Until Google provides an option to turn off conversations, I'll still just forward all gmail to another account so I can make sure I don't miss something. I suppose with this new option old conversations will get pulled up to the top if you tell Google that the topic or person is important, but I can't say that most important e-mails can be identified beforehand like Google hopes.
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