Wednesday, January 21, 2009

OMG My Email Signature!

I could not help but giggle when I searched for an old email and found one from early 2006 (because with Gmail you never really have to delete anything!)... and this was my signature:
Aileen Apolo
Manila, Philippines
+(63) 917-xxxxxxx

*4 days to Tappy's wedding
* 6 days to Ate Yay's wedding

Watch the FIFA World Cup LIVE! through Dream Pay-Per-View visit for details.

"Lord, I shall pass through this world but once, any good things I can do, any kindness I can show, let me do it now, for I know I may never pass this way again."

My eyes popped when I saw I had my Friendster URL on my signature and I laughed out loud. And please don't take it negatively (especially to Jeff, please don't bonk me on the head). I started blogging on Friendster and essentially spent a lot of time on it back then. It was the only social networking site most Filipinos used during that time and now we spend a lot on time on many other sites. (My account is still alive mind you, I just don't have time to update it).

They say that experience is the best teacher and I guess I was fished out of the aquarium just at the right time.

And now this is my sophisticated signature (I'm sure I'll be laughing at it three years from now):
Aileen Apolo
Working in behalf of xxxxxx. in Manila, Philippines

'Do not take life seriously. After all, no one has ever come out of it alive.' --- Bugs Bunny

Did Bugs Bunny really say that? 

Anyway, I usually erase my signature when I reply to mail (unless it's needed). I used to list all of my blogs in my signature and eventually found it annoying because of the clutter. 

So kamusta naman ang email signature mo?


Kuya Andrew made me a Facebook fan page, nyok, please check it out (and join) if you've time.


  1. Haha. Friendster adik po pala kayo dati ate Aileen. Haha :P

    I just realized that I don't use any email signature ever since. Maybe its time I start having one. :)

    Thanks ate Aileen for sharing. Hehe.

  2. @mcbilly yes you should! also helps generate traffic for your blog. I do check-out people I'm going to meet based on their signatures too coz it helps to start a conversation (especially since I'm very bad with names)

  3. Hahahah. For my personal e-mails, I only use my URL. For the internal emails, i use my complete name, contact numbers and other company info. hahaha.

    palitan na agad ate, wag na yang friendster na yan. place your "Be my Fan, add me on Facebook" line in your signature. :P

  4. @batangyagit shy naman me :)

  5. My gad, blast from the past...
    and sad to say, I don't have an email signature. :P I prefer not to have one.

  6. I don't even have an email signature! :P
    I prefer not to have one, hehe.

  7. In my business email (which is Gmail, btw), I have a signature, and I put my projects/blogs there. yay! I hope they're not annoying to the recipients. :) In my personal email, I use a quotation as signature. ;)