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Subject: RE: FLASH: Selfish (Sidenote)
From: patrickf
Date: Tue, 29 Feb 2000 22:55:57 GMT

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> ** Original Subject: RE: FLASH: Selfish (Sidenote)
> ** Original Sender: Daniel Guerrier <dan_guerrieratyahoo [dot] com>
> ** Original Date: Tue, 29 Feb 2000 17:36:32 -0500 (EST)

> ** Original Message follows...

>
> At the risk of alienating myself right of the list, I
> have something to get off of my chest. I've noticed
> that many (not all) of the more advanced flashers on
> the list are extremely selfish. How you ask?
> I've seen many newbie to intermediate flashers post
> messages that ask for some sort of internship or
> mentoring that would give many flashers what they
> need, real world experience. Yeah we read the books,
> and visit the tutorial websites, but lets face it.
> 99.9% of the books don't go beyond the intermediate
> stage, and for some, learning by looking at complex
> fla's with little documentation can be a daunting
> task.
> However each time a request for experience in a
> live
> production environment is requested. It either falls
> on deaf ears or is answered with a condescending reply
> that comes short of saying "go to hell." A recent
> posting to the list for a job said, and I quote "If
> you're a newbie, or someone who read the books and
> worked with Flash at home and are looking for
> experience, don't call." Where do we go after the
> books and home study if nobody is willing to give a
> person a chance to move up in the flash world? I'm
> not
> saying that you should grab any knucklehead off of the
> street and put him/her on a high profile account; not
> at all. Give him/her small personal assignment that
> illustrates an aspect of flash that may that is not
> covered in books, you know, show him/her the ropes.
>
> My only question is why? Why are you so selfish?
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