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Offline johnhood

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Waiting for the red lights to turn green
« on: Tuesday 22 September 20 09:05 BST (UK) »
Good morning, like so many other rootschatters I enjoy reading new requests and trying to help BUT I do not have a Mercedes and always at the back of the grid in getting in a reply before those who are at the front and can touch type have been there , read the book and on the next lap. I only hope I never get on Who wants to be a Millionaire with some of you as you guys will have typed in your answers and be winnings thousands😊😊
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Re: Waiting for the red lights to turn green
« Reply #1 on: Tuesday 22 September 20 10:47 BST (UK) »
John, just remember the fable of the tortoise and the hare.

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Re: Waiting for the red lights to turn green
« Reply #2 on: Tuesday 22 September 20 11:39 BST (UK) »
Well, you were first this time. Well done.
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Re: Waiting for the red lights to turn green
« Reply #3 on: Tuesday 22 September 20 11:48 BST (UK) »
Good morning, like so many other rootschatters I enjoy reading new requests and trying to help BUT I do not have a Mercedes and always at the back of the grid in getting in a reply before those who are at the front and can touch type have been there , read the book and on the next lap. I only hope I never get on Who wants to be a Millionaire with some of you as you guys will have typed in your answers and be winnings thousands😊😊
John

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Re: Waiting for the red lights to turn green
« Reply #4 on: Tuesday 22 September 20 12:09 BST (UK) »
On a very few occasions I think I might be able to help and am able to reply ahead of other people.

Then I find that my reply was either wrong, or dealt with a less helpful part of the query, and others more expert than myself come in and solve the issue (or at least add miles more helpful suggestions) before I've stopped kicking myself.

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Re: Waiting for the red lights to turn green
« Reply #5 on: Tuesday 22 September 20 12:15 BST (UK) »
It happens to us all. I cant touch type either.

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Re: Waiting for the red lights to turn green
« Reply #6 on: Tuesday 22 September 20 16:09 BST (UK) »
As Rena Comments

"like so many other Rootschatters I too enjoy reading new requests" but a mistake some of us make is posting at the wrong time. Should I be making an enquiry about someone who lived on the Falkland Islands then (as we all know)  they are GMT plus 3 hours. Hong Kong ?  Have to look it up. Post when they are up and about not us, even if we have to post at our midnight. 

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Re: Waiting for the red lights to turn green
« Reply #7 on: Tuesday 22 September 20 16:19 BST (UK) »
As Rena Comments

"like so many other Rootschatters I too enjoy reading new requests" but a mistake some of us make is posting at the wrong time.

I would say that a mistake some make is posting a query then logging off so that they are not able to answer any questions that may arise from lack of information in initial post.  Time of day does not matter as there are people on here with access to a wealth of resources 24/7  ;D
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Re: Waiting for the red lights to turn green
« Reply #8 on: Tuesday 22 September 20 17:10 BST (UK) »
... er... who says the first response is always the finest? Keep on at it!
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