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Why Do Bleeping Members Work So Hard?


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#1 Guesty

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Posted 24 November 2006 - 10:38 AM

I have been a heavy forum user for the past year. I have spent alot of time on large forums and smaller ones where you will find ageneral mix of topics. BC is predominently in my opinion HJT assistance among others but the board hets alot of HJT requests.

HJT (I know little about) is time consuming rite? So apart from some donations why do members spend so much time helping others? I would like to think its been christioan but people have busy lives so what i dont understand fully is why the HJT Team are working so hard for little financial return. Its not as if its a once off help or assistance to a member, it every day, even to new members...

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Posted 24 November 2006 - 12:38 PM

In addition to enjoying new challenges and learning new things, the HJT volunteers take genuine---hard to believe in today's world---enjoyment and perhaps not a little pride in being able to help others. I have nothing but admiration for their overcoming the tedium and complexities of working logs and of their patience with process of posting and replies.
The same admiration can be extended to the Trusted Advisors, Moderators, Administrators, and the many contributing and active members here at BC who volunteer a part of their busy and complicated lives toward helping others and maintaining the forums. Being computer users themselves, I think all understand the panic and confusion of trying to work through a new difficulty, and how helpful is having someone with some experience and expertise for advice. And how rewarding a simple "Thanks. It worked for me!" can be.
Cheers,
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Edited by jgweed, 24 November 2006 - 12:41 PM.

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#3 Guesty

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Posted 24 November 2006 - 01:01 PM

he HJT volunteers take genuine---hard to believe in today's world---enjoyment and perhaps not a little pride in being able to help others.



you can say that again! But yes it is VERY teadious looking..not for me im afraid.

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Posted 24 November 2006 - 05:37 PM

In addition to enjoying new challenges and learning new things, the HJT volunteers take genuine---hard to believe in today's world---enjoyment and perhaps not a little pride in being able to help others. I have nothing but admiration for their overcoming the tedium and complexities of working logs and of their patience with process of posting and replies.
The same admiration can be extended to the Trusted Advisors, Moderators, Administrators, and the many contributing and active members here at BC who volunteer a part of their busy and complicated lives toward helping others and maintaining the forums. Being computer users themselves, I think all understand the panic and confusion of trying to work through a new difficulty, and how helpful is having someone with some experience and expertise for advice. And how rewarding a simple "Thanks. It worked for me!" can be.
Cheers,
John


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Posted 25 November 2006 - 07:43 AM

In addition to enjoying new challenges and learning new things, the HJT volunteers take genuine---hard to believe in today's world---enjoyment and perhaps not a little pride in being able to help others. ...The same admiration can be extended to the Trusted Advisors, Moderators, Administrators, and the many contributing and active members here at BC who volunteer a part of their busy and complicated lives toward helping others and maintaining the forums. ...And how rewarding a simple "Thanks. It worked for me!" can be...


Agreed

I can certainly underline this. I have been into this stuff for quite a while, with off and ons due to heavy working loads and little freetime (like just now), but once you got "infected," it is hard not to try and help others and spend your "little" free time on such.

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Posted 25 November 2006 - 01:52 PM

Also Guesty..

I think for a lot of the HjT Team it is a challenge to defeat the baddies that people make. I think that has a lot to do with it. People like to help but also enjoy the challenge too.

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Posted 25 November 2006 - 08:06 PM

Personally I find analyzing new malware and how they work a challenge and interesting. That along with the feel good feeling of helping someone is what makes my continue to work in the HJT area.

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Posted 10 April 2007 - 08:53 AM

Why, glory, of course! To engage in honorable battle with the baddies of the cyber age, to slay them one by one until their deamon-spawn code lay in bits at your feet. To serve a higher cause and see to it that none are Denied Service because of attacks. To taste the terror of the Fatal System Error; to bask in the warmth of victory over evil; and to ponder the deepest question of all: Abort, Retry, Fail? Failure is not an option! Abortion is.. a touchy subject that I won't go into here! Retrying if at first you don't succeed is the only option!
Glory! Yes! The computer is a battlefield and we are but holy warriors in a never ending battle! We must strike whilst the iron is hot and byte the hand that steals our identity. We must take the axe of knowledge and hack our way through the host of evil-doers before us until the land runs #FF0000!

For (the.evil.ones != us && the.evil.ones !> us)!

If (we do not fight them) then
we will surely die!
else victory is ours!
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Posted 12 April 2007 - 01:29 AM

To expand on what Grinler said:

1) It's an intellectual challenge. Some people like crossword puzzles or sudoku. Others may read a book. I've always enjoyed the challenge that malware provides. It's not often that two problems are alike. It's also why automated tools are still not successful in many cases. For some people it's a very addicting challenge. However, the burnout rate is also high.

2) The true joy of helping others. Donation links provide a couple of dollars here and there, but no one does this for the money. Genuine gratitude and appreciation means so much more. Some of the feedback we get is truly amazing.

3) Grinler hacked everyone's system, and he has embarrassing personal and private information that he's using to motivate everyone to work harder. Just kidding!

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Posted 12 April 2007 - 01:48 AM

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I came here because of a nasty bug on my PC some 5 months ago. I joined up and started participating at the forums.

I can't tell how good it feels when you solve a problem, given the fact that you will not ever see that person, but somebody out there has been heklped by you and that feels good. I know the feeling when you are on the virge of Posted Image but suddenly you start reading around here and everything falls into places.

There are few good computer forums which I attend but I must say this one and G2G has a high level of quality in both information and the people who are here.



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Posted 12 April 2007 - 10:48 AM

Grinler hacked everyone's system, and he has embarrassing personal and private information that he's using to motivate everyone to work harder. Just kidding!


Shh...that was told in confidence :thumbsup:

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Posted 13 April 2007 - 05:52 PM

i come here with a malware problem and much to my wifes chagrin spend most off my time on here
this is the only forum i am in and if i can help in anyway it makes me feel good as i am learning new things
everyday just by reading and participating in topics the the bc staff are saints :thumbsup:

Edited by mz30, 13 April 2007 - 05:54 PM.

god my head hurts.
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Posted 04 May 2007 - 06:15 AM

In addition to enjoying new challenges and learning new things, the HJT volunteers take genuine---hard to believe in today's world---enjoyment and perhaps not a little pride in being able to help others. I have nothing but admiration for their overcoming the tedium and complexities of working logs and of their patience with process of posting and replies.
The same admiration can be extended to the Trusted Advisors, Moderators, Administrators, and the many contributing and active members here at BC who volunteer a part of their busy and complicated lives toward helping others and maintaining the forums. Being computer users themselves, I think all understand the panic and confusion of trying to work through a new difficulty, and how helpful is having someone with some experience and expertise for advice. And how rewarding a simple "Thanks. It worked for me!" can be.
Cheers,
John





Its not that im lazy..... :flowers: ......... :trumpet: .........but i couldnt have put this any better myself John.
Its just good to know, that friendship, knowledge and kindness can stretch the world over!

Its like a house party i gate crashed, was welcomed in, shown how to really truely mix the cocktails and now i am a fully fledge drunk myself, still at the party, showing the new gate crasher how to mix there cocktails! :inlove:

Happy drinking...sorry, i mean browsing everyone!

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Posted 04 May 2007 - 06:35 AM

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Posted 05 May 2007 - 09:54 AM

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