First of all, let me just say, don't act like you're big man on campus. Or girl. Depending. I'm saying this, because recently I came across a situation where someone was asking for help.
Now, you all KNOW me. I like to help, especially when it concerns FANTASY or better yet, WORLD BUILDING!
I have a bad habit of telling people, "Hey, you can go here for this, this and this..." and then I offer up the solution to whatever issue they've got. I can't help it. I do offer up the link for them to maybe bookmark later on if they don't have the time right then and there to go check it out.
I was told I was redundant for doing that.
Not even a thank you. Even if my advice/help did NOT help them, they could have at least said, "Thanks, but that isn't what I'm looking for." Right? Am I being too picky about this? What. The. Hell? Not only that, but I had just joined this group and was just trying to show I can be helpful. I totally felt like it was a slap in the face. Kind of hard not to.
So needless to say, I'm ignoring any more posts from that certain individual.
What do you think? Have you ever been chastised for your help? What do you do? Or say?