|1. Status: POP is enabled for all mail that has arrived since 3/15/05|
There were still invites required when I joined in September. The Beta didn't technically end until 2009. Google used to call everything beta forever.
I got my very first email (AOL) when I was 15. So... 96. You're olderschool than I am =/still have an active AOL email address from 1995.