Dear fediverse,

I would like to know how many E-Mail addresses you have and for which purpose are you using them?

Please vote and explain further in comments.

E. g.
1. for private communication
2. for work communication
3. for banking
4. for spam etc.

If you are interested in this topic, a boost is welcome.

Thank you :mastolove:

P.S: I'm asking because I want to move to a privacy focused E-Mail provider, but I'm undecided how many addresses I could need.

· · Tusky · 3 · 3 · 1

Dear people who have voted and vote in future:

Please tell me for which causes/purposes you use your addresses!

That would be even more helpful than sole numbers :mastowink:

@RAPXT For each online account one specific mail account.

@r3tr0 Good practice, but requires a lot of work if you do it manually.

Or do you use software like AnonAddy or SimpleLogin for that?

@RAPXT mostly manual, but i try to keep my account number low for obvious reasons :mastoinnocent:


Interesting question.

> 10

I have an unfortunate (and very non-minimalist) habit of accumulating email addresses, typically in an effort to separate different aspects of my professional and personal life. Quite a few are legacy addresses, so those now fall into the primarily for spam category.

But when it comes down to it, there are really only three that get significant use: a business email for work, another professional one that I control, and a personal one.

@RAPXT I think you found the bell-curve for number of emails.

@ki4jgt Hmm, now I know as much as before *lol*

Still thinking about what I can draw from this 🤔

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