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Why do people tend to assume that they know more than the person asking a question?

If I ask you for your opinion on steak, I don't really give a damn about your opinions on fish. I asked you about steak!

If I ask you a specific question about HP-brand media, I don't give a damn about your opinions of other media. I asked you about HP media!

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Why do people tend to assume that they know more than the person asking a question?
Because the person asking the question has already shown that there is at least one thing he/she doesn't know, giving the other person the chance of playing omniscient?

Or perhaps because the person answering is looking beneath the surface of the question asked in order to answer what is perceived to be the deeper question?

Or perhaps because people generally tend to think they're smarter than any other random person?

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If I ask you for your opinion on steak, I don't really give a damn about your opinions on fish. I asked you about steak!
But what if I really want to talk about fish? Isn't it then obvious that your question about steaks is a really good way of getting into the far more interesting topic - fish!

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If I ask you a specific question about HP-brand media, I don't give a damn about your opinions of other media. I asked you about HP media!

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lol, because people think you are too ignorant and need to learn about other products such as fish that might be better thans steal lol

on an 'off topic note';
And insidently, however u spell that, i thought hp media was poo anyway>? lol
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Why do people tend to assume that they know more than the person asking a question?

If I ask you for your opinion on steak, I don't really give a damn about your opinions on fish. I asked you about steak!

If I ask you a specific question about HP-brand media, I don't give a damn about your opinions of other media. I asked you about HP media!

Dammit!

I guess its the same reason why people ask questions with no intentions of hearing what others have to say in the first place....most just like to ask questions to appear to want knowledge but really they just like to hear themselves talk.....
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Why do people tend to assume that they know more than the person asking a question?
becuase they wanna help...or do their best trying

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If I ask you for your opinion on steak, I don't really give a damn about your opinions on fish. I asked you about steak!
because if steak sux...you should know about it....when fish is offered as an alternative option...it's to help...this is a place to help others....not to piss and moan about your poor choice of steak...when you should have come here first to find out the best....options..

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If I ask you a specific question about HP-brand media, I don't give a damn about your opinions of other media. I asked you about HP media!

Dammit!
you've come to a place that tries to help...not hinder...if you would've read or "searched"...you would have found that HP sux...in every respect of the word....also...now you know...don't ask again...just assume...then see how things turn out....or....come back to a place that has over a quarter of a million members who might know a thing or 2 about....what you wanna know
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Why do people tend to assume that they know more than the person asking a question?
Becase this is the internet and everyone knows more than everyone else. Fact!!

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If I ask you for your opinion on steak, I don't really give a damn about your opinions on fish. I asked you about steak!
But Fish is a viable alternative to Steak. A person with many choices is wiser than someone with none.

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If I ask you a specific question about HP-brand media, I don't give a damn about your opinions of other media. I asked you about HP media!
Becase HP media sucks. You should only be using TY or Verbatim.

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Becase HP media sucks. You should only be using TY or Verbatim.

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Why do people tend to assume that they know more than the person asking a question?
Because I know more than you?

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If I ask you for your opinion on steak, I don't really give a damn about your opinions on fish. I asked you about steak!
You will get my opinion on fish,steak,lobster,duck and everything else for that matter.I dont care if you dont want my opinion.

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If I ask you a specific question about HP-brand media, I don't give a damn about your opinions of other media. I asked you about HP media!
You will get my opinion on HP branded media,Maxell branded media,TY branded media,WTF branded media.I dont care if you dont want my opinion.

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you've come to a place that tries to help...not hinder...if you would've read or "searched"...you would have found that HP sux...in every respect of the word
Speaking of hindering... , this is absolutely false. The only HP media that is average to poor is their 16x +R discs (because of consistency issues). Their 8x and slower media is excellent media in particular.
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I guess its the same reason why people ask questions with no intentions of hearing what others have to say in the first place....most just like to ask questions to appear to want knowledge but really they just like to hear themselves talk.....
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I would of used SHEARCH
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If I ask you a specific question about HP-brand media, I don't give a damn about your opinions of other media. I asked you about HP media!
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Why do people tend to assume that they know more than the person asking a question?

If I ask you for your opinion on steak, I don't really give a damn about your opinions on fish. I asked you about steak!

If I ask you a specific question about HP-brand media, I don't give a damn about your opinions of other media. I asked you about HP media!

Dammit!
So what was your question ?
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And here I was thinking straight men got your fire roaring

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Why do people tend to assume that they know more than the person asking a question?

If I ask you for your opinion on steak, I don't really give a damn about your opinions on fish. I asked you about steak!

If I ask you a specific question about HP-brand media, I don't give a damn about your opinions of other media. I asked you about HP media!

Dammit!
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So what was your question ?
Hello negritude,

I've just read your thread on HP-branded media. It merely asks why it is seldom discounted, while most other major brands of media get discounted heavily at times. (After all, you never asked about whether that brand of media is of good or bad quality.) While most of the responses circumvent the topic by giving assessments of the quality of that brand of media, I gave an honest answer in your thread:

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And, now that everyone has done his or her best to explain their views, would the OP care to comment?
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Why do people tend to assume that they know more than the person asking a question?
Is the question, assuming it's not a rethorical question, not meant to educate and teach the person who asked the question? Isn't therefore the person who asked the question less knowledgable about the subject in the question than the person who answers it correctly might be?

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If I ask you for your opinion on steak, I don't really give a damn about your opinions on fish. I asked you about steak!
You didn't ask me anything. But how about a nice salmon steak?

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If I ask you a specific question about HP-brand media, I don't give a damn about your opinions of other media. I asked you about HP media!
But what if HP media sucks and the person who gives the opinion does that because he cares about you deeply and wants to protect you from doing harm to yourself?

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I would of used SHEARCH

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Because this is the Internet and thats how things are done on the Net !!!!
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