How to Avoid "Reply All" Mistakes in Outlook E-mail

We always have some goomba in the office reply to everyone when they
reply to a universal e-mail.  Is there anyway I can create a rule or
warning box to stop my e-mail challenged colleagues avoid making an @$#
out of themselves?  It never helps your career when you send a reply to
everyone in the office, especially when your comment is shows your
ignorance.

This problem happens when someone sends a universal announcement to
everyone on the e-mail list, and the recipient hits "reply all",
sending an e-mail back to everyone on the list, not just the person who
originally sent it.

Maybe its just a survival of the fittest thing?

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howard49 <thejonesact@gmail.com> wrote:

> We always have some goomba in the office reply to everyone when they
> reply to a universal e-mail.  Is there anyway I can create a rule or
> warning box to stop my e-mail challenged colleagues avoid making an
> @$# out of themselves?  It never helps your career when you send a
> reply to everyone in the office, especially when your comment is
> shows your ignorance.

Frankly, I think that should be encouraged <grin>.  Let the goombas cull 
themselves.
-- 
Brian Tillman 

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tillman1952 (16052)
6/20/2006 5:32:01 PM
See outlookcode.com for vba samples. There are also addinsthat can pop up a 
warning.


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"howard49" <thejonesact@gmail.com> wrote in message 
news:1150812496.113472.121440@r2g2000cwb.googlegroups.com...
> We always have some goomba in the office reply to everyone when they
> reply to a universal e-mail.  Is there anyway I can create a rule or
> warning box to stop my e-mail challenged colleagues avoid making an @$#
> out of themselves?  It never helps your career when you send a reply to
> everyone in the office, especially when your comment is shows your
> ignorance.
>
> This problem happens when someone sends a universal announcement to
> everyone on the e-mail list, and the recipient hits "reply all",
> sending an e-mail back to everyone on the list, not just the person who
> originally sent it.
>
> Maybe its just a survival of the fittest thing?
> 


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outlookmvp (5838)
6/21/2006 10:51:27 AM
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