ZILLION RECIPIENTS

Jones, Scott (GE Money, consultant) Scott.1Jones at ge.com
Thu Apr 9 11:31:42 MDT 2009


You are right.... But isn't there some text I can keep handy to send
them back about netiquette? I know I have reached a few. I'll keep
looking. 

 

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From: plug-bounces at plug.org [mailto:plug-bounces at plug.org] On Behalf Of
Kimball Larsen
Sent: Thursday, April 09, 2009 11:30 AM
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Subject: Re: ZILLION RECIPIENTS

I've found the best solution is to simply let them live in their
ignorance.  Just about any approach to "correcting" them will be seen as
condescending and rude.

When I receive those emails I chuckle to myself as I hit delete.


- Kimball
http://www.kimballlarsen.com

On Apr 9, 2009, at 11:22 AM, Jones, Scott (GE Money, consultant) wrote:

> I have a few friends who are nice and fun otherwise, but have no clue 
> about sending email to their vast group of friends. You know, the ones

> who include all 50 pages of the email which includes the headers with 
> ALL their friends addresses.
>
> Is there any fun and yet legal way of passing them a little pain, a 
> bit of annoyance, to teach them to use Bcc: and to trim off needless 
> parts of emails they forward? Anyone know of any tactics to get their 
> attention?
>
> What would be the ramifications of snagging someone's list and sending

> a notice about netiquette to it, or similar?
>
> Suggestions?
>
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