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Apparently it "works."

Which is really disappointing.




Sometimes (especially on mobile) it seems to be the only way to get rid of it.

I should apologize to "someguy@gmail.com" and "ihateyou@gmail.com" for all the things I've signed you up for.


This is not terribly on topic but that hits so close to home.

I get tonnes of emails at my, what i would assume to be uncommon [navarr] @ [gmail] address getting signed up for all sorts of things. Dating websites, Car dealerships, ugh its awful. Do they not accept @example.org which is a reserved domain? That would be a much better address to use

EDIT: You guys suck [1]

[1]: http://i.imgur.com/FaTJ4QB.png


It's a problem with Gmail. I get all sorts of email for other people with my initial and last name. Yesterday I got someone's signup confirmation at Venmo which would have let me empty their account if I wanted. Some of it's the dot problem (https://techcrunch.com/2012/10/21/psa-the-dot-in-your-gmail-...), some of it may be human error. All I know is there's a guy in Ireland who needs to declare bankruptcy and a guy in Australia whose sexual proclivities I wish I knew a lot less about.


I forgot all about example.org.

The more annoying thing for me is that they often won't accept my actual email address. It seems to be due to either the period in my name or the hyphen in the domain name.


> Sometimes (especially on mobile) it seems to be the only way to get rid of it.

Or hit back and don't sign up at all.


Can't you just use mailinator?



Well, there goes YouTube...




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