How often do you check your e-mails?

@Zalvor (727)
Turkey
December 23, 2008 5:39am CST
There's nothing more frustrating than e-mailing your friend and then having to call him to remind him to check his mail! I mean it beats the purpose of the e-mail, doesn't it? I check my own e-mail at least twice a day, and possibly more. I have several e-mails though, and I don't check all of them frequently. How often do you check yours? Did you ever have to remind your friend to check his? Please share!
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@wolveren (1577)
• Cebu, Philippines
24 Dec 08
I check my emails a few times each day. As I am online most of the time I always watch out for new mails coming all throughout the day. All my work is online and that's how I get in touch with everyone. As for reminding a friend of an email I sent to him, I also follow up with a messenger message that I sent some important stuff to his email. But only if the email is about work and other important matters. For other emails like fun and other stuff, I just leave it to them how soon they can open it. Cheers!
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@Zalvor (727)
• Turkey
24 Dec 08
Thanks for replying.
@wolveren (1577)
• Cebu, Philippines
25 Dec 08
You're welcome! Happy holidays!
@dpk262006 (56760)
• Delhi, India
24 Dec 08
The moment I get the opportunity, I check my e-mails and make it a point to reply to it even if I do not have enough time. If I am running short of time, I send a brief response, so that the fellow at the other end could know that I have read and understood his/her e-mail and will reply to it soon.
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@Zalvor (727)
• Turkey
24 Dec 08
That's very thoughtful of you. Have a nice day and thanks for responding.
@dpk262006 (56760)
• Delhi, India
24 Dec 08
@nixxi76 (3192)
• Canada
24 Dec 08
I have this one friend who I swear never checks their email. I've seen her check it once or twice at work before and she had just over 500 sitting in there unread. I always find myself reminding her to check her email whenever I send her something what I think is important. I wished she would check it more often though. have a good night and merry christmas
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@Zalvor (727)
• Turkey
24 Dec 08
Over 500 e-mails? Now that would take a lot of time to read if she ever wanted to do that. Thanks for your reply.
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@nixxi76 (3192)
• Canada
24 Dec 08
I think this is why she has so much because it's discouraging for her and she has no time to do this lol merry christmas
23 Dec 08
i have to check my emails everyday as i just get into a havit of doing so, i read most of my emails but never delete so i have around 1000 emails in my inbox, reading emails is important to talk to my friends, to read upon mylot and other sites.
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• Brazil
23 Dec 08
Man, delete your junk e-mails and that that you have already answered. It makes your live more organized :] ENJOY!
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@Zalvor (727)
• Turkey
23 Dec 08
1000 e-mails is quite a bit! I hope you can find what you're looking for in all of that mail :)
@modstar (9608)
• Philippines
23 Dec 08
Haha! Yeah, i mean what's the use of email when you need someome to remind him/her. I remember my mom because she's got a mobile phone but she don't bring it with her so it's useless to call or text her because she won't be checking it right away. About the email, i try to check emails like once a week. I got a lot of accounts and it kind of tiring to check them all then erase spams. I haven't reminded someone yet but i think i will soon.
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@Zalvor (727)
• Turkey
23 Dec 08
Yes it's the same thing really with mobile phones. Did you know, you could check all your e-mails at the same time! That way it won't be as tiring. The software's called e-prompter and here's the link : http://www.eprompter.com/
@savak03 (6693)
• United States
24 Dec 08
Hi. I installed that eprompter but can't figure out how to list more than one email address on it. I can't access the help menu because I'm running vista. Can you tell me how its done? Thanks.
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@marciascott (25553)
• United States
28 Dec 08
I check my emails all the time because I am always on my Computer, I get a lot of junk mail though. yesterday I was going through my email, most were Spam, so I took alot of those emails and put them in my spam,weell, guess what I put some of my mylot replys in Spam mail, I didn't mean to do that. Now I have to figure out how I can get it back to my regular email. Can yu tell me? I would appreciuate it if you do. Thank you in advance. Happy New Year to you!
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@Zalvor (727)
• Turkey
29 Dec 08
What mail do you use? Yahoo mail gives the option of choosing 'not spam' once you choose a mail as spam by mistake. Perhaps there's an equivalent of that? Gotta ask a techie though. There's gotta be a way. Thanks for responding.
@paula27661 (15898)
• Australia
26 Dec 08
I know what you mean! It is the same when people don't check their text messages, most annoying! I check my emails several times a day and always at least once. I even checked on Christmas day!
@Zalvor (727)
• Turkey
26 Dec 08
Thanks for responding.
• United States
26 Dec 08
This is very funny that you've to remind your friend to check the emails that you've sent. I don't know who is wrong here, but you could've talked the message on phone rather than referring him to email over the phone. This is very funny.. I don't really want to rephrase certain term specifically but this is really funny. don't send email to friends like that who is totally ignorant of what technology is.
