## Before You Ask ## - Engage your brain! We understand that running into a problem can turn off the rational centers of the brain, but please sit back and think for a bit about your problem before running off to find help. All too often a little common sense is all you need. - Search the [MSSQL manual](http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb510741(v=sql.120).aspx). MSDN contains a lot of examples and comments, it is likely your issue has come up before. It is also likely there is a manual in your own language, making it even easier. - Search the forum. If you're having a …

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## Before You Ask ## - Engage your brain! We understand that running into a problem can turn off the rational centers of the brain, but please sit back and think for a bit about your problem before running off to find help. All too often a little common sense is all you need. - Search the [MySQL manual](http://dev.mysql.com/doc/). The MySQL manual contains a lot of examples and comments, it is likely your issue has come up before. It is also likely there is a MySQL manual in your own language, making it even easier. - Search the forum. If …

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# NOTE # This was a PHP sticky, and I am working to turn it into a development sticky. If you have any comments, additions or other observations, please reply to [this thread](https://www.daniweb.com/community-center/daniweb-community-feedback/threads/505442/read-this-before-posting-sticky). # Before you ask # - Read our [Forum Rules](https://www.daniweb.com/welcome/rules). - Engage your brain! We understand that running into a problem can turn off the rational centers of the brain, but please sit back and think for a bit about your problem before running off to find help. All too often a little common sense is all you need. - Search the official manuals. Usually, the official …

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## Before You Ask ## - Read our [Forum Rules](http://www.daniweb.com/community/rules). - Engage your brain! We understand that running into a problem can turn off the rational centers of the brain, but please sit back and think for a bit about your problem before running off to find help. All too often a little common sense is all you need. - Search the forum. If you're having a problem, chances are good that someone else has had the same problem. Please search the forum for existing answers before starting a new thread. Nothing is more irritating to a long time member …

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The End.