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Old 12-17-2006, 06:06 AM
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Hi. I'm a new guy who knows nothing about Cobras except I want one some day. Yada yada yada yada ........
Threads that begin this way come along all the time. We could save everyone including the new guys a lot of time by having a section called "New guys looking for basic info." After the first half dozen guys post the same thread and get the same answers, it would become a reference point for future new guys.
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Old 12-17-2006, 07:40 AM
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Or, they could learn to use the search engine in the system.
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Old 12-17-2006, 08:04 AM
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That's the way we do it now. The new guy starts a thread. A few kind old heads tell him to use the search engine or give him a link to one of the better old threads. There's nothing wrong with this approach other than it takes up peoples' time that could be used otherwise.
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Old 12-17-2006, 10:59 AM
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Good idea. Then, we could just tell them to look in the "thread for new guys looking for advice" instead of just telling them to use the search function.
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Good point Clay! Yet another to 'blow off' the new guy (hey, just kidding)!
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