7 Sep 2004 esteve   » (Journeyer)

This Gmail thingy is getting boring...

This is getting too repetitive:

  • 10: surf to your favorite blog site

  • 20: read (yet) another story of how someone got his ├╝ber cool brand new gmail account

  • 30: that person gets 5 new invitations some days later and plans to give them away

  • 40: goto 10

    Why are people raving mad about getting a GMail account? Some might say "gee, I'm a chosen one"... yeah, you were chosen to be a beta tester of a product so Google receives your feedback for free and you're even grateful about that!?

    And yes, I have a GMail account, got one some weeks ago. Yes, it has a really neat interface that surpases almost every other webmail service and seems to work reasonably well (its spam filter looks nice).

    Aside from that, Google is just another corporation that offers a product, nothing else. They simply want to earn money, it's their raison d'etre, nothing wrong about that. It's simply the fact that some people forget that and think they're nothing without a (INSERT PRODUCT HERE) what disturbs me.

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