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For this reason, we recommend not sending courtesy replies, such as
“thank you” and “me too” to the entire
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option of your mail system, and copy and paste the individual’s
email address into the To: field.
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updated ANTI-VIRUS software resident on their computers. Messages
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productivity as a result of virus activity that may be inadvertently
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NOTE: there is ALSO a "digest" of this list available. A
digest is a
periodic single email that will include every post to this mailing
list during that period, so if you wished you could only subscribe to
digest and read only ONE email to keep in touch. Note: The digest
html code which tends to make reading the messages difficult.
The better option is to view the messages throught the website as
To subscribe to the digest, you would send an email to:
with the command: set elderlaw digest
in the body of the message.
You may also view the list messages by logging into the NYSBA website
Once logged in click on the Forums button in the upper right corner.
1. When you are the person posting a question, be sure that you
it with a concise and explanatory subject line.
2. If you must post a long message, warn the other subscribers with
statement in the body of the message at the top: Example: WARNING:
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you are and how to reach you directly. If your mail system does
have an auto-signature feature, at least include your full name,
name (if appropriate) city, state, and e-mail address.
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THANK YOU REPLIES & ME TOOs ================
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from which everyone can learn, you should respond and send your
message to everyone.
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who posted the message by clicking on your "Forward to" button, and
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to whom you are responding.
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or productivity due to virus activity that may be inadvertently
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