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but it's disorder surely dissert wouldn't be last?
after many otherwise intelligent sounding suggestions that achieved nothing the nice folks at Technet said the only solution was to low level format my hard disk then reinstall my signature. Sadly, this still didn't fix the issue!
Depends on the type of question. If it's a "this doesn't work / what's wrong" then it's QA for sure. If it's a narrative or liable to be a long discussion, then the forums are a better bet as conversations is what they are all about.
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The discussion boards are for discussions. Possibly rambling, possibly focused, but free-form without necessarily requiring a reply to be an answer. Great for exploring or discussing a topic.
Quick Answers is for direct, specific questions and direct answers. It's not a place to have long discussions. Questions need to be posed in a way that means they are understandable and have a chance at being answered, and answers should be focused and to the point.
Discussions for discussing. Quick Answers for answering quickly.