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Old May 11th 2005, 05:04 AM
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Am I the only person having trouble with the newsletters? I generally get the newsletter one or two days after the first people get theirs on this board, sometimes I get it after competitions close (although I couldn't enter anyway) and sometimes I don't get it at all.
Is this a common problem? I am with Hotmail too, is this a common Hotmail problem?
I normally wouldn't care, but with the new album coming up I'd hate to miss out on a competition or news or something.

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This is the wrong place
This has been covered before
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Old May 11th 2005, 09:10 AM
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Hotmail isn't great with things like that, I always get mine 2 days later on hotmail so I think it's a problem localised to hotmail.
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Old May 11th 2005, 01:00 PM
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rubbish i get mine through HOTMAIL and I'm one of the first to get them...seriously, no delays
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Old May 11th 2005, 02:34 PM
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The Grohl was able to determine my home address from my email address, and delivers all of my newsletters in person. [img]smile.gif[/img]
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Old May 11th 2005, 03:28 PM
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I've never received one..
As I recall about a year ago someone solicited my advice on a certain project. Professing, and I'm forgetting exact details I'm sure, something along the lines of.. "the utmost respect for Native American culture." How's that going for ya Cinn?

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Old May 11th 2005, 03:33 PM
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Old May 11th 2005, 03:35 PM
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Largely, it's cause of your own email service. The newsletter takes 2-3 days to send out to everyone because we're talking about a quarter of a million email addresses (some bad, some valid) and it takes a shitload from the server to send it and on top of that many email services detect it is being bulk mail and delete it before you get it

That's why when AOL or whoever offers spam protection, you should be wary because odds are we're not the only legit mail geting blocked by them

Personally for the foofighters.com mail, i use zonealarm with whitelists for all my addresses and certain phrases that always get used in emails related to this site
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Old May 12th 2005, 03:25 AM
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Thanks Tym and everyone else for shedding some light.
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Old May 13th 2005, 12:16 AM
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Me too i have no problem!!
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