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News Gmail adds Mail Goggles

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Tim S, 9 Oct 2008.

  1. Tim S

    Tim S OG

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  2. Jamie

    Jamie ex-Bit-Tech code junkie

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    Any drunk person could manage to copy and paste the questions into google and get the answers.
     
  3. Tim S

    Tim S OG

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    Google goggles gets googled.
     
  4. Bauul

    Bauul Sir Bongaminge

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    Cool idea, although a simple coordination task I imagine is more suited to drunk people. A virtual hoop-around-the-electric-wire would be a better idea.
     
  5. steveo_mcg

    steveo_mcg New Member

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    I seen this the other day, its funny if easy to get around. Although the way it reads on gmail is that it blocks access to the rest of the browser which would bugger up the copy paste solution.
     
  6. liratheal

    liratheal Sharing is Caring

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    I would, but the only time I access gmail through their website is when at work, when I'm supposed to be sober/awake/switched on.
     
  7. Redbeaver

    Redbeaver The Other Red Meat

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    lol nice idea.... thats actually pretty funny...

    use it? no thanks.
     
  8. TGImages

    TGImages Grandpa

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    How about instead it holds those outbound messages in a queue and during a non "Goggle" time period prompting you to review the queue and decided if you still want to send them or not?
     
  9. TheVoice

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    I can imagine a lot of sober people would get the answers wrong, these days.
     
  10. mclean007

    mclean007 Officious Bystander

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    LOL - yup. And, conversely, I'm sure many of the smarter among us could do trivial arithmetic like that even when absolutely paralytic - I'd fancy my chances at those 5 questions in 43 seconds even after eleven pints, assuming I could focus on the screen. I don't think arithmetic tests are a particularly suitable test of sobriety - as suggested above, a coordination test would be far more effective.
     
  11. DougEdey

    DougEdey I pwn all your storage

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    Who's been feeding tim alcohol?
     
  12. Jordan Wise

    Jordan Wise Baby called to see the boss...

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    I'm guessing this is in beta right?
     
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    Suprised anyway who uses gmail regularly doesnt use IMAP !
     
  14. yuusou

    yuusou Well-Known Member

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    Something like this should be available for all messaging clients. Mobile phone calls, sms, MSN, ICQ, IRC, etc etc
     
  15. Cthippo

    Cthippo Can't mod my way out of a paper bag

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    I have to say I know a few people who need this!
     
  16. Sparrowhawk

    Sparrowhawk Wetsander

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    The goggles, they do nothing!
     
  17. Aterius Gmork

    Aterius Gmork smell the ashes

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    I'll use it... but for other reasons. Good excuse to train my math skills, plus it's geek. Just imagine a friend sitting next to you: "What are you doing?`" "Uh, err, sending this email."

    Oh yeah, s***, geeks don't have friends.
     
  18. ToMMo

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    It might make me think twice rather than prevent me from sending an email and as mentioned before, it would be much better on SMS.
     
  19. liratheal

    liratheal Sharing is Caring

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    I occasionaly email when I have friends over. Or text, usually to them, telling them to put the ****ing phone away.

    Irony <3
     
  20. ParaHelix.org

    ParaHelix.org New Member

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    Perhaps if you want to send an Email out of rage you will disable Google Goggles to send it haha.
     
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