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starofsorrow starofsorrow 7 years
My workplace has Outlook, so it's always up, I never check it unless a new message alert pops up on it, since pretty much everyone communicates to me via email the majority of time.
Oakton Oakton 8 years
I never use to for the past 2 years, but lately I have been checking my email a few times a day. It helps sitting next to IT.
RachBU RachBU 8 years
I configured my personal AOL email to run through Outlook :-)
insanitypepper insanitypepper 8 years
I work for a county government where employees get fired for going online for personal use. So, no. Never.
Shadowdamage Shadowdamage 8 years
Just once or twice, if a friend needs to contact me they usually ping me on MSN or Skype. These days my personal email box might as well be renamed spam-trap. :P
Spectra Spectra 8 years
I only check it once a day when I'm on break. But I leave my Outlook email for work stuff open all the time in case I get anything important.
Marni7 Marni7 8 years
3 million..I work at the University I graduated from, so my email stayed the same, so I get my work/personal emails from the same place
Advah Advah 8 years
I'm signed in all day, but I keep it in an IE tab so I check it only when I see there's an email. And when I have time to check my emails, too - when I have work to do I don't even think about it.
rellicDragon rellicDragon 8 years
way too much ...
stargazer25 stargazer25 8 years
Too much, lol.
gemsera gemsera 8 years
Im signed in all day. But I have very little work to do, so my boss understands. And my beau finds it good for his stress levels to keep in touch.
smileylo smileylo 8 years
i check it compulsively like a million times a day. i have a second job in promotions. the booking relies completely on emails. so if i dont check my personal email i can't work my promotions job...i need a blackberry !
supercoolnat supercoolnat 8 years
Never. They've blocked all internet email services, because they're worried people will download harmful files.
mondaymoos mondaymoos 8 years
Once or twice, only. :P Most people just use my work email these days since it's easier to get ahold of me.
chatondeneige chatondeneige 8 years
At my current job, never. I don't have internet access, it's a restaurant. At my old job, I was signed in almost all the time.
lauraxtc lauraxtc 8 years
A few times a day. Depends how busy I am and if the big boss is here. lol.
dcfashionista dcfashionista 8 years
I check about 2 to 3 times daily on the job's computer but I have the internet on the sidekick so I check more often on that.
SugarCat SugarCat 8 years
Every other second!
meechie meechie 8 years
The firewalls at work will not allow me to check personal email.
skigurl skigurl 8 years
approximately 1 million
Frenched Frenched 8 years
Once in the morning and once in the afternoon. Maybe a third time after work. I try to restrict my e-mail-checking to try and actually get some work done. My job is very goal and numbers oriented so I always got to sacrifice some Internet usage.
psterling psterling 8 years
I'm addicted. Glad to hear that others are as well :-)
ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
well i have the window up all day but i don't usually check it unless i get an 'alert' that i have a few new emails in my inbox
erinsugar erinsugar 8 years
My company blocks all outside email providers.
Shopaholichunny Shopaholichunny 8 years
Usually around 5-6 times a day. :p
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