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Re: The RANT thread (often contains fruity language)
« Reply #22425 on: July 30, 2020, 11:02:25 am »
Have you approached the quarry direct??

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Re: The RANT thread (often contains fruity language)
« Reply #22426 on: July 30, 2020, 11:37:05 am »
Or waited til closing time and visited with a wheelbarrow?  :P
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Re: The RANT thread (often contains fruity language)
« Reply #22427 on: August 07, 2020, 04:34:02 pm »
Dear colleague, how lazy do you have to be to sign off your emails "KR"? If typing "Kind Regards" is too much effort, perhaps you could stretch to "Regards"?
Grrrrrrrrrr.

Re: The RANT thread (often contains fruity language)
« Reply #22428 on: August 07, 2020, 04:59:04 pm »
In a previous company it was typical to sign off with /mvh

But that was a bit shorter than med vänliga hälsningar (with friendly greetings)

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Re: The RANT thread (often contains fruity language)
« Reply #22429 on: August 07, 2020, 05:08:00 pm »
Like German mfG - mit freundlichen Grüßen. Or freudlichen gruseln, provoking Freudian horror, sort-of.
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Re: The RANT thread (often contains fruity language)
« Reply #22430 on: August 07, 2020, 06:02:46 pm »
In a previous company it was typical to sign off with /mvh

But that was a bit shorter than med vänliga hälsningar (with friendly greetings)
Ah thanks for that, I've often wondered what that meabs but been too lazy to look it up..
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Re: The RANT thread (often contains fruity language)
« Reply #22431 on: August 07, 2020, 09:18:22 pm »
I remember when people used to sign off emails with "-- " and then a signature that was more likely to feature ASCII-art than a waste-of-bandwidth legal disclaimer.   >:(
Careful, Kim. Your sarcasm's showing...

Re: The RANT thread (often contains fruity language)
« Reply #22432 on: August 07, 2020, 09:21:00 pm »
.......and the ubiquitous Civil Service Yours ever.
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Re: The RANT thread (often contains fruity language)
« Reply #22433 on: August 07, 2020, 09:45:36 pm »
In a previous company it was typical to sign off with /mvh

But that was a bit shorter than med vänliga hälsningar (with friendly greetings)
Ah thanks for that, I've often wondered what that meabs but been too lazy to look it up..

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Re: The RANT thread (often contains fruity language)
« Reply #22434 on: Yesterday at 08:21:20 am »
I remember when people used to sign off emails with "-- " and then a signature that was more likely to feature ASCII-art than a waste-of-bandwidth legal disclaimer.   >:(

And proper email clients automatically deleted the incoming sig when you replied, and you'd reply underneath, snipping irrelevant parts out.

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Re: The RANT thread (often contains fruity language)
« Reply #22435 on: Yesterday at 09:52:28 am »
I remember when people used to sign off emails with "-- " and then a signature that was more likely to feature ASCII-art than a waste-of-bandwidth legal disclaimer.   >:(

And proper email clients automatically deleted the incoming sig when you replied, and you'd reply underneath, snipping irrelevant parts out.
Wasn't there a thing in Usenet where the brokenness of $newsreader (Outlook I think) could be demonstrated by doing stuff with dash dash space and getting a warning/rude/other message to display?
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Re: The RANT thread (often contains fruity language)
« Reply #22436 on: Yesterday at 10:08:19 am »
I remember when people used to sign off emails with "-- "

I still do! More out of habit than anything.

Never been one for ascii art though.
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