On Sunday I sent out a newsletter for one of my sites, since it’s industry related I always get a few out of the office auto-replies. I never read them, but for some reason I read this one and it’s has to be the best one I have ever seen:
Ladies and Gentlemen,
My outlook system will behave as a black hole for the next 2 weeks as I will be on PTO until 09/01/2010 (Wednesday). My Outlook will simply suck in your e-mail without providing you with any worthwhile response for days on end. In fact, I would not be shocked if, towards the end of this 2-week period, your e-mail would simply be rejected as undeliverable due to my having maxed out my allocated space.
One more thing to mention over this 2-week range, I will be coming in occasionally for a couple hours here and there and, if you are lucky, perhaps you will win this “PTO-Outlook-Review-Lottery” and I will respond to you earlier rather than later. Good Luck!!!
Meanwhile, if you require immediate assistance (to some work-related issue), please contact Name Removed