Email services

Sean McMahon smcmahon at
Tue Feb 22 12:25:02 EST 2005

Um have you tried fetchyahoomail?  I think that's the name of it.  I haven't but
in theory, I don't think you need the special pop access from yahoo to use this
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Laura Eaves" <leaves1 at>
To: "Speakup is a screen review system for Linux." <speakup at>
Sent: Monday, February 21, 2005 2:37 PM
Subject: Re: Email services

> Hi Tyler -- hmm -- that's weird -- actually have you tried straight yahoo
> rather than yahoogroups?  Or do you mean the same thing?
> Anyway, on yahoo, if you have the pop3 access (which is what I assume you
> want) you can turn off spam blocking from the mail options page from one of
> the many links under mail options -- I think it is security or filtering or
> something.
> I think the package is called "mailPlus" or something like that -- it is the
> cheapest level of paid yahoo mail service which provides pop access and also
> reading mail from up to 5 accounts plus smtp for reading mail from yahoo and
> 2 gigs of storage, but you don't have a domain or anything else.
> Anyway, I got it a long time ago and frankly hardly ever use it as it
> doesn't do all i want, but I don't like yahoo for a couple of reasons anyway
> and so am hesitant to upgrade my service, although you do get some
> interesting stuff, but they assume you want to run a business with that
> option.
> I do get a tiny bit of email there so still read from it, but you know if I
> set it to read from my home email address on roadrunner, then I can't just
> connect to yahoo directly and read my home email -- I have to first go to
> the yahoo site and log in and mechanically read my home email then log off
> and go back to outlook express and then connect and read from yahoo, which
> is ridiculous.  Yhaoo doesn't check periodically. But that would not be a
> great idea either -- I was just testing out what it would do.
> Take care.
> Oh, and your new email addy is interesting -- I'm trying to figure out how
> you got "tspivey" -- well the t is understandable...
> Oh, and canadian dollars last I checked were less in value than the US
> dollars, or has that changed lately?
> In any case, when you say $29 in the US but $50 in canadian, that sounds
> turned around. Sorry if I'm confused.  Perhaps I should go to the site and
> see.
> Take care.
> --le
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Tyler Spivey" <tspivey at>
> To: <speakup at>
> Sent: Saturday, February 19, 2005 11:12 PM
> Subject: OT: Email services
> Does anyone have any suggestions on inexpensive, reliable email
> services? I want an email address that will stay with me if I change
> isps, or have no internet access at home (which is the case now). I've
> gone through about 5 free email services that just don't fit the bill -
> block certain addresses, (e.g. yahoogroups), flaky smtp servers (or none
> at all!) or total unreliability. Something that costs $29.95/year (e.g.
> Runbox) seems promising until you convert to Canadian dollars, which
> will run up to about $50.
> This one seems to work, but I don't want to find myself changing emails
> weekly.
> Thanks in advance,
> Tyler
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