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October 07, 2008 – Comments (2) | RELATED TICKERS: GOOGL , YHOO

... come out with a product that's completely cuckoo for cocoa puffs (yet probably strangely practical at the same time).

Cue up Google's Mail Goggles:

http://gmailblog.blogspot.com/2008/10/new-in-labs-stop-sending-mail-you-later.html

My former housemate had a few mornings when she'd realize she'd succumbed to the dread "drinking and dialing," and I'm pretty sure there may been a few regretted late-night emails, so she may very well be happy to see this.

Who knows if it'll help Gmail get any more competitive against rivals, but it sure is entertaining and seems to be getting instant attention. (Then again, how useful? Can't you imagine somebody in a drunken rageful haze cussing Gmail after he or she fails the math problems and desperately loading up their long neglected Yahoo! Mail? How about a Yahoo! ad: "We don't make you do math at 2am." Haha.)  

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#1) On October 07, 2008 at 11:13 PM, DemonDoug (75.10) wrote:

lol that's freakin awesome.  i'll have to get that up on my gmail before i send you an email alyce O_o.

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#2) On October 08, 2008 at 1:00 AM, TMFLomax (41.01) wrote:

LOL!!! 

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