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Old 01-17-2012, 01:26 AM   #16
John VV
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If it can not be posted in the open for everyone to see

then it will cost a min. of $150 / hour 1 hour min.

these types of forums are for EVERYONE


the ONLY people i respond to in a PM are the forum admins and moderators
( or someone i know personally , and then i will wait to see them.)
 
Old 01-17-2012, 02:33 AM   #17
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the ONLY people i respond to in a PM are the forum admins and moderators
( or someone i know personally , and then i will wait to see them.)
In my last company, there was a regional manager who would only open emails (let alone reply) from people at his level or higher. I can't say I liked him and not only because of his email habits
 
Old 01-20-2012, 05:38 AM   #18
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I usually reply to only those people who are important to me
in some way or the other that too after weeks, months or sometimes
even years!

I need time to think how should I compose a reply, which points
to cover, how much details are required, how to form paragraphs,
should I put extra things to keep conversation going (if yes then what),
correct grammar/tenses.

And then I think, "It is a hell lot of work, I should do it
tomorrow when I am fresh"
and tomorrow never comes!

This usually happens when the conversation is friendly, and not a
question answer type session!

and unfortunately I do the same with my studies too.
I have a problem of procrastination caused by the fear of unknown.
 
Old 01-20-2012, 07:24 AM   #19
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I have a problem of procrastination caused by the fear of unknown
Totally human...in fact, procrastination is a survival mechanism that tries the current (stable/best known) situation to persist.
That's why I actually hate sysups...because they potentially could break (very seldom do) break the system.
But, all in all, procrastination is a very human trait that strives to stability. But it can potentially stale-down a situation where and when progress is needed.
Plannig is the key here...this explains (subconsiously?) your sig, by the way...

But, I did'nt want to drag this thread into the philosophical...or...did I?

Thor
 
Old 01-20-2012, 08:24 AM   #20
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I'm leaving procrastination 'til next week.
 
Old 01-20-2012, 08:46 AM   #21
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The first part of a recent email from my brother...


Dear Hugh, it has been a while since I have heard from you, are you ok or
are you just fed up with my dumb silence.
I must admit I have not been too communicative of late in fact I have been
decidedly antisocial--it's just the way I am


Oh well... !!!

ps I am actually on my windo$e xp not Slackware... LOL

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Old 01-21-2012, 07:33 AM   #22
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The recipient may have 400 unread email messages. Too many people use reply to all, or post messages to the entire company. Email has become maybe the greatest productivity killer ever invented (aside from Solitaire)
agreed,have got several email accounts which are [[[full]]] of emails and they fill up every day due to being a member of a few catster groups,and also spam thanks to the database public disclosure by lulzsec last year.


am one of those who others get peed off with for not answering.
it is never purposely ignoring,it is extremely difficult to have back-forth chats as it involves building free/independant communication instead of pulling it; 'pre recorded' from rote memory [am autistic and echolalic].
do put a lot of effort into getting to the stage of answering people,but it tends to be one way stuff that do-blog or helping with issues/problems of some sort.

had had an uncle,auntie and cousin physicaly persuade into coming onto facebook last year,they live in ireland so dont see them much.
now all they do is ask via dad why am never on facebook,that is to much pressure to communicate,havent spoken to them since apart from emailing uncle in as simple language as possible about how to set up linux as dad is raving about his new setup to him.


am wondering if perhaps many others-regardless of neurotype may be feeling pressure from being expected to communicate to,though generaly it is said that introverts are worn down by communication.
 
Old 01-21-2012, 08:51 AM   #23
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Still, I filter my mails. There's a folder called "goodstuff" where all the reply-worthy stuff goes to, the rest is marked as spam by my provider, and then there's the filter-n-trash option I adopt in that I scan the mails and send them to the trash when they dont meet my expectations.
What's left after that should be at least worth a diagonal glossing-over...
 
Old 01-21-2012, 10:15 AM   #24
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Hello!
Sometimes I contact someone with E-mail/SMS or any other sort of message system and ask question that requires answer. And he/she doesn't answer that. Why do people do that? This wouldn't be a surprise if the person was angry at me or just not interested in answering. But these people are good to me and very kind in conversations. Sometimes they answer messages and it's like nothing even happened. Like no question was ignored. Talking to them face to face is also makes me feel like they don't even remember that they even received messages from me.

There are also some people who NEVER ignore a byte from me. Every single sentence gets full attention. I can write 3 lines of a messages and get 25 line answer.

So why do some people behave like they never receive messages from you? This is really confusing.
Basic courtesy & netiquette as other have suggested. Sometimes it can be due to the ever congested busy world of today that overloads one thus preventing interaction(s). Or just plain old laziness!
 
  


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