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Re: Fellow listers ...

quk@sievers.com (Phil Payne) wrote:

> I think I've seen at least three instances, today alone, of someone 
> posting a relatively normal question and getting multiple, very similar 
> if not identical, pieces of advice.
> Is this happening because of the volume of posts?  People are starting 
> to read 90 or more emails, and answer as they go - before they reach 
> the end, they read someone else's answer to the question they just 
> answered 25 emails back.

Some of this might be caused by (and more attributed to) Digest Lag.  I
sent this after reading #757, no other replies on the subject.

> Or do multiple similar answers actually help the questioner by raising 
> his/her confidence that the answer is right?

I would prefer a confirmation (but not ten) for some questions, but
perhaps not if the original response comes from an Audi deity.

Praying for guidance,

Dave Weiss
'91 V8 5-spd
'93 90 CS UnQ