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Old 02-25-2009, 11:55   #1 (permalink)
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The answer vs the question ratio is rather small on this forum

Just an observation from someone new to a Ford Forum.

There seems to be a whole lot more questions than there are answers on this forum.
Either people just like to view the question and have no idea how to solve the problem, or they know the answer, but just don't want to answer the posters problem.
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Old 02-25-2009, 15:56   #2 (permalink)
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Re: The answer vs the question ratio is rather small on this forum

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Just an observation from someone new to a Ford Forum.

There seems to be a whole lot more questions than there are answers on this forum.
Either people just like to view the question and have no idea how to solve the problem, or they know the answer, but just don't want to answer the posters problem.

I think there is a bit of both. A number of questions have been asked and answered several times in the past as the database is quite large. If it is a common problem then sometimes members will simply think they have answered this question several times already.
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Old 02-28-2009, 13:12   #3 (permalink)
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Re: The answer vs the question ratio is rather small on this forum

I concur. There are a lot of knowledgeable folks on this site, but after hearing the same question every couple weeks it would greatly help if new users searched for their problem as there is undoubtedly an answer posted on another thread.
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Re: The answer vs the question ratio is rather small on this forum

Yep, and this site is no different than other sites where people ask but apparently have not bothered to research if the problem was already answered.
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Re: The answer vs the question ratio is rather small on this forum

And........ we get alot of "one post wonders". The ones that get an answer but never come back. Personally, I've never had much luck with the search on most forums, including this one. Of course it could be me not using it efficiently.
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Re: The answer vs the question ratio is rather small on this forum

Sometimes the question can be so vague it can be hard to answer-like "Help! My truck won't start! What is wrong with it?" No other info is given making it impossible to answer.

Usually I try several forums to find answers and as someone said, it is worth looking at the threads already posted as the answer may already be here. Try "search" for related topics.
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Sometimes the question can be so vague it can be hard to answer-like "Help! My truck won't start! What is wrong with it?" No other info is given making it impossible to answer.
Usually I try several forums to find answers and as someone said, it is worth looking at the threads already posted as the answer may already be here. Try "search" for related topics.
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Old 05-16-2009, 15:59   #8 (permalink)
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And........ we get alot of "one post wonders". The ones that get an answer but never come back. Personally, I've never had much luck with the search on most forums, including this one. Of course it could be me not using it efficiently.
Some of these one and two post wonders , kids mostly I suspect, don't reply 'cause the answer they got wasn't what they wanted to hear.
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