“Your new reprographics request has been received.”
That’s the subject of an email I received yesterday morning at 6am. I looked at the details and it seemed a little strange I would be receiving a notice in San Jose about a request made in Boston. Still I chose to ignore it. The email wasn’t addressed to me so I concluded I’m part of some mass distribution list added to this email by accident and that whatever this is will just go away. No big deal.
The alternative approach would’ve been to reply to the sender directly and let him or her know of the mistake. Part of why I didn’t go down this route is the number of incoming emails I could hear giving my phone good vibrations (remember this song?). Considering I was already running a little late, my only goal was just to make sure I had no project-related grenades sitting in my inbox before getting into the car.
A funny thing happened though. [Read more…]