This is crazy stuff - what people are doing for Gmail accounts. Here's a snippet of the article by Jenifer Johnston in the Sunday Herald:
Google starts a new net craze
"The race for Gmail e-mail accounts – the service launched on a trial basis by internet search engine firm Google in April – has created a new web phenomenon of account trading, with desperate Gmail wannabes offering money, holidays and bizarre gifts in exchange for an account invite."
So, anyone wanna buy an invite? I got ya' invite right here...