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Google Mail cranking up the invites

google-invite.gifGoogle Mail changed their interface for invitations some time ago, and now its apparent why: Most, if not every, Google Mail user now has 50 invites to give away!

The question now is if this is a prelude to opening Google Mail up for anyone to register. It might be that Google will continue only allowing new users by invite, there are some obvious advantages to being able to control just how many new users enter the system, and the trail back to who invited them. The trail could possibly make it easier for Google to close spammer accounts.

Oh, and while I remember: If you need an invite, leave your name and e-mail address in the comments section.

81 Responses to Google Mail cranking up the invites

  1. Dave Schmidgall February 7, 2005 at 3:16 pm #

    I’d sure appreciate a GMail invitation!

  2. kevin s February 7, 2005 at 6:27 pm #

    Dave leave your email next time silly… there are lots of people floating around with 50 signups to toss out…

  3. Jarle February 7, 2005 at 8:54 pm #

    Dave, its in the mail.

    Kevin: As long as people fill in the e-mail field when leaving comments I will get it – I just don’t display peoples e-mail addresses on my blog – that way people don’t have to worry about them being picked up by spam-bots here..

  4. Andrew February 7, 2005 at 10:37 pm #

    Thank you for the gmail invite!

  5. Anonymous February 8, 2005 at 3:22 am #

    Hello, Jarle! :-)

    Is there any chance you woud drop me a gmail invite? Nice site btw!

  6. James Manor February 8, 2005 at 9:36 am #

    Hey… I got a Gmail Invitation from http://ibight.com/invitations/index.html

    Everyday A gmail invitaion is posted there…

  7. Jarle February 9, 2005 at 12:49 pm #

    I have sent out invitations to everyone. New invitations is avilable in aboundance, so I am guessing they should be pretty easy to get by this point.

    In any case, if you want one – let me know.

  8. Qais February 11, 2005 at 6:47 pm #

    please can i have the invitation for the gmial.

    my email id is = qaisdev@email.com

  9. nickolas February 12, 2005 at 3:45 am #

    if u have any invites i would apriciate u send me one.thanks

  10. Allan Gottlieb February 13, 2005 at 2:58 am #

    Would appreciate a google mail invite.

    Thanks.

  11. Michelle Quesnot February 13, 2005 at 5:40 pm #

    Could I get a g-mail invite? Thanks :)

  12. Christina Hermanstad February 13, 2005 at 7:55 pm #

    I would definitely love an invite please:)

    Thankyou!

    Christina

  13. stephen February 13, 2005 at 8:19 pm #

    I’d appreciate a gmail invite!

    Thanks

  14. dai February 13, 2005 at 9:08 pm #

    Any chance of an invite ?

  15. justin February 13, 2005 at 10:25 pm #

    g-mail invite anyone? if anyone has a g-mail invite they want to gie to me, i would greatly appreciate it! thank you!

  16. mike February 13, 2005 at 10:49 pm #

    hey anybody have any invite? please i really want one but i don’t know where to get one please help me or if you have one please send me.my e-mail is radu2004m@yahoo.com . thanx

  17. Brian Volke February 14, 2005 at 9:37 am #

    I would love a G-mail invite. Thanks so much!

  18. Ame February 14, 2005 at 10:28 am #

    I would appreciate an Gmail invitation. As I am a GD It could be the answer for my problem job. Thank you for your help.

  19. Jarle February 14, 2005 at 11:43 am #

    Wow, I have sent out invites to everyone that has asked. Please feel free to post more requests for Gmail accounts anyone that wants them.

  20. Ted Hoppe February 14, 2005 at 3:05 pm #

    I would appreciate an invite for a Gmail account.

    Thanks

  21. darklord February 14, 2005 at 3:30 pm #

    please send me an invitation

  22. William C. Monahan February 14, 2005 at 7:55 pm #

    Hi,

    Yes, I would like to be invited to have a Gmail account.

    My current email address is:

    oldmonahan@comcast.net

    Thanks

  23. Culea Danut February 14, 2005 at 10:41 pm #

    Hi

    I would be very greatfull if i could be invited to

    to create a Gmail acount for me.

    Thank you very much,Danut.

  24. campbell hardy February 15, 2005 at 7:05 am #

    I would love GMail invite down with M$ and their banning free hotmail through http in outlook

    PPPPPPPLLLLLLLLEEEAAAAAAAASSSSSEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!!

