Take all the read e-mails that you believe you have all the actions from and dump them into a single reference folder. No reason to try to extract out the trash, just save it all anyway. Doesn't take up much space.
Originally Posted by jrdouce
Then for the remaining 1000 or so, I'd go ahead and leave them in the inbox, that's's because for me I forget to go process things that are not in my face. But I'd make a pact to clear all new messages every day and also clear out either some specific number or for some time of the old one. Goal for me would be a clean inbox in 30 days so you need to do about 30 old messages a day or so to get clear as well as keep up with what you have coming in.
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