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    There are many on this forum that are "real" experts, with years of experience regarding what to do, how to do it, etc.



    However, most posts asking information are missing a VERY IMPORTANT piece of REQUIRED information.



    "WHAT IS THE VEHICLE, HOW OLD IS THE VEHICLE, WHAT COLOR IS THE VEHICLE, ETC, ETC"



    Would you go to your doctor, your attorney, your tax accountant, etc and not be able to provide basic answers to basic concerns/problems you may be experiencing?



    Please, all, think about what you are asking for information regarding and provide the basic information so you may be assisted.



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    Please don`t consider the first post as a "put down" on anyone.



    It is simple, none of any who have years of experience in dealing with vehicles, their paint, trim, corossion, etc are MIND READERS, and we do respect that you care about your concern with your vehicle.



    However, as stated, "WE ARE NOT MIND READERS" and therefore require some actual information other than the usual "I want to fix my trim", "I have a scratch", my friend`s car has "whatever".



    Diagnois of concerns is no different for people with expertise than a doctor, lawyer, etc when it comes to attempting to aid one miles away from the concern.



    INFORMATION--PLEASE--TO THE BEST OF YOUR ABILITIES IS REQUIRED!



    Grumpy

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    sticky needed
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    Good idea, however not sure that new people to the forum have any idea about what a "sticky" is.

    The new ones come on, usually after being around forums that have less true professional`s to respond to them and just start asking the same sort of questions, not truly understanding that a "scratch" is not always a scratch, a "dull trim" is not always such, that those "little specks" may be much more than what anyone where they have been can truly find them a responsible, intelligent answer.



    Don`t have an answer to all, just suggesting that those who make their living as a professional detailer do not have to waste time asking simple questions to "what the heck" are they really attempting to find a resolution to what the poster is seeking.



    Grumpy

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    Quote Originally Posted by gmblack3
    sticky needed


    Agreed. This thread has been stickied.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ron Ketcham
    Good idea, however not sure that new people to the forum have any idea about what a "sticky" is.

    The new ones come on, usually after being around forums that have less true professional`s to respond to them and just start asking the same sort of questions, not truly understanding that a "scratch" is not always a scratch, a "dull trim" is not always such, that those "little specks" may be much more than what anyone where they have been can truly find them a responsible, intelligent answer.



    Don`t have an answer to all, just suggesting that those who make their living as a professional detailer do not have to waste time asking simple questions to "what the heck" are they really attempting to find a resolution to what the poster is seeking.



    Grumpy


    100% agreed! Not to mention that by offering a "professional opinion" or recommendation there is the potential of opening yourself up to a lawsuit if your suggestion causes damage to a vehicle (yes, I realize insurance is available to cover this, and also that it is difficult to make such litigation stick in this sort of venue) and getting as much information as possible ahead of time will mitigate risk exposure considerably.



    All around it`s just a good idea to make it clear to people that making a wild guess isn`t necessarily the smartest thing for anyone involved.
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    Charlie, in my years of wandering about various forums, this, with it`s new ownership (hat is off to 3D) and the most informative one on the net.

    That said, as you posted, professionals address all areas of the business, from making paint shine to running a good business.

    No one needs someone to come on and ask questions without providing some important information.

    How else can you or the other professionals be able to aid those who don`t know what the pro`s know?

    Grumpy

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    Agreed. Before putting a question one should check that if is right platform to ask the questions. It may cause harm to your vehicle because there maybe their are wild guesses and one should check the authenticity behind the facts posted.
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    Quote Originally Posted by williamsabigail
    Agreed. Before putting a question one should check that if is right platform to ask the questions. It may cause harm to your vehicle because there maybe their are wild guesses and one should check the authenticity behind the facts posted.


    Always keep an open mind. Any material presented is usually an interpretation of personal experience, objective research and information gathered; so any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk. I would strongly suggest that you verify any information that anyone else shares with you.
    What gets overlooked too often is that one must be a student before becoming a teacher.
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