[SpamCop-List] Re: LARTED?
nobody at spamcop.net
Tue Dec 7 12:02:04 EST 2004
"Cat" <nobody at devnull.spamcop.net> wrote in message
news:cp0vc5$bh5$1 at news.spamcop.net...
| Mike Easter wrote:
| > Fred K wrote:
| >>Ah but alas, the poor person wanted a simple definition of
lart as it
| >>is used here.
| My point was that people should learn to look it up. I was
| "If you don't know the answer, look it up" when I was a kid. It
| me how to research things and how to think for myself instead
| everyone hand me all the answers. Then if I still can't find
| I'll ask.
Reasonable, but(t) ... is that also how you learned to tie your
shoes? Were you just forced to go read about how to do it? I
agree that very often the answer is right there in front of us if
we'll just look in the right cubby in front of us, but ... what's
wrong with the courtesy of a simplified, short answer and instead
of "go look it up", a comment on how/where to look for the info?
Those two courtesies are lacking in many of these OT posts. Even
mine, right here!
| > Some people are into spoonfeeding the hapless or uninformed,
| > others would rather show them the way to get information,
| > dirty work.
| Agreed. I think people get too lazy and don't want to do any
| themselves and instead expect other people to spoon feed them
all the time.
Agreed, for "some people". How did the OP get tossed into that
category though? If there's any validation of that sort of
evidence, it was artfully neglected. If you don't feel like
giving a civil answer, why not just shut the hell up and leave it
for someone with more than one brain cell?
| >>Following the kind brush-off by cat leads one on an
| Note to Frank:
| That's Cat with a capital C, and it wasn't a brush off. I
showed him how
| to look up information on his own. Seriously, when the answers
| like that can be found through a simple Google search of the
| people shouldn't ask them here.
The following Google response is recent as of about 30 seconds
"Your search - "LARTED" -LARTed -larted - did not match any
- Make sure all words are spelled correctly.
- Try different keywords.
- Try more general keywords.
- Try fewer keywords.
Also, you can try Google Answers for expert help with your
Gee, what'd I do wrong? I used the Advanced Search and
everything! Why in hell do these guys think it's so obvious on
this Google place?
If you answer that, be prepared to be ignored! <g>
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