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Posted: 8/28/2004 6:48:00 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/29/2004 7:09:05 AM EDT by colinjay]
I am giving away approximately (10) Gmail accounts to the first people who post here whom I deem worthy of giving it to.

First preference will be give to:

1. People who deserve it.

2. People who want it really bad.

3. People who have helped me out in the past.

For those who dont know, Gmail is the free webmail service from the folks at Google who are giving away 1Gb of mail storage with the account.

To be chosen, you must post here with a simple statement on why you want it. As soon as I get more invites I will give them away.

Sorry for making it sound like something really special, I was just tired of everyone else doing all of the other cool sounding giveaways


****edit to add a buttload of invites****
Link Posted: 8/28/2004 6:48:40 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/28/2004 6:49:53 PM EDT by ilikelegs]
Link Posted: 8/28/2004 6:49:03 PM EDT
Link Posted: 8/28/2004 6:49:38 PM EDT
how long after you create an account until they give you invites?
Link Posted: 8/28/2004 6:52:44 PM EDT
it took me almost a month to get invites.

i think they put a moratorium on them for a while when a-holes started selling them on e-gay.



okay, im going to let this run for 24 hours to build suspense and then i will contact the winner for his/her email to send the invite to.

i also sent myself a few of the invites so i could "grow a gmail garden" so to speak and give out even more invites as well as register cool gmail names.
Link Posted: 8/28/2004 6:55:09 PM EDT
mini thread hijack here, but WTH is the deal with gmail anyway?
I've seen alot of posts on various forums lately regarding gmail invites, but nobody ever talks about what the goddamned things are good for.

what is so special about them?

Yes I know google is my friend, but im lazy.
Link Posted: 8/28/2004 7:00:19 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/28/2004 7:00:46 PM EDT by colinjay]
google is your friend in this case, :)

gmail invites are referrals to the invitation only beta of the Gmail service whic offers an awesome interface for webmail and offers one Gb of mail storage.

when the invites first came out, some retards were paying $500 for them on epay. i bought mine for a dollar and have been waiting ever since to get invites in my inbox to give out to other folks.

google intended this to be a good way of spreading the news around and yet at the same time limiting its userbase while the thing is still in beta testing.

-colin
Link Posted: 8/28/2004 7:09:01 PM EDT
step right up, its still anyones Game Gmail!
Link Posted: 8/28/2004 7:11:46 PM EDT
I deserve it, I want it really bad and I'm sure I've helped you out before !!
Link Posted: 8/28/2004 7:14:05 PM EDT
Hell I don't want it, screw gmail
Link Posted: 8/28/2004 7:20:17 PM EDT

Originally Posted By olyarms:
Hell I don't want it, screw gmail


+1

So did I win?
Link Posted: 8/28/2004 7:21:48 PM EDT
What is GMAIL and why should I want it?
Link Posted: 8/28/2004 7:24:34 PM EDT

Originally Posted By SWS:
What is GMAIL and why should I want it?



maybe you don't?

one Gb will hold a shitload of spam and/or pr0n attachments from your friends.

Link Posted: 8/28/2004 7:26:03 PM EDT
does GMAIL mean Gangsta Mail???
Link Posted: 8/28/2004 7:28:43 PM EDT
Howdy ColinJay! I dont deserve anything, I do want it bad though....
Link Posted: 8/28/2004 7:30:20 PM EDT
Hey dude, remember me?
Link Posted: 8/28/2004 7:42:25 PM EDT
on a completely unrelated note, anyone know where I can order PimpJuice (the canned beverage) online?

I'm looking to get a can as a gag gift for a friend.
Link Posted: 8/28/2004 7:42:58 PM EDT

Originally Posted By m193:
Hey dude, remember me?



ehrrr, maybe?
Link Posted: 8/28/2004 7:44:54 PM EDT

Originally Posted By colinjay:

Originally Posted By m193:
Hey dude, remember me?



ehrrr, maybe?



