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What do you do…?

April 20th, 2008 by Cristina Costa

What do you do when have a techy question and your friends aren’t online?

A year or two a go I would tell you that my first reaction would be to try to find a discussion forum where I could post my queries and get answers from different individuals within a short period of time. These days this has however become my second option.

First I check youtube to see if there are some good video tutorials out there which may help me solve my problem. And the truth is that many times I succeed to find exactly what I am looking for. It’s just happened today when I was trying to figure out why on earth the podpress plugin of my other blog wasn’t working. [ and yes, it was because of the earth day event 😀 ] I youtube-d and found this awesome video, which helped me solve the problem. Well, it was actually thanks to “Blogtatics“, who bothered to create and share the tutorial. I am delighted with all the generosity of these people who enable others to learn because they share what they create… just like that!
So, in short, what I do when I need to solve a techy problem and my friends aren’t online is very simple! I just “youtube”.  If that doesn’t work, then I google to link to other sites where I can find some answers. If that doesn’t work either, I will probably wait till my friends come online or I come across them somewhere. I hardly ever used a hand-book when it comes to solve techy problems. Actually, I don’t use technical handbooks at all. 🙂

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