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I can't speak for the author, but sometimes the emails contain messages like "Major emergency - stop what you're doing right now" where, if I didn't get the email until 30 minutes later, could be problematic.

I have a filter, which pops up a notification only for certain emails. Those from my boss.

so all of your emergencies must come through your boss... that would not work for me

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