[Hpr] Bad e-mail ediquette

James Toebes james at toebesacademy.com
Thu Mar 19 06:15:31 PDT 2015

A compilation of important Email Etiquette rules:


2.  Always use run on sentences because they make following the train of 
thought easier to follow without introducing irrelevant information and 
most people cant handle simple discrete sentences while managing many 
tabs and multiple screens, however, this is not a hard, fast rule except 
on the third Tuesday of the seventh week of the fifteenth month.

3.  NEVER delete any information when replying.  Even if you are only 
replying to 1 sentence in a 200 screen email.

4.  Always reply to all users,  never clean up the email list to reduce 
to just the mailing list or relevant parties.

5. Complete sentences are...

6.  Spel Chezking is not imprtant.  Peple knwo what you mean.

On 03/19/2015 08:57 AM, Jason Dodd wrote:
> I can't wait for this ep.  I'll finally get to hear the reason 
> everyone is so bad with the emails.
> For example, why doesn't everyone top post so you can see what's new 
> first?
> On 03/19/2015 04:51 AM, Dave Morriss wrote:
>> On 19/03/15 06:29, Fifty OneFifty wrote:
>>> I think I must be the one you were thinking of when when you wondered
>>> on the last monthly review what e-mail client was deleting thread
>>> information from postings.  Don't blame Google, I was deliberately
>>> deleting the repeated thread data because I don't like scrolling to
>>> the bottom of long threads, but I can see how preserving the makes the
>>> conversation easier to follow.
>> No, I wasn't meaning you in particular.
>> Keeping threads intact is a good idea since it makes the conversation
>> easy to review on the list. But that's to do with how each message
>> refers back to its ancestors in the message header.
>> I suspect you are referring to the previous comments in the body of the
>> message. Trimming them down is a great idea and is good etiquette.
>> I have a show in construction about this topic which should be ready in
>> the next few days.
>> Best wishes,
>> Dave
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