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what is a brian dump? RRS feed

  • Question

  • I was reading the etiquitte page and it said not to do a brain dump. What does a brain dump mean in reference to the Microsoft forums?
    Monday, April 8, 2013 11:56 PM

Answers

  • It is suggesting that you word your question in a concise, intelligent manner.  In this context, a "brain dump" would be just writing everything on your mind, without any focus or clear question.


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    • Proposed as answer by Naomi NModerator Tuesday, April 9, 2013 12:28 AM
    • Marked as answer by mj2112-2 Tuesday, April 9, 2013 1:30 AM
    Tuesday, April 9, 2013 12:08 AM

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  • It is suggesting that you word your question in a concise, intelligent manner.  In this context, a "brain dump" would be just writing everything on your mind, without any focus or clear question.


    Reed Copsey, Jr. - http://reedcopsey.com
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    • Proposed as answer by Naomi NModerator Tuesday, April 9, 2013 12:28 AM
    • Marked as answer by mj2112-2 Tuesday, April 9, 2013 1:30 AM
    Tuesday, April 9, 2013 12:08 AM
  • ok - thanks - this is ananswer.....
    Tuesday, April 9, 2013 1:30 AM
  • this still leaves me wondering what a Brian dump is, though... ;-)

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    Tuesday, April 9, 2013 3:34 AM
  • this still leaves me wondering what a Brian dump is, though... ;-)

    Al Dunbar -- remember to 'mark or propose as answer' or 'vote as helpful' as appropriate.


    Ask brian, whoever that is ... ;x

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    Tuesday, April 9, 2013 6:43 PM
  • this still leaves me wondering what a Brian dump is, though... ;-)

    Al Dunbar -- remember to 'mark or propose as answer' or 'vote as helpful' as appropriate.

    I'm not completely sure, but I'd guess it's what happens when Brian has too much fiber...


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    Tuesday, April 9, 2013 6:44 PM