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Show Of Hands December 10th, 2015 3:07pm

Do you delete most of your personal email after reading it, or do you let most of it accumulate in case you might need it again in the future?

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MysticBoltz Florida
12/13/15 8:44 pm

Need it to be out of the way. Delete

Eric7399 Martinez
12/11/15 6:24 pm

I don't delete them, but it's because I'm lazy not because I want to save them

unnamed738 USA
12/11/15 3:56 pm

I let them build up, then when I hit 30,000 and am about to be investigated, I delete them all.

ladyniner81 I hate people
12/11/15 6:47 am

It's all junk. Unless it's something I want, it's off to cyberspace with ya

runnerdude777 Massachusetts
12/10/15 6:34 pm

Actually I archive to Evernote and then delete.

12/10/15 6:27 pm

I save them but only because I'm to lazy to delete them and I don't really care.

KatG Liberal in Ohio
12/10/15 5:49 pm

I delete everything. I clear my texts and phone log every night, too. My mild OCD strikes again!

elianastar FreeSpeech
12/11/15 1:33 am

I'd love a small "infection" of that! I simply get overwhelmed with it all! I keep re,ovine myself from mailing lists but it seems like the tsunami never stalls.

elianastar FreeSpeech
12/10/15 4:16 pm

Save entirely too much!

elianastar FreeSpeech
12/11/15 1:32 am

I'd like to thank you for this poll! It motivated me to spend quite a while clearing out a *ton* of old email that there was *no* legitimate reason to have clogging up my inbox!

Zod Above Pugetropolis
12/10/15 3:55 pm

Save it in subfolders by subject, archive everything over a year old once a year around the first of the year.

xxclixxx Rhode Island
12/10/15 3:36 pm

Gmails unlimited space makes deleting pointless

jamjay Atlanta, Ga
12/10/15 2:37 pm

I only delete the incriminating ones.

johnnycub Bronx
12/10/15 1:51 pm

Can't stand a messy inbox

EarlyBird Portland
12/10/15 12:50 pm

I'm a deleter.

cpaswr just say the letters
12/10/15 11:56 am

I don't read 90% of my personal email as it is. Most of it is junk.

sd123 San Diego
12/10/15 11:22 am

I have thousands of old emails saved. For what? Literally nothing. Maybe I'll need the login info for a website I signed up on in 2004? Who knows.

Brookee woo pig
12/10/15 10:57 am

I don't think I've ever deleted an email now that I think about it

Frannyyyy Delaware
12/10/15 10:37 am

If it's not important it's going in the trash, so I can easily find the important ones that I keep.

brentwho Home
12/10/15 10:21 am

I hardly ever delete email

lightsabr2 The Big Sky
12/10/15 10:19 am

Gmail's archive button. I can then search the history, but it doesn't clog up the inbox.

12/10/15 9:55 am

I hardly even check my email but when i do i see thousands of spam mail. I do not need a bigger penis..I'm fine thank you!!

gonzoboy Northern AZ
12/10/15 9:16 am

I "Delete" most emails almost immediately, but I empty my Trash only about once-a-month. There is one exception to my 'Trash rule', and those emails get moved into my Archive folder.😊

biker4life Texas
12/10/15 8:20 am

I only save what needs to be saved all the rest gets deleted.

12/10/15 8:17 am

I usually delete personal email but I save work related stuff. I once had a supervisor who would send me and my coworkers email then claim he said something else. One year on the 3rd of July he was giving instructions on what we were to do on the 4th, claimed he had notified us weeks in advance that we would be working the holiday weekend. Fortunately the saved email saved us but put him in a huge jam as we all made plans to be away w our family. Nobody was available to work!