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Windows 7: Are you a piler, filer, or purger?

30 Mar 2010   #11

Windows 7 Pro X64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Barman58 View Post
Definitely a filer,
I use Pop to get my emails from the provider, but leave all messages on the server
I have a load of rules set-up in outlook that classify and file all mails, locally - I will delete some straight from the inbox or the file folder but the in the on-line storage all items are archived from the inbox every day or so

My outlook in-box is always kept as empty as possible so any messages that do not meet a rule criteria are easily found and actioned, If the mail is from a source that may be sending regularly then I add a rule and folder to file and classify.

The only messages that are ever actually deleted beyond recovery are spam
I have gmail so every email is kept on there as well just archived out of the inbox

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30 Mar 2010   #12

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1

i suppose im a filer and a piler, i scan the sender of each message and the subject line to decide if its worth reading, if its not it gets deleted, everything else gets read, then if its a receipt or soething important it gts filed, otherwise it just sits in the inbox
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30 Mar 2010   #13

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

I was a piler till about two years ago when I learned how to be a filer.
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30 Mar 2010   #14

Wins 7 Ultimate 32bit

Hi Guys

I think I'm another of those all three - as work is very much filer / purger, but for personal use - so lasey - wait till there's 2-300 emails then glance through whats needed and delete the rest, file just whats needed,
Will get around to creating conditions for sorting emails soon, as the volume from work is becoming very challenging,

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30 Mar 2010   #15

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9

I generally would qualify as a purger, but also filer.

I delete most emails (the irrelevant ones, or unimportant ones) after I read them.
However, I do file the most important ones for reference later.
(GMail saves my ass by keeping most deleted emails... thanks for that!)

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30 Mar 2010   #16

Main - Windows 7 Pro SP1 64-Bit; 2nd - Windows Server 2008 R2

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Joan Archer View Post
I suppose I could be classed as all 3, incoming emails automatically go into folders depending on what they are, I do keep certain ones, again they are filed in their own folders, but the majority get deleted when I've read them.
This describes me as well.
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31 Mar 2010   #17

Windows 10 Education 64 bit

Filer and purger.
My e-mail is sorted into folders by rules before I even read it.
Once read though almost all of it is deleted.
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