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AArdvark
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Email crap

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Someone used my email to spam the Arbor Day Foundation. I got an email from them thanking me, Meet-80-hot-girls-in your-area, for subscribing to their organization.

I just deleted it

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My Gmail address is just my relatively common surname and a single digit. I got a gmail invite pretty early on, I knew someone who knew someone I guess.

Anywhoodles, the result of such a basic address is that I get quite a bit of email intended for other people. A few times a week at least. Apparently lastnamedigit is very easy to enter incorrectly.

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AArdvark wrote: Sat Feb 20, 2021 7:08 pm Someone used my email to spam the Arbor Day Foundation. I got an email from them thanking me, Meet-80-hot-girls-in your-area, for subscribing to their organization.

I just deleted it
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I was also an early adopter and lucky enough to get my first and last name. I get a lot of email intended for other people who probably have numbers at the end of the same email address that senders leave off.
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Re: Email crap

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I have both, full name and firstinitiallaatname. People also dont know that gmail doesn't respect the period so people think they have firstdotlast but they come to me. Unsubscribe, unsubscibe, etc.

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Re: Email crap

Post by Molly Muffsweet »

Bugs wrote: My Gmail address is just my relatively common surname and a single digit. I got a gmail invite pretty early on, I knew someone who knew someone I guess.

Anywhoodles, the result of such a basic address is that I get quite a bit of email intended for other people. A few times a week at least. Apparently lastnamedigit is very easy to enter incorrectly.
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