Fuck You Too, Mail

   21 May 2004, terribly early in the morning

I haven’t been receiving mail recently from a mailing list I’m on. In the past there have been issues with the list, so I didn’t think much of it. Shima mentioned a few days earlier she had forwarded me an email, which I also didin’t get. I didn’t think much of it at the time, and quickly forgot she had mentioned forwarding me anything. Tonight, for some reason, I thought I should send myself an email. I did so, and waited for it to arrive. It did not.

1and1 is pretty useless when it comes to any sort of support. I’m not paying for my space, or my email addresses, so who am I to bitch? I thought, if there was a problem, I should try and figure out as much as I can myself first. I logged onto their webmail client, and discovered a whole lot of mail that I had not seen. Apparently, Apple’s email application, Mail, suddenly stopped downloading email. Or was the fault on 1and1’s side? I had hoped for the later case, because I had a lot of faith in Mail. I opened up Entourage, Microsoft’s email client for the Mac, and tried to download my email with it. All my email messages arrived, one after another. So, for some strange reason, Mail has suddenly stopped downloading my email.

Has this happened to anyone else? Can anyone recommend any other nice Mac email clients? I may go back to Entourage if I can’t solve this problem.



  1. I really recommend using Thunderbird for an email client. Since I am unfortunately on a PC, I tend to think of it as Mail.app for Windows XP. Every PC I have has it on there, and although it’s not finished being developed yet, it’s a killer email app. Fast, too.

  2. The link in the previous post didn’t use my HTML right for some reason, but here is the link: http://www.mozilla.org/products/thunderbird/

  3. nope, mine works fine.. but i’ve only started reusing it since last night seeing how i had problems with my whole baby for the last little bit..

  4. yarrakkkkkkkk

  5. Mine has stopped working too – roughly five or six days ago.

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