The FAL shoots nicely.
Link Posted: 8/28/2004 7:48:38 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/28/2004 7:49:31 PM EDT by colinjay]
d'oh!

thats where!

PICS PLEASE!
since i never even got to shoot the dang thing!
Link Posted: 8/28/2004 7:51:26 PM EDT

Originally Posted By colinjay:
on a completely unrelated note, anyone know where I can order PimpJuice (the canned beverage) online?

I'm looking to get a can as a gag gift for a friend.



http://www.letitloose.com/
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 5:58:45 AM EDT
btt
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 6:36:55 AM EDT
I did a test last night.

After posting in this thread I sent an email to my gmail account from my ISP account asking "do you have an Gmail invitations? I'd like to create a Gmail account".


This morning I had six invitations to give away. I've had my account for six days.
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 6:39:48 AM EDT
I want this Gmail account...

so I can turn around and sell it on ebay for quite the profit!

otherwise, I don't see a need for it.
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 6:41:26 AM EDT
If G-mail has anything to do with the G-spot,l I WANT IT!!!


Balming
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 6:42:29 AM EDT
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 6:48:12 AM EDT
okay, the pool is now up to (6) people, i now have 6 invites.
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 6:49:26 AM EDT
now its 12 (12)
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 6:51:33 AM EDT
18 invites!!! looks like everyone is going to get one. PLEASE PM ME YOUR EMAIL ADDYS AND BOW DOWN TO THE GMAIL GOD!!!
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 6:52:15 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Red_Beard:
I did a test last night.

After posting in this thread I sent an email to my gmail account from my ISP account asking "do you have an Gmail invitations? I'd like to create a Gmail account".


This morning I had six invitations to give away. I've had my account for six days.



BTW thanks for the info, this worked like a damn charm!
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 6:52:36 AM EDT
I could use one.

Because I currently use Hotmail
And it sucks!

Echap
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 6:53:35 AM EDT

Originally Posted By colinjay:
18 invites!!! looks like everyone is going to get one. PLEASE PM ME YOUR EMAIL ADDYS AND BOW DOWN TO THE GMAIL GOD!!!




maybe it's coming out of beta soon so they're upping the number of "testers" by a big jump?

who knows.
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 6:57:18 AM EDT
or maybe you just cracked the code to getting the invites?

its great anyway even if its coming out of beta since you can reserve the email name that you want before all the other folks snatch it up.
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 7:06:57 AM EDT
invites sent :)
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 7:17:34 AM EDT
Cool thanks man!
Link Posted: 8/30/2004 6:02:40 PM EDT
anyone else?
Link Posted: 8/30/2004 6:17:14 PM EDT
ColinJay,

I could use a GMail account pretty badly, I have/had a hotmail account but they are about to try and rebill me 29 bucks for something Gmail is giving away right now. That's 30 bucks I could use to fix my busted DPMS AR!

If you've got another one, I could really use it, thanks ColinJay!


CrashBurnRepeat
Link Posted: 8/30/2004 8:02:20 PM EDT
IM's sent
Link Posted: 8/30/2004 8:02:52 PM EDT
surely the admins of this great site could use a Gmail account?
Link Posted: 8/30/2004 10:03:31 PM EDT
PM sent...
S.O.
Link Posted: 8/30/2004 10:10:00 PM EDT
i could use an account for the simple reason, that DU and Goonsnet have found all my troll accounts.
Link Posted: 8/30/2004 11:04:53 PM EDT
At least one invite sent to ETH ('Twas the least I could do for someone who singlehandedly accounts for a SIGNIFICANT amount of the posts here)

Oh, and ETH: I'm now convinced you're on arfcom 24/7
Link Posted: 8/31/2004 1:46:37 AM EDT
If you have an extra I could sure use one.

Thx
Link Posted: 8/31/2004 2:31:37 AM EDT
I got spammed out of my last email account
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