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Matus
10-24-2008, 03:36 PM
Hey im starting to use the board now back. Just wanna say to the newbies if they need help feel free to email me or pm me, im more than willing to help you guys out if i can as for im not that much of a pro. But my skills are going there, once u stick to C and mess with it, it gets easier.

By the way to the moderators how come i cnt put an animated pic as my avatar, while im seeing others such as Salem and Master5 something with avatar gifs??

Just any comments, so guys need help email me, or post it , ill try to get to them!

Shakti
10-24-2008, 03:49 PM
Its great to have people willing to help but this board is meant for everybody to gain from. If people email/PM you instead of posting you take away the basic principle for these boards, a place where everybody can learn from eachother.

As I said its great to have people willing to help and the best way you can help is by answering posts.

robwhit
10-24-2008, 03:49 PM
http://cboard.cprogramming.com/showthread.php?t=98732

edit:

http://cboard.cprogramming.com/showthread.php?t=101279
http://cboard.cprogramming.com/showthread.php?t=89778
http://cboard.cprogramming.com/showthread.php?t=19219

Matus
10-24-2008, 03:52 PM
Its great to have people willing to help but this board is meant for everybody to gain from. If people email/PM you instead of posting you take away the basic principle for these boards, a place where everybody can learn from eachother.

As I said its great to have people willing to help and the best way you can help is by answering posts.


Yep i know, ill be posting on the boards too, no problem, just in case anyone needs extra help thats all, and so to get off time of boredom, lol

Matus
10-24-2008, 03:56 PM
http://cboard.cprogramming.com/showthread.php?t=98732

Aww mein, my gif pic was at the required standard size, damn anyway, guess like Elysia siad some have more rights, and some are more equal. LMAO have u guys read Animal Farm, hehe

Salem
10-25-2008, 12:50 AM
> Just wanna say to the newbies if they need help feel free to email me or pm me, im more than willing to help you guys out if i can
Two points about an open forum
1. Everyone learns something (whereas you only help one person).
2. Any mistakes can be corrected (who would detect any mistakes you make - not the noob you posted the answer to).

If you really want to help, then answer some questions here. And if your answers are wrong, then expect them to be corrected and to learn something in the process.

matsp
10-25-2008, 09:38 AM
Also, unless you are one of those few people that can stay awake for almost 24/7, you will probably not be available to answer questions at all times. There are usually someone on board here that can answer questions at all hours of the day, since it's a very international forum.

By asking people to PM you, you are basically saying "I'll answer your question better, and before the rest of the forum" - which I doubt you are actually able to do.

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Mats

twomers
10-25-2008, 10:53 AM
Wasn't there an 'ask the expert' thing going on before on cprogramming.com?

VirtualAce
10-25-2008, 11:02 AM
Why would we encourage private help on a public forum?

Elysia
10-25-2008, 11:19 AM
"Ask an expert" on the main page:
http://www.cprogramming.com/expert.html

It's removed "for the time being."
Dunno what the point of it is, if it's coming back or if it should be removed...

Matus
10-25-2008, 09:01 PM
Also, unless you are one of those few people that can stay awake for almost 24/7, you will probably not be available to answer questions at all times. There are usually someone on board here that can answer questions at all hours of the day, since it's a very international forum.

By asking people to PM you, you are basically saying "I'll answer your question better, and before the rest of the forum" - which I doubt you are actually able to do.

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Mats

jee guys no offence, no offence, just offering help u know! period, if ppl wanna pm then they can thats my point, other than that ill be sometimes here on the forum. end of comment!

Matus
10-25-2008, 09:02 PM
> Just wanna say to the newbies if they need help feel free to email me or pm me, im more than willing to help you guys out if i can
Two points about an open forum
1. Everyone learns something (whereas you only help one person).
2. Any mistakes can be corrected (who would detect any mistakes you make - not the noob you posted the answer to).

If you really want to help, then answer some questions here. And if your answers are wrong, then expect them to be corrected and to learn something in the process.


jee guys no offence, no offence, just offering help u know! period, if ppl wanna pm then they can thats my point, other than that ill be sometimes here on the forum. end of comment!

By the way Salem, i envy the gif avatar, lol, that needs to be back on the forums

zacs7
10-25-2008, 11:41 PM
Dishing out my "view".

I have a hard time reading your posts because of the poor English. I don't think PM'ing would be a good idea for this and many other reasons :).

Elysia
10-26-2008, 02:55 AM
I think people are just politely pointing out that it would be better for you not to offer such help through PM and instead encourage people to post on the forum, much to everyone's benefit.

Salem
10-26-2008, 03:01 AM
I think we're done here.