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    externally referenced

    Would you please explain the following in red some more?

    Some questioners enjoy getting feedback about the nature of their question. These will be the 'externally referenced' people. You can make them feel OK by saying, 'That's a very pertinent question.....'

    Thank you.

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    Re: externally referenced

    Quote Originally Posted by unpakwon View Post
    Would you please explain the following in red some more?

    Some questioners enjoy getting feedback about the nature of their question. These will be the 'externally referenced' people. You can make them feel OK by saying, 'That's a very pertinent question.....'

    Thank you.
    It would seem to mean people whose self esteem depends upon how they or their opinions are received by others. Most people fall more or less into that category IMO.
    Last edited by bhaisahab; 13-Nov-2011 at 21:39. Reason: Insert missing "by".

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    Re: externally referenced

    I see.

    Thank you for the answer.

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