The Oatmeal provides us with a very comical perspective on email netiquette, absolutely love it. From the slow uptake of technology, via ugly signatures, to 30Gb attachments… These guys have done a great job stereotyping several common email nuisances and poor netiquette.


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Old school meets new school… and should really get with the program! Isn’t it strange how we take an electronic copy contract, email it across the world, print it onto paper, sign it with a pen, switch it back to data and fax it back across the world to finally be printed onto another piece of paper… Logic?!

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When emailing somebody else is easier then searching through your own inbox… Too true!

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This ties in very nicely with our previous article on Netiquette, if you don’t know about BCC: read this post


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Of course, something that is very important to us – Email Signatures.

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Padding, waffle, blabble… Whatever you want to call it, it’s just like reading a high school essay!

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Awesome – A 4.5GB uncompressed file, of photos, to open in any photo viewer and click “rotate” and “save” for somebody else.

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Some people really need to learn about places such as Google Docs, or even blogs…

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Remember that random username and password you punched in to enter that competition? No? That’s a shame!!

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A great thank you to the team at The Oatmeal for providing us with this entertainment for the day – Very well done!

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