The Best Out of Office AutoReply Ever!

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

Why another blog about forums? Great question, we are just a couple of forum owners who have built ours forums from the ground-up. We just wanted a blog for real life forum owners, with real life experiences.

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  • Anne August 21, 2010, 9:50 pm

    Love it – it almost seems unprofessional, but he does provide contact details for urgent issues, so that makes up for it.

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  • NgocDzung Smith August 23, 2010, 3:18 pm

    That's awesome. Do you think my clients will buy that the next time I go on vacation?

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