Why questions don't get answered, or "No, I've already RTFM, tell me the answer!"

alan alan at clueserver.org
Thu Dec 29 22:12:10 UTC 2005

On Thu, 29 Dec 2005, Scot L. Harris wrote:

> On Thu, 2005-12-29 at 16:37, Les Mikesell wrote:
> > On Thu, 2005-12-29 at 15:29, Scot L. Harris wrote:
> > 
> > > 5. Many feel it is better to teach people how to fish instead of just
> > > giving them a fish.
> > 
> > Yes, teach a man to fish and he'll waste the rest of his life
> > in a boat with a 6-pack of beer...  Teach a man to search the
> > internet and he'll leave you alone for at least a week.
> > 
> I like that one!  :)

The one that seems to apply here is:

"Give a man a match and he will be warm for a day.
 Set a man on fire and he will be warm for the rest of his life."

"George W. Bush -- Bringing back the Sixties one Nixon at a time."

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