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How do you sign your emails?

Discussion in 'General' started by specofdust, 25 May 2008.

  1. Flibblebot

    Flibblebot Smile with me

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    Best regards, Andy or sometimes just Rgds, A if it's someone I know.

    Business e-mails have the whole company name/contact details thang, but I still tend to sign off Regards, Andy above the signature block.
     
  2. knuck

    knuck Hate your face

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    lmao no :)

    I usually simply sign with

     
  3. DarkReaper

    DarkReaper Alignment: Sarcastic Good

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    I use Cheers, Name for pretty much everything, with regards being pulled out for very formal stuff
     
  4. naokaji

    naokaji whatever

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    at work the companies signature, for private emails usually either regards or cheers folowed by first name.
     
  5. Farmboy UK

    Farmboy UK Hungry for knowledge

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    Cheers

    Farmboy/Andy
     
  6. hitman012

    hitman012 Minimodder

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    To friends or family, just

    - <First name>

    but if it's formal I use whatever is appropriate (kind regards, yours sincerely/faithfully, etc.)
     
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  7. dragontail

    dragontail 5bet Bluffer

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    Formal:
    Regards,

    <Full Name>

    Informal:
    <First Name>

    Bog standard stuff.
     
  8. dragon2309

    dragon2309 techie

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    It's usually just,

    - Dave

    add on a smiley if its informal
     
  9. cpemma

    cpemma Ecky thump

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    I don't usually sign them, the emailing system has a "From:" indication, has no one noticed? :confused:

    I do automatically append a sig,
    but that's just arrogance.

    "Official" emails from my Club Sec hat get the official

     
  10. steveo_mcg

    steveo_mcg What's a Dremel?

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    Informal
    Formal
    either regards or kind regards depending on how much i'm trying to get something done.
     
  11. specofdust

    specofdust Banned

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    It's been fairly common to stick a return address on letters for a great many years, and yet people still sign letters.
     
  12. Ramble

    Ramble Ginger Nut

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    I only do the standard 'regards' on formal letters, no point on an informal one.
     
  13. KayinBlack

    KayinBlack Unrepentant Savage

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    either Rev. Edward Seales, SBC
    or
    Edward Seales
    KayinStorm Customs
     
  14. cpemma

    cpemma Ecky thump

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    I put "Dear ...." and the date on letters, nobody seems to on email.

    It's not normal practice to include your name in the 'from' address section at the top of letters, and the address is simply a convenience to the recipient if they want to reply. Email is the successor to telex, it includes such details by default. Though I doubt you ever used telex if you're under 30, fax then email made the technology obsolete. But the messages were the same as a good email - to the point, free from superfluous drivel.
     
  15. Fophillips

    Fophillips What's a Dremel?

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  16. cpemma

    cpemma Ecky thump

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    I've had that graphic on file a few days now just waiting for the opportunity...I'm sure it will arise. :eyebrow:
     
  17. notatoad

    notatoad pretty fing wonderful

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    like this for (semi) formal:
    informal emails just end, they don't get a signature.
     
  18. specofdust

    specofdust Banned

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    To be honest I'm quite surprised that many of you don't even finish up with your name at least.

    Personally I might go down to " - spec" or no ending at all, if I was having an extended back and forth with a mate or someone I'm fairly close to, after a few e-mails in the conversation. But it seems pretty rude to me not to end an opening email or first reply with anything. I guess that's just differing opinions.

    Sorry, I was actually meaning on the envelope - I stick my name and address on the back of them. So the information is there, it'll be read by the recepient, why bother sticking my name at the end of the letter? I just think it's nicer to end a letter or e-mail with something, myself. It adds definition to a conversation, and makes it feel less like an IM conversation, and more like a meaningfull communication. Just my opinion there though, obviously.

    edit: Also, holy crap, 7000 posts.
     
  19. yodasarmpit

    yodasarmpit Modder

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    Yeah, but it doesn't include any other contact details you may wish to add, important in business email, not so much personal stuff.
     
  20. Amon

    Amon inch-perfect

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    I use an assortment, but they usually don't vary by recipient--I try to keep a consistent image amongst my contacts:

    "Kind regards"
    "Truly"
    "Dearest thanks"
    "Kindly"
    "My best"

    Followed by my name, "Dan", or digitally handwritten signature.
     
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