<VV> Was: NOW: How to reply Now: mailbox setup
bwschug at att.net
Sun Apr 11 08:29:16 EDT 2010
On Apr 11, 2010, at 6:53 AM, kenpepke at juno.com wrote:
> Every once in a while someone mentions 'digest mode.' Sorry to say
> I do not understand this term. When I reply to a VV post am I also
> replying to a digest mode? Do I even receive posts which have been
> sent in 'digest mode?' Is there a way to tell? There are lots of
> ways members reply to VV. Some reply with just an answer ...
> frequently I have forgotten the original post so their answer means
> nothing. Others reply with 'snips' which is a big help towards
> understanding, and then some, myself included, that usually top or
> bottom re-post the entire original so readers can refer back for the
> context in which both the original and the reply was posted. Come
> to think of it, am I receiving and sending in digest mode? When I
> log on to my computer I receive a list of 'new' emails. The columns
> of that list include sender name, subject, and date. I am able to
> delete any line I chose based on that information or I can click on
> any line to read the contents. Is this different
> than some, or any, other participants? Should I be concerned or
> should I just use my delete key on rants?
I have my e-mail set up a bit differently and it really helps me sort
I use Apple's Mail program, but I presume typical PC e-mail programs
can do the same. I have set up what Mail calls Rules for several
different type of e-mails that I receive.
Everything from VirtualVairs comes into a separate mailbox just for
VirtualVairs e-mails. The same is true of FastVairs e-mails. A third
mailbox titled, "Joe" collects all the e-mails I receive from a friend
by that name. Finally, a separate mailbox collects ebay e-mails.
EVerything else goes into my main mailbox.
This way, I don't have to sort through dozens of FastVairs and
VirtualVairs e-mails to find what may be something important. I can
leave thousands of e-mails in my FastVairs or VirtualVairs mailboxes
if I wish without clogging up my main mailbox.
I also have different Signatures set up to use depending on who I'm e-
mailing. As required by the rules, my VirtualVairs and FastVairs
Signatures contain my whole, real name so readers can tell who I am
and where I live. I wish more would do the same.
Bruce W. Schug
CORSA South Carolina
CORSA member since 1980
Performance Corvair Group
Stock Corvair Group
'67 Monza, "67AC140"
bwschug at att.net
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