Here are some fun alternatives to liven up your out-of-the-office e-mails.

1.  Thank you for your e-mail.  Your credit card has been charged $5.99 for the first ten words and $1.99 for each additional word in your message.

2.  Thank you for your message, which has been added to a queuing system. You are currently in 352nd place, and can expect to receive a reply in approximately 19 weeks.

3.  Due to a transporter malfunction, I am now in the 24th century, and I don't know when I'll be back.  But hey, leave a message.  Someone might get to it.

4.  In case of a business emergency, I may be reached 24 hours a day at (insert boss's cell phone number here).

5.  The e-mail server is unable to deliver this message.  Please restart your computer and try sending again.

6.  Please reply to this e-mail so I will know that you got this message.