Unanswered questions

Discussion in 'Site Discussions & Suggestions' started by drakorex, Mar 1, 2011.

  1. drakorex
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    drakorex GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    I'm still a bit of a novice as far as forums go, and I was just curious. What is the proper forum etiquette when nobody answers a question that you would really like answered?
     
  2. Where did you post this question?
     
  3. drakorex
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    drakorex GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Here on GBAtemp
     
  4. Could you link me to it?

    EDIT: Are you talking about this? If yes, then wait for a while because you just posted it.
     
  5. Rydian

    Rydian Resident Furvertâ„¢

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    You need to wait a while before you can be sure that nobody answers it.

    For example I never even knew that thread existed because you posted it very recently and it's not in a section I go to regularly.

    Now that I see it and know the answer, I can post it. However if I did not know the answer I would not post (and nothing you do could fix that, you'd need to keep waiting until somebody that knows the answer posts).
     
  6. drakorex
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    drakorex GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Not that thread specifically, but there are a few older theads that have gotten quite a few views but nobody posted anything. I am smart enough to realize that a thread that I post today may not see much attention all at once.
     
  7. Vigilante

    Vigilante TempLurker

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    As simple as posting bump to make it appear again on the current topic list in the front page
     
  8. ShadowSoldier

    ShadowSoldier GBAtemp Guru

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    Except if you do it too soon or too much, it's not allowed... isn't it?
     
  9. Infinite Zero

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    Correct. And some don't answer a question because they don't know the answer. Sometimes?
     
  10. Sir-Fritz

    Sir-Fritz GBAtemp Maniac

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    And don't post or bump really old threads because noone likes a necro.
     
  11. Arithmatics

    Arithmatics I'll be holding on to you. ;}

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    But the sudden nostalgic rush you get when you read what you posted ages ago gets me going. I was gonna bump the first threads in each sub forum. Then I remembered the T&C i skipped when registering and then realised I might lose the best thing that happened to my gaming life. :/

    /end epiphany.