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Outlook Express (what I normally use to view email) has been pissing me off, not sending/receiving mails. Plus, I can't check my mail when I'm on my laptop. So, I'm going to be using Gmail from now on.


I should still get emails on the old one, if anyone misses this/forgets, but it won't be immediate because I won't have the programme open all the time any more.

Since I've not really used gmail before (I've had this email awhlie, just...never used it), I was wondering if anyone knew of a way I can...make it go HEY HEY YOU'VE GOT MAIL, LOOK, THERE'S A NEW EMAIL, STOP WHAT YOU'RE DOING AND SEE WHAT IT IS. I mean...well, Outlook Express sends a little envelope icon to my task bar, so even when I've got everything minimized, I can still tell when I've got new email. Is the only way to know at once if you've got new gmail is to keep the tab open, and continually look for the not-very-obvious (#) saying there's something unread? I guess...I can do this, especially if I'm able to have all of my email on both computers...even something like Yahoo! Mail's pop-up in the the middle of the screen all "HEY THERE'S SOMETHING, DO YOU WANT TO SEE IT NOW OR LATER" would be a little more attention-getting. I couldn't find anything in the settings or labs, is there...anything to download? Idk...? I'd just like...some sort of more obvious notification than the text on the tab changing, since I have Firefox minimized/background a lot of the time :\

edit: So I just found this "Notifier" thing? I'm going to try that, see how it works! HOPEFULLY WELL.

edit 2: YES AWESOME IT WORKS. New email system all set up :D

also, because I want these to hatch:

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This meme! Because I want to. PLEASE?!

1) Make a list of fifteen characters first, and keep it to yourself for the moment.

2) Ask your flist to post questions in the comments. For example: 'One, nine and fifteen are chosen by a prophecy to save the world from four. Do they succeed?', 'Under what circumstances might five and fourteen fall in love?', 'Which character on the list would you most want on your side in a zombie invasion?'

3) After your flist has asked enough questions, round them up and answer them using the fifteen characters you selected beforehand, then post them.

Everyone on the list is from Three Dimensions, and for those of you that don't know it--a bunch of them are related, okay, so keep that in mind. (But some aren't, and some are involved, so have at it, I guess.)

I need to catch up with that writing meme. Later.


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So who knows some stuff about architecture?

I need some general info (schooling, internships(?), jobs, processes, etc) for a story. Yes, I know I can Google this, but I really don't feel like reading 65786415 pages that I won't understand when, for the most part, the gist is all I really want.
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I need something for a story. What's something someone that does not like coffee, but who is allergic to chocolate, might order in a coffee shop? I'm looking for a sort of hot/coffee drink, not "ice water" or "apple pie". Something with either a very mild coffee taste, or very strong other flavour, or both?

And then I need ideas for something that someone who frequents coffee shops and who has a taste for it might order.

Anything helps, even "they probably would not order ____". Thanks!
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Please take a few minutes and vote for The Sparkle Effect on Pepsi's Refresh Project.

Two high school students in Pleasant Valley/Bettendorf Iowa created a cheerleading program for special needs girls in their district. There are kids with Down's Syndrome, kids that are autistic, kids that likely otherwise wouldn't have the opportunity or the motivation to be part of a spirit-driven group. This idea promotes confidence, inclusion, and support of everyone through schools and communities. They are currently ranked #5. Please vote for them (once a day is allowed, I believe) to get funding to continue this program at other schools across the nation and world.


Please also promote, if you can! This is an incredibly good idea; these students are doing something amazing, and all they want is funding help other schools do the same. Just a couple of minutes will help. Thank you <3


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