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Imagine all the people that use Google Docs and Google Calender and all the other services and some how or another. They just "loose" peoples accounts. That could strike a major blow to Google.
Especially since some business' have documents on Google Docs.

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Yeah, because obviously, Omega's opinion > everybody else's.
That's not an opinion. More people using a service doesn't make it a better one. It can be a better one anyways, but the amount of users does not mean it is.
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Especially since some business' have documents on Google Docs.
Exactly, that's why having everything in the cloud could actually be a bad thing.

This reminds me what happened with the Sidekick, remember it's cloud malfunctioned and erased everyone's data on their phones? My sister had one at the time and she lost everything, from emails to contacts.
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Cloud fail.
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I hope they have backups... Luckily mine was fine though (Sorry to rub it in, and to rub it in even more, lmao, I'll just shut up now).
     
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First Hotmail, now Gmail? I use both.

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Haha sucks for you(speaking to nobody in particular here, chill) cause nobody likes you.

My gmailbox was conspicuously overflowing today. Got lots of Pron that I never ordered too.

So no, mine did not get wiped.

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That's not an opinion. More people using a service doesn't make it a better one. It can be a better one anyways, but the amount of users does not mean it is.
So far in this thread, no one has made any objective claims or given a reason why Gmail is better than Hotmail. They've just said that it is. What constitutes as a "better" service can be either entirely subjective or the two services can be objectively tested. I see no objective comparison here so far, so calling your views opinions is not inaccurate.

I personally have no qualms with either, I simply use Hotmail as my primary email because I also use other Windows Live services so the integration is nice. I never receive any junk in my inbox and the junk in my junk mail folder is very minimal as well. That's my personal perspective on it. Now you're going to probably go ahead and rant about how it was terrible for you and such. If you are, you are totally in your right to do so, because it is your one experience and no one else's.
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So far in this thread, no one has made any objective claims or given a reason why Gmail is better than Hotmail. They've just said that it is. What constitutes as a "better" service can be either entirely subjective or the two services can be objectively tested. I see no objective comparison here so far, so calling your views opinions is not inaccurate.

I personally have no qualms with either, I simply use Hotmail as my primary email because I also use other Windows Live services so the integration is nice. I never receive any junk in my inbox and the junk in my junk mail folder is very minimal as well. That's my personal perspective on it. Now you're going to probably go ahead and rant about how it was terrible for you and such. If you are, you are totally in your right to do so, because it is your one experience and no one else's.
You know why Gmail is better? Cause they have a better spam filter and limiter. There are tons of spammers in Hotmail which is why Hotmail(like YahooMail) have horrendous spam filters. I'm a longtime Yahoo member who rarely even visits that site anymore because I would have to spend every day on that site to clear the junk from my Email folder. I also belong to Hotmail and it's the same way. I feel like those guys into the stone age.

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So far in this thread, no one has made any objective claims or given a reason why Gmail is better than Hotmail. They've just said that it is. What constitutes as a "better" service can be either entirely subjective or the two services can be objectively tested. I see no objective comparison here so far, so calling your views opinions is not inaccurate.

I personally have no qualms with either, I simply use Hotmail as my primary email because I also use other Windows Live services so the integration is nice. I never receive any junk in my inbox and the junk in my junk mail folder is very minimal as well. That's my personal perspective on it. Now you're going to probably go ahead and rant about how it was terrible for you and such. If you are, you are totally in your right to do so, because it is your one experience and no one else's.
I use hotmail and don't have a gmail. All I'm saying is amount of users doesn't correlate to how good something is.

Just think about Bose speakers .
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I like how no one failed to mention how GMail is the most used by forum spammers... That's why one of the forums I frequent doesn't allow people to join with GMail. It requires another email account, then you can request it changed to your GMail account.

I think [H] does this too.
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