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Old 05-25-2010, 11:31 AM
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I may be "that guy".

I ask LOTS of questions. I ask LOTS of people.

I don't ever discount what anyone says. Every answer is worth something to me. It may not work this time but, maybe NEXT time I have the same problem.

I think the reason I ask repeat questions is the fact that I'm looking for the EXACT answer NOT a general answer.

Sometimes I'm not smart enough to fill in the blanks left by a general answer.

To anyone I offend by my questions, I'm sorry.
We can't ALL be the brightest bulb in the pack.

In my own defense, I'm smart enough to ALWAYS use the Search Option and Spell Check.


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That is the problem, of course asking a few people is a given, I maybe didn't explain it well. I know I thought about this before I posted the thread. I mean, what the heck is wrong with asking people advice, that is what this forum is all about right?

I guess the difference is when you ask and ask and ask until you get a response that you WANT to hear and do, ignoring the RIGHT thing.

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No.

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WELL EXACTLY TY, GOTTA KNOW WHO TO ASK.
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Old 05-25-2010, 02:42 PM
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WELL EXACTLY TY, GOTTA KNOW WHO TO ASK.


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I would like to further elaborate on this subject if i may. When i start doing body work on my car , i would like to think i could ask you for your input on my procedure and techniques. I have read alot of your post pertaining to body work , and read your post on body work 101 if i recall correctly hence the title. With body work i would want to get my information from someone ( as yourself ) who knows and has the expirence ( i believe ) for me to achieve a quality product. I believe for me to understand what i want to accomplish , i would only want the direction of one expert . Most questions i ask , would need alot of info comming from all directions. Most questions i ask about (body work,) i would like to follow a tried and tested procedure, by 1 individual. I know there are alot of ways to do the work, i have read alot of the post pertaining to bodywork , and as you know you get all kinds answers and practical theories as how to do the job. One of my best friends is a hemi guru, 413 440 426, he would be the only one i would ask about them motors or sixties and seventies mopars. So yes i might ask alot of questions to achieve an answer to some of my questions, but i would only ask questions to a single person that i know is above the standard , that i believe in his field of expertise. So if you cant answer my question thats fine , or if you feel im not ( worthy) , thats fine also. Im sorry if i put a spin on this , but when i read the post you started, this is what came to mind. I ask questions to the people i know will have an input. I ask questions to people whos answers i respect. Im sorry for the guy that asks you questions and puts you in a boxing ring with anothers answer. That is not right and i couldnt agree with you more. But i hope you wouldnt stop giving out your advice based on ones misuse of it .. Im sure the man who asked you the question really respects your advice. AS I DO.
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I would like to further elaborate on this subject if i may. When i start doing body work on my car , i would like to think i could ask you for your input on my procedure and techniques. I have read alot of your post pertaining to body work , and read your post on body work 101 if i recall correctly hence the title. With body work i would want to get my information from someone ( as yourself ) who knows and has the expirence ( i believe ) for me to achieve a quality product. I believe for me to understand what i want to accomplish , i would only want the direction of one expert . Most questions i ask , would need alot of info comming from all directions. Most questions i ask about (body work,) i would like to follow a tried and tested procedure, by 1 individual. I know there are alot of ways to do the work, i have read alot of the post pertaining to bodywork , and as you know you get all kinds answers and practical theories as how to do the job. One of my best friends is a hemi guru, 413 440 426, he would be the only one i would ask about them motors or sixties and seventies mopars. So yes i might ask alot of questions to achieve an answer to some of my questions, but i would only ask questions to a single person that i know is above the standard , that i believe in his field of expertise. So if you cant answer my question thats fine , or if you feel im not ( worthy) , thats fine also. Im sorry if i put a spin on this , but when i read the post you started, this is what came to mind. I ask questions to the people i know will have an input. I ask questions to people whos answers i respect. Im sorry for the guy that asks you questions and puts you in a boxing ring with anothers answer. That is not right and i couldnt agree with you more. But i hope you wouldnt stop giving out your advice based on ones misuse of it .. Im sure the man who asked you the question really respects your advice. AS I DO.
If my response didn't come off as tongue in cheek as it was intended. I thought the original post asking me was a joke, kinda like the very first response to the thread about going to Hamb to ask their opinion. I will always answer all questions asked.

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If my response didn't come off as tongue in cheek as it was intended. I thought the original post asking me was a joke, kinda like the very first response to the thread about going to Hamb to ask their opinion. I will always answer all questions asked.

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My observation is that there are many people who really want you to tell them what they WANT to hear ... to agree with their "miracle cure" idea.

I do try to explain why I don't think it will work, but I eventually do get to the point of just telling them to go ahead and try that ... let me know how it goes.
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My take on this post from 2 years ago is , See they think they know it all and you know nothing, if they knew you had the right answer they would do what you said. Instead they screw it up and blame you.
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I'm telling you , here's the perfect answer for all those questions.

"Thermodynamic recession pushed through a time portal while using a reduction laser and ice cream. Very easy."

Always works for me.

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What I really love is the guy who will after being told he did something wrong he makes some changes, acts like he didn't just to prove someone wrong. Oh yeah, that's a classic.

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I ask people advice and in this trade it's a blessing and a curse. It's a blessing to be able to let your guard down and get differing opinions but the curse is people will take it the wrong way.


So my stance is, ask as many people as you can and go from there. This will only stick with your forever so why not? If friends want to argue over it that's on them.

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....and then there are those who copy and paste the same question on multiple websites back to back, etc (that is within minutes) trolling for the 'bestest' answer
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yeah but what's wrong with that? If you ask what clear is good on this site everyone will say SPI a million times. What if I want an opinion on another clear? It makes sense to ask different people in my opinion. how other people react to it is another thing.
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....and then there are those who copy and paste the same question on multiple websites back to back, etc (that is within minutes) trolling for the 'bestest' answer
I can kinda understand that, you can look for the "bestest" answer in not so much to hear what you want to hear kinda answer, that's different. But to ask and get a few different answers and use the one that makes the most sense, or works best for you. When I did my convertible top I didn't do this on purpose but I found myself on two web sites discussing the project and learned something from both sites that helped me.

There are a LOT of ideas out there.

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