I love email. I love direct communication.
I love keeping everyone in the loop.
However, internet, we need to talk about your use of this button:
Lil' reply all is a hard-working and useful button, but the way you use it makes me (and reply all buttons everywhere) uncomfortable.
Unless what you have to say *actually* applies to everyone on the list, this is the message you're sending:
Every time you use it unnecessarily, poor lil' reply all silently does this:
Be kind to lil' reply all.
Don't overwork your email buddy.
Your coworkers, family, friends, and general email contacts will appreciate it, too.