *think* you would like to delete. After a
> few weeks, if you never have to rescue anything important from that holding
> bin, you can switch to filtering directly to trash.
> Darrell

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