“THIS IS OBVIOUSLY A VIRUS. CAN PEOPLE PLEASE REFRAIN FROM ASKING TO BE REMOVED? YOUR REQUESTS ARE GOING OUT TO EVERYONE. JUST STOP AND THE PROBLEM WILL BE SOLVED.”—
A message from a person on a Columbia Journalism School email list • Reacting to the disastrous reply-all thread, which started when a person replied to the message, asking to be taken off the list, only for the realization to be made that every reply also went out to the entire list. Fortunately for everyone involved, a Deadspin writer was also on the list—and he egged it on. (via shortformblog)
YES! The responses, especially as they became more and more frantic were by far the highlight of my Friday. I’ve never been so delighted to be on a random email list.