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Originally Posted by rseigel
I actually posted them both at the same time - give or take.
if i notice it sooner (which i did not, this time), i will usually post a link from one forum into the other, even if no replies have been made yet
i hate seeing people waste their time, as actually happened in this case, re-creating a solution that's already been posted, or worse, barking up the wrong tree because further clarification was elicited in the other forum that they aren't aware of
the only circumstance under which i find cross-posting acceptable is when a goodly amount of time has elapsed on one forum with no replies, then it's okay to post the same question into a different forum