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Old 09-11-2010, 12:16 AM   #1
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How to post Newbie or Not (Everyone Please Read this)


I just want to make a post on this topic because I am always scrolling these forums and I see subjects titled as "Help me , Total Newb Here, Please Help, Help me Now! Urgent. One thing the post all have in common is that they don't describe nothing about your post. When I scroll through the forums I look for subjects that I can answer and when they are titled as above Alot of time I don't waste my time with them. Its not only annoying to me but others here as well. The whole community is here to help. So with our efforts to help show a little effort in posting some information so we can help you and get your problem(s) solved.

Post all info
Subject -- Put something that describes your issues
In your post

Post Linux distro, Computer specs if it has a possibility to do with the matter. What have you done and what you plan to do. What has worked and hasn't.

Thanks
 
Old 09-11-2010, 02:05 AM   #2
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There is a sticky at the newbies forum.
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...osting-356388/

Kind regards
 
Old 09-14-2010, 01:48 AM   #3
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How to post Newbie or Not
Honestly. You are (rightfully) complaining about crappy thread titles. Please have a look at the syntax and content / meaning / semantics of your own...

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Old 09-14-2010, 07:22 AM   #4
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"How to post, newbie or not" (note the comma) is a lot easier to parse.

Otherwise, you can understand it as how to post something called "newbie or not", which is really confusing.
 
Old 09-14-2010, 07:25 AM   #5
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All of you will soon be finding yourselves in the /General forum
 
Old 09-14-2010, 07:25 AM   #6
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"How to post, newbie or not" (note the comma) is a lot easier to parse...
It is, but even your marked improvement doesn't make it a prime example of a succinct thread header...
 
Old 09-14-2010, 07:28 AM   #7
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All of you will soon be finding yourselves in the /General forum
Yes general Anisha <*/me stands at attention*>.

But being in /General is not a life threatening condition .
 
Old 09-14-2010, 07:36 AM   #8
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It says this on the new thread page too -_- people dont read, then we answer expecting them to read our answers? :|
 
Old 09-14-2010, 07:37 AM   #9
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Yes general Anisha <*/me stands at attention*>.

But being in /General is not a life threatening condition .
It can be a life threatening condition for the tragedians, when they suddenly find themselves surrounded by people like brianL, Mr.Biscuit and smeezekitty !
 
Old 09-14-2010, 07:39 AM   #10
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Well, life is hard -- for some.
 
Old 09-14-2010, 08:01 AM   #11
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It can be a life threatening condition for the tragedians, when they suddenly find themselves surrounded by people like brianL, Mr.Biscuit and smeezekitty !
I haven't seen any posts by Mr-Bisquit or smeezekitty for a very long time!
 
Old 09-14-2010, 08:02 AM   #12
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I think they posted in that reputation über-thread .
 
Old 09-14-2010, 08:07 AM   #13
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Someone should tell them that they are being missed here
 
Old 09-14-2010, 08:09 AM   #14
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I think they posted in that reputation über-thread .
No they didn't ! They have not posted for nearly a month now.
 
Old 09-14-2010, 08:13 AM   #15
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I tried it for brianL only:

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...archid=4236804
 
  


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