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18274Re: Discontinued Addresses

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  • KGCrafts
    Sep 2, 2009
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      I have to respectfully disagree about the recycling (or non-recycling) of Yahoo IDs. I own a craft business by the name of KG Crafts. For years I wanted that Yahoo ID (kgcrafts), but it was taken. About every two weeks I would check the availability of it. Lo and behold, about a year ago it was available and of course I snatched it. This is the very ID I'm using in this group.
       
      Gil


      From: Shal Farley <shalf@...>
      To: Y-Mail@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Wednesday, September 2, 2009 1:01:05 AM
      Subject: Re: [Y-Mail] Discontinued Addresses

       

      krazy4becky,

      >I have been monitoring an email address for a few years now and
      >I get this message. I really want the address... BAD!
      >...
      >Remote host said: 554 delivery error: dd Sorry your message to
      >***erased*** @... cannot be delivered. This account has
      >been disabled or discontinued [#102]. -

      As far as I've ever heard, Yahoo IDs (and the email address that goes with each one) are never recycled -- once taken, it is gone. You may have to settle for a variation in spelling or punctuation to get something close to the address you really want.

      -- Shal


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