This is a fantastic hack. I love it already.
Originally Posted by cojo
To answer the OP--I think I'll get a lot of use out of something like followupthen. When I had a 9-5 desk job, I did have a 43-folder tickler file. But now that I'm a graduate student and freelance writer, I don't have room to store a full tickler file, and also, my commitments don't move fast enough to warrant it any longer.
But I'm very excited about followupthen, because a lot of my life is managed through my e-mail inbox, so the more I can get to filter through there, the better.