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3 Cheers for Google Support

By George they did it. Yes at last we are free of the daily deluge of copies of articles for re-print here.

It turns out that I signed up for these Google Groups with an old email address which is pointed to my new main one for receipt but not used for sending any more. This got conflated in the Google Accounts system with my new main and so when I tried to cancel the membership it was not recognised.

My paranoia - the mild internet conspiracy kind - led me to believe that some one had copied the group membership list and was sending them to me off that list. I even asked one of the suspects to stop but he was kind enough to reply that he just used the group and this prompted me to go back to Google Support.

This is not the most welcoming of Google functions and makes all sorts of assumptions about the nature of the problem being raised but I persisted and was rewarded with an intelligent and ultimately totally successful response.

All I need now is for someone with a Gmail account to invite me to join and joy will be unconfined.

Except that our Boroadband connection is more unstable than ever at the moment and Rankpulse says there was a significant but not mega level of SERPs position changes yesterday. So far visitor volumes are down a bit but I doesn't appear to be an obvious Google effect.

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