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Old 2020-07-11, 02:41   #15
R.D. Silverman
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Nov 2003
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Originally Posted by R.D. Silverman View Post
It requires time to read the question, even if no response is given.

Why do you presume that dealing with their posts is stressful? I call it amusement.
And silence gives an implied consent that troll questions are OK.

If you want to turn this sub-forum into sci.math, I feel sorry for you. A failure to
perform even a little diligence will turn this forum into sci.math. Cranks, trolls,
and people unwilling to learn should go somewhere else. Questions posed
by people who are unwilling to put in an effort should be discouraged.

Yes, this is my opinion.
And there is another valid reasons for not simply answering such questions:

"Give a man a fish and he eats for a day. Teach a man to fish and he eats for a
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