When an accounting firm hires someone new, there are assumptions that they make about that new person. Things like, the new employee knows their own name and date of birth. Typical personal hygiene habits are something else that is simply taken for granted. In this information and digital age, another assumption most accounting firms make is that you are familiar with the communicative miracle that is email. Email has been around for awhile now and even the elderly and several species of pig can operate a typical Gmail account without too much trouble. Further, most humans have evolved to avoid many of the standard email snafus (e.g. attachment missing) that befall the common user. Today however, we have discovered that the most god-awful annoying of email mistakes – the chronic unecessary use of the 'Reply All' button – has rocked PwC to the core.
Please be aware that your vacation balance is approaching or has already reached the maximum allowable accrued vacation balance of 176 hours (22 days). Once your vacation balance reaches 176 hours, you stop accruing vacation.
PLEASE REMOVE ME FROM THE DISTRIBUTION LIST. WHY AM I RECEIVING ALL THESE NOTIFICATIONS.? [sic and uh, why the shouting?]
Remove me too Please [sic]!
Please remover [sic] me, as well.
Please remove me immediately [sic] this [sic] is really ridiculous.
We're suppose [sic] to be a SMART company with SMART people, but this continual emailing shows that we're just a bunch of idiots. Want to know how to stop this STUPID email chain – STOP HITTING THE REPLY ALL BUTTON!!!!!!!!!! It's not Rocket Science