Forwarding Chain Letters

Discussion in 'Email Discussions' started by popowich, Sep 24, 2008.

  1. popowich

    popowich EQ Forum Admin Staff Member

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    Hello,

    First of all, I'm generally against forwarding jokes, movies, funny pictures, and other senseless garbage via e-mail. Yes, now and then I'll do it, but it's very rare. There is usually a better way to share these items, for example by sharing them in the jokes thread of your favorite internet forum. For those of you who can not resist, and absolutely must forward a joke, please have the common courtesy to not share your contact list with the rest of the world. We do not want to receive junk e-mail from spammers. Please remove any e-mail addresses currently contained in the e-mail body from the message before you forward it. They usually look like this:

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    If you remove the blocks of addresses that look like the above, and send the e-mail To: yourself and Bcc: the rest of the recipients on your list, then you have taken an easy step toward helping rid your friends of some unwanted spam. We all thank you in advance for following this simple e-mail etiquette guideline.

    -Raymond
     


  2. THERESA

    THERESA Customer Service Staff Member

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    Unfortunately 99.9% of the offenders will not do that nor do they care. It's those of us that don't want garbage in OUR emails that take the time to keep it out of THEIRS. :mad:
     

  3. Winterworks

    Winterworks New Email

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    I hate chain messages... Luckily, since high school started, and many of my MSN/Email contacts have become more intellegant, I don't get as many. But I do still get the occasionnal few.
     
  4. THERESA

    THERESA Customer Service Staff Member

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    Wow you must have smart friends. The ones that keep sending them to me are FAR beyond high school and still haven't figure it out after I TELL them not to send me that crap. :mad:
     
  5. yukon

    yukon Valued Member

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    humorously the most raunchy jokes and other related spam I receive is from my grandfather.
     
  6. THERESA

    THERESA Customer Service Staff Member

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    I gave up and told them all I have no email address anymore and they all have to send PM's on my NY forum. You can't send pics and junk there. LOL
     

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