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Author Topic: Suggestion - template for asking beginner questions  (Read 2898 times)

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Re: Suggestion - template for asking beginner questions
« Reply #15 on: July 18, 2013, 02:36:14 pm »
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People wondering about their path is like the #1 question. So many newbies have asked it I was wondering if anything could be done. But, yeah, terribly complicated subject. I hope there are good answers out there.

 
The thing is, people asking about their path is such an individual thing, y'know? Different people will have parts they care about a lot (and things they don't, and things that do turn out to matter to them, but they don't know it yet because they don't know it's relevant.)

I thought about this a lot when I was writing this page on my website, and basically got to the point where I figured I could do some very general gesturing ("If these things speak to you, you might it worth looking at X") but beyond that, it gets a lot more individual (and people making their own threads is a lot easier to follow than having it all mingled.)

(That said, some way to *find* those threads easily would take someone maintaining it, but might be very useful.)
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Re: Suggestion - template for asking beginner questions
« Reply #16 on: July 18, 2013, 04:13:00 pm »
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The thing is, people asking about their path is such an individual thing, y'know?


Your page is good; don't know if I could write something better. Is it easy for newbies to find? On another website where I chat, there's a newcomers group, and some of the really informative discussions have been put into a FAQ sticky, which is so far working well. Maybe something like that could work here.

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