The dots in the email address might as well not be there. Did you know that emailing email@example.com will do the exact the same thing as emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
So the next time you want to sign up to the same website twice, you do not need to create another email account. Just add or remove some dots from your current email address. For example, sending an email to email@example.com is equivalent to blasting one to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. You can literally sign up to the same website four times with just one email! How great is that!
This is called email cheating (XetoWare, 2014).
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