More on knowledge

gnappiOctober 30, 2011

I've been reading the snippy replies referring a poster to use the search function but bear in mind that the search function usually contains dated material that the poster needs to know something about now.

Some things that could date or otherwise make many or most searches moot.

1. Dated material. If someone wants to know something about obtaining cuttings, it's useless to read posts 6 or more months old. Another example would be cutting availability.

2. Cultivar / race specific Q's are not going to get a decent answer with other races.

3. Geography. I think trees grow in reasonably specific conditions within a range of temperatures or soil, or sunlight needs. Criticizing someone for posting an opinion who is out of one region in say South America versus the southern US does nothing to gain understanding on other places where trees thrive.

Personally I LIKE comments from out of my geographical area and issues pertaining to specificity on a time / date issue no matter how often I see them, after all nobody HAS to read them or comment on those that annoy them.

Maybe a stronger administrative presence here would be a good thing?

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jsvand5

Here is a thread that may help

Here is a link that might be useful: link

    Bookmark   October 30, 2011 at 4:31PM
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murahilin(10 fl)

Thanks for that link jsvand. Did you use the search function to find it?

    Bookmark   October 30, 2011 at 6:00PM
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jsvand5

I did actually. Worked great.

    Bookmark   October 30, 2011 at 6:29PM
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ohiojay(z6 OH)

Sides are splitting here! Sheehan...can you do a search for me on how to avoid this? I'm awful busy. Thanks!

    Bookmark   October 30, 2011 at 8:05PM
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gnappi

Yeah, I did a search on this subject before posting, and there were so many I had to post another.

    Bookmark   October 30, 2011 at 8:45PM
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hmhausman(FL 10B)

Is this thread about More on Knowledge or Moron Knowledge?? I am beginning to wonder. :=))

    Bookmark   October 30, 2011 at 8:57PM
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