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Poster collects all replies for an arbitrary period (a week?) depending on time of year.
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This appears to satisfy the competing needs of those who want to know all the answers, and those who don't want to be receiving an email every 20 minutes. The net effect would be no more than 2 emails for every posted question. (In the case of no replies, the poster could indicate that.)
For those of us with threaded email systems, the 2nd email should always be as a Reply of the original.
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