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Old 20 Jan 2017, 04:08 AM   #69
The "e" in e-mail
Join Date: May 2003
Location: mostly in Thailand
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Originally Posted by neoforum View Post
Seriously, BritTim, walesrob, et al, would it really just be a minor pain for you to change your primary email address? Or alternately, would you really have no hesitation to pay $30/year per account forever for something you had already bought (instead of using a free alternative) *precisely because* it would be yours for life for a one-time payment? If so, you probably aren't hurting for money and you might try to imagine what it's like for people who aren't as flush as yourself.
I cannot speak for the others, but I personally pay much more than US$30 per year for my critical email addresses. I pay for personal domains and multiple hosting services (for backup purposes). I understand email is not sufficiently important to you to consider stumping up $0.08 per day, but I rely on it.
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