Mail Not Deleting From Server?

Dec 8, 2010

Does anyone else have this problem? I have my mail accounts set so that they should delete emails from the server as soon as they are deleted from ipad. It doesn't seem to work though.. as I just came back home after a trip and all the dozens of email messages came flooding into my Mac inbox

Does anyone have any suggestions? Do I also need to delete the mail on the ipad's mail trash perhaps...

macbook and iMac
Mac OS X (10.5.8)

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Nov 11, 2010

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