ZILLION RECIPIENTS

Matt Nelson matt at frozenatom.com
Thu Apr 9 22:30:28 MDT 2009


On Thu, Apr 9, 2009 at 5:20 PM, Charles Curley <
charlescurley at charlescurley.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Apr 09, 2009 at 01:22:42PM -0400, 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?
>
> While you're at it, don't forget to mention the evils of shouting, top
> posting and hijacking threads. I'm sure they will instantly realize
> the errors of their ways, and reform.
>
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I would just "Reply to all" and say something like:

"I really enjoyed hearing from you it has been a while...  how is that rash
that you of yours doing?"

but that is just me :)



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