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Email Etiquette - Forwarding etc.

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Dear friends:

 

Seems like at least once or twice a year I have to send out the friendly reminder for email rules and etiquette, so I thought I'd paste it here. For all of you who are already doing your part to make the internet a nicer place, kindly dismiss this or send it on to a friend or family member who needs a little guidance!

 

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Number one on the list...PLEASE DO NOT FORWARD the email as is. I mean NEVER! When I receive email that has a million forwarded addresses in it, etc., it immediately goes to the trash can. If I have to scroll down through 100 email addresses and everyone's comments, I simply won't do it. I don't have the time and heck, it's way too aggravating! If you must forward an email do one of two things first:

 

The copy and paste method:

 

ONLY copy the vital part of the email (text and photos) that you want people to read, and paste it into a new email. Now send that. This way everyone gets a fresh copy without all the other garbage.

 

or

 

Click on forward, but BEFORE you send it, please delete all the extraneous garbage from the email, and only keep the text and photos.

 

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Number two...

PLEASE DO NOT, NEVER, NEVER, NEVER, SEND OR FORWARD AN EMAIL BEFORE YOU VERIFY WHETHER IT IS TRUE. NEVER, NEVER, NEVER!!!! :machinegun:

 

I HAVE PLACED THIS ADVICE ON ALL MY SITES, AND HAVE EVEN INCLUDED THIS ADVICE IN TWO OF MY NEWSLETTERS, BUT DANGED...

 

SENDING AN EMAIL ON BEFORE VERIFYING IS THE SAME THING AS GOSSIPING. REST ASSURED OF THIS. IT CREATES HAVOC ON THE INTERNET, FLOODS EMAIL INBOXES, AND TAKES UP VALUABLE TIME.

 

HERE ARE THE SITES YOU SHOULD CHECK OUT BEFORE FOREWARDING ANY EMAIL. DO NOT BELIEVE EVERYTHING YOU READ BECAUSE 3/4'S OF IT FLOATING AROUND THE INTERNET IS FABRICATED OR DOCTORED.

 

BE AN ACTIVE INDIVIDUAL AND HELP BY MAKING SURE ONLY THE TRUTH GETS SPREAD. THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION.

 

Here are sources you can check for hoaxes and threats:

 

http://www.symantec.com/business/security_...isks/hoaxes.jsp

 

http://www.snopes.com/

 

http://www.f-secure.com/virus-info/hoax/

 

http://www.sophos.com/security/hoaxes/

 

http://vil.mcafee.com/hoax.asp

 

http://www.hoax-slayer.com/latest-information.html

 

Now if anyone sends me one more forwarded email before checking your sources. :banghead:

 

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Number three... Always make sure you have a title in the subject area. Many email programs and servers will automatically bounce an email if it doesn't have a subject. This is done to thwart spammers.

 

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Thanks for your cooperation, now forward this to everyone you know. LOL!!! Wait a minute... Before you do that, re-read the above email! :clappin:

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Oh my God, what was I thinking? Thanks Brooke, you're right! :frown:

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Ah, another one to add as of late; Power Point slide shows (pps)! Argghhh! While there are some nice ones out there, please do not forward these to me. I've also discovered, half my friends hate these things too, and some days wind up with several pps files in their email boxes on a daily basis.

 

Some people enjoy these; others don't. So before you send slide shows etc, simply ask your friends and family is they want to receive these. You may be surprised by the response.

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Even after posting this on my site, I still get people from the forum (and others too), forwarding emails with EVERYONE's email addresses included in the forward. As of today, I will simply DELETE and NOT READ any emails sent to me in this manner. There is no excuse for this people.

 

I and many others have explained how to CLEAN-UP email before forwarding. Sorry to sound so pissy, but today I received at least a dozen emails this morning with all the garbage in them. No more. So if you ask me if I've read them, the answer will be no.

 

PLEASE cease and desist.

 

:armata_PDT_19:

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Here's a great email clean-up program. It works online, and is easy to use. HINT, HINT, HINT!

 

http://www.rickyspears.com/cleanmail/

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