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You just get a feel for who can be helped and who can't. I can predict with a very high success rate who is not going to respond to requests for more info, who is going to just re-iterate the problem, who is just going to respond "Can you show me the code". Most people need a very specific answer and unless you can provide that specific answer then you're usually wasting your time. Anyone who says they got an error but don't think the text of the error is important enough to include in the question, or the line the error happened, or anyone who thinks "doesn't work" is enough information for someone to help them simply doesn't have the coding mindset. They don't think like a coder and I'm not sure that's something you can teach.

In some respects the internet is widening the coding gap. It is now so easy just to give up at the first hurdle, dump your code somewhere and say "gimmie codez pls, its urgent", but what do people learn from others fixing their problems? Sometimes very little...give a man a fish and all that. Back when I was flipping switches on the front of a PDP-11 to input a program I had written on paper and converted to binary assembler instructions by hand there was no pdp11overflow to go on and say that my Polish notation "doesn't work", the only option you had was to learn debugging strategies.
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