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[Status update] Sometimes I wonder if people actually read the content they are replying to...

"I can't do this and that." - "Well, did you do what you need to do that was written in the piece of content you are replying to right now?" - "No, what do I need to do?" - "Read the text above!"

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"To get into your new car, you have to unlock the door, open it and just sit down in the seat." - "I can't sit down!" - "Have you unlocked the door and opened it?" - "What door?"

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I mean, this isn't even an IT thing. *cries a bit* Time to get a coffee.

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May 18, 2017 at 06:30 AM
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And often they even tell in question "I am a taxi driver"

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Yeah, but a new one. Like that is explaining this...

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and if it's not too much trouble, can you please provide the car as well :)

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So often I want to answer "Do you have the boxes the computer came in?"

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No - but there's a power cut....

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So you can ask them to ship it back and tell them to go do something else more in their skill set? :-)

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"I need to get a driver's license first? Whaaaat... My client is already in the back seat and they are in a hurry. Buckle up! Yeee-how!"

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Or: "And while we're at it: How does this car thing work?"

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Wow... someone needs some programming training ASAP. ^^

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Wow! I always love these kind...."can please anyone help me or send me the code ? its very very urgent (the best part!!!!) I am new to sap XYZ (insert area of knowledge here...and this almost beats the previous line!)"

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https://answers.sap.com/questions/204814/need-help-in-creating-an-fs-for-an-invoice-acknowl.html?childToView=204841#comment-204841

One example...where the OP expect SCN team to help them to understand their business requiremnet
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Wow. Loved the post so much that decided to share with the moderators. :)

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Yeah... and then got it deleted. bah!!

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"I'm starting Formula 1 race right now. How do I turn the wheel? Was it "right tighty"? Someone help me, I'm new to this."

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you forgot to mention it's very urgent... the corner is coming up very fast :)

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and I always wonder what kind of team lead/manager would give such a very very urgent development to someone that is completely new to SAP XYZ...

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The kind of manager, who will happily report a month later how his team reduced the per-hour cost of support and implementation :)

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And then caused the client to take on some proper consultants to sort out the mess.

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Of course we're all so glad there has never been a question like "Help! Need to replace forum with another software, never done that before, it's really urgent!" on the former SDN/SCN.

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Here's another one hot off the press: ABAP Code for Report

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Dang!!! It is already gone....so now I can only imagine what it might have been......"Dear gurus.....new to ABAP.....client requirement......very VERY urgent......step-by-step.....see screenshot"

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It was reasonably politely written request along the lines of I need program to produce output like this: <excel screenshot> from table XYZ.

Its amazing how many companies don't seem to have any other developers...

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food for thoughts, meaningful questions from the last 11 hours

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Shame. It's been deleted......

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More like dead and decayed.....(aka deleted)

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I love your reply Mario!

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The sad thing is the "noise" in the stream this kind of questions generate, making interesting ones to virtually disappear.

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Dang! This one roped me in! It actually looked like a legit good question.....and then the comment to my answer......IT'S A TRAP!!!!!

https://answers.sap.com/questions/207443/ess-timesheet-plan-hours-are-empty.html?childToView=208290#answer-208290

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LOL, Chris, walked right into it. :)

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I see nothing wrong with that response/answer. Although you know the next step....OP will answer you back with "functional spec template please" and then mark his as "best answer".

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Jelena whips hard some bums!

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"whips some bums hard.....", or colloquially "whips a*se".

We'll get you speaking English yet Simone! :-))

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i'll stick to italian...or even better my city's dialect, with a good 60% of Lombard's words from the 600 (and i mean 600, not 1600 ;) )

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"When my people were writing philosophy your people were still swinging from trees." (c) My Big Fat Greek Wedding :)

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Ahahahaha

Sorry, i cannot help and vaunt a bit about my town history: i'm an history-addicted and i love to discover little things (or big ones) about it :)

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Oh look, it's been accepted as the right answer and closed... ;-)

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The OP upvoted Jelena's answer, too. :D

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Almost fell off a chair when I saw the email. :)

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Moderators have other powers than just deleting posts...

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...and let us now forget the tried and true "if you don't like the answers given, post the same exact question with a slightly different subject line in a new thread every so many days until one of the threads gets the result you want. Bonus points for those that show double/triple digits for "questions" but ZERO for "answers"!!!

Here is my recent run in with one of these folks....

https://answers.sap.com/questions/208281/how-to-find-the-text-displayed-on-fpm-application.html

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Well, it says "Team Portal", duh. "Hey, I didn't ask that question, it's that guy! Whom are you talking about? I didn't ask it! No, it's him! Who? That guy! Ah, he is on vacation today. Oh..."

Clearly M. Night Shyamalan got the idea from SCN.

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I have a dump. surely it's clear for a guru what's the issue and what are the next steps :)

euh?

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My users post these kind of dumps, too. But they are users, not the people who should fix them and therefor know that this info is kind of useless and the real helpful stuff comes further down.

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don't know if they even bother scrolling down.

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We have a special term for these on SCN - "the dump dump". You know, like "the spec dump" but with a short dump. :)

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To be fair, they did start off with "Dear experts..." and not "gurus" this time...

https://answers.sap.com/questions/212885/wanted-to-create-a-wage-type-ie-marriage-gift.html?childToView=213456#answer-213456

....but it did get my blood boiling.

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To be fair, the OP starts with "Wanted to...", so I don't think it's a question at all, just the utterance of a former goal:)

Of course, nostalgic stories of "once planned activities" might fit better in the fun place CC.

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"Wanted to do my job but then realized I could just ask SCN do it for me" :) Sounds like a solid base for a new SCN meme.

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Correct answer is "yes, we can". Sorry, did "the needful" already.

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