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Comment author: gwillen 19 April 2010 02:12:02PM 11 points [-]

Well, the Ugh Field around emails doesn't start as being about email; it starts as being about some specific item in the inbox. But then as I avoid checking email for days in order to avoid looking at that item (and more from the same party), I start to realize that there are probably now other important things in the inbox that I haven't seen, since I haven't been reading it; and I probably don't want to read those either, especially since I'm probably now late in replying to them.

And so on.