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@Zalvor (727)
• Turkey
26 Dec 08
Yes it is funny in a way. But I can never trust on sending any serious e-mail :) Thanks for your reply.
@neuronic (242)
• Japan
26 Dec 08
I have set my main gmail account to collect every email from my other email addresses. If I am seriously busy, then I check my emails 2 times a day - in the morning and before I go to sleep. Otherwise I have my gtalk turned on all the time, so I see the incoming messages on the spot, and check them if they're urgent or from friends.
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@Zalvor (727)
• Turkey
26 Dec 08
Thanks for your reply.
@shiloh_222 (5480)
• Philippines
25 Dec 08
hey there. as long as i am home,my yahoo messenger is on so i can filter what are the emails coming in. if it's important. i will check it right away. if not, i will do that later. way later.. especially if i am busy. if i am at work, maybe around minimum of 3 times. since we have free internet and we are allowed to access it all the time. part of the work. happy mylotting.
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@Zalvor (727)
• Turkey
25 Dec 08
Thanks for your answer.
@4ofmyown (1119)
• United States
24 Dec 08
I, too, check my email at least 2 or 3 times a day. I kind of have to or I end up with so much that it takes me forever to go through. To me email is like my cell phone...very to convenient to have when you need it but a big pain sometimes!
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@Zalvor (727)
• Turkey
25 Dec 08
Thanks for your response.
@Crysi23 (515)
• United States
24 Dec 08
I check my e-mail at least 2 to 3 times a day. I have never had to remind any of my friends to check their e-mail. But I do have to remind myself from time to time to check my hotmail. Since I use windows mail through my internet provider. Which I love windows mail a lot better than my internet provider's e-mail on their website. Its hard to remember to check my other e-mail through msn though. But I do check that one at least once a day. I said all of that to say I check my e-mail through my internet provider more than I check my hotmail since I only use my hotmail account for friends.
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@Zalvor (727)
• Turkey
25 Dec 08
Thank you for writing.
@zhuhuifen46 (3485)
• China
24 Dec 08
I check my email everyday. Now that I am a member of mylot, more emails come in if I relate it with my friends' started discussion. Maybe I need a second though if I really need to correlation. I have been also curious on ebay deals. I did bought books on sites, but sold any yet. One day, I would try my store on sites like ebay to get rid of those stuffs I will not use any more. It must be fun.
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@Zalvor (727)
• Turkey
25 Dec 08
Thank you for writing.
@jsprik (37)
• United States
24 Dec 08
i guess i don't really know how many times i check my e-mail. SEVERAL, i do know that!! and yes, i have had to remind people to check theirs and it's very frustrating. it's like why bother to have it if you aren't going to check it and use it????
@Zalvor (727)
• Turkey
25 Dec 08
Thanks for your response.
@candymarie (1368)
• Canada
24 Dec 08
I tend to leave both my work email and personal email constantly running in the background, so I can always do a quick respond, or if I'm waiting for an answer. Thank goodness my work let's us have the internet for personal items to do as well.
@Zalvor (727)
• Turkey
25 Dec 08
That's great for you. Thanks for writing.
@savypat (20245)
• United States
24 Dec 08
Yes i check my e-mail several times a day, but i have learned not to expect timely replies from most of my friends and family. They all live far busier lives then I do.
@Zalvor (727)
• Turkey
24 Dec 08
Thanks for your reply.
• Romania
24 Dec 08
I have to check it daily, yeah most of the times even several times a day. I get a lot of emails so once I checked them, in a few hours the inbox is full again :) I have to check them because I have to respond to some people, but honestly I would really like to get away from the laptop for a few days... My eyes are getting red again :) Im spending too much time on the internet.
@Zalvor (727)
• Turkey
24 Dec 08
Allow yourself some free time away from the internet :) Thanks for your reply.
@derek_a (10897)
24 Dec 08
Yes, I too am at a loss at the way I have to ask some of my friends on the telephone if they received my e-mail. I open my e-mails every day as I do the normal post. Like you, I thought that was the general idea of having e-mailing facilities. :-)Derek
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@Zalvor (727)
• Turkey
24 Dec 08
Not everyone uses e-mail as frequently I guess. Thanks for your response.
• India
24 Dec 08
I chk my email once daily. I don’t have time for a second chk. However, if I am expecting any urgent or important mail, then I chk it again and again.
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@Zalvor (727)
• Turkey
24 Dec 08
Thanks for your reply.
• India
24 Dec 08
After joining many online money making programmes,i daily open my email account more than two or three times daily.I also check messages from my mylot friends.
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@Zalvor (727)
• Turkey
24 Dec 08
Thanks for your reply.