What Your Email Says About Your Computer Skills

Submitted by: raikun12 6 years ago in Funny
http://theoatmeal.com/comics/email_address

Still using a Hotmail account? Can"t give up that AOL email address? The Oatmeal has a few words for you.
There are 56 comments:
Male 49
I use Hotmail.co.uk

I`m the most capable of my friends with a computer. I love TheOatmeal but this is a fail in my books...
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Female 3,828
UGH i DO know my way around a computer, but i still use hotmail. and its an embarrassing address that ive had for like 8 years, that seemed cool when i was like 14. I know i need a better email...
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Female 500
I have the middle three... I like yahoo the best, but I like to name myself a gmailer, because I do reboot the router before calling for help...
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Male 312
Hilariously accurate.
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Female 375
I`m an IT technician, and my email ends in aol.com, I do believe I`m the anomaly!
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Female 536
What if you have several of these e-mails, like I do? Who only has one e-mail address anymore?
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Male 134
what`s an email
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Female 136
:( I have aol email and msn. I did fail IT though; And i still don`t have protection for my laptop; But I do know how to fix it.
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Male 3,076
I have never been infected by a virus/spyware and hate myspace, yes i have a compaq|-( but it`s my school computer ;-/ I`m just to drating lazy to actualy change my e-mail :-P
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Male 1,078
I use aol, and im actually quite computer literate.
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Male 3,463
Hmm, ability wise, I`m in between gmail and hotmail. But if I want to look professional I`ll use one of my school emails. If I want to read mail and send mail casually, I`ll use my AIM mail. If I don`t want to receive mail I`ll send it to my AOL. Last time I checked, I had about 1200 unread messages, and about 100 spam messages in my AOL.
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Male 1,548
Hotmail`s got the best Junk filter, but I use every one of these. Got to have someplace to send all of the useless confirmation e-mails like for IAB.
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Female 1,095
lies. i hate myspace and i definitely don`t have a compaq, and no spyware.
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Female 261
I had Gmail for a while, and I hated it. I couldn`t sort my messages into folders, and the built-in spam blocker kept rejecting EVERY message from PayPal, even the ones I requested. I`ve been with Yahoo for ten years, and I`ve always liked it.
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Male 2,592
what if you wait until people sleep, then carve your messages into their foreheads or arms or something? what kind of computer do i have?
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Female 329
i have hotmail, gmail, and school mail.
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Male 17,512
I have to disagree with this.

I have a degree in programming, repair and build computers, and know how to skip past the phone mazes to get to 2nd and 3rd tier tech support for most companies. I use hotmail for the junk mail filter and to keep viruses off my personal computers.
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Female 6
Damn. D:
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Male 2,056
I use hotmail mainly and gmail for everything else.
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Female 143
Hm... I use mmy hotmail account for most things...
mostly because I`m too lazy to make a new one.

Except my email for work, that`s our own domain.
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Female 1,006
I had Yahoo for a good 15 years before it got flooded with Arabic spam that didn`t go to my spam box. I decided to get a new email before Homeland Security came asking questions.
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Male 1,765
I`ve had my hotmail for years, everyone I know has my hotmail address, it works well... Yeah, I`m not changing it.
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Male 415
I have made emails in this order
1) Yahoo
2) hotmail
3) Gmail
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Female 71
Google has my house on streetview and my query history on their search engine. They don`t need to see my e-mail as well.
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Male 519
I had had the same yahoo email for the last 7 years, I had just never seen any reason to change it
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Male 25,416
Im in tech support and getting a domain doesnt mean they know what they are doing, that have it rip them off to set it up, heck so many people dont even know who thier domain is hosted with!
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Male 317
I think it`s much funnier with the first part. Nothing better than getting a resume for a professional position and their E-mail is XoXoHotNsexy@.....
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Male 12,138
Hold on. I`m [email protected] and I couldn`t program a f*cking DVR.
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Female 9,477
I have both an aol account for facebook and iab, and a gmail account for everything else.
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Male 14,334
So your own domain makes you a computer expert lol ya suuuuree.
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Male 1,226
One of my e-mails end with
@hasareallylongname thatishardtoremember.com

And actually without the spacebar since IAB won`t let me post a word that long.

My normal e-mail address is a lot more normal though :)
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Male 15,832
I have three business email accounts with my own domains which I manage, one anonymous gmail account (for places like this), and a personal account with my home ISP. So I guess that makes me God`s boss.

Oh, and that last guy actually says, "forward slash...forward slash..."
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Female 3,574
yay it knows me so well! I am a programmer and designer! :D
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Male 6,694
Ding ! You Have Mail.
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Female 387
I have a uni email address - which says I`m smart enough to get into a good university - and a gmail address, which I got way back when you needed an invite. I used to have a hotmail address, way back when I was a kid, named after my Neopets account (takes you back, eh?). I dropped that years ago.
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Male 339
i like the significant difference from own domain to gmail user:
own domain, god like being that drats computers and can program whilst sucking his own rooster
gmail users, can just about handle turning on a pc

hmm methinks the oatmeal might be biased
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Male 343
im a hotmail guy, and im not to fond of it, but ive had it for so long its not worth changing to a new email address, because then id have to tell everyone i know, and then id get a ton of questions like "Why?" and "When"... i use an asus, im somewhat computer savvy, not 4chan worthy quite, but almost...
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Male 1,184
Oops, one too many periods there.
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Male 1,184
I have uci.edu. and gmail.com.
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Male 2,159
HEY! I have hotmail, but I never used MySpace. Not with facebook just around the corner. And what`s a Compaq?
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Male 749
I`m yahoo.co.uk. :D What does that mean?
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Male 953
I use one of each but AOL so I think I can handle just about anything :P
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Male 591
For all those who think this is an accurate representation, or get mad at it because it doesn`t represent you. (IE, you using aol, but don`t act like that):

Welcome to the internet, its full of meme`s, parodies, lolcats, jokes, and funny stereotyping.

Enjoy your stay.
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Male 509
gmail, and I`d say it`s pretty accurate. Except that I`d ask my dad before rebooting the router, cos he`s the computer expert in our house
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Male 130
I like my hotmail It works
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Male 75
repost.
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Female 305
I`m perfectly comfortable with my hotmail and yahoo, I`ve had them since I was a kid.
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Male 901
Still using hotmail... Theoatmeal made me feel lame :(
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Male 575
Um no. I use hotmail, gmail and yahoo. Because I can.
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Male 117
Yeah, not so much. I got my mother set up with a gmail account. I still get emails in ALL CAPS and crazy misspellings. ::whimper::
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Female 675
I have one of each, and don`t call anyone to fix my computer because I don`t have anyone. Also, I have multiple because it`s handy. You know, have one for your main email, and one (or more) for your spam accounts.
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Female 728
I have a Compaq laptop. It was cheap. And I`m not an expert, but I know my way around a computer.
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Male 456
considering i had my aol email since i was 6, and pretty much all things important in my life uses my aol account, whats the point in changing it?
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Male 15,510
Yeah, not that accurate. I use Yahoo since forever and Gmail as soon it was released
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Male 30
not true. i use hotmail simply because i have an account and there`s no need to change it. i don`t even use email that often. but i know my way around a computer.
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Male 586
Link: What Your Email Says About Your Computer Skills [Rate Link] - Still using a Hotmail account? Can`t give up that AOL email address? The Oatmeal has a few words for you.
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