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Re: I visit PM primarily to...

by rinceWind (Monsignor)
on Oct 13, 2005 at 10:23 UTC ( #499842=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to I visit PM primarily to...

Help Others definitely

That's certainly what I spend the majority of my time doing on PM. It keeps the grey cells ticking over when I'm not being stimulated at work.

Helping others makes me feel good - that I am doing something useful in the world. I'm probably accruing a big pot of virtual karma; it does mean that I have little hesitation posting my questions here when I do need to know something, or share and discuss my insights in meditations (though I tend to use my use.perl journal for insights that don't warrant discussion).

Helping others is a strong function of on-line communities, well certainly the more useful ones. I think this is the concept that makes this website unique. Colleagues are often amazed about how quickly I get responses to questions posted here, especially compared with third party software vendors.

--

Oh Lord, won’t you burn me a Knoppix CD ?
My friends all rate Windows, I must disagree.
Your powers of persuasion will set them all free,
So oh Lord, won’t you burn me a Knoppix CD ?
(Missquoting Janis Joplin)


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