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#1 FMH

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Posted 01 August 2012 - 01:37

My geeky gift to them! :D 6 in total.


As far as I know, 3 is the minimum. No 2 lettered IDs were available.


#2 Edrick Smith

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Posted 01 August 2012 - 01:44

Cool story

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Posted 01 August 2012 - 12:42

Well...

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#4 Simon-

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Posted 01 August 2012 - 12:48

get your own <firstname>@<lastname>.com ... even better

#5 ahhell

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Posted 01 August 2012 - 20:19

3 letter account names?? Prepare for the onslaught of spam.

#6 Ambroos

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Posted 01 August 2012 - 20:20

I just got my first name @outlook.com - don't plan on using it but I like having it :p Good thing there aren't many people called Ambroos.

#7 Charisma

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Posted 01 August 2012 - 20:24

I registered one with my name just to reserve it, but I doubt I'll use it any time soon.

#8 HawkMan

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Posted 01 August 2012 - 20:27

why would you want that. and as said before. custom last name domain is the real deal.


my work e-mail actually has a 3 letter alias as well though(initials) and with the company using a three letter domain it is handy at work where i sometimes need to give the email over phone.

but in general i prefer the more professional full length e-mail.

#9 +techbeck

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Posted 01 August 2012 - 20:30

I registered the one I normally use but not sure how much I will use it...at least not right now anyway. I never use my full name in my email addresses so I dont care about registering my name.

#10 firey

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Posted 01 August 2012 - 20:48

I mean that's cool and all.. but I'd rather have like.. firey@outlook.com over fir@ or fry@ dve@ but that's just me.

#11 OP FMH

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Posted 01 August 2012 - 20:57

are they random letters? if so doesnt make much sense.

I got wuss@outlook ha


Nope, their initials.

3 letter account names?? Prepare for the onslaught of spam.


I hope not! :laugh:

It's a brand new service, so it probably has much better spam protection.

#12 Ryoken

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Posted 01 August 2012 - 21:40

I registered one for me.. just because I could..

Anyone know how to get it to work in the Android mail client though ? I don't want to download the specific Hotmail app.. Haven't seen any info anywhere on pop3/imap settings for it yet :/ Not that I'll actually use it, but if I do, I wanna get the email sooner rather than later lol

#13 +warwagon

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Posted 01 August 2012 - 21:49

3 letter account names just guarantees lots of spam.

like bob@aol.com

#14 Tom

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Posted 01 August 2012 - 22:00

I bet they're thanking you for your well thought out gift.

#15 Ryan Hoffman

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Posted 02 August 2012 - 05:47

I got donotreply@outlook.com :)