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Too few know this and I can't help but wonder how many bits of code for email understands the valid characters for email addresses.
Your GMail address has a near infinite number of variations!

Did you know that your GMail address can be extended?

It can be a fantastic way to uniquely identify which source that gave away your address to a spammer, but more importantly - it helps you to filter your mail!

Let's say my address is and let's say that I want to sign up for a newsletter for something useful - like a site for Silly Walk GIFs, 

If I signup for the newsletter with that is not only perfectly legal and working, it also means that the mail that arrives, has in the To: field.


are all working, valid addresses which are uniquely identifiable by you.

#gmail   #tip  via +Patrick Graber 
Gmail doesn't offer traditional aliases, but you can receive messages sent to For example, messages sent to are delivered to jane.doe@gmail....
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