Gmail "Mail Goggles" Will Prevent You From Sending Letters You'll Regret

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Sonickid101

and of course the answer to 86 - 32 ...

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FusilliJerry82

From my daily transactions at stores, I'd say Google would be discluding ~50% of the SOBER population.

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Wareagle

xkcd already thought of this: http://www.xkcd.com/481/

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jwalch.hawk

Heh, I saw that comic too, though I don't think this is quite the same thing...  xkcd's idea is to demonstrate to you that what you wrote was truly stupid...  Whereas this isn't really doing that so much as demonstrating that perhaps you might not be in the most mentally agile state.  While one would logically assume that if you can't answer easy arithmetic problems that whatever you wrote was probably pretty dumb, that doesn't necessarily have to be true.

 

But kudos for the xkcd reference.  I definitely check there every MWF. :P

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Keith E. Whisman

What does it do if you get an answer wrong?

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da_samman

I am thinking this has GOT to be a joke. IF it isn't, then it could wind up being a very handy addon for those who tend to give in to drunken stupidity online.

Sincerely yours, from FOB Striker, Iraq,

SGT Samuel E. McClard II

Life's a journey, enjoy the ride!!

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jwalch.hawk

This totally is not a joke...  Log into your Gmail, then hit Settings, then Labs.  It's in that list.  Once you add it you can modify the settings for it under Settings, General.  You can set the time and days that it is active as well as the difficulty...

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zodi

By the time I answer the questions I will be to tired to send the email...

Guess it works

 

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sirphunkee

When I saw the google blog about this, I laughed my ass off, this is awesome.  Drunk-mail filter for your gmail.  Brilliant!!!!

Google, PLEASE port this over to mobile platforms!!

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mlee19

However, still you have to give google some credit for being inovative. I think it is rather a great feature they have created.

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Talcum X

 I dont have this issue, angry or drunk.  I guess they are talking to a select crowd.  Like, the Irish. (see below)

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Every morning is the dawn of a new error.

"In Ireland, there are more drunks per capita than people."  -  Peter Griffin

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Keith E. Whisman

Some of those math problems are impossible to answer without a calculator because it's more than 10 fingers and 10 toes and 1 butt.

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