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From:Akachi Pictures Date:May 4 2011 10:52pm
Subject:RE: DBA Mentor?
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perhaps u misinterpreted. didn't get angry. just moved on :)

> Date: Wed, 4 May 2011 15:30:45 -0700
> Subject: Re: DBA Mentor?
> From: rotsen@stripped
> To: purplefilms@stripped; mysql@stripped
> 
> I did not see any messages about $20
> 
> Maybe the sender sent it to you only.
> 
> Again, you got angry, take breath and ask your questions anytime.
> 
> :-)
> 
> On Wed, May 4, 2011 at 2:13 PM, Akachi Pictures
> <purplefilms@stripped>wrote:
> 
> >
> > No, not offended at all! Trust me, i'd much rather get no responses than a
> > rather insulting remark as to soliciting training for $20. I mean, what is
> > that??? I'm not naive, I "get it." So there were absolutely no expecations
> > on my part as far as having people "jump up to offer."
> >
> > As I'm self-studying, i was listening to a career podcast and they
> > suggested getting a mentor to bounce questions off of and get advice. So, i
> > posted what i posted.
> >
> > that's it.
> >
> > sigh....
> >
> > Chidiki
> >
> > "Do what you love and you'll never work a day in your life."
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > > Date: Wed, 4 May 2011 16:19:40 -0400
> > > From: rhino1@stripped
> > > To: purplefilms@stripped
> > > Subject: Re: DBA Mentor?
> > >
> > >
> > > I hope you're not offended by the fact that no one jumped up to offer
> > > to be your mentor. Your request was perfectly polite and I'm sure no one
> > > was offended by it.
> > >
> > > The thing is that most of the people on this mailing list are working
> > > full time and have families and private lives. Also, I think they are
> > > concerned that you are looking for a big commitment of time. Expecting
> > > that kind of person to give up a lot of scarce personal time is just not
> > > very realistic. I'm sure you'll look back on this in a few years when
> > > you are working full time and have an active private life yourself and
> > > realize how much you are asking.
> > >
> > > In the meantime, feel free to post questions here and I'm sure people
> > > will help as best they can. But don't look for really long answers, even
> > > to "big questions" like "how do I design a database?". You're much more
> > > likely to get a reference to a tutorial or a book than to have someone
> > > actually explain the process in detail. Most of us have bosses looking
> > > over our shoulder and simply can't take a lot of time to help someone to
> > > the level that a mentor typically does.
> > >
> > > Good luck to you!
> > >
> > > --
> > > Rhino
> > >
> > > On 2011-05-04 15:54, Akachi Pictures wrote:
> > > > GUYS. I NEVER ASKED TO PAY MONEY OR ASKED FOR TUTORING! GEEZ!
> > > >
> > > >
> >
> >
 		 	   		  
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