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Cease contact with user - 'BrianCosta'
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Cease contact with user - 'BrianCosta'

Cease contact with user - 'BrianCosta'

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All,

As I'm sure many of you have noticed, user 'BrianCosta' appears to be running his own business through this tek-tips forum off the back of the goodwill of everyone here, posting multiple questions nearly every day.

This user never contributes to other posts on this site and doesn't offer assistance to any of us. If he doesn't receive replies, he will re-post or 'bump' in an effort to try and get someone to reply.

I was reluctant to call someone out like this, however the user's actions are a clear abuse of the forum and it needs to be called out.

Thanks, Tim
Adelaide, Australia

RE: Cease contact with user - 'BrianCosta'

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Agreed. Sick of the never-ending questions that you would know if you engaged with an actual Avaya partner.

Cheers,
BFG9K
Former Avaya IPO/ACCS Technician
Melbourne, Australia

RE: Cease contact with user - 'BrianCosta'

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I believe the problem is not about this specific forum's user but all the "unknown" guest who populate forums and social asking questions without any minimal knowledge. This place is made of experienced techs and engineers who used huge time on manuals, courses, on site with a high professional approach, in just one word it means "COSTS". It means everyone should consider this professional aspect, it's not correct try draining their competences for free, that's why (IMHO) is correct not refusing a simple question to an un-expertised who asks, but asking, asking and asking again it's another matter.

RE: Cease contact with user - 'BrianCosta'

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tac84
I have had the same idea for a while and I am glad you put this out in the open.

Joe
FHandw, ACSS, ACIS

https://www.millsidetc.com/

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