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    Ok, so im doing A level maths and i whenever i get stuck i post on here (i do try an ask my teacher during school). I do this quite often and feel like it would be better if i could PM someone - a lot easier than creating a new thread each time. So, if anyone wouldnt mind me asking them for help then please send me a message. Thanks
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    (Original post by kiiten)
    Ok, so im doing A level maths and i whenever i get stuck i post on here (i do try an ask my teacher during school). I do this quite often and feel like it would be better if i could PM someone - a lot easier than creating a new thread each time. So, if anyone wouldnt mind me asking them for help then please send me a message. Thanks
    Why not keep all your questions in one superthread? A lot of members in the past have done that.

    I do recommend this as an alternative to PM so you get a range of different help and don't have to wait for your PM helper to be available.
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    If you need help with a question I'll be happy to do so. I normally give information on what you may/will need to do rather than just running through the question itself.
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    (Original post by kiiten)
    Ok, so im doing A level maths and i whenever i get stuck i post on here (i do try an ask my teacher during school). I do this quite often and feel like it would be better if i could PM someone - a lot easier than creating a new thread each time. So, if anyone wouldnt mind me asking them for help then please send me a message. Thanks
    What's wrong with creating a new thread each and every time? Please don't PM people for help, others benefit from you asking questions on the forum! Plus you're more likely to get replies faster on the forum than depending on PM's.
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    If you need help with a question I'll be happy to do so. I normally give information on what you may/will need to do rather than just running through the question itself.
    Really!! Thank you, I appreciate it
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    (Original post by Zacken)
    What's wrong with creating a new thread each and every time? Please don't PM people for help, others benefit from you asking questions on the forum! Plus you're more likely to get replies faster on the forum than depending on PM's.
    I agree with this - there's nothing wrong with creating new threads. Better than a single thread but that's also an option.

    It will useful for future students who need similar help and find your threads.
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    (Original post by Zacken)
    What's wrong with creating a new thread each and every time? Please don't PM people for help, others benefit from you asking questions on the forum! Plus you're more likely to get replies faster on the forum than depending on PM's.
    Ok its just that i feel like im annoying people by asking questions all the time
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    (Original post by kiiten)
    Ok its just that i feel like im annoying people by asking questions all the time
    I've answered a fair few of your questions on here and not once have I felt annoyed in the slightest!

    I'd much rather you post however many threads on here than PM people.
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    (Original post by kiiten)
    Ok its just that i feel like im annoying people by asking questions all the time
    In this case, what you feel is the complete opposite of what is true

    Someone who gets annoyed by a question should not be helping on TSR.
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    (Original post by notnek)
    I agree with this - there's nothing wrong with creating new threads. Better than a single thread but that's also an option.

    It will useful for future students who need similar help and find your threads.
    If i create a single thread should i just tag people every time i ask a ques?
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    (Original post by kiiten)
    If i create a single thread should i just tag people every time i ask a ques?
    No don't do that - that could annoy people

    After a few questions, there should be enough people who have posted in your thread so you get help quickly when you post a new question.

    But there really is nothing wrong with creating new threads.
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    (Original post by kiiten)
    If i create a single thread should i just tag people every time i ask a ques?
    You needn't. People will see your updates and reply to them. You should be clear in labelling your thread as "Kitten superhelp thread" or something so that people know that when there are updates, it is because you have a new question! (OTOH, I don't mind being tagged, so feel free to tag me whenever, but you shouldn't tag people without their permission, I think)

    As notnek and I are saying, there's nothing wrong with creating a new thread each and every time, I guarantee you that nobody will be annoyed.
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    Right, thanks - ill do that now
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    (Original post by notnek)

    It will useful for future students who need similar help and find your threads.
    (Original post by notnek)
    In this case, what you feel is the complete opposite of what is true

    Someone who gets annoyed by a question should not be helping on TSR.
    Seconded.
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    Before (not for maths) people have been annoyed and said that i could have googled the answer (even though i do that before posting). Thats why i thought i was annoying people by constantly posting. - At least i know now that people are happy to help for maths
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    (Original post by kiiten)
    Before (not for maths) people have been annoyed and said that i could have googled the answer (even though i do that before posting). Thats why i thought i was annoying people by constantly posting. - At least i know now that people are happy to help for maths
    The maths forum is a friendly place! Just try and keep your questions specific, always post your own thoughts and attempts and people will be very glad to help.
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    (Original post by kiiten)
    Before (not for maths) people have been annoyed and said that i could have googled the answer (even though i do that before posting). Thats why i thought i was annoying people by constantly posting. - At least i know now that people are happy to help for maths
    If you do plan to post questions regularly, please make sure you include all of your thoughts and working.
 
 
 
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