Out-of-the-box, out-of-office replies
7th July 2014
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Before I leave the office for a holiday I'm usually too busy getting everything in order and dreaming of cold beers in the sun to worry about setting a clever Out-Of-Office message. 

As they're always a bit rushed, they're never very creative. However, after a quick google I found loads of great ideas for autoreply messages. Before I head off on holiday this year I might just have to use one of these...

1) I am currently out at a job interview and will reply to you if I fail to get the position.

2) You are receiving this automatic notification because I am out of the office. If I was in, chances are you wouldn't have received anything at all.

3) Thank you for your email. Your credit card has been charged £5.99 for the first ten words and £1.99 for each additional word in your message.

4) I'm not in the office right now but if it's important, tweet me using #YOUAREINTERRUPTINGMYHOLIDAY

5) If you're reading this, Doc Brown was unable to make lightning strike the clock tower, and I'm stuck in 1985. I won't be able to respond to emails or voicemail until 9ish on Tuesday or until email is invented -- whatever comes first.

6) I am currently out of the office. I have my mobile with me, but I will not be giving the number out. If you can guess the number, however, I will take your call.

7) Hi. I'm thinking about what you've just sent me. Please wait by your PC for my response.

8) I am currently out of the office and probably out-of-my-mind drunk. Enjoy your working week.

9) I will be away from work for one week on training. When I return, don't expect any improvement in my performance.

10) All e-mails will be deleted in the order in which they are received.

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