  25. Allen February 15, 2005 at 7:25 am #

    I would really appreciate an invite… I’ve been trying to get one for a long time.

  26. mike February 15, 2005 at 7:37 am #

    Please send me a invite thanks

  27. kevin February 15, 2005 at 9:46 am #

    Hey does anyone got an invite for me? Wanna be a Gmail guinea pig to!Thanks.

  28. Bob Glaser February 15, 2005 at 1:19 pm #

    Would appreciate a GMAIL invite.

    Thanks, Bob

  29. Bob Glaser February 15, 2005 at 1:19 pm #

    Would appreciate a GMAIL invite. reglaser@aol.com

    Thanks, Bob

  30. ajay Taneja February 15, 2005 at 2:05 pm #

    Please let me have a gmail account.

    Thanks,

  31. Priti Taneja February 15, 2005 at 2:08 pm #

    I would love to have a GMail invite. Thanks,

  32. R. Chow February 15, 2005 at 10:24 pm #

    I’d sure appreciate a GMail invitation! Please.

  33. Kida February 16, 2005 at 3:49 am #

    please can i have the invitation for the gmial

    my email is kidamadmax3@hotmail.com

    tks

  34. Sue February 16, 2005 at 3:59 am #

    Would like to have GMail. Thanks!

  35. R. Clark February 16, 2005 at 3:59 am #

    I’d like to receive a Gmail invite, please. Thank you.

  36. Stu February 16, 2005 at 5:39 am #

    Yeah,thanks..Send me a GMail invite and I`ll give it a try…

  37. JCDenton February 16, 2005 at 5:43 am #

    please, give me an invitation, thanks…

  38. Stu February 16, 2005 at 5:44 am #

    And just in case MS are trying to block GMail invitations sent through Hotmail like some on the net suspect:

    Here`s ANOTHER link to me:

    stubower@blueyonder.co.uk

    Thanks again:

  39. Jordan February 16, 2005 at 3:24 pm #

    could i have an invitation plz my other email is wongden1@yahoo.com

  40. BENNY February 16, 2005 at 4:53 pm #

    i really want a gmail account

    plz help

    kwanyikloong@hotmail.com

  41. Sean February 17, 2005 at 1:51 am #

    If you’ve got any intvites left could you toss one this way, thanks. How is Gmail compared to the other webmail services?

  42. Jarle February 17, 2005 at 1:59 am #

    Sean, Gmail is _the_ best webmail service I have ever used. I don’t claim to know them all, but I doubt you will find a service with a system that is so user friendly and with that amount of storage for a price that can compare.

    BTW: The ads that support Gmail isn’t very intrusive either, most of the time I just ignore them, to tell you the truth. Other times I find it funny what kind of ads pop up in relation to the e-mails I read. (They use the same kind of content based ads delivery system that they use on sites such as this one).

    BTW: Sean, the e-mail address you left behind didnt work.

  43. BSJ February 17, 2005 at 6:06 am #

    I am fed up with hotmail after blocking POP3 service. Gmail may be the way to go. I am curious to see what everyone is talking about. If someone has an invite they can send my way I would really appreciate it. Thank you!

  44. Shailesh February 17, 2005 at 1:43 pm #

    i want G-Mail account

    plz invite me.

  45. NR February 17, 2005 at 5:09 pm #

    Hallo ,

    I want G-Mail account please invite me .

    my e-mail is neringaneringa@one.lt

    thank you

  46. VS February 17, 2005 at 11:36 pm #

    I receive a lot of email and really need something that is dynamic, trustworthy, and able to organize and readily access a large number of emails.

  47. Steve Roney February 18, 2005 at 1:51 am #

    I’d appreciate a gmail invite if you have any left.

    Thanks

  48. Razvan February 18, 2005 at 4:00 am #

    Hi there … i need a gmail invitation too,if u have a heart plzzzz help a decent and kind man like meeeeeee…..plzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz…just kidding :P……if u have one invitation for me send it …i mean if u want..u know …bye razclud@yahoo.com , Razvan ;)

  49. Steve Roney February 18, 2005 at 4:44 am #

    No need to send me the invite I requested earlier. Your post on the GMail Invite Spooler got it done for me. Thanks for the offer and thanks for posting the spooler information.

  50. Franics Tan February 18, 2005 at 9:04 am #

    Please please gimme an invite…please please

  51. Gil February 18, 2005 at 9:38 am #

    Hi. I need an invite please.

