I think this is the first time that I’ve posted just a link to another person’s blog post.  Here it is:

The frustration of people who are not interested in why something works but only interested in the magic phrase they need to type

This is, by far, the easiest way to convince me that I shouldn’t help you out.  Ask me a good or bad question, and I’m pretty likely to help out.  Ask me the same question again, and I get suspicious.  Ask the question a third time, and I start to wonder whether or not you’re learning from my answers…

[Mad props to Raymond Chen.  I've been reading his blog for quite a while now, and, despite not being into Windows development, always find his posts to be interesting]