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Q: clarifications ( Answered 3 out of 5 stars,   1 Comment )
Subject: clarifications
Category: Computers
Asked by: captdave-ga
List Price: $2.00
Posted: 28 Nov 2002 08:41 PST
Expires: 28 Dec 2002 08:41 PST
Question ID: 115987
I have 4 answers to a question. 3 of them ask for clarification and I
can't find any way to do that. I need help here from the webmaster or
somebody like that.
Dave Wheeler
Subject: Re: clarifications
Answered By: legolas-ga on 28 Nov 2002 09:24 PST
Rated:3 out of 5 stars
Hi captdave,

First off, I'd like to clarify for you that the Google Answer
Researchers are independent contractors for Google Answers. We are,
however, well versed in Google Answers policy and can assist you in
using Google Answers.

I did a search for questions asked by you on Google Answers. What I
found were five total questions asked (including this one), one
question which expired, and three answered (not including this one, as
it isn't answered "yet" :-)  ).

The expired question:
epson downloads & blank web page
is finished in all manner: there is no way to post new comments,
clarifications and/or answers to that question.

The three answered questions:

upgrade video card

computer won't turn off

recording photos on CD

have various sets of Clarification Requests, comments and answers.

One of my fellow researchers, skermit-ga, prepared an excellent
tutorial on the many options that appear to a Question Asker (such as
yourself). You can view his tutorial, "What to do after you ask a
question on Google Answers
" at:

Basically, the flow of the question goes like this:

1) You ask the question.
2) A researcher may answer the question outright - in which case the
question is answered. Or, the researcher may ask for "Clarification".
If the researcher asks for clarification, you may respond to that
request to give more details or to suggest alternatives.
3) Once a question is answered, YOU may ask the researcher (the one
who answered the question) for clarification of the answer. The
researcher then would respond to your request.
4) At all times, ANYONE may post a "Comment". Comments may be posted
by any registered user (you included!), including Google Answer
Researchers. Request for Clarifications and answers may ONLY be posted
by Google Answer Researchers.

I hope this helps you understand some more about Google Answers.



Other links of interest:

Google's "Google Answers FAQ" (FAQ stands for "Frequently Asked

Search suggestions:

You can find out what questions people have asked (like I did in this
case) by typing their username (for example, "Legolas-ga" into the
"Search Google Answers for" box on the front page of Google Answers
which is located at:
captdave-ga rated this answer:3 out of 5 stars
never did find a clarifications box for a specific question and I
still need to get out of this thing and stop more answers.

Subject: Re: clarifications
From: brudenell-ga on 28 Nov 2002 09:40 PST
... And don't forget to 'sign in' otherwise the post clarrification
boxes etc. will not be available or even shown.

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