"No Waves Intended"

Discussion in 'General Community Discussions' started by BankShot, Apr 6, 2021.

  1. BankShot

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    Not trying to make 'waves' with this but I have often wondered why some posters, especially newer ones, will post a question seeing advice or even just asking for a suggestion as to what to do about a given situation. Several members will respond, including yours truly. Several days and/or weeks will go by without so much as a token 'thank you' or to let us know we were of help, etc. And in some cases the OP is never heard from again? Now I do realize it takes all kinds of folks to make up any forum and in some situations perhaps, something has happened to the OP to where they are unable to respond a second time. But this seems to happen often enough to rule that out in all instances. Correct me if I am discussing something inappropriate for the forum. Things such as this, I guess, 'bug me' a tad..........:rolleyes:

    Happy summer ahead to all, BankShot.............(aka Terry)
     
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  2. NYDutch

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    It's a common issue on many forums when requested assistance is provided. The lack of response from the poster requesting the assistance makes those that do reply all the more appreciated.
     
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    Read you loud and clear Dutch. Probably shouldn't have even brought this up but as I stated prior, sometimes is just bugs me a tad.

    Safe travels wherever you are traveling to or from, Terry................(aka BankShot)
     
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  4. Paythebill

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    Bankshot....... can you say troll?
     
  5. weighit

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    This happens on may of the various forums I visit. Many times the questions are such that a person with some expertise is needed to answer correctly, and others are just a not understanding some silly thing.question But it Bugs me too so your not alone.
     
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    It takes just a few seconds to say "thanks" but the result lasts a long time. Perhaps manners are not being taught that much anymore. Oh, thanks for bringing it to our attention. :)


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  7. NYDutch

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    One problem I've seen is when folks post the same question to multiple related forums. The first forum read with the correct answer may get a reply, but the others go ignored. I don't know that it's intentional, but it does show disrespect for the members efforts on the other forums.
     
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  8. leaf peeper

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    I've been on forums for 20 years & not hearing back from an OP when they've received an answer or assistance to a posted question is nothing new. Yes, it would be nice if assistance is acknowledge, but I don't help to get the kudos. I help because I like to & if I do get a thank you, all the better. I'm not losing sleep over not being acknowledged though.
     
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