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Why I do not answer every posting

Tim McElwain
Tim McElwain Member Posts: 4,588
I received an e-mail from someone who was upset that I did not answer their posting. I do not answer every posting for a very good reason most of the time. That is others have adequately answered the question or concern and I do not need to chime in. There are some very talented people available on this website and my many years of posting here have taught me that if something has been adequately answered do not put in my .02 cents worth.

Also for that persons concern Dan Holohan does not pay me and I am not a member of his staff. I post here as do many others with no desire to be paid but to only help those who need help.
RobGGordyHarvey RamerJean-David BeyerIronmangcp13kcoppjonny88R ManninoCharlie from wmassZman


  • wrxz24
    wrxz24 Member Posts: 301
    I must say, I appreciate all the help I received from everyone on here, including you Tim. I envy you guys, I really do.
  • BobC
    BobC Member Posts: 5,401
    Tim, you always offer your expertise when it's needed and I appreciate that.

    Smith G8-3 with EZ Gas @ 90,000 BTU, Single pipe steam
    Vaporstat with a 12oz cut-out and 4oz cut-in
    3PSI gauge
  • unclejohn
    unclejohn Member Posts: 1,824
  • icesailor
    icesailor Member Posts: 7,265

    You're the BEST!!

    You're the diamond in a pile of rocks. Everyone should be able to find the diamond. Most never do.
  • Ironman
    Ironman Member Posts: 7,119
    unclejohn said:


    And all this time I thought my check from Dan was in the mail!
    Bob Boan
    You can choose to do what you want, but you cannot choose the consequences.
  • Jamie Hall
    Jamie Hall Member Posts: 21,096
    We get a raise, though, on the first of the year?
    Br. Jamie, osb
    Building superintendent/caretaker, 7200 sq. ft. historic house museum with dependencies in New England
  • vaporvac
    vaporvac Member Posts: 1,520
    edited December 2014
    I just can't get over that the advice of the professional and knowledgeable homeowners is so freely given as well as FREE.
    Two-pipe Trane vaporvacuum system; 1466 edr
    Twinned, staged Slantfin TR50s piped into 4" header with Riello G400 burners; 240K lead, 200K lag Btus. Controlled by Taco Relay and Honeywell RTH6580WF
  • R Mannino
    R Mannino Member Posts: 439
    Ironman said:

    unclejohn said:


    And all this time I thought my check from Dan was in the mail!
    Now I don't feel so bad my check didn't come!

  • icesailor
    icesailor Member Posts: 7,265
    Check your bank statement. My SS check is a direct deposit. Maybe it was directly deposited in your bank account.
  • DanHolohan
    DanHolohan Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 16,281
    I sent the check in a postcard. ;)
    Retired and loving it.
    IronmanCharlie from wmass
  • icesailor
    icesailor Member Posts: 7,265
    edited December 2014
    If you're concerned that the check might fall out of a postcard, you can always run it through a printer and put the check on the blank side.

    Just be sure to not put anything on the other side for the bank's purposes.