[TheThinkTank] Switching to daily digest mode on this list.

Nathan Wilkes nwilkes2 at gmail.com
Mon Oct 15 22:55:49 PDT 2007


I forgot the screen shot of filters and labels in action.

On 10/16/07, Nathan Wilkes <nwilkes2 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> I second the secondly.  Viewing forum email by conversation is amazing and
> reduces so much clutter.
>
> The Google bandwagon (Jonathan plugs it - now it's my turn): Simon
> recommended mozilla thunderbird to sort conversations by conversation.  I
> strongly recommend using Gmail for email for personal accounts or
> organizational accounts.  It sorts by conversation and will keep you inbox
> simple with many email lists coming to you.
>
> Something that I've started doing in my inbox is applying a filter to add
> a label to all list serve messages.  In gmail the label appears before the
> subject so it has the effect of indenting conversations that you have the
> label applied to (I like to use the label "......" so that it is a simple
> indent).  I took a screenshot of my inbox to show you guys.  Recently I had
> been having the trouble of having so many email list messages that I was
> loosing track of stuff I needed.  This has helped a ton!
>
> Nathan
>
> On 10/15/07, Simon Z <youractionsdefineyou at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >  Don't the think tank archives act as an informal forum already?
> >
> > Can subscribers set their email preferences to no mail and read/respond
> > via the archives only?
> >
> > Also, if folks are having trouble keeping up with mail, but still prefer
> > mail to forums, I would suggest 2 things. *
> >
> > First *- set up a folder in your web mail account or mail browser for
> > the think tank mails (to stop them cluttering up your inbox) and create a
> > filer to channel all mail with [TheThinkTank] in the subject to that folder.
> >
> >
> > *Secondly* - change your web mail or web browser view options/prefs so
> > that it threads emails by topic. Instead of 20 emails on one topic
> > cluttering up your email, you have the first email on a particular subject,
> > with a drop down arrow (in mozilla thunderbird) to display all the
> > subsequent messages on the same topic.
> >
> > *Results* - email freedom.
> >
> > Simon
> >
> >
> > Chris Dougherty wrote:
> >
> > What about moving to a web forum?  That may be a better way to catalog
> > information.  Just a thought.
> >
> > --
> > Chris Dougherty
> > Sacramento Bicycle Kitchen
> > www.sacbikekitchen.org
> >
> >
> > On 10/15/07, Jonathan Morrison <jonathan at slcbikecollective.org > wrote:
> > >
> > > If the email traffic is getting a little too much for you on this
> > > list, you can go to 'daily digest' mode.  Which will only send you one email
> > > per day containing all the emails of that day.
> > >
> > > To do so, the easiest way (fewest steps) is to unsubscribe and the
> > > re-subscribe using this form:
> > > http://lists.bikecollectives.org/listinfo.cgi/thethinktank-bikecollectives.org
> > >
> > >
> > > When you re-subscribe make sure you say "Yes" to "Would you like to
> > > receive list mail batched in a daily digest?"
> > >
> > > --
> > > Sincerely,
> > >
> > > Jonathan Morrison
> > > Project Coordinator
> > > Salt Lake City Bicycle Collective
> > > 2312 S. West Temple
> > > Salt Lake City, UT 84115
> > > w: 801-328-2453
> > > c: 801-688-0183
> > > f: 801-466-3856
> > > www.slcbikecollective.org
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> > >
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
> > --
> > Chris Dougherty
> > Sacramento Bicycle Kitchen
> > www.sacbikekitchen.org
> >
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