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Subject:Re: Guru.com From:wanda <wanda -dot- jane -at- gmail -dot- com> To:techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com Date:Wed, 15 Feb 2006 11:13:24 -0800
I got one contract through guru.com, signed up for their service
(thinking that the one contract was such a good experience, maybe there
were more out there), let my membership lapse, and still get some
I find most of the listings are, as a friend put it, from people who
want the moon in exchange for some cheese. A lot of times, folks don't
really know what they want/need and are not used to going to a
professional for help.
I bid on a dozen or more contracts but never got anything after the
first one (gotten when I was still on the free membership). The one
contract I did get has led to a couple of others. I consider signing up
every once in a while, but I keep waiting for the magical moment where I
feel like I can fritter the price of a subscription away.
Let us overthrow the totems, break the taboos. Or better, let us consider them cancelled. Coldly, let us be intelligent.
Canadian politician (1919 - 2000)