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  1. 1

    Matt Lynch

    Love it!

    Sent from my mobile phone.

  2. 2

    infmom

    That would only work for people who don’t know you well enough to know you have no intention of buying an iPhone. :)

  3. 3

    four12

    Make sure to set your email format to ‘text only’ to make it look more authentic, especially if you use Outlook or similar as a mail client.

  4. 4

    Gina Trapani

    Make sure to set your email format to ‘text only’ to make it look more authentic, especially if you use Outlook or similar as a mail client.

    Ohhh, great pointer, thanks.

  5. 5

    Curtis Hollibaugh

    Clever.
    Although, I personally have no problem appearing rude.

  6. 6

    gyffes

    I’ll give it clever props.

    Make sure ALL the reply-to’s are accurate, however: I know people who try and pass off emails as “sent from work” (at 3am or whatnot) when the formation of the reply-to et al clearly indicates it was created outside the system.

    Oops?

  7. 7

    ultrafredde

    Well,

    I consider it my freedom to decide on how I answer to emails – long or short.

    I consider it as well my freedom to decide when I answer to an email. Email is by nature asynchronous, but people often think they can missuse it as IM.

    It is just a matter of stating your position and habits.

    Greetings!

  8. 8

    eaitken

    Have a look at 19:25 of this video for another approach to managing your email replies.
    http://www.ted.com/index.php/talks/david_pogue_says_simplicity_sells.html

    You can be as rude as you like in the privacy of your own office, and no-one need know.

  9. 9

    Mitch Wagner

    I don’t view short e-mails as rude at all – I send them all the time, haven’t gotten any complaints.

  10. 10

    Mitch Wagner

    Paraphrasing something I heard at a journalism seminar a long time ago: Maybe the Internet needs fewer three-paragraph, formal, businesslike e-mails, and more 1-3 word e-mails, and long, chatty e-mails that go on for pages?

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