  52. Joy Hansen February 18, 2005 at 10:04 am #

    I would be most grateful for a gmail invite if you have any left.

    Thank you

    Best regards

    Joy

    (jhansen22.csc.com)

  53. Mike G February 18, 2005 at 2:43 pm #

    I would be most grateful for a gmail invite if you have any left. Thx

  54. Paul M February 18, 2005 at 4:30 pm #

    If you have any left I would like a gmail invite. Thanks.

  55. Sydney Ellen February 18, 2005 at 6:20 pm #

    I would love a gmail invite, if you have any left. Not that I’m begging, but pleeeeaaaasssseee!!!!!

    Syd

  56. pjp February 18, 2005 at 8:20 pm #

    I wouldn’t mind getting an invite for for a g-mail account. Thanks, pjp.

  57. brent February 18, 2005 at 9:25 pm #

    I would love to get an invite!

  58. Elice Rivers February 18, 2005 at 11:29 pm #

    Thanx

  59. Amanda February 19, 2005 at 1:07 am #

    I’d like a Gmail invite. :).

  60. Kevin February 19, 2005 at 1:10 am #

    PLease i need a g-mail invite! Pretty please with a million cherries on top! please!

  61. Ali February 19, 2005 at 1:25 am #

    Please, send me an invite, I just found out about this and a loooooove G-mail. My hotmail account is filled up, from all the downloads, I need more space!!!!!!! Pleeeeeezzzzzz!

  62. Dude February 19, 2005 at 2:42 am #

    I’d like an invite for gmail, please

  63. SABINE February 19, 2005 at 6:24 am #

    Somebody please share a google invite with me.

  64. Bradley February 19, 2005 at 6:34 am #

    If anyone has any left over Gmail invites I would sure like one (my dads been bragging about his since he got it) and they sound a lot better than hotmail. Thanks in advanced.

  65. Leo Lee February 19, 2005 at 9:01 am #

    Hi,

    I’d like a gmail invite if available.

    many thanks

  66. Talal February 19, 2005 at 4:10 pm #

    Please Provide an email account to Talal, as he is interested in the same..Thanking you for your kind gesture.

  67. Ruud van Eijk February 19, 2005 at 4:17 pm #

    I also appreciate a GMail invitation!

  68. motaz February 19, 2005 at 4:39 pm #

    I’d be grateful if u kindly send me an invitation

  69. Sven February 20, 2005 at 9:23 am #

    I’d like a gmail invite if available.

    thanks a lot

  70. Sebastian G February 20, 2005 at 3:17 pm #

    A gmail invite would be awsome! Thanks!

  71. Seby February 20, 2005 at 5:44 pm #

    I’d like an invitation for GMail if there are any left. It would be great!

  72. mike February 20, 2005 at 7:45 pm #

    hey there! i really have to try out this Gmail thing! can you spare an invite? thanks!

  73. *** February 20, 2005 at 9:38 pm #

    just wanted to say mersenneforum.org cranks out the invites….

  74. Michael Smith February 21, 2005 at 5:07 am #

    I’d be very grateful if you could send along a Gmail invite. Not too many folk over here in China have one to pass along (until they figure out a way to counterfeit it).

    Thanks – Mike

  75. Asihv Jallu February 21, 2005 at 11:37 am #

    i need and invitation to open an Gmail account

  76. branden February 21, 2005 at 4:47 pm #

    plz plz plz plz plz i really want a gmail account very badly

  77. Barbara Daniel February 21, 2005 at 6:19 pm #

    I would love the gmail invitation also!

    Thanks!!

  78. Carlos February 21, 2005 at 7:08 pm #

    Please, send me a invite….. tks.

  79. Roo February 21, 2005 at 11:58 pm #

    I would love an invite…if you wouldn’t mind.

    Thanks alot.

    Roo

  80. Zee February 22, 2005 at 1:05 am #

    Helllloo!

    I would love a gmail invitation puhleez!

    Thanx a million

    Zx

  81. Jarle February 22, 2005 at 3:56 pm #

    Closing this comment thread now. For those that didnt get an invitation, check out the Google Mail account invite spooler – you can get your invitation there.

    Here is the entry talking about the Google Mail invite spooler: http://weblog.bergersen.net/archives/2005/02/gmail_invite_sp.html