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How Many Email Addresses Do You Have?

When someone asks for my email address, I have a quick debate: work email or personal email? Before, it was school email or personal email? Now with all my social networks, I feel like I have a million other inboxes to check too.

Over the years, I used to switch email carriers as well; I had Hotmail when it was hot, Yahoo when I got sick of that and I remember how fancy I felt when I got invited to Gmail. I probably have a smattering of email addresses in my name that I'm not even aware of anymore (I am a total deadbeat).

What about you? How many email addresses do you currently have?

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awhiteford21 awhiteford21 5 years
about 5 Yahoo - resume email Hotmail Gmail AOL o2 for my mobile does anybody have GMX email address as well
franciepants franciepants 7 years
I have way more than 4, but am aiming to cut them down to just a little bit above four. Surprisingly I check all of them pretty often, but I guess it helps through the likes of programs such as Mozilla Thunderbird and the Mac email app.
Captious Captious 8 years
I have been online a lot longer than most people and changed screen names a lot over the years, when I did I would go claim my screen name at any domain I was interested in. So I also literally have hundreds but not for the same reason as Liembo. The vast majority of them I log onto maybe once or twice a year. There are really only two that I regularly give out and basically only one that I use. I have a gmail account that is my name and I give that to people I know in real life or on my resume. I do use the actual gmail from time to time- but I have it forwarded to a yahoo mail that's a screen name so I can go through all mail at once and because Yahoo has unlimited storage.
theeexperience theeexperience 8 years
About 11 :D I have too much to check out !
ubringmejoi ubringmejoi 8 years
i have at least 6... i dont know why i have soo many... well yeah i do but i don't have it all down to i use this one for this. i check 4 daily and the others are old ;-)
xocupcakesamxo xocupcakesamxo 8 years
does anyone know a way to get all emails to go to one? i have 1.personal which i use on my resume. 2 school 3 another personal 4 another and about 6 screen names on aim which i still log into once a blue
Liembo Liembo 8 years
literally, hundreds. I use a new address for every place I have to register, that way I know where my spam is originating and who sold out my information. But you need to be able to manage your own email and mail server to accomplish this... myspace@somedomain.com youtube@somedomain.com digg@somedomain.com cnn@somedomain.com etc
kiwitwist kiwitwist 8 years
1. Yahoo! 2. My Work 3. Hotmail for MSN messenger 4. One through my internet provider I am sure I have others.
Clarby Clarby 8 years
7 and I need to get rid of half of them I think! yahoo aol gmail 3 work hotmail Not to mention the various inboxes on the social sites like this. I want to get back to the day I had 1
Rnicolew Rnicolew 8 years
4. YAHOO (2) AOL HOTMAIL NO GMAIL... MAYBE I SHOULD GET ONE
TidalWave TidalWave 8 years
1 Professional 2 Friends 3 anything@mydomain that i use when i sign up for stuff.
glam-sugar glam-sugar 8 years
I have: Yahoo Gmail One for my business thru GoDaddy's Web Hosting Another Yahoo one
millarci millarci 8 years
1) My primary e-mail (comcast) 2) My secondary e-mail (gmail) 3) My work e-mail 4) My ancient e-mail (yahoo) 5) My so-ancient-that-I-should-delete-it-soon e-mail (hotmail) 6) My website e-mail P.S. macgirl, I've never seen anyone with 11 e-mail addresses! wow!
Dollylo Dollylo 8 years
I have more than 4. One is used for online shopping, one for discussion board (like here), one for official things (bills...), one for friends..... Sometimes I do think it's a bit ridiculous but now that I have this habit... ;)
beingtazim beingtazim 8 years
more than 4 - 2 different school ones, a spam account, my main account, a voicemail account
cutiekat88 cutiekat88 8 years
well,i have 2 but one of them i forgot the password.so yeah just one.hahaha.
Jennipoo Jennipoo 8 years
3! 1) my work/school e-mail 2) my personal e-mail @ gmail 3) my e-mail i use for junk-mail or random things i'm signing up for (and for msn)--- hotmail.
angelinemarie angelinemarie 8 years
only one
rabidmoon rabidmoon 8 years
1)Work: Yahoo account 1, connected to work domain. 2)Personal main: Yahoo account 2, which is now amazingly 11 years old and was spam free until fairly recently...damn you, World of Dorkcraft. 3)Personal old: Yahoo, don't use anymore. 4)Gmail: Hooked up to use in future, maybe. 5)Hotmail: Don't use it, just have it for MSN purposes.
KadBunny KadBunny 8 years
I'm sure I have like 7 or something.. but I have 3 that I actually maintain. 1) hotmail I've had for 6 years - personal stuff 2) gmail for signing up and semi-personal stuff 3) mandatory yahoo..
L0neLyHeArT L0neLyHeArT 8 years
Just one for signing up for stuff, school, etc.
ChicBookFiend ChicBookFiend 8 years
I have several. One for work, the other for friends and family, and web e-mails for junk mail.
sockmonkeyrevolt sockmonkeyrevolt 8 years
wow 11 I think totally has me beat, but just barely:). 3 main ones: 1a- yahoo- personal 1b- hotmail- registrations (any websites and also brick and mortar retail) 1c- gmail- email discussion lists 4. work 5. alumni 6. current school (and since I also take online courses along with regular on campus ones, with their setup I have 2 emails, the regular school one and a separate unrelated address with a different inbox within each online class environment, which I think is a massive PITA) 7.gmail- resumes/professional associations 8.gmail- art commissions 9.online portfolio community
aistea311 aistea311 8 years
1. Gmail-primary 2. School ( was mainly used for school and registering on facebook when it was just for college kids) 3. Work 4. Yahoo 5. Gmail *resume email* 6. Gmail * newest one* I used to have 3 other hotmail accounts, years before gmail, but after reading this post, I deleted them (finally!)
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