whenever i see someone ask a question about computers that i feel is obvious, rather than saying READ THE MANUAL DO IT YOURSELF or HOW COULD YOU BE THIS UNINTELLIGENT i just explain how to do the thing, thus giving people a good experience with the community instead of making people associate linux users with smug, condescending, self-righteous asses

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@lynnesbian In so many cases, too, it actually takes _less_ time to just give the damn answer than it does to tell someone to read "the manual." The wild success of StackOverflow is a heap of evidence to support my claim.

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