So I finally got an invite to Gmail and man was it worth the wait!!!
Not only is it a slick and fast system but my spam just dissappears without help.
The best of course is conversation threading which is just beautiful.
Hey hey I got bootsplash together with a screen from Rasters E17 code and got a fantastic boot screen for my linux machines, and damn does it look sweet! Check http://gallery.codewordt.co.uk/aje/e_boot for the pic. Go Raster!