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Old 03-10-2011, 04:35 AM   #1
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automating the process of asking question


Some times to debug some problems I need to ask a question on many forums/mailing lists.In such a situation I need to open browser and login to many forums at the same time.Then go and format it according to forum guidelines and then paste it.So I want to know if I can automate this process some way by some alias or command line utility and just type the question in a text file and give URLs on command line and the question gets posted to those forums where I request?
 
Old 03-10-2011, 08:58 AM   #2
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You're asking us to help you spam forums?
 
Old 03-10-2011, 09:16 AM   #3
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If your asking it many times, your doing it wrong.
 
Old 03-10-2011, 10:14 AM   #4
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Old 03-10-2011, 10:34 AM   #5
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If you're posting the same question to several forums simultaneously, then you're doing it wrong.
 
Old 03-10-2011, 10:39 AM   #6
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maybe you should consider to use your time more productively and try and
solve your problem yourself.
that's how most of us do it.

or you could employ a team of data inputters from a poor country.
 
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Or you could search each of those forums on an individual basis, to see if the answer to your question had already been posted in any of them. Your request indicates that you never do that.
 
Old 03-10-2011, 11:00 AM   #8
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While I agree with the above comments, if you still think that asking the same question on multiple fora is either polite or productive, and if you use Firefox, you could install the iMacros extension and write a script to do what you want.
 
  


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