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Drekkus
30-09-2005, 16:45:34
Do you say:

Regards, or
Kind regards, or
yours sincerely, or
something else

Drekkus
30-09-2005, 16:46:19
And I need to know NOW. please.

Nills Lagerbaak
30-09-2005, 16:46:57
"Yours sincerely" if you know their name
"Yours faithfully" if you don't (note the capitalisation of the first not second word)

All the others are intercahngeable but I stick to the Yours... if it's formal

Drekkus
30-09-2005, 16:48:30
I know his name, but don't know the person in person. And yes, it's formal.

Kitsuki
30-09-2005, 16:49:04
What he said.

If it's to some you know well, it can instead be

"Best wishes"
"Kind regards"

Friendly whilst remaining formal.

Kitsuki
30-09-2005, 16:49:50
Originally posted by Drekkus
I know his name, but don't know the person in person. And yes, it's formal.

"Yours sincerely" in that case.

Drekkus
30-09-2005, 16:50:52
thank you

novacane
30-09-2005, 16:50:58
At my place, we have automatic signatures which say "Regards"

To be honest, it doesn't matter. Anyone who has an issue with how an email ends needs to get a life.

But, you're pretty safe with any of those IMO.

Kitsuki
30-09-2005, 16:53:35
You're safe with them to most people, but a lot of people do still place a lot of value on etiquette (I tend to disagree with doing so, but when in Rome...)

Nills Lagerbaak
30-09-2005, 16:56:16
Yours longingly,

Yours with wet panties

Yours indecently.

(It all depends how well you know him)

Japher
30-09-2005, 16:57:27
I just say "Sincerely,"

novacane
30-09-2005, 16:58:13
I think this proves that there is no longer a defined way and that indeed, anything respectable will do.

Sir Penguin
30-09-2005, 16:59:28
Love,
Drekkus

SP

protein
30-09-2005, 17:02:00
yours bummingly,

Drekkus
p.s. I shot ur mum up the cunt.

Funko
30-09-2005, 17:02:05
Originally posted by novacane
I think this proves that there is no longer a defined way and that indeed, anything respectable will do.

I think it proves that there is a defined way but a lot of people don't care...

Funko
30-09-2005, 17:02:26
So

Yours sincerely,

Shitkiss

Japher
30-09-2005, 17:02:26
this IS CG

Kitsuki
30-09-2005, 17:03:07
Originally posted by protein
yours bummingly,

Drekkus
p.s. I shot ur mum up the cunt.

:lol:

Drekkus
30-09-2005, 17:03:13
I'm bookmarking this thread for future use. Thanks everybody, good ideas!

Japher
30-09-2005, 17:04:30
Yoore SInceerily,
JM

JM^3
30-09-2005, 17:13:37
on my knees,
JM

King_Ghidra
30-09-2005, 17:16:35
right or wrong, i end with:

regards,

the sincerely or faithfully thing i am aware of, but i'm conscious it sounds a little antiquated and methinks it doth protest too much

Kitsuki
30-09-2005, 17:17:27
Originally posted by JM^3
on my knees,
JM

To your bank manager, not a bad idea....

HelloKitty
30-09-2005, 17:18:12
You say

"May the seed of your loins be fruitfull in the belly of your woman,

Drekkus"

The Norks
30-09-2005, 17:36:25
Originally posted by King_Ghidra
right or wrong, i end with:

regards,

the sincerely or faithfully thing i am aware of, but i'm conscious it sounds a little antiquated and methinks it doth protest too much

I totally agree- I think for a letter, saying 'yours sincerely' is appropriate, but its too overblown for an email which is a casual way to correspond. I usually say regards or best regards for an email.

DevilsH@lo
30-09-2005, 17:39:14
Cheers. works for me. :D

Martini
30-09-2005, 17:41:11
Love and kisses



Short and sweet is best....in some cases.

MoSe
30-09-2005, 17:54:11
Originally posted by Drekkus
Do you say:

Regards, or
Kind regards, or
yours sincerely, or
something else


......
awaiting your kind reply

something else
Drekkus




....sounds nice :D

MDA
30-09-2005, 18:51:36
Originally posted by Drekkus
thank you

that's acceptable as well, but much less formal

Venom
30-09-2005, 19:12:53
Regards bitches,
Shitkiss

Provost Harrison
30-09-2005, 19:50:59
Retards,

Gary
30-09-2005, 22:02:18
Up Yours

protein
30-09-2005, 23:41:21
In all seriousness, I agree with Ghidra and Norks. "Regards" is a nice modern, friendly yet business-like way of ending an important email.

"Sincerely" and so on just reminds me of practicing to write formal letters at school.

Funko
03-10-2005, 09:33:56
You mean when they taught you the proper way to do it?

Nills Lagerbaak
03-10-2005, 09:45:34
Yeah, if I recieve a formal email that isn't signed off in the correct way (either sincerely of faithfully) they don't get a response.

Funko
03-10-2005, 09:46:38
Really? :lol:

novacane
03-10-2005, 09:50:01
I hope he's joking.............

Funko
03-10-2005, 09:50:37
Me too.

Dear Nills,

Are you joking?

Yours sincerely,

Mike

mr.G
03-10-2005, 09:56:12
wizzzz friendly greetings,

Drekkus de Dekhengst

orrrrrrr

Oudoe en bedaaankt ole ole,
Drekkus

but i am not sure cause i am not so good at Engelands.

Nills Lagerbaak
03-10-2005, 10:12:10
Originally posted by Funko
Me too.

Dear Nills,

Are you joking?

Yours sincerely,

Mike



Your Ref: Fuck OFf
My Ref: Ha ha

Dear Michael,

Thank you for your concern about the above matter. Please be assured that had you not correctly concluded your email I would indeed not have responded.

Should you hae any other issues you wish to discuss I look forward to recieveing your correctly concluded email.

Yours sincerely,

Nikhil Hardy

mr.G
03-10-2005, 10:18:41
hahahaha Nikhil Hardy than you have the same name as the Lead Guitar Mannetje of Sonic Undermind, that's funny

Alexander's Horse
03-10-2005, 10:18:56
Originally posted by Japher
I just say "Sincerely,"

that always strikes me as rather lazy, can make a bad impression

mr.G
03-10-2005, 10:39:04
BUUUURRRRRRRP,

Drekkus

and if she is female,

I will punch you gently in the left tit,
Drekkus

Chris
03-10-2005, 10:41:44
"Fuck off loser"

At least that is what they say to me.

protein
03-10-2005, 11:07:28
All the real business emails I have received have said "regards" or "best regards" or "cheers".

The only emails I've had that have said "yours sincerely" or "yours faithfully" have been from little kids wanting to do work experience or from those African scam artists.

Perhaps that's the industry though. If I was a lawyer I'd expect to see more of the old fashioned way.

Funko
03-10-2005, 11:12:40
Yeah, I never send 'official' e-mails with yours sincerely if it's a work thing.

MoSe
03-10-2005, 14:25:06
what about Yours truly?

Funko
03-10-2005, 14:25:54
You should use yours sincerely as well. :)

MDA
03-10-2005, 19:07:21
it seems insincere

Alexander's Horse
03-10-2005, 23:09:54
"regards" works by itself - I use it

Asher
04-10-2005, 07:23:54
"Regards,

Blah"

or

"Best Regards,

Blah"

was standard at IBM.

In informal emails:
"Cheers,

Blah" works.

MoSe
04-10-2005, 08:27:47
just don't forget the Blah

Blah