Hey lurkers, help the newbies...

Discussion in 'Archived Threads 2001-2004' started by Vince Maskeeper, Feb 4, 2002.

  1. Vince Maskeeper

    Vince Maskeeper Producer

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    Just wanted to post a note to those that hang heavily in AH with time to waste [​IMG]
    Put you time to good use helping in the Newbie "HOME THEATER BASICS" area! There are only a small handful of us fielding questions in the newbie area- and I think the area would benefit greatly from more input.
    http://www.hometheaterforum.com/htfo...?s=&forumid=50
    Most of the questions and concepts are pretty simple- and if you have more than 100 posts on this forum, you should be able to handle the majority of them.
    So, take a few minutes and check out this new area and offer some advice. Heck here's a thread to get you started:
    http://www.hometheaterforum.com/htfo...threadid=43911
    Do you like the picture you get after calibrating with Avia?
    Thanks
    Vince
     
  2. Scott Hayes

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  3. BrianW

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    There's a newbie secion now? Cool! I get to be a Know-It-All again!
    I will now dedicate my life to converting these innocent newbie souls into widescreen elitist bastards, just like me!
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  4. Ted Lee

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    i make a concerted effort to bounce in there at least once or twice a day. they do post pretty basic questions. but i keep tailing vince, bob, denward, bill, et al...and they keep stealing all the good advice! [​IMG]
    i agree that it's a great section to help newbies out. it's nice to be able to "give back" to the community.
    now if we can just train them to use the search function. [​IMG]
     
  5. Dennis Nicholls

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    OK vince was that enough????
     
  6. Denward

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    What's the matter, Vince? Tired of answering the same questions over and over again all by yourself?[​IMG]
     
  7. Ted Lee

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    there's that denward again...! [​IMG]
     
  8. Denward

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  9. Jack Briggs

    Jack Briggs Executive Producer

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    Actually, the beginner's section is good for the vets to check in with too.
     
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  11. Rain

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    Alas, hardware is not my strong suit. I've looked over the area, but I find most of the questions are probably best answered by people more knowledgeable in that area.
    Page me if anyone has questions about 2001: A Space Odyssey or Vertigo. [​IMG]
     
  12. Seth Paxton

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    Vince, I'm sure you noticed that I started coming over there to help out as well.

    It's definately a good idea for a section.
     
  13. Vince Maskeeper

    Vince Maskeeper Producer

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    Thanks guys!

    It just seemed that we had a core group of like 3-4 people offering opinions- and it's MUCH better to get a wider base of thoughts rather than to hear me blab over and over again.

    Heck- even if you agree with what has already been posted- maybe you can chime in and say so.

    It also good to have the same thing explained 2-3 different ways, because you never know what is going to "click" with someone! I try to use analogy as much as possible- but sometimes a different wording or a more basic explaination is helpful!

    Again- thanks guys... I'm trying to keep a consistant level of 20 or so people as regulars to keep the question turn around and level of advice as high as possible.

    Thanks!

    Vince
     

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