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BeeVee
08-04-2004, 07:57 AM
Eki Halkka and Eric S. Raymond give you some hints on the right way to ask LightWave questions:

http://www.kolumbus.fi/erkki.halkka/LWFAQ/Smart_Q_01.html

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somnambulance
08-04-2004, 09:43 AM
did you put that up for me?:D

BeeVee
08-04-2004, 09:47 AM
Not at all! I'm not singling anyone out, I just thought it was a good page and has been gathering dust in my bookmarks for ages... I have plenty of others like it... :)

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somnambulance
08-04-2004, 09:53 AM
I am just messing around. Although I have asked some stupid questions late in the night. completely frustrated because I want to get something done. Like this one: one of my stupid questions (http://vbulletin.newtek.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=26562).

Those are good guidelines to follow though, everyone should read it.

BeeVee
08-04-2004, 09:57 AM
It's a little outdated since Erkki was mainly concentrating on newsgroups, but I would say that 99.9% is still relevant...

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Tom Wood
08-04-2004, 11:27 AM
Oh man, did that hit home. I plead guilty your honor. As penance I've tried to answer any question where I know the answer.

I did only score one RTFM out of however many posts I've made, so that's not TOO bad, is it? :D

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Matt
08-04-2004, 12:13 PM
This made me laugh:

"Q: Where can I find a crack for Lightwave?
A: You can't. People in this forum paid for theirs. Piss off."

:)

Well, technically I didn't pay for mine either, my employers did, but I made them! Does that count?!?!

:)

riki
08-04-2004, 05:54 PM
This is good also "How to Ask Questions the Smart Way"
http://www.catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html

somnambulance
08-04-2004, 06:27 PM
Originally posted by Matt
"Q: Where can I find a crack for Lightwave?
A: You can't. People in this forum paid for theirs. Piss off."


Now thats funny!