Why I don't have a .sig on email

One of my pet peeves is an email thread that grows 100 lines with every “Sounds good to me” reply. You know what I’m talking about.

10 screens of text, with about 1 screen of actual content/conversation.

All these logos and titles, fax numbers, clever logans and sayings, etc. AHHHH….

It’s a networked world, it doesn’t have to be on EVERY SINGLE EMAIL RESPONSE. If you want to get in touch with me, you can google me and immediately find my site, etc.

I’m Twitter’ed, LinkedIn, YahooMessenger, AIM, MSN, skype, etc. I’m easy to get a hold of, you don’t need to have 10 copies of ALL MY CONTACT INFO in an email.

4 thoughts on “Why I don't have a .sig on email

  1. Orjan

    OK, I understand what you are saying.

    Cheers,
    Orjan

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  2. Mark

    Good point Nick.

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  3. Thomas Morgner

    Yeah, if you guys would use a real E-Mail client and not the bad joke called Outlook, you would get some proper signature handling.

    Since the early days of the UseNet, it is a widely accepted habbit to add two dashes on a line on its own before the signature. A sane E-Mail client will then strip the signature after those dashes. And your E-Mail client will assist you so that answer go below the text of the mail.

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