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You don't have to use Google's Conversation View if you don't want. Then you can do whatever you want with individual messages. How can I turn off Gmail's threaded conversation view?
Gmail will consider emails as art of the same conversion based on the subject line A conversation will break off into a new thread if the subject line of the conversation is changed, or if the conversation reaches over 100 messages. Therefor tweak the CRM to avoid identical subject lines.
I have a similar situation where I email a lot of things to myself from Google Reader, I can filter the ones that I have forwarded though by using the to: field. In this case: "google reader" to:!me Where the ! mark finds all emails sent to NOT me. Then you can label these and filter again: label:News !label:Keep This will find all News NOT with the ...
I've looked into solutions to similar problems before, and I think that the problem is that the threads system is so entrenched in the software that it's difficult if not impossible to organize your mails in any other way. A less than optimal way of dealing with it would be to forward the messages of the thread to yourself, and in doing so, change the ...
Gmail marks messages as unread, not the whole thread. Your statement is not completely true indeed: "This solution forces me to read messages in the conversation again to see, what's new". What realy happens is the following: when some message(s) in the thread is (are) unread, then it is (they are) shown up at first, while the read ones are collapsed and ...
You could consider connecting any IMAP capable e-mail client that can search for such a thing to your Gmail account and deleting the single mail "threads" like that. Thunderbird's message filters don't seem to work exactly the way you want, but I think they might help speed things up.
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