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Old 01-09-2010, 06:26 PM   #11
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I'm not taking it personal at all. But I don't like seeing people that are trying to help others being "talked to" like what I've seen. Like you all, I'm here to pass on what I know to hopefully help another. I have gotten to the point though where if I see someone responding rudely to a poster I won't give advice. (Well, unless I'm feeling snarky at the moment ) I know that not sharing advice is probably not the best way to handle it, but it seems if they're giving someone else a rude reply, then they really didn't want the advice. Just my .02 cents.

I just felt compelled to write this post. I wasn't out to offend anyone, I was more hoping that those that do respond rudely would read this and maybe get a bit of a clue.

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Old 01-09-2010, 06:37 PM   #12
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+1. I am glad you said something!
I have also gotten e-mails from people, about other people responding to their posts in a rude way, which make them feel like idiots, when we have all been there at some point! That aspect has been better lately though.

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well, if you want people to take your advice, tell them only what they want to hear.
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Old 01-09-2010, 07:43 PM   #14
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hey deputy dragon...

lol im in the same boat as you. I guess really we are all pretty sure in our beliefs though. Just like I am totally against cycling with fish, others arent. Im trying to be more open to others ideas. I was called "the stocking police" in that thread a while back and I actually took it as a compliment. It does really burn me up when somebody asks for advice, then says they arent going to do it, this is how its going to be done, fix it... I know when i need advice, i listen to what those who are trying to help have to say, and try my best to make it happen...

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