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The Go-Getter (movie)

Silencing the 'reply all' beast

Silencing the 'reply all' beast

Do you work with a "reply all" maniac? Mild-mannered and pleasant in face-to-face conversation, he or she morphs into a compulsive communicator when offered the chance to hit that little envelope icon at the top of a group e-mail. Among the species frequently observed in the American office: The Go-Getter: He can't resist a chance to show his team spirit, say, by hitting "reply all" and sending a heartfelt "Congrats, Pete! Well deserved!" to all 150 people who just received notice of Pete's promotion. The Lemming: Once the "reply all" snowball rolling, she can be relied on to keep it going, if only by parroting the last thing that someone...