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Some body is stealing your answers

I was trying to solve a premium problem and became very suspicious of another experts answers to the problem. I thought that he just used my answer to come up with his own answer. I was wrong, he actually just copy and pasted one of your answers from a while back.
Here is what I found doing a search today for the model of TV in question

http://www.fixya.com/support/t273432-akaia_pth5498

That is your answer to somebody else.

Now I want you to look at what this guy put as his answer to the premium problem, it is a good answer, much like my answer, and I am sure it is the problem with this person's TV. Tell me if you recognize it:

http://www.fixya.com/support/t693770-off_switch_doesnt_work_anymore

I am not sure what can be done about this, but i thought you might be interested in how some real low-life is making money from your knowledge.


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How to post a good question here to get a good answer to your problem!


a521ea0.jpgWhen you post a question you want an answer that helps you solve your problem.

Aside from the title etc here are some important things to include in the text part of your question:

1. Type of equipment---For example----Plasma TV, or Projection TV.

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