Hopefully, your company possesses a culture that prizes a bit of humor in the day-to-day. The out of office message has proved a boon in showing off employee personality. After all, why not inject a bit of fun?

We’ve scoured the web and found some inspiration, or should we say, “out-spiration”?

If you’re trying to put little pep in people’s inboxes, these clever employees nailed the art of the witty, reply message.

 

1. Take a cue from favorite TV shows or movies

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2. On vacation? Integrate some cool facts about your destination.

3. Be meta about your update

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4. Or, um, try honesty

 

5. Share a favorite activity…or an unexpected pastime.

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