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[vox] Re: Getting a Gmail account



On Tue 28 Nov 06, 10:38 AM, p <p> said:
> Apparently yahoo charges for POP access, so I think I'd like to switch my
> web mail address from yahoo to gmail.
> 
> But it's really weird.  On the front gmail page it says:
> 
>    "Sign in to Gmail with your Google Account"
> 
> So I sign in with my Google account (as I do with Orkut, for example).  But
> when I do, it says:
> 
>    "You cannot log into Gmail using your Google Account"
> 
> Huh?  Hard to imagine Google having such flaky messages.  OK.  So I go to:
> 
>    https://www.google.com/accounts/SmsMailSignup1
> 
> and enter my cellphone number, but It's been 24 hours and I haven't received
> the text message with my invitation code.
> 
> So how exactly does one get a Gmail account?   :-)
> 
> Thanks,
> Peter


I didn't realize that gmail users can invite others for gmail accounts.

I just received about 12 invites in the past hour.  You guys absolutely
rock!!   :-)

Thank you!
Peter
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