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    Default Stupid email sig

    Sigh.

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    Default Re: Stupid emaiil sig

    Fortunately, there's this.

    [YT]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DSsJkyOAgpM[/YT]
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    I hate how many people complain about email signatures, just disable it if you can root you should have no reason complaining about email signatures.

    Sent from my PG86100 using Tapatalk 2
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    Default Re: Stupid emaiil sig

    I just ignore them, they are so common I just don't even pay any attention anymore.

    Occasionally someone uses them in good humor to crack a joke
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    Quote Originally Posted by PhyscoAssassinX View Post
    I hate how many people complain about email signatures, just disable it if you can root you should have no reason complaining about email signatures.

    Sent from my PG86100 using Tapatalk 2
    I hate how people complain about people complaining about e-mail signatures.

    What's root got to do with it? Just change it in the settings like I showed here.
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    Default Re: Stupid emaiil sig

    Does anyone know the history of manufacturers/carriers inserting these advertisements as the default signatures?

    I'd like to blame Apple for it, as they're the first ones I remember doing it (I don't remember ever seeing it on Treos or other early Windows phones), though that might just be because the iPhone was the first smartphone to be adopted so widely by people who didn't/don't know what they're doing - but that could just be my anti-Apple bias shining through.

    On the one hand, it's kind of a brilliant move - on the other, it's an atrocity.
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    Default Re: Stupid emaiil sig

    I believe the first device to do this was the sidekick years ago on AIM.. anything done with the sidekick would say 'via hiptop'
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    They all do it.

    Invest a whole minute and a half and change the darn thing already.
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    Default Re: Stupid email sig

    Quote Originally Posted by PhyscoAssassinX View Post
    I hate how many people complain about email signatures, just disable it if you can root you should have no reason complaining about email signatures.

    Sent from my PG86100 using Tapatalk 2
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    Default Re: Stupid emaiil sig

    Mine says:

    Sent from my TI-85
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    Default Re: Stupid email sig

    I'm changing mine to "Sent from my Ice Cream Sandwich Android 4.0 HTC EVO 4G LTE Google smartphone powered by the Sprint Now Network. Get yours today on www.sprint.com/evo".
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    Quote Originally Posted by Phil Nickinson View Post
    I hate how people complain about people complaining about e-mail signatures.

    What's root got to do with it? Just change it in the settings like I showed here.
    The point of root is if you can adb.root and flash roms kernels & mods (most people on here) you shouldn't even be the last person complaining about anything that can be easily changed via settings lol, that'd what ticks me off

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    Quote Originally Posted by PhyscoAssassinX View Post
    The point of root is if you can adb.root and flash roms kernels & mods (most people on here) you shouldn't even be the last person complaining about anything that can be easily changed via settings lol, that'd what ticks me off

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    Why does that tick you off? You aren't allowed to complain about something even if you can fix it?

    Its annoying and obnoxious. I'm happy Gmail app doesn't have a signature by default.
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    I'm sure glad I don't use the default email app.


    Sent from my freakin' laptop.
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    This is a silly thing to moan and groan about.
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    Administrator vs Moderator....... i have my money on Phil
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    I actually like the signature option. It lets people know I'm on my phone so my responses will be somewhat truncated.

    Sent from my NookColor using Tapatalk 2
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    Quote Originally Posted by jmuru View Post
    I actually like the signature option. It lets people know I'm on my phone so my responses will be somewhat truncated.

    Sent from my NookColor using Tapatalk 2
    Its not even just about the sig...the sig is obnoxious for a default sig. Just have " sent from my phone" if anything.
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    Sent from my Touch Pro2 running Froyo

    That's is... until I get my Evo
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    Quote Originally Posted by Phil Nickinson View Post

    What's root got to do with it?


    ... got to do with it?

    What's root but a second hand emoticon?
    What's root got to do, got to do with it?

    Who needs an I-phone
    When it can't be jail-broken?

    It may seem to you
    That I'm acting confused like a newbie
    When the release date is close to me.

    If I tend to look dazed
    I've read it someplace on the forum
    So, I've got cause to be...

    There's a name for it (do a search)
    There's a phrase that fits (search some more)

    But whatever the reason, Phil
    You do it for me....

    [Chorus]

    I've been thinking of a new direction - yea upgrade!
    But I have to say,
    I've been thinking about my own protection (otterbox)
    It scares me to feel this way -- about a phone!

    [Chorus]

    What's root got to do, got to do with it?
    What's root but a sweet old hacker notion?
    What's root got to do, got to do with it?
    Who needs S-off when dev-unlock is an option!?!



    Thank you, thank you very much. I'll be here all week....
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    I think it's silly to complain about since it's easily changed, but when I see people who leave the default sig, it just tells me you're too stupid to know how to change it.

    That's my assumption, even if they've left it on purpose as a notice that they are typing on their phone. If that's what they want to convey, why do they think I care if they sent it from Tapatalk or the "Now Network"? I don't. Change it to "Sent from my phone. Forgive typos and/or shortness" or something.

    It's not that annoying...just something I notice and roll my eyes at.
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    Quote Originally Posted by EvilMonkey View Post
    I think it's silly to complain about since it's easily changed, but when I see people who leave the default sig, it just tells me you're too stupid to know how to change it.

    That's my assumption, even if they've left it on purpose as a notice that they are typing on their phone. If that's what they want to convey, why do they think I care if they sent it from Tapatalk or the "Now Network"? I don't. Change it to "Sent from my phone. Forgive typos and/or shortness" or something.

    It's not that annoying...just something I notice and roll my eyes at.
    I think this thread was created to inform, not complain. Maybe there are some that don't know how to modify their sign yet. New Android owners probably. That really doesn't mean that they are "stupid". Just still in the learning stages of their phone

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    *shrug* I don't mind it. And like others have said, it's easy to change or delete. Some people actually LIKE advertising their smartphone & network of choice, believe it or not.
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    S - - T now people are juged on how they use there phone! GOD GROW UP, do people juge you on what you eat!!!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by trophyking View Post
    S - - T now people are juged on how they use there phone! GOD GROW UP, do people juge you on what you eat!!!!!
    Vegans do

    Sent from the dummy Evo 4G LTE at the BB Store
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