Hi all. Since my original post suggesting that members respond to
questions on-forum so that all may share in their wisdom, I've had a
couple of further thoughts I'd like to lob out there.
It seems as though a large percentage of the wisdom offered on
Orchid comes from a relatively small percentage of those who read
the forum daily. I'm often amazed at the big-name big-talent
artists who share their knowledge (including the much-missed David
Then I got to thinking that perhaps that some of our more prolific
posters might prefer to occasionally respond off-furum simply to
avoid seeming like ubiquitous know-it-alls by chiming in publicly on
every topic they might have some expertise on. While I can kind of
understand this thinking, I'd like to suggest that it stop right
If you have the time, the knowledge, and the inclination to respond
to some ernest question- DO IT! Maybe it's your third post of the
day, but if you know what you're talking about you'll never wear out
your welcome with me. I won't get sick of seeing your name or
reading your advice, and will only appreciate your generosity of
spirit and envy the good karma you'll have coming.
This forum can suck up a lot of time, what with all the writing, the
reading, the THINKING. But it's my daily kick in the ass and a
constant source of inspiration. I urge you all to SUBSCRIBE! Now I
have to go and finally get